Samsung Galaxy S2 Official Release For The Indian Market
Where: New Delhi, India
When: May 25th, 2011
Time: 12:15 PM (Indian Standard Time)
Event Status: Officially Completed!
May 24th, 2011–The Samsung Galaxy S2 will finally arrive in India tomorrow. ¬†We have created an exclusive post to cater this event. ¬†Although, neither the creator nor contributors of this site will be present at tomorrow’s event, we will be listing all of the official release information (for India) throughout all day tomorrow,¬†based on what we learn. ¬†Check back regularly, and don’t be surprised to be mesmerized.
May 24th, 2011 Findings:
Surprisingly, the Samsung Galaxy S2 is already officially available as a special pre-order option at LetsBuy.com
LetsBuy.com is the official¬†affiliate¬†of Samsung Mobiles India; don’t worry, it’s safe to buy!
Use COUPON CODE:¬†RCOMLB1 (10% off the Booking Price!)
- Booking Price:¬†Rs. 1,000 -> Rs. 850 Rupees
- Offer Price:¬†Rs. 32,830 Rupees
- Delivery Time:¬†Available By 1st Week Of June
- Warranty:¬†12 months
- With added goodies like
Bluetooth Headset, HDMI Adaptor, Screen Protector, and Carrying Case!
Update: LetsBuy.com and Flipkart.com have the Pre-orders-option back online! LetsBuy.com was sold out of Pre-orders earlier. ¬†Book yours now before the stock runs out again! Stocks may be limited again in the future.
Expect other Online Retailers to enable pre-ordering soon. ¬†Most of these online stores will be actively updating it’s inventory information, so keep checking!
May 25th, 2011 Findings:
Rise and Shine, the Eagle Has Landed!
Here are the Official Details:
The Samsung Galaxy S2 is confirmed to have 1.2GHz Dual-core Exynos Application Processor and 4.3″-inch Super AMOLED Plus Display
NFC is officially confirmed for India’s Samsung Galaxy S2!
USB-on-the-go will be featured
Information in regards to 32GB version is yet to be announced
With advanced battery performance, 9 Hours of Talk Time!
Okay folks, ¬†Awaiting Confirmation in regards to NFC from Samsung Mobiles India!
Summary of Specs:
- Android 2.3
- Samsung Exynos 1.2 GHz Dual core processor
- 8MP rear camera with 2 MP front cam
- NFC Hardware Embedded
- Bluetooth 3.0 with EDR
- USB 2.0
- WiFi b/g/n, WiFi direct
- 16GB internal storage
- 1650 mAh battery
- 4.27 inch Super AMOLED Plus display
- Social Hub, Games Hub, Readers Hub
Pricing (Maximum¬†Retail Price):
The Maximum Retail Price is Rs. 32,890 Rupees (Applicable to 16GB version)
We can safely speculate that pricing will not be any lower than Rs. 30,000 Rupees
The Samsung Galaxy S2 will be exclusively available via Vodafone Stores (Offline and Online, 6-Day Exclusivity) starting June 3rd. ¬†Buyers that opt for the Vodafone version and entitled to 1GB Data Plan with the telecom operator free for 6 months!
- ¬†Note: The Vodafone version will include a pre-bundled Vodafone application and display branding on some aspect of the phone. ¬†For those that are disliking this, wait for the retail unit to show-up on June 9th!
Samsung Authorized Dealers and Retail Stores (Includes Online Stores) will begin selling the device on June 9th with same or less price
Pre-orders online will begin tomorrow at Rs. 1,000 Rupees!
Some Samsung Dealers have already begun selling the actual device across India for ~Rs.30,500 Rupees. ¬†Discussions are open. ¬†Leave your comments below.
Samsung Mobiles India will begin the pre-order process on its website starting today, May 25th, 2011, for a flat-booking fee of Rs. 10000 Rupees.
What’s in the box?
- Samsung Galaxy S2
- 1650 MAH battery
- Travel Adaptor
- Quick Start Guide
- Genuine Leather Pouch!
- Echo Valley
- Desktop Dock
- Vehicle Dock Kit
- USB Connector
May 25th, 2011 Findings (End-of-the-day Comments):
Well, with today’s event officially over, we can confidently say that the Samsung Galaxy S2 will be one of the best-selling phones in India. We will continue to update this article during the gradual release in the coming days ahead. ¬†Be sure to check back regularly.
- Go Samsung Mobiles! Cheers! Arjun.
- Image Courtesy: FoneArena