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Samsung Galaxy S2
Samsung phones are best devices that are available in the UK market. These phones are adorned with best of features within a delicate framework. To start with the most popular handset at present from this South Korean based company is Samsung Galaxy S2. Even though, recently there has been release of the Samsung Galaxy S3, this handset is still the demanded one. This gorgeous gadget comes through various popular mobile deals.

Among the amazing array of features present, the outstanding display and the fast processor makes it an ultimate device to bring home. Also, being the lightest and fastest smart phone available, it is easy to carry and hold with ease. This Android operating device is so user friendly that you feel at ease with it.


With so many smart phones available, S2 stands apart from all being the lightest phone available. Crafted entirely of plastic, it comes at 116 grams. With thickness of only 8.49mm, it is slim and easy to carry phone not only in hands but also in the tightest of jeans. In comparison to other handset available such as Galaxy S and Apple iPhone 4 that are configured with the thickness of 9.9mm and 9.3mm, it is thinnest among all.

For most of us, the build quality may not be at par with the other devices, but it because of the plastic used that the phone manages to be so light even with the screen of massive size.

Controls present are volume, power, MHL port that can be used both for charging and outputting. There is 3.5mm jack at the top to listen to your favorite tracks. DLNA makes the streaming easy.


Display makes the great first impression. The opulent screen of 4.3 inches, which is entirely Super AMOLED Plus technology, makes it an altogether different experience. The images are brought out more live and bright with eye-popping colors. With resolution of 800X 480 pixels, the viewing on screen whether it is web browsing, watching movies or playing games everything is best of you have seen.  Moreover, AMOLED screen makes sure that off angle viewing is also at par giving excellent views giving sharp details and smooth functioning.

Together with Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread, the device comes on board with seven home screens that can easily be customized with widgets and shortcuts. You can easily activate Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and more with a single swipe.

While browsing the home screens, there are certain static settings at the bottom that includes phone, contact, messaging and more.  One can also customize various apps like shortcuts, folders, wallpapers and other assorted Samsung widgets.

Then, there is presence of popular Samsung user interface TouchWiz UI that is very functional in approach lined with features like hubs which include music, games, social and Readers that is home to Kobo bookstore and Magazines.

Social hub consists of networking sites like Twitter, Facebook and other add on like Google Talk, MySpace and Linked In.

Galaxy S2: Processor

Galaxy S2 is powered with dual core processor of 1.2 GHz. With this the phone feels extremely fast and quick. It is definitely the fastest phone around. So, whether it is web browsing or swapping of the several applications. It does not take more than 15 seconds to download web pages which are faster than even iPhone.


Capture outstanding pictures with 8MP camera. There is no presence of dedicated shutter but only virtual shutter which is quite quick in its operation. Besides, the snapper also has several manual controls to click memorable pictures. The various shots adjusted in the phone are Smile shot, Action shot, Beauty, Cartoon and Panorama modes. Sharp shots are captured with macro mode together with Face Detection Mode.

The photos are quite sharp and colorful when looked. High definition videos are captured at 720p and 1080p at 30 fps.


There is integrated Music Hub with which you can browse and play your favorite tracks through 7Digital. This hub is lined with My Music, My pages and Genres icon. Sound quality is superb with ear phones plugged in 3.5mm jack.

Carry out your office work with Polaris Office. This feature lets you create and edit Word, Excel and Powerpoint documents.

Samsung Galaxy S2: Battery

Battery backup is also fine. Even when carrying out Wi-Fi.  Running at maximum brightness, browsing the web, watching videos and listening to audios, the phone manages to run for second day as well. With Task Manager, it is easy to remove unwanted applications and clear RAM.

Samsung Galaxy S2 Deals

Getting this bright and highly functional phone available through various mobile phone deals is simple. These deals are made accessible through all the stellar mobile operators of UK. These include Vodafone, Three and O2. This slim and quick phone can be yours in association with famous deals like SIM Free, Pay As You Go and Contract mobile phone deals. With Galaxy S2 contract deals; there are several lucrative offers that are given by operators.

The popular contract deals are made for the duration of 12, 18 and 24 months. Once in contract, one cannot change the network until the contract expires. Along with the handset there are certain additional benefits like free gifts and incentives. Free gifts given are Laptop, LCD TV, DVD Player and Home theatre. Cost saving incentives are free text messages, free talk time, reduced call rates, limited web browsing and instant cash back to name a few.

Apart from this, flexible deals like SIM Free and Pay As You Go are also easy and affordable way of getting handset. Moreover, in present world of Internet all these deals are available online as well. Through several online portals, it is easy to buy the handset while sitting at your home.  These online portals provide several deals at one place where it is easy to compare and then buy the device.


Overall Samsung Galaxy S2 is an excellent device. It is just the build of the phone that does not feel that premium. But the company has done so in order to keep the device light. Then, there is addition of the best screen available with powerful dual core processor to run several applications. So, if you want best phone around then go for Galaxy S2.