Samsung have today revealed the new Galaxy SII Plus.
The SII Plus is based on the massive selling SII and combines the latest Android Jellybean 4.1.2 with Samsung’s Nature UX.
The device has a 1.2Ghz dual core processor paired with a 4.3” WVGA Super AMOLED Plus display and an 8MP camera.
The SII Plus also features 1GB ram and 8GB internal storage as well as a MicroSD card slot. Also included are a two-megapixel front facing camera and a 1,650mAh battery.
All of the usual connectivity options are included such as NFC, Wi-Fi and GPS.
No word has yet been received on pricing or availability but we will bring them to you as soon as we have them.
The full press release is below:
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, andproviding an enhanced user interface featuring a new, easier-to-use notification panel. It is powered by an impressive1.2 GHz dual core processor that enables easy multi-tasking, smooth screen transitions and superior graphics forsome 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 reallyeasy to use. Direct Call enables users to automatically dial a call by taking the device to the ear. Smart Stay recognizeswhether the user is looking at the screen to dim the screen accordingly; while Smart Alert lets users know aboutmissed 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 inentirely new ways. Popup Video allows a video to play anywhere on the screen in a resizable pop-up window whilesimultaneously running other tasks, eliminating the need to close and restart videos when checking new emails orsurfing the Web. S Voice lets users control the phone using their voice; and Voice Unlock lets users unlock the phoneusing their own voice.• A 4.3” WVGA Super AMOLED Plus display offers a generous viewing experience and enables photos captured with thepowerful 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 animage directly from the camera or the photo gallery. Additional features include Group Facetag and Face Zoom todeliver a complete photographic experience. The device is packed with the latest Samsung content services includingAllShare 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.