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Samsung working on Galaxy S II successor

A benchmark listing hints that Samsung is working on an iteration model of Galaxy S II with slightly better specifications and hardware.

Samsung has been rumoured of developing an iteration of its popular Galaxy S II smartphone. A GLBenchmark listing spotted by SammyHub lists the new Samsung handset with GT-I9105 model number. This listing notes that the smartphone has a mobile processor clocked at 1.4 GHz clock speed and will have a quarter HD resolution display.
Samsung working on Galaxy S II successor
Samsung has the penchant of offering smartphone with incremental improvements based on similar yet popular models. The company had introduced Galaxy S Plus GT-I9001 following the success of its Galaxy S GT-I9000 smartphone where in the former had incremental improvements over the latter. Of course, there were some major feature differences but performance wise, the GT-I9001 is on par with the GT-I9000 smartphone.
Samsung working on Galaxy S II successor
Now the company plans to release iteration model of the Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100 for the selected countries. The benchmark listing notes that a Samsung GT-I9105 is being tested and might be an iteration of the Galaxy S II GT-I9100. As obvious it may sound, Samsung is likely to brand it as Samsung Galaxy S II Plus or something similar.
Samsung working on Galaxy S II successor
The listed Samsung GT-I9105 has some interesting set of features such as the quarter HD (960×540) resolution for the display compared to the WVGA (480×800) resolution of the Galaxy S II. Also, the GT-I9015 smartphone will have a mobile processor clocked at 1.4 GHz speed.

Most importantly, this smartphone will use PowerVR SGX 544MP graphics chip which is one of the latest and the best performance offering solution. This smartphone will run Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich by default and should be upgradable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Based on the benchmarks it appears that the device is being tested and can be expected for the Asia Pacific region which also includes India.

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