Announced in January 2013, Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus - the slight beefed up version of the best selling smartphone of 2011 - Galaxy S2 has now entered Indian boundaries. Yes! The latest Android Jellybean 4.1 OS offering from the South Korean tech giant has been spotted on Infibeam, the well known Indian online retailer at a price of Rs 22,900. The brand new smartphone is available in while color right now and will be shipped in seven business days from the day of order.
Talking about specifications of Galaxy S2 Plus, mainly the smartphones boasts a 4.3-inch with 800 x 480 pixels Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touch screen display. Further, the device is packed with 1.2 GHz Broadcom BC28155 chip processor instead of the dual-core Exynos.
Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus and the Galaxy S2 have similar features except for some like the microSD card is expandable up to 64GB. The new device is running Google's mobile operating system, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean instead of Android 2.3. It also has NFC capability (optional) and comes with Samsung's additional features such as S Voice, Popup Video, Smart Stay, Direct Call, Smart Alert and AllShare Play. Moreover, S2 plus model has the Samsung's own Touch Wiz 5.0 UI to enhance the user's experience of using the phone.
Other features include, 1GB of RAM, an 8 megapixel main camera with LED flash to record 1080p videos, a front facing 2 megapixel shooter, 8GB onboard storage, microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 64GB, micro USB 2.0, BLueooth 3.0, FM Radio, Wi-Fi a/b/f/n, 2G Networks GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, 3G Networks HSP21.1Mbps,HSDPA 7.2Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps 850/900/1900/2100 MHz and Standard Li-ion 1,650mAh battery. Lastly also, Accelerometer, Geo-Magnetic, Light, Proximity, Gyro Sensors and Audio Recording.
Meanwhile, Galaxy S2 Plus measures 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.9/8.5 mm in dimension and weighs a slightly heavier at 121 grams than that of S2 ie.116 grams. Hence, if you are a Samsung fan and looking for a decent Android Jelly Bean smartphone, it would not be wrong to say that it is a good alternative to Galaxy S3 Mini which is not available in India so far.
Comparing the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, the smaller version of best selling smartphone of 2012, runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, sporting a 4-inch Super AMOLED display of WVGA (480 x 800) resolution. Further it is powered by 1GHz ST-Ericsson U8420 dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash on the back side, an additional front-facing VGA camera, 16GB onboard storage, microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 32GB, quad-band 2G and tri-band 3G with 14.4Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 HSUPA, dual-band 802.11 Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB 2.0, NFC (optional), DLNA functionality and 500mAH battery.
Just like Samsung Galaxy all latest models, Galaxy S3 Mini is also equipped with all breakthrough software features including S Voice and Smart Stay apps, Popup Video, Direct Call, Smart Alert and AllShare Play.