Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a provider of Smart Mobile devices, recently announced the expansion of their smart player portfolio with the launch of their flagship Android-powered smart phone; the Galaxy S II. The Galaxy S II succeeds Samsung’s best-selling smart phone; the Galaxy S, which sold a record 14 million units globally since its debut last year. The Galaxy S II was unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2011 held in Barcelona, Spain in February.

The Galaxy S II features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, HSPA+ connectivity providing data transfer of up to 21Mbps and a Super AMOLED Plus touch screen display. At just 8.9mm thick, the new smart phone is a powerful evolution of its predecessor in speed, screen and slim design. The Galaxy S II also uses Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform, allowing users to enjoy the unrivalled merits of multi-tasking capabilities, super-fast upload & download time for video and photo files, and powerful 3D gaming performance.

Duke Park, General Manager of Samsung Egypt, expressed his confidence in the Galaxy S II, and its ability to achieve similar results to those reached by Samsung smart phones’ in 2010 saying, “Samsung is always endeavoring to develop the best products to meet the ever-changing needs of consumers. Once again we have proven our commitment to offering state-of-the-art technology by introducing the Galaxy S II, which takes smart phones speed, screen and content to a whole new level.”

In addition to a variety of new features, the phone offers super-fast communications capabilities, including: HSPA+ connectivity, which provides data transfer three times faster than the typical 3G network; through a Wi-Fi Direct capability, which enables wireless data transfer up to 300Mbps; and Bluetooth 3.0+HS, which transfers data at a rate up to 24Mbps.

Built on Samsung’s next generation TouchWiz UX technology, the Galaxy S II offers an appealing user experience. As part of this, Samsung has introduced Live Panel, a customizable home-screen for live web and applications aggregated in a Magazine-like layout; Motion UI, in which the screen lays out in perspective depending on a user’s pull and push; and a dynamic screen effect which allows you to easily shift between the home-screen and menus.

The Galaxy S II also boasts cutting-edge technology including an 8 mega-pixel camera and camcorder with 1080p full HD recording and playback, a gyroscopic sensor enabling precise gaming experience, a 1650mAh high capacity battery.

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About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010 consolidated sales of $135.8bn. Employing approximately 190,500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company consists of eight independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, semiconductor chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs.

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