Samsung I929 Galaxy S II Duos Review and Specifications

Saturday, December 24, 2011

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Just when the seems to be settling in terms of releasing new smartphone, SAMSUNG again shows its power and launches its new smartphone called SAMSUNG I929 GALAXY S II DUOS also known as SAMSUNG I929 GALAXY S II DUOS for Chinese market. This is not a GSM device; it will not work on any GSM network worldwide. This Phone is announced by the Company in November and will be released soon. SAMSUNG I929 GALAXY S II DUOS supports both GSM as well as CDMA network. This phone is not a 3G device. This phone has got many extra-ordinary features and detailed specifications are given below.

OPERATING SYSTEM:
SAMSUNG I929 GALAXY S II DUOS works on the Android operating system of v2.3.5 (Gingerbread) and equipped with the CPU of Dual-core 1.2 GHz processor. The major setback for this phone is that as compared to some other smartphone series models from Samsung such as Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Many others it doesn’t fulfill your desire of having latest operating system but provide you with the fastest processor. SAMSUNG I929 GALAXY S II DUOS I is equipped with the chipset of Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon and GPU of Adreno 220.

NETWORK ANALYSIS:
SAMSUNG I929 GALAXY S II DUOS supports both GSM 2G (GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900) and CDMA 2G (CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, CDMA 800 / 1900). Along with its amazing look and display qualities it has been a stylish of the entire SAMSUNG series phone. The major set back for this phone is that it does not support 3G network.

SIZE /DISPLAY ANALYSIS:
SAMSUNG I929 GALAXY S II DUOS has got the dimensions of 129.8 x 68.9 x 9.7 mm nd weighs 138 g . With its sleek design and look it will definitely suits your style. However as far as display is concerned it has got a wide screen of 4.3 inches with ~217 ppi pixel density and is equipped with Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors with the screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. It has got many additional features such as Multi-touch input method, Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, Touch-sensitive controls, and Proximity sensor for auto turn-off.

MEMORY ANALYSIS:
SAMSUNG I929 GALAXY S II DUOS comes with practically unlimited supports for phonebook entries and field with photocall and also supports practically unlimited call records storage. SAMSUNG I929 GALAXY S II DUOS comes with the internal memory of 16GB with 1GB RAM. It supports card slot for microSD through which one can expand its memory up to 32 GB.

DATA ANALYSIS:
SAMSUNG I929 GALAXY S II DUOS comes with inbuilt GPRS and EDGE supports class of which is yet to be revealed by the company. It also has a WLAN or Wi-Fi connectivity of 802.11 a/b/g/n with Wi-Fi hotspot and Wi-Fi direct. It also comes with the inbuilt Bluetooth support of v3.0 with A2DP. However to many of us disappointment it doesn’t have infrared port but is equipped with USB port of support v2.0 microUSB.

CAMERA ANALYSIS:
SAMSUNG I929 GALAXY S II DUOS comes with the primary camera of 8 MP with resolution of 3264×2448 pixels and with the features like autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection and image stabilization. The most astonishing feature of this phone is that it has got the powerful secondary camera of 2MP which provide you with the features of making and receiving video calls. It also supports the video recording at quality rate of 1080p@30fps.

ADDTITONAL FEATURES:
SAMSUNG I929 GALAXY S II DUOS has got many additional features like it supports messaging as SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, and RSS, has inbuilt HTML browsers , comes with inbuilt GPS navigation support and has inbuilt JAVA support via JAVA MIDP emulator which supports features like

- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
- SNS integration
- MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
- Organizer
- Image/video editor
- Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration
- Voice memo/dial/commands
- Predictive text input (Swype)
 

Full Phone Specification:
GENERAL2G NetworkGSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
Announced2011, December
StatusComing soon
BODYDimensions129.8 x 68.9 x 9.7 mm
Weight138 g
- Touch-sensitive controls
DISPLAYTypeSuper AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size480 x 800 pixels, 4.52 inches (~206 ppi pixel density)
MultitouchYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass
- TouchWiz UI
SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 32GB
Internal16GB, 1 GB RAM
DATAGPRSYes
EDGEYes
SpeedRev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
BluetoothYes, v3.0 with A2DP
USBYes, v2.0 microUSB (MHL), USB On-the-go
CAMERAPrimary8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization
VideoYes, 1080p@30fps
SecondaryYes, 2 MP
FEATURESOSAndroid OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon
CPUDual-core 1.2 GHz
GPUAdreno 220
SensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, RSS
BrowserHTML, Adobe Flash
RadioStereo FM radio with RDS
GPSYes, with A-GPS support
JavaYes, via Java MIDP emulator
ColorsBlack
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
- SNS integration
- MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
- Organizer
- Image/video editor
- Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration
- Voice memo/dial/commands
- Predictive text input (Swype)
BATTERYStandard battery, Li-Ion 1800 mA

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