Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leading mobile phone provider, announced the launching of the Samsung GALAXY S II (Model GT-I9100) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, GALAXY S II is the thinnest (8.49mm), and lightest (116gm), Galaxy S II is supported by 1.2GHz dual-core processor that coalesces the ultimate viewing experience with incredible performance. Targeting the tech-savvy generation that continues to grow, Samsung GS II proves capable of meeting all expectations.
This smart phone utilizes the latest version of Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the fastest growing mobile operating system, inclusive to access of Samsung’s newest four content and entertainment hubs; providing instant access to social networking services, games, e-reading and music applications. This operating system support users logging to Android market where they will enjoy with more than 300,000 applications that cover different needs including 3D high definition games, reading books, news and Magazines, and more… and what is extraordinary is that most of these applications are completely free of charge!
The Samsung Galaxy S II has been equipped with Samsung’s newest crystal-clear Super AMOLED Plus screen (at 4.3”), the most advanced mobile visual display ever created. Raising the bar of quality viewing on mobile phones, Super AMOLED Plus introduces the best in quality concerning color gamut, contrast ratio and edge sharpness. Incorporating RealStripe screen technology and a greatly increased sub-pixel count, Super AMOLED Plus makes images look clearer and more detailed than ever before. Even with its unsurpassed performance, the Super AMOLED Plus display does not negatively effect battery performance. A significant reduction in power consumption means it is also more energy-efficient than other comparably-sized devices, allowing Samsung to minimize device weight.
Samsung has introduced a new range of enterprise mobility solutions, expanding the business capabilities of the Samsung Galaxy S II and helping customers empower a flexible and connected mobile workforce. Partnering with IT industry heads to integrate the most relevant enterprise solutions to the Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung has worked faultlessly on the Android Gingerbread platform and paid special attention to securing data and network. Included in these solutions are; enhanced conferencing and connectivity services from Cisco, the most comprehensive mobile implementation of Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and secure remote device management from Sybase. In the same time users can create, view and edit different documents such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel and PDF
The Samsung Galaxy S II has also been equipped with an 8.0MP, high profile rear camera, that takes numerous shots such as panorama shot, action shot and cartoon shot, a front 2.0MP camera, and camcorder with 1080p full HD recording and playback.
Dr. Ayman Mannaa, Marketing Manager at Samsung Electronics KSA articulates, “Samsung has selected the Galaxy S II smart-phone as its premium mobile product with which to launch Samsung Hubs – integrated mobile applications designed to meet the most popular needs. With Samsung Hubs, the Samsung Galaxy S II conveys the Readers Hub, providing a library that contains over 2.2 million books, newspapers and magazines on-the-go. The Social Hub, the future of communications, allows the user to access all types of messages (push e-mail, text, VM and SNS), and communicate all through one place – the contact list, without having to resort to individual applications. Last but not least, the Music Hub acts as a personal music manager and allows access to over 12 million tracks from 7digital. Users can search, recommend and receive recommendations on albums, enjoy previews and download them directly onto the device.”
Dr. Mannaa continues, “Android market is supported with 300,000 applications that accompany you in a long journey, work, 3D HD games, reading, travelling applications, and so much more… and most of these applications are completely free of charge.”
“In coherence with the enhanced voice technology on the Samsung Galaxy S II, customers will be able to “do more with less”. Samsung Voice Solution will recognize the voice commands and allow opening an application, controlling the messaging, social media, e-mail and calling. Samsung Voice Solution will also recognize voice and convert it to text and vice versa. Customized Voice Translation application makes the Samsung Galaxy S II the perfect travel companion, translating voice or text into and from a range of languages,” concludes Dr. Mannaa.
Introducing Kies Air, consumers can now manage their smartphone contents from their PC, via local WiFi connections. For added connectivity, WiFi Direct allows consumers to connect to wireless-enables PCs and printers without the need for wireless access points.
The Galaxy SII incorporates a dual-core application processor and advanced wireless network (HSPA+ 21) connectivity, crafting the speed and power to provide an unprecedented mobile performance. Dual-core application processors brings forth compelling features such as fast web browsing, multi-tasking (comparable to a PC-like setting), supreme graphics quality and instantly responsive 3D user interface. Along with the super-fast HSPA+ connectivity, the GS II offers rapid mobile download speeds while BlueTooth 3.0+HS reduces data transfer times considerably.
It is worth mentioning that the new sensor technologies in the Samsung Galaxy S II include four Gyroscope sensors; (Turn Over) to switch from normal profile to silent by simply turning the device over, (Tilt) a zooming option, zoom in/out by simply moving the device towards or away from you, (Panning) switch applications or change information by moving the device left or right, and (Double Tap) tap twice on the top of the device to activate voice command.
An internal memory of 16GB supported by adding a microSD external memory card (up to 32GB) caters to the different options the device offers, to fit everything, hassle-free.