Samsung Galaxy S 2 Going to Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T

Samsung has announced that the Samsung Galaxy II is headed to the US. Rather than launching the standard Galaxy S II, variants will arrive on each network which includes T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T. The device is not yet coming to Verizon.

The Galaxy S 2 on the Sprint network will be called the Samsung Galaxy S II Epic Touch 4G… yes, that’s the actual full name of it. Sprint has announced that it will shop on the 16th September with a price tag of $199.99 and a 2 year contract. Sprint has also said that it will be the first to launch the device in the US). A picture of the Epic Touch 4G can be found above.

The technical specs show that the device will run the latest version of Android which is Gingerbread (or 2.3). The device will use the TouchWiz 4.0 UI. The screen on this device will measure 4.52 inches and be a Super AMOLED Plus display. Powering the smartphone will be a 1.2GHz dual core processor. The device is capable of connecting up to WiMax 4G.

On the back of the Sprint version is an 8 megapixel camera (with flash) and on the front a 2 megapixel camera can be found. The rear camera is capable of capturing at 1080p. Other features include the usual WiFi (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth 3.0 and the ability to act as a hotspot for up to 8 other devices to connect to.

AT&T doesn’t have a specific launch date of its device. The AT&T version has a smaller 4.3 inch screen and is slimmer than the other models. The name hasn’t changed for this device making it just the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II. The specs are almost identical to the other variations other than the drop in screen size.

Finally, the T-Mobile version called the T-Mobile Galaxy S II has a 4.52 inch screen although no other details have been mentioned just yet.

Expect to hear more of the AT&T and T-Mobile variants in the coming weeks.


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