Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket Specifications and Review
Samsung Galaxy series are one series that really changed the standards for Smartphone industry, The first phone Galaxy S I9000 almost brought down Nokia, Now Samsung plans to take it on next level by introducing the S2 which is the thinnest,the fastest smartphone the Samsung galaxy S2 which made all its way onto the top of the chart. To take more advantage of the device Samsung with AT&T recently announced the Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket version with 4G LTE .Recent announcement by AT&T is the HD version of this Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket HD which is expected this quarter.
Now Let us have a Look at the specs of Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket :-
Display:- Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket sports an 4.5″ Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors wit resolution upto 480 x 800 pixels, which has ~207 ppi pixel density, as in comparison with Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 4.3″ display S2 Skyrocket sports a larger display, this is still going to be taken into next level as Samsung is rumored to launch Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket HD with HD screen in order to compete with today’s market.
Hardware and GPU:-Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket has 1.5GHz Dual Core Scorpion processor with Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon chip-set , which packs in more acceleration than the standard S2 variant which only comes with 1.2Ghz Dual core processor, For graphics support it has Adreno 220, with 1Gb RAM.
Camera:-Featuring an 8Mega pixel rear camera with 3264×2448 pixels resolution and video recording @1080p-Full HD featuring Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket stated as up-to the mark but not something extra ordinary.
Battery Life:-Its only one point at which the true smartphone lacks is the batttery life, the 1850mAh battery just barely gives an average usage of 7hrs and stand by time of 10.4days but in heavy usage the battery drains lot quicker than this mentioned times.
So the pros of the Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket are:-
- Thin body, measuring less than 9.5mm/0.37inches (0.37 inches)
- Fast mobile data support (4G)
- Big screen 4.50 inches
- Very fast Dual core processor 1500 MHz
- High-resolution camera 8 mp
- HDMI Connector for TV-out possible via microUSB
The cons of Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket are:-
- No dedicated camera key
- No NFC support out of the box (a future update should address this issue)
- WVGA screen resolution is not on par with the rest of the competition in this class
Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket review:-
The Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket is price at $249.99 at AT&T under a new two-year network subscription. That of course, will give the full benefit to access AT&T carrier’s high-speed 4G LTE network.The real reason of naming S2 as Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket is because of its connectivity capabilities of 4G LTE, provided by AT&T which enables high speed net on your phone so you can fully utilize the power of the beast.
The other reason why you should opt for this device is the Dual Core 1.5Ghz Processor which is complemented with 2.3.5 Gingerbread flavor, Don’t worry folks Samsung and AT&T both have promised that this phone will get ICS update soon.Apart from this Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket is sleek and its lightweight factor makes it pocket friendly and distinct from others.Housing 8mega pixel camera which can record upto 1080P HD videos @30fps.It also has 2mega pixel front facing camera that might just cater your video calls need with ease.Only one things that lacks is the presence of dedicated camera shutter key.
To sum things up, with brilliant display,processor and hardware support, Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket looks very classy and is highly recommended for all who is currently looking for a high-end Android smartphone. Video review of of Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket can be found here