The much anticipated Samsung Galaxy S II has officially launched and based on the response so far, it pretty impressive. Smart yet stylishly sophisticated, Samsung’s flagship device packs the most advanced and sophisticated hardware available, yet maintaining a slim and sleek profile with dimensions of 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm, and weighing only 133 grams. Specs of the Samsung Galaxy S III include a .8-inch Super AMOLED display (720 x 1280 resolution), an 8.0 megapixel camera module (with 1080p video recording and zero shutter lag), a 1.9 megapixel forward-facing video cam, aGPS, 4G LTE (for US, with HSPA+ versions for other countries where appropriate), WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, a choice of built-in storage (16, 32 and 64GB), microSD card expansion and a 2100mAh battery. The smartphone powered by 1.4GHz quad core processor combined with 1GB of RAM will tempt you in various ways, you will be hard pressed to resist it.
Running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and TouchWiz 4.0 Interface on top of it, Samsung included a bevy of features including Smart Stay (which uses the front video cam to determine if you’re looking at the phone), Direct Call (which streamlines the calling process by automating actions) and PopUp Play (which pop-ups the video into a small thumbnail window so you can use other apps while watching), among many others. The Samsung Galaxy S III is scheduled to be shipped to Europe first, available in markets by May 29. Samsung Galaxy S III is available in two colors, white and blue.