Fun built-in camera effects.
Fast dual-core performance.
Good call quality.
1.2GHz dual-core processor.
Great 8-megapixel camera and 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
16GB built-in storage.
Very refined smartphone.
Quite customizable design.
Ability to share images online quickly.
Solid HSPA+ 4G connectivity.
Not 4G LTE compatible.
Advertising offers appear as notifications.
Below-average battery life.
HDMI out requires an adapter.
Some trouble with 4G and 3G reception inside buildings (rectified by switching to Wi-Fi).
Weak flash with narrow coverage (no surprise for a single LED).
Only capable of digital zoom.
Camera shutter a little sluggish
Given the 4.52" screen, we wish it were higher resolution.
By TechSpot on May 23, 2011
This part of the review is easy: The Samsung Galaxy S II is the best Android smartphone available on the market today. If you can ignore a few tiny niggles like missing NFC support and some Samsung bloatware, it's darn near perfect otherwise. Pros:...-
By LaptopMag on April 25, 2012
The popular Samsung Galaxy S II makes its way to U.S....70
By Phone Arena on April 18, 2012
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By PC Mag on March 23, 2012
The Samsung Galaxy S II is a powerful, gorgeous smartphone for U.S. Cellular, but 4G is on the horizon....80
By GSMArena on March 16, 2012
If you're asking whether it's worth updating your Samsung Galaxy S II from Android 2.3 Gingerbread to 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the answer is an unequivocal yes. The user experience improves in multiple areas and there's nothing lost after the...-
By cnet on February 21, 2012
With venerable specs, including a terrific camera and large, beautiful screen, the Samsung Galaxy S II is holding true to its claim to fame as the everyman's high-end Android...83
By Pocketables on January 26, 2012
Design The Samsung Galaxy S II is identical to an iPhone in every respect, so much so that no person can be expected to tell the difference between the two. Or at least that's what Apple is claiming with all its ridiculous lawsuits against Samsung...-
By GadgetSpeak on January 07, 2012
Adding to its range of handsets, Samsung has released its Galaxy S II handset to tempt you to part with your hard earned cash....84
By CRN on December 14, 2011
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By Computeractive on December 13, 2011
One of the best Android phones available, with a great screen and fast processor...100