Samsung Galaxy S II Plus officially released: 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU, 8MP camera and Android Jelly Bean

Samsung has just tweaked its 2011 bestseller, Galaxy S II, into a more 2013-ish midrange handset and tagged it as Galaxy S II Plus. This native Gingerbread device will now run in the Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) version of the mobile operating system to give it a boost in functionality.

Likewise, the upgraded version of the ever popular Korean gadget will be powered by a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor that will definitely give users "a faster and more fluid experience when interacting with the handset."   Apart from the "nature-inspired user-interface" which Samsung is pegging unto, this handset will still sport a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus WVGA display (480x800p).

Mobile shooters will still enjoy the mounted 8MP camera at the back of this chic device. Expect it to be reinforced with an LED flash and a 2MP front camera offering. Initially, it'll have an 8GB internal memory, expandable up to 64 GB. Connectivity ptions would still be the conventionals - WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC. Likewise, the same set of sensors will be present in this capable phone like gyro, accelerometer and proximity sensors.

If you really want a capable mid-range phone, this Galaxy is maybe for you. However, there are no details on the pricing and availability yet but well keep you posted on that part.

Samsung Galaxy S II Plus Specifications
4.3-inch WVGA (800x480) Super AMOLED Plus display (217ppi)
125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5mm (dimension), 121g (weight)
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with TouchWiz UI v5.0
1.2GHz dual-core processor
1GB of RAM
8GB of internal storage
microSD card slot up to 64GB
8MP autofocus camera with LED flash
1080p@30fps video recording
2MP front camera
Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP
Stereo FM radio with RDS
HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
microUSB v2.0 / 3.5mm audio jack
Li-Ion 1650mAh battery
Colors: Chic White, Dark Blue 

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