In our comprehensive price analysis of last year’s top Android phone, the Galaxy S II, we found that T-Mobile’s version retained the highest value over time out of all the U.S. variants: We attributed this behavior to a combination of the SGH-T989’s ease of transfer (GSM/SIM card) and lack of internal competition (T-Mobile customers don’t have...

While there’s been no official word from Samsung itself, we’re starting to see more and more evidence of a black Galaxy S III on the horizon: You can see on T-Mobile’s 4G comparison page that the first device on display is clearly a Galaxy S III in piano black. Now before I get your hopes too high up, I will note that this image on the pedestal is an...

Last year the T-Mobile Galaxy S II had a leg up on AT&T’s variant courtesy of its Qualcomm chipset and T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network. This year, both variants will be running Qualcomm silicon to support their respective 4G networks. This time around however, AT&T will be utilizing 4G LTE for its data connection–can the T-Mobile Galaxy S III keep up? AT&T...

We published an article last December about rumors of T-Mobile’s expansion of operational frequency to the 1900MHz band. This was a significant development for two particular usage groups: international Galaxy S II users and unlocked iPhone users.  Now being an international Galaxy S II user, I was quite excited to hear this news, especially since we are headquartered...

When the Galaxy S II finally made its debut in the U.S. of A., the rest of the world had already been enjoying the best phone ever made (seriously…) for the better part of a year. That made just about everyone one of us American Android enthusiasts very sad pandas. Looks like this time around we won’t be waiting for months on end trying to figure out when we...

The Galaxy S III has been getting plenty of pre-release coverage and despite rumored delays, it is now available in 28 different countries from the U.K. and France to U.A.E. and Saudi Arabia.   The phone is currently available in a handful of regions including Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with the full global launch coming in July whereby Samsung will increase...

You may recall that Samsung has kept their promise for a Q1 ICS release with the Android 4.0 update for the GT-I9100 Galaxy S II, posted last week. To accompany the continued release across the globe, Samsung has published a nice guide explaining what updates users can expect to see. The guide features a full list of changes for each iteration of the software, which ends...

My Samsung Galaxy S II is hands-down the best electronic device–phone or otherwise–that I have had the pleasure of using, but there is just one more thing that would complement this delicious device–Ice Cream Sandwich. Android 4.0 has been touted as the biggest and best update of any of Android’s iterations, and it unifies the smartphone and tablet...

We were pretty bummed out to learn that Samsung would not be unveiling the Galaxy S III, or any new hardware for that matter, at MWC 2012. We are however extremely jubilant about some promising news regarding an update to Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, for the venerable Galaxy S II. Eldar Murtazin, famed Android tipster, has just tweeted that: Android 4 aka ics for...

If you have been in the market for a Galaxy S II, you may have noticed that there are numerous different versions. In addition to the original GT-I9100 international version, there are 3 different variants for each respective U.S. carrier excluding Verizon. Weight: 116g, 122g, 135g, and 130g respectively  Here are a list of key difference accounting for differences in...