Samsung's Galaxy S II hits Australia next month

The Android powered Samsung Galaxy S II will be available on Optus

The Android-powered Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone.

The Android-powered Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone.

Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Android-powered Galaxy S II, will be launched in Australia on 1 June, according to Optus' pre-order Web page.

The Galaxy S II is equipped with a 4.3-inch touchscreen that uses Samsung's Super AMOLED Plus display technology. The phone runs an ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core processor, which has a clock speed of 1.2GHz.

On the rear the handset has an 8-megapixel camera capable of 1080p (Full HD) video recording. There is also a lower resolution front-facing camera

The Samsung Galaxy S II runs version 2.3 of Andoird — codenamed Gingerbread. Connectivity includes up to 21 megabits per second over HSPA, and 802.11n Wi-Fi.

Optus will offer the phone on four plans including $5 per month on $59 and $0 upfront on a $79 cap.

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