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Samsung i9100 is Samsung's first dual-core mobile phone. Samsung i9100 the body size of 125.3 � 66.1 � 8.5mm, weighs only 116g, light on its predecessor Galaxy S. Not only that, it is also equipped with a viewing area up to 4.3-inch screen, while the 8.49mm Samsung i9100 body. May 2011, Samsung I9100 officially listed.

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									               SAMSUNG GALAXY S II
                              ANDROID OS


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Company Overview                                                                                                               Software Overview
History                    Samsung grew incredibly from a small export business in Korea in the 1930s                          Apps                             APP                                  APP
                           to a leading multi-billion dollar corporation primarily supplying the world                                                          Quick Search    Search for content Google Maps                   GPS maps
                           with digital appliances and media, semiconductors, memory and systems in-
                                                                                                                                                                Gmail           Access Gmail         Youtube                     Browse videos
                           tegration. Samsung has responded to the digital age with advanced technolo-
                           gies, innovation and competitive products. (“About Samsung”)                                                                         Latitude        See friend locations Buzz                        Social networking
                                                                                                                                                                Goggles         Use pictures to      Google Voice                Voice mail
                                                                                                                                                                                search web
Device Introduction        The Samsung Galaxy S II is Samsung’s new smartphone entering the market                                                              Google Talk     Instant messaging Google Calendar                Calendar
                           running on Android’s Gingerbread Operating System. The smartphone will                                                               Google Contacts Access contacts      Google Finance              Real-time quotes
                           be able to make phone and video calls, browse the web, send messages, listen                                                         Google Shopper Shopping App          Google Earth                Explore the Earth
                           to music, play games, take pictures, use thousands of downloadable applica-
                                                                                                                                                                Blogger         Publish blog posts Google Translate              Translate text and
                           tions and interact with other devices. The device was first released in South
                           Korea on April 28 2011, much of Europe in May 2011 and is expected for
                                                                                                                                                               (“Google for Android”)
                           Canada and USA in Q3 2011. (“Samsung Galaxy S II Release Date and Pric-                   
                           ing Revealed”)
                                                                                                                               Games                           Android has thousands of games to choose from. Game developers release games
                                                                                                                                                               that are either free or available for a few dollars. Some examples of popular free
                                                                                                                                                               games are: Angry Birds, iRunner and Aqua pets. Some best selling games include:
                                                                                                                                                               Robo Defense ($2.92), Fruit Ninja ($1.23) and Doodle Jump ($0.97).
                                                                                                                                                               (“Android Market”)

                                      Software                        The following diagram shows the major components of the Android O/S:
System Specifications
Hardware, Ports, Display    Thin body at 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5mm             8.1MP camera with single LED flash
                            1.2 GHz dual processor                        3.5mm headphone jack
                            Light weight at 116g                          microUSB slot (HDMI)
                            4.3 inch Super AMOLED display                 Menu, Home, Back keys on front
                           (“Samsung Galaxy S2 Review”)

Operating System
                           The Samsung Galaxy S II runs off the Android Gingerbread Operating
                           System and is owned by Google. Combined with a web browsing function
                           and Adobe Flash capabilities, the device allows users to enjoy a multimedia
                           experience. (“Feature”)

                                                                                                                                                               (“Android Architecture”)

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Physical Interface                                                                                                                                 Graphical Interface
                                       The front of the device has a rectangular Home key and is flanked by 2                                                                Samsung has built atop the Android 2.3.3 base with its latest set of OS custom-
                                       touch-sensitive buttons: Menu and Back. The touch screen has a large                                                                  izations, dubbed TouchWiz 4.0. The user may tap, pinch, tilt and press down
                                       4.3-inch display. The volume keys are located on the left-hand side and                                                               for a variety of commands. Examples of interacting with the graphics include:
                                       the power/lock key is on the opposite side. As stated before, there is also a                                                         touching an app to open it, flicking the screen to turn a page and tilting the
                                       3.5mm headphone jack, a 8.1 MP camera with total dimensions of                                                                        phone to change a zoom view. (“Samsung Galaxy S II Review”)
                                       125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5mm. (“Samsung Galaxy S2 Review”)

Communication and
Network Capabilities                   Not just a phone or messaging device, the Samsung Galaxy S II has plenty of
                                       communication features:
                                        Wi-Fi Direct      Transmit without wires to other devices without a wire-
                                                          less access point.
                                        HSPA+ 21Mps Seamless video streaming with this fast wireless
                                        Samsung Kies      Sync with a computer for PIM backup, subscribing to
                                                          contents, and multimedia content sharing.
                                        AllShare          Wireless link to a TV, laptop or audio system on all
                                                          DLNA compatible products.                                                                Functionality and
                                        Say N Go Voice Voice commands for calling, music, messaging, schedul-                                      User Experience           The Home screens can be customized, with Samsung’s Touchwiz interface
                                                          ing, making notes and launching apps.                                                                              letting you change the order in which they appear, resize many widgets and
                                        Social Hub        Streamline email, SMS, IM and SNS in one box. Access                                                               much more. The four shortcuts on the floating dock can be edited (the Phone,
                                                          social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc.                                                           Contacts and Messaging apps along the bottom), as well as font and the
                                        Near Field        Contactless credit card payments, secure purchasing,                                                               organization of the apps. The messaging system has a display keyboard with
                                        Communication ticket reservations, transit pass or electronic door entry                                                             pop-up bubbles. There is plenty of room for users to store their information
                                                          using short-range high frequency communication.                                                                    and downloads with 16 GB (possible 32GB) of memory space. (“Interface,
                                       Business and Security features include: Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, On                                                             Hardware and Operation.”)
                                       Device Encryption, VPN (Virtual Private Network), MDM (Mobile Device
                                       Management) and Cisco WebEx. (“Feature”)
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“Android Market.” Google, Google, 2011. Web. June 10 2011.

“Feature.” Samsung, Samsung, 2011. Web. June 9 2011.

“Google for Android.” Google, Google, 2011. Web. June 9 2011.

“Interface, Hardware and Operation.” Eurodroid, Bonquers Media. May 21 2011. Web. June 10 2011.

“Samsung Galaxy S2 Review.” TechRadar, Future Publishing Limited, 2010. Web. June 9 2011.

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“Samsung Galaxy S II Review.” Engadget, AOL, 2011. Web. June 9 2011.

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