Most of the Android fanatics must be waiting for the Samsung’s flagship handset for this year – Samsung Galaxy S II to be released in the U.S. to have it as their next device with the slim form factor and its awesome Super AMOLED Plus screen. Sprint was the first carrier that has been offering the Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch with a larger display, but AT&T has yet to release the Galaxy S II in the states side. A few days ago, AT&T has started letting the interested folks to sign up on its website to know more about the release details of the handset. Via its official Facebook page, AT&T has finally confirmed that its exclusive Galaxy S II model will be available to purchase beginning October 2nd with a price tag of $199.99 on a contract agreement with the carrier. The AT&T branded Galaxy S II handset’s data plan starts from $15 per month data plan. AT&T’s Galaxy S II variant is much identical to the international version (which we reviewed).
Packed with a 1.2GHz dual-core Samsung Exynos processor with 1GB of RAM, a 4.3″ WVGA Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen display (handset’s strongest point) with 480 X 800 pixels of resolution. The Galaxy S II is a worthy successor to the Galaxy S (aka Samsung Captivate). The rear camera takes 1080p HD videos and 8MP photos, and you’ll have a 2MP shooter up front. In terms of radios,it packs HSPA+ connectivity, Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi b/g/n, FM Radio, and DLNA support. The device comes with about 16GB of built-in memory storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB with a microSD card. It runs Android 2.3 beneath Samsung’s TouchWiz UI.