So, it has finally happened. When we reported yesterday that Samsung is going to launch its flagship Android smartphone Galaxy S2 in India today, a lot of our readers were finding it hard to believe, but here is the official launch.
Samsung today unveiled SGS2 for the India market at a press event in New Delhi. Samsung has priced it at INR 32,890 for the 16GB version and you will able to buy it starting June 3 at any Vodafone store or from June 9 at any retail store.
Samsung also confirmed the specifications of India version of Samsung Galaxy S II, and yes it will have the 1.2 GHz Exynos processor with Super AMOLED Plus display. Those of you waiting for the NFC hardware in the device, Indian version will feature NFC chip.
Update: Samsung has partnered with Vodafone to exclusively sell the smartphone at its stores from June 3, and buyers will get free 1 GB data from the telecom operator for six months.
Samsung Galaxy S II India version Specifications:
- Android 2.3
- Samsung Exynos 1.2 GHz Dual core processor
- 8MP rear camera with 2 MP front cam
- NFC Hardware
- Bluetooth 3.0 with EDR
- USB 2.0
- WiFi b/g/n, WiFi direct
- 16GB internal storage
- 1650 mAh battery
- 4.27 inch Super AMOLED Plus display
- Social Hub, Games Hub, Readers Hub