Samsung Galaxy S2 India Release: Live Updates! (May 25th, 2011)

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May 24, 2011

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!

http://www.letsbuy.com/samsung-galaxy-sii-p-16877#product_specification

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:

Specifications:

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!

1650mAh Battery

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
  • DLNA
  • 16GB internal storage
  • 1650 mAh battery
  • 4.27 inch Super AMOLED Plus display
  • Social Hub, Games Hub, Readers Hub
  • aGPS
  • HSPA+

Courtesy: AndroidOS.in

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

Availability:

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.

http://www.samsung.com/in/galaxys2/

What’s in the box?

  • Samsung Galaxy S2
  • 1650 MAH battery
  • Travel Adaptor
  • Headset
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Genuine Leather Pouch!

Optional Accessories (Sold Separately):

  • HDTV¬†Adapter
  • 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

{ 39 comments… read them below or add one }

ravi July 30, 2011 at 9:38 am

Samsung Galaxy 2 is the second thinnest mobile phone in the world with ALL THAT FEATURES.LOL.

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WebTechTuts August 11, 2011 at 5:32 am

This is really a good article about the Samsung S2. I am confused in apple iPhone and Samsung s2 but after reading this article i will go with Samsung S2.

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khalsa November 23, 2011 at 5:30 am

I am also confuse in apple iphone 4 and samsung galaxy s2.
will any body suggest me please…………….

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rajaiah September 8, 2011 at 11:00 am

Thanks

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