Samsung Galaxy S II


Reviews & hands-on

  • Gadgets

    Waterproof your iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S

    By 16 July 2013

    Accidents are inevitable, and when an accident befalls a mobile phone, there's a good chance it will involve water. For the most part, modern phones handle a bit of damp quite well; there's never much trauma if you're out in the rain for a bit. But when...

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    Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich review

    By 23 April 2012

    Seemingly years in the coming, the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Samsung Galaxy S II has arrived for just about everyone. You can check here to see if it’s possible for you yet. The big question, of course, is what should the upgrade to Android...

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    White Samsung Galaxy S II pictures and hands-on

    By 5 September 2011

    "If a phone's worth doing properly, it's worth doing in white" is probably as valid a start to this hands-on article as "anything Apple can do Samsung can do too", but we'll leave the EU patent lawyers to work out that one. In case you've been living...

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    Samsung Galaxy S II LTE pictures and hands-on

    By 5 September 2011

    So, it turns out that there was no misprint on the press release. Samsung Galaxy S II LTE is, in fact, both bigger and better than the plain old Samsung Galaxy S II. Placing our trusty, old, first flush SII next to the newcomer at IFA 2011, it all became...

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    Samsung Galaxy S II review

    By 28 April 2011

    The Samsung Galaxy S II is a serious smartphone. It has everything, at least on paper. But just because a phone comes fitted with the latest version of the Android operating system, a dual core processor and a size of screen you could you could pop on...

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    First Look: Samsung Galaxy S II review

    By 14 April 2011

    The Samsung Galaxy S II could spoil the party for many recent phone launches - the HTC Sensation, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc or the LG Optimus 2X. We saw the SGS2 (as it’s colloquially known) at launch, but we’ve subsequently had the chance to spend...

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    Samsung Galaxy S II hands-on

    By 14 February 2011

    Samsung has, as we reported earlier, launched the Samsung Galaxy S II (GT-I9100), and we've grabbed a hands-on already. Boy is is it a powerhouse. Wrapped up in a wafer-thin shell. The new phone II comes with a dual-core processor but, unlike the 2X,...