Galaxy S II
By PhoneNews.com Staff on December 14, 2012
Google’s current Nexus smartphone strategy has created an interesting quandary. In many ways, the old Galaxy Nexus trumps Nexus 4, and in many ways, Nexus 4 trumps Galaxy Nexus. We explain why, how, and what you should buy.
Posted in Android, Editorials, Google, LG, Nerds, Reviews, Samsung, Sprint, Verizon | Tagged 4g, Android, Android 4.0, android 4.2, aosp, cdma, faux g, Galaxy Nexus, galaxy note 2, Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III, Google, gsm, HP, HSPA+, ics, jb, jelly bean, LTE, microsd, Nexus, Nexus 4, prepaid, sprint, Straight Talk, T-Mobile, UMTS, Verizon, webos, WiMAX | 4 Responses
By Christopher Price on October 23, 2012
Verizon Wireless is offering a refurbished version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus for $229, sans any contract.
Posted in Android, Deals, LTE, Samsung, Verizon | Tagged Android, android 4.1, aosp, cpo, Deal, Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy S II, jelly bean, LG, LTE, nexus four, refurbished, Samsung, Verizon, Verizon Wireless, vzw | 7 Responses
By Christopher Price on July 17, 2012
Carriers and manufacturers align closer to lock out FoxFi. But, Google is quietly pushing back hard.
Posted in Android, Google, Samsung, Sprint | Tagged Android, android 2.3, Android 4.0, DUN, Epic Touch 4G, foxfi, Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy S II, Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich, ics, Nexus, pam, pan, phone-as-modem, sprint, tether, tethering, usb | 6 Responses
By Humberto Saabedra on August 30, 2011
Sprint has announced its variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II as the Epic Touch 4G. The phone will be launched on September 16th for $199.99 after new 2 year agreement. The phone can be pre-ordered beginning tomorrow morning with the purchase of a $50 Sprint Gift Card, though it is unclear whether other retailers [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on August 29, 2011
Sprint is set to launch its version of the Samsung Galaxy S II in the Samsung Epic Touch 4G tomorrow night during Samsung’s rescheduled press event for the official US launch of the Samsung Galaxy S II. Now, new information has surfaced that along with the launch, Sprint will fall in line with the other [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on August 26, 2011
In a note sent to previously invited members of the press, Samsung has confirmed that it has rescheduled the media event which is to unveil the US version of the Samsung Galaxy S II for Tuesday evening during the same time and location as previously scheduled. As Hurricane Irene makes its way up the Eastern [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on August 25, 2011
Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, representatives for Verizon Wireless have confirmed that the carrier has decided not to launch the successor to the Samsung Galaxy S in the Galaxy S II, citing its own current lineup of flagship phones. which include two variants of the Samsung Galaxy S in the Fascinate and the Continuum. [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on July 27, 2011
The FCC has approved the SPH-D710, which will be Sprint’s version of the Samsung Galaxy S II with WiMax support and is physically longer and wider than the reference version currently sold in Europe and Asia. The phone will also be released with 800MHz CDMA support on the current SMR band used for Nextel iDEN [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on July 21, 2011
Korea’s Yonhap news agency is reporting that Samsung’s President of Mobile Business and Digital Imaging has confirmed during a media breifing held yesterday that the conglomerate will launch the successor to the Galaxy S in the US next month. This follows months of leaks and other speculation regarding which variant of the Android smartphone will [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on June 8, 2011
Update: Computerworld has corrected its original report, citing a miscommunication between the reporter and the representative who was making a reference to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 being shipped in July and not the Galaxy S II, which has yet to be slated by the carrier. According to a report filed by Computerworld, Verizon is [...]