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Samsung Galaxy S II ICS review: Sugar coated

Samsung Galaxy S II ICS review: Sugar coated - read the full textThe Samsung Galaxy S II has sold in record numbers worldwide and millions of users must've cheered the news of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update rolling out. The latest OS from Google is a new lease of life for the Galaxy S II...

 

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hi i want to ask why i have eco in sound when i use it not in loud speaker

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  • 2014-11-14 12:47
  • 6mQn

my s2 mobile 100% then watching morning my s2 mobile charge 60% why broblem plz mail me rep

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  • 2014-03-04 09:17
  • uwgj

Galaxy s2 is amazing

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  • 2013-10-29 14:06
  • rK2S

Galaxy s2 is amazing

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  • 2013-10-29 08:44
  • YQEM

why i cant find HDR and Burst mode options in camera?
JB 4.1.2
rooted to Jeboo kernel

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  • 2013-08-24 00:13
  • n2TV

Hi GSMArena, can you post another review for S2? This time with the 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update. I believe it deserves another review. Thanks!

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  • 2013-05-06 16:39
  • vaN{

Good

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  • 2013-02-09 07:48
  • rKar

Thank galaxy i lake you

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  • 2013-01-12 06:23
  • JB1W

JB 4.1.2 now available

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  • 2012-12-29 07:49
  • U}}x

M waiting for the update frm ICS to jelly bean. pls let me knw as soon as possible so that i can update my s2

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  • 2012-11-17 20:37
  • utbG

ICS 4.04 has really made some improvement on the browser n battery life.
Though the UI is still the same, i expected something like the screen transitions to change like they have in the note.

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  • 2012-11-02 04:08
  • vG6c

> In reply to egghead @ 2012-08-14 09:10 from vxiI - click to readvery well said. updated today 4.0.4. updating process took almost a couple of hours but it is worthwhile.

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  • 2012-11-01 06:53
  • v0qJ

Since the ICS 4.0.3 upgrade, the pictures and videos have started to seem a bit grainy..also a few of the application repeatedly crash and the battery seems to drain a bit faster than compared to Gingerbread.

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  • 2012-10-30 12:11
  • t1$A

Upgraded mine today . . . . WiFi issue surfaces.

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  • 2012-09-07 17:06
  • gxDn

I m update my S II in 4.0.3
My camera is not working
When i open my camera it is show that camera is failed
Its a big issue for me

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  • 2012-08-30 11:53
  • PA}g

The upgrade to ICS made a whole lot of difference for my GS2. Its almost like having a new phone. I particularly like the improvements on the web browser. It's noticeably faster. The battery seems to last a little longer too. The update didn't seem to fill up the RAM too much since i still have about 831mb of user available memory (out of the 1GB).

I think i'm going to hold on to my SG2 a little bit longer until the SG4 arrives next year.

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  • 2012-08-14 09:10
  • vxiI

ohhhhhhhhhh i m so sorry, but ICS will not able available for i9003 MUWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

ICS and GB are nearly the same, except for very little bling bling stuff. enjoy GB man and dont cry!

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  • 2012-08-04 21:36
  • 3Y6k

Hi i updated my samsung galaxy s2 to ics 4 after updated my ram memory showed to 687mb.any reason why it reduced from 1gb to 687mb?

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  • 2012-07-23 19:45
  • rA%L

Updated to ics 4.0.3 today.Had a slightly better battery life,love the face unlock and new chrome browser.

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  • 2012-07-09 14:54
  • U{RQ

Pro:
ICS-based code.
Usability improved? Not quite sure.

Cons:
Battery drains faster than ever!
Mail program limited scheduling & broken mail limit setting for multiple accounts.
Slower web browsing experience.

Seems like switching back to GB is a good idea.

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  • 2012-07-03 07:50
  • s%%E

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