Today, Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S II Plus, which is an updated version of the Galaxy S II. It combines the greatness of the Galaxy S II, one of the world’s most recognized phones, and the new nature user interface and other features. It will be running Android 4.1.1 JellyBean and will move quick with a 1.2 GHz Dual Core processor with 1GB of RAM. This brings a new user interface with a new notification panel to the table and of course better multi tasking, new graphics, and more! It will be running Samsung Nature user interface that will give you new features like Smart Stay, Smart Alert, Popup Video, Voice Unlock, S Voice, and Direct Call. It has a 4.3-inch WVGA Super AMOLED Plus Display with a resolution of 480 X 800. It will be capable of 3G and HSPA+ network speeds, and of course 2G is there as well. You get 8GB of storage and a micro SD card slot. A 1,650mAh and support for optional Near Field Communications. On the back of the device you have an 8 megapixel camera with LED flash that can record 1080pHD video. On the front you have a 2 megapixel front facing camera. Overall, the Samsung Galaxy S II Plus seems like a nice device. No word on pricing or availability just yet, but of course we will update you when we find out. For more information check out the Gallery and  Press Release below. Stay Tuned To NJTechReviews For Round The Clock Coverage Of The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show!


Press Release

Samsung GALAXY S II Plus
Seoul, Korea – January 10, 2013 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced today Samsung GALAXY S II Plus, which combines the performance that have made the GALAXY S II one of the world’s most recognized phones, together with nature-inspired user-interface and intuitive features that greatly boost its usability and functionality.
• The GALAXY S II Plus runs on Android™ 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) enabling faster and smoother screen transitions, and
  providing an enhanced user interface featuring a new, easier-to-use notification panel. It is powered by an impressive
 1.2 GHz dual core processor that enables easy multi-tasking, smooth screen transitions and superior graphics for
 some of the most demanding applications and games.
• The GALAXY S II Plus’ nature-inspired user-interface is complemented with intuitive features that make the phone really easy to use. Direct Call enables users to automatically dial a call by taking the device to the ear. Smart Stay recognizes whether the user is looking at the screen to dim the screen accordingly; while Smart Alert lets users know about missed events or status updates just by picking up the phone.
• The GALAXY S II Plus also sports a range of additional features that boost performance and the overall experience in
  entirely new ways. Popup Video allows a video to play 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.
• A 4.3” WVGA Super AMOLED Plus display offers a generous viewing experience and enables photos captured with the
  powerful 8MP camera to be enjoyed in true clarity.
• The rear camera features a zero-lag shutter speed that captures moving objects easily without delay. 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. Additional features include Group Facetag and Face Zoom to
  deliver a complete photographic experience. 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.
Samsung GALAXY S II Plus Product Specifications 


3G  HSPA+ 21.1Mbps,HSDPA 7.2Mbps,HSUPA 5.76Mbps  850/900/1900/2100 MHz2G  GSM/GPRS/EDGE                                                                    850/900/1800/1900 MHz


1.2 GHz Dual Core processor


4.3″ WVGA(480×800) Super AMOLED Plus



Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)


 Main(Rear): 8 Megapixel Camera with LED FlashSub(Front) : 2 Megapixel CameraBuddy Photo Share, Group Facetag, Face Zoom


 Codec: H.263,H.264,MPEG4,DviX,VC1(WMV9),WMV7,WMV8,Sorenson Spark,MP43, VP8Full HD([email protected]) Playback & Recording 


 Format: AAC (AAC/AAC+/eAAC+), MP3, OGG, 3GP, 3GA, MP4, M4A, AMR, AWB, FLAC,WMA, WAV, MID, XMF, MXMF, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, IMYFM Radio, RDS(Radio Data System), 3.5mm Ear Jack

Content Features



 Samsung Apps

Samsung Kies /Samsung Kies Air

Samsung TouchWiz

Samsung Hub

– Readers Hub (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)/ Game Hub / Music Hub /

  Video Hub

Samsung ChatOn mobile communication service

Samsung AllShare Play

Direct Call, Smart Stay, Smart Alert, Popup Video, S Voice, Voice Unlock, S Beam

Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Plus,

Google Maps, Google Navigation, Google Latitude, Google Places,

Google Play Store, Google Play Books, Google Play Movies, Google Downloads




Bluetooth® v 3.0USB 2.0WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 +5GHz), WiFi Direct

NFC (optional)


 Accelerometer, Geo-Magnetic, Light, Proximity, Gyro


 8GB User memory + 1GB (RAM)

microSD (up to 64GB)


NFC: 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.9 mm, 121 g

Non NFC: 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm, 121 g


Standard battery, Li-ion 1,650mAh

* The availability of each Samsung Hubs and Google services may differ by country.
* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.
* Android, Google, Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Plus, Google Maps, Google Navigation, Google Latitude, Google Places, Google Play Store, Google Play Books, Google Play Movies, Google Downloads are trademarks of Google Inc.

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