September 1, 2014

This Day in Android: Galaxy S II announced for three U.S. carriers

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It was one year ago today that T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T customers were officially introduced to the Samsung Galaxy S II.  Hitting the respective carriers over the coming weeks, the phone would get unique names for its various providers. Priced at $199, the Galaxy S II was already popular overseas and went on to sell like gangbusters here in the United States.

Standout specs for the Galaxy S II:

  • 1.2 GHz dual core processor
  • 4.52” Super AMOLED Plus Screen (800×480 Pixel)
  • Android 2.3.4, Gingerbread
  • Rear-facing Resolution: 8.0 MP
  • Front-facing Camera Resolution: 2.0 MP
  • 16GB internal storage

Did any of you buy a Samsung Galaxy S II?