Samsung preps Galaxy II S version 2.0

The enormous success of the Samsung Galaxy S II in the past year has born rumors of an upcoming update. And yes, these rumors held true as an updated Samsung Galaxy S II has been spotted on a German web site.

Samsung Galaxy S II version 2.0 was found to reside on a German web site – Cyberport – belonging to a local online retailer. As expected the novelty strongly resembles the original Galaxy S II but there are some important differences.

One of them can be found in the CPU – the updated Galaxy S II smartphone features a 1.20 GHz dual-core TI OMAP processor whereas the original S II comes with a 1.20 GHz Exynos CPU. There’s little difference between the CPUs with the TI OMAP CPU being a bit faster.

Samsung Galaxy II S

The major difference however lies in the connectivity – the new S II comes with quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE support, as well as quadband UMTS/HSDPA+/HSUPA. The phone also runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread, just like the original, but the updates suggest that it is better prepared to run Android 4.0 ICS when the time comes.

There’s no information on whether Samsung will release the Galaxy S II version 2.0 worldwide but in case you reside in Germany you may pick one up for 469.90 EUR which is a fair price compared to what the original costs in this European country.


Source: Androinica.com

Related posts

Samsung officially presents Galaxy Grand smartphone

After hearing rumors of upcoming new Samsung smartphones for the past few weeks the first one seems to have arrived – the South Korean tech giant Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy Grand smartphone. The newcomer's release date and pricing will be announced at the upcoming...

Gigabyte Aivia M8600 Wireless Macro Gaming Mouse offers 100-hours nonstop gaming

Gigabyte adds another weapon to its Aivia series of gaming peripheral and launches as they claim the world first wireless gaming mouse which guarantee 100-hour nonstop gaming experience. The rodent features patent pending QSBS - quick-swap battery system, which allows for instant battery...

PENTAX intros K-x digital SLR camera

PENTAX Imaging Company redefines the entry-level digital SLR category with the introduction of the K-x digital SLR. This latest PENTAX camera offers high-end features including Live View and HD video. And, since there’s no rule that SLR cameras must come in black only, the K-x will be...

Leave a comment