USA finally gets Samsung Galaxy S II: AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile variants on the way

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samsung-galaxy-s-ii-usa.jpgSamsung’s Galaxy S II smartphone, arguably the finest phone of the year, is now finally available in the United States of America after being onsale in most other global territories for a few months now.

Ultra thin and ultra fast, the Android powerhouse recieved a perfect score in our Tech Digest review, which you can read by clicking here.

However, there will be a few minor changes in the States to the handsets, depending on the carrier you go with.

The Sprint offering, redoubed the Sprint Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch, will cost $199.99 on a 2 year contract, and be available from 16 September. It has a slightly larger screen than the UK offering (4.52-inches compared to 4.3-inches), with an Exynos 1.2GHz dual-core processor, an 1800 mAh battery, and 16GB of onboard memory.

The AT&T version keeps the same internal specs, but opts for the smaller 4.3 inch screen, and introduces 4 touch sensitve buttons instead of the hardware home key. It’s out from 18th September.

T-Mobile’s version goes with the 4.52 inch screen, in a slightly curvier chassis.

Gerald Lynch