CES 2013: Samsung Announces the Enhanced GALAXY S II Plus SmartphoneFri, Jan 11, 2013 - 6:29 PM
Samsung has announced the Enhanced GALAXY S II Plus smartphone at CES 2013, improving on the previous S II in various ways. These include things like the new nature-inspired user interface (UI) and intuitive features that greatly boost its usability and functionality. It runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean providing an enhanced UI and enhanced graphics for today’s demanding applications and games. Other features include pop-up video that plays anywhere on the screen in a resizable pop-up window while simultaneously running other tasks, eliminating the need to close and restart videos when checking new emails or surfing the Web. S Voice lets users control the phone using their voice; and Voice Unlock lets users unlock the phone using their own voice.
The rear 8MP camera with LED flash features a zero-lag shutter speed that captures moving objects easily without delay. It also has a 2MP front camera. The innovative ‘Buddy photo share’ function also allows images to be easily and simultaneously shared with friends pictured in an image directly from the camera or the photo gallery.
Key specs include a 1.2GHz dual core CPU, 4.3″ WVGA(480×800) Super AMOLED Plus screen; 8GB user memory + 1GB RAM, 64GB microSD; network support includes 3G HSPA＋ 21.1Mbps,HSDPA 7.2Mbps,HSUPA 5.76Mbps 850/900/1900/2100 MHz and 2G GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz; wireless networking includes WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 ＋5GHz), WiFi Direct, Bluetooth v3.0, optional NFC and USB 2.0 wired connections. It also has an accelerometer and a Li-ion 1,650mAh battery. The S II+ also supports a wide array of video and audio formats.
The device is packed with the latest Samsung content services including
AllShare Play, which lets users share content across Samsung devices using a single account and password. Users can also enjoy all the benefits of Samsung Hubs, including the latest versions of Readers Hub, Video Hub,
Game Hub and Music Hub.