Samsung brings the revamped Galaxy S2 smartphone although it’s time to come up with Galaxy S4 & its officially now available for purchase via Flipkart at much better pricing of Rs 22900 as in comparison of original Galaxy S2 priced at Rs 25,000.
Samsung Galaxy S2+ I9105
The most popular Samsung Galaxy S2 is best known for its slimness and there are people who still like it although its successor has prevailed. Galaxy S2+ sports 4.3 inches Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen display (WVGA 800 x 480 pixels resolution) and bears model number as I9105. It runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system version as opposed to Android 2.3 Gingerbread (while Galaxy S2 was launched) although it has been updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean very recently. There is Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface on the device customized by Samsung and you will certainly love it. It’s loaded with Broadcom VideoCore IV graphical chipset. This phone will be later on update to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean although Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie update hasn’t been considered, fingers crossed!
We have compared Galaxy S2 vs Galaxy S2+
There is 8 mega pixel camera on the rear side providing 720p HD & 1080p full HD video recording along with auto focus and we see 2 mega pixel secondary camera as well. With face and smile detection it allows you to have more stable pictures and images with LED flash light improving the photo taking capabilities. Its draws juices from 1650 mAh Lithium ion battery built in to reduce battery drain to large extent.
And finally coming to connectivity options, it includes GPRS, EDGE, 3G, DLNA, micro USB & Wi-Fi as the connectivity option apart from Bluetooth wireless file transfer. There is 8 GB internal memory along with micro SD card slot supporting 32 GB of storage. This device will support NFC & Wi-Fi Direct.
Samsung Galaxy S2+ I9105 has following specifications –
- 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus Capacitive Touchscreen
- 480 x 800 pixels resolution
- 1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor
- Expandable Storage Capacity of 64 GB
- Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) OS
- 2 MP Secondary Camera
- Full HD Recording
- 8 MP Primary Camera
- Wi-Fi Enabled, Wi Fi Direct
- NFC Support
Device is available in both Chic White and Dark Blue color variants. You can buy it directly from the given two links at Rs 22,900 in India –
To be frank with reader this is a very good update along with drop of Rs 2,000 from original Galaxy S2 phone. Battery Life and change in GPU are much appreciated add-on to the device but display resolution has kept to 800 x 480 pixels.