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[Engadget] Samsung refutes talk of Galaxy S II delays, promises April launch

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So yesterday we learned that Samsung's planning to speed up the dual-core Exynos processor inside its Galaxy S II to 1.2GHz, but there was also word that the handset may suffer a setback in terms of release date. Today, the company has tweeted out a two-part notice assuring us that that will not be the case and things are proceeding "as planned." April will see the first retail appearance of the 8.5mm-thick Android phone, though Samsung does advise that "it will be gradually rolled out in each market according to the local launch timetable." That sounds to us like whatever April availability we get will be in the highest priority markets and / or limited in quantity, but we'll take whatever we can get.
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I want this phone. Hopefully it will be available in Canada by the time my contract is over in June. This will be my first smart phone.
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Yeah not likely. It'll come to Rogers, and they'll announce it as the first Dual Core available, and then won't actually launch it for another year. The first Galaxy launch was such a mess.
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yes! i'm hoping at&t gets this bad boy. so ready to make the switch to something new.
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What are the other specs on this phone besides the freq jump?
Has anyone notices that ever since smartphones started getting >500mhz CPUs and dual cores they are getting faster, faster. Just like PC components are ever since the dual cores.
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