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Samsung Galaxy S II Unleashed In Korea, Global Launch Next Month

Samsung has unleashed (opens in new tab) the new Galaxy S II Android powered Smartphone device in Korea, with a worldwide launch being planned for next month.

The world’s second largest mobile phone maker by volume, Samsung had sold around 14 million units of the first Galaxy S device since its June 2010 launch. The company plans to sell 10 million Galaxy S II units this year alone.

The company added that it plans to sell 60 million Smartphone units worldwide this year. Samsung is going to offer the newest Galaxy S device on 140 mobile phone operators in 120 countries from next month.

The Galaxy S II Smartphone, which is being offered in South Korea through telecom operators SK Telecom, KT Corp and LG Uplus, will be powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz Exynos processor and 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus touch screen.

The Android 2.3 device runs on Samsung’s own dual-core processors, is slimmer than the previous Galaxy S model and has a larger screen.

Samsung is also offering another model of the device in Korea which will come integrated with a DMB digital TV tuner. The Smartphone will also have NFC capabilities depending on the region it is being sold in.

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