The Samsung Galaxy S2 4G is all geared up to launch through Virgin Mobile in the US with its price and availability details out in the open. The handset comes with support for 3G and 4G networks and it features a dual core processor with a large display.
The phone runs on the Android 4.0 platform which proffers enhanced multitasking, customizable screens and resizable widgets amongst others. A dual core Samsung Exynos processor clocked at 1.2GHz is employed for smooth operations, while 1GB of RAM caters to multitasking needs. There’s no word on the internal memory, but users will be able to throw in a microSD card up to 32GB for hoarding content. The display incorporated here is a Super AMOLED Plus WVGA touchscreen and the battery life obtainable is approximately 8.7 hours of talktime or up to 9 days of standby.
The handset will operate on Sprint’s 3G and 4G WiMax networks and it renders support for Mobile Hotspot, allowing users to share their internet connection with up to 8 Wi-Fi enabled devices. The Galaxy S2 4G has already made its debut through Boost Mobile in the US. The device is a variant of the popular S2 handset which has been featured in various attires such as the Skyrocket LTE for AT&T and the Epic 4G for Sprint.
The Samsung Galaxy S2 4G carries a $369.99 retail tag through Virgin Mobile in the US. It can be picked up through the carrier’s online store or retails outlets such as Costco Wholesale in white only. The device can also be purchased drenched in titanium which is exclusive to RadioShack. Customers can couple the phone with various affordable unlimited data and messaging plans that start at $35 per month. The base subscription provides 300 minutes of talktime, whilst the $55 one provides limitless calls as well. Users will have to shell out an additional $15 for the Mobile Hotspot capability.
Quick glance at the specification and features:
– Platform: Android Ice Cream Sandwich
– CPU/RAM: 1.2GHz dual core Exynos SOC
– Memory: MicroSD card slot supporting up to 32GB
– Display: 4.52-inch Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen
– Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, Mobile Hotspot
– Dimensions: 5.1 x 2.7 x 0.38 inches
– Weight: 4.6 pounds