Samsung SGH-I727 Galaxy S 2 Skyrocket

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Pros:

  • Extremely fast LTE speeds, colorful display, good battery life by LTE standards.
  • The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket has a beautiful 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display along with a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, an NFC chip, and support for AT&T's LTE network. It ships with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and has an 8-megapixel camera with 10

Cons:

  • Below average battery, Screen scratches easily, Bland looking design
  • AT&T's LTE coverage footprint is in its infancy, 800 x 480 resolution is getting old.

Expert reviews and ratings

By booredatwork.com on -

The Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket was the 4G LTE Galaxy S2 device in the US, on the AT&T . Powered by a 1.5 GHz dual core processor, it sports a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash, with 2-megapixel...

By Phone Arena on -

So you’re heading into an AT&T store with $249.99 and change stuffed inside your pockets, ready to spend it instinctively, but we’d bet you’re fighting over which one to get. Obviously, these identically priced handsets are at the high-end of the...

By Android Central on -

It was a long wait between the release of the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S II and a version for AT&T, but the U.S. carrier has now ended up with two of them. One version is pretty faithful to the original (check out our review here),...

By GSMArena on -

With the addition of an LTE enabled Galaxy S II to the U.S., Samsung has literally a version for every possible taste out there. The Galaxy S II Skyrocket however, is clearly the best equipped for the future with its spanking new radio on board....

By Phone Arena on -

Crunching down the numbers, pricing is one of those driving factors that always has some weight to the overall allure of a particular handset. Obviously, the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket is priced $50 more than the HTC Vivid, but it’s absolutely...

By Phone Arena on 75

We’d wager that there are plenty of AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II owners out there that caused a scene when the Skyrocket was officially announced – well, that’s because they’re probably upset at themselves for not waiting longer....

By Engadget on -

When we reviewed the HTC Vivid, we almost gave the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket a mini-review of sorts: we compared the two LTE pioneers side by side, and while the Vivid has its fair share of strong points, we prefer the latter. It's thinner,...

By MobileTechReview on 90

The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket is an excellent smartphone. If you're in an LTE area and are in the market for a new phone, go get one. The Super AMOLED Plus display is livin' large here, and we enjoy it despite the old school resolution....

By cnet on 87

If you live in an area that gets AT&T's LTE network, we highly recommend the powerful and beautiful Samsung Galaxy S II...

By PhoneDog on -

Aaron takes an in-depth look at the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket, one of AT&T's two initial 4G LTE devices. Complete with a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon CPU, 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 8-megapixel shooter with 1080p HD recording...