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Samsung Galaxy S2 review

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A fantastic display and dual-core processor make the Samsung Galaxy S2 one of the top Android handsets

Review Date: 14 May 2011

Price when reviewed: £436

Buy it now for: £245
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Reviewed By: Richard Goodwin

Our Rating 5 stars out of 5

User Rating 4 stars out of 5

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Review Date 14 May 2011
Price £436
Rating ***** stars out of 5
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Main display size 4.3in
Native resolution 480x800
Second Display No
CCD effective megapixels 8-megapixel
Video recording format 3GP
Connectivity Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB
GPS yes
Internal memory 16384 MB
Memory card support microSDHC
Memory card included 0MB
Operating frequencies GSM 850/900/1800/1900, 3G 850/900/1900/2100
Wireless data EDGE, HSPA
Size 125x66x8mm
Weight 116g


Operating system Android 2.3
Microsoft Office compatibility Word/Excel/PowerPoint editors, PDF viewer
Email client POP3/IMAP/Exchange
Audio format support MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Video playback formats MPEG4, H263, H.264, DivX, XVid, WMV
FM Radio yes
Web Browser Webkit
Accessories headphones, data cable, charger
Talk time 8.7 hours
Standby time 25.4 days
Tested battery life (MP3 playback) 17h 31m

Buying Information

SIM-free price £436
Price on contract £31-per-month, 18-month contract
Prepay price £528
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