Samsung likes to fill a news cycle (expect more from them tonight), and so it's no surprise that on the same day that they reveal the details of the T-mobile SGSII variant, they also reveal a few other devices. First up, we have the Omnia W, which appears to be the international variant of AT&T's Focus Flash. The device sports a 3.7" Super AMOLED WVGA display, and rocks a Qualcomm single-core 1.4 GHz SoC while being the low-cost Windows Phone 7.5 option for non-US customers. The device will spread throughout Latin America, Asia and Europe after a late October launch in Italy. 

Second, we have something truly drool worthy, the Samsung Galaxy S II HD LTE, a Korea-only product whose internals match the previously announced Galaxy S II LTE, marrying a 1.5 GHz SoC (likely Exynos) and LTE, but ups the ante with a 4.65" 1280x720 Super AMOLED screen. This variant yields a delightful 316 ppi pixel density, and joins the ranks of phones that are expected to sport HD resolutions in the coming months. 

Though the SGSIIHDLTE (Ed. note: Mouthful!) was only announced for Korean markets today, we can expect something similar to grace our shores before too long. High resolution screens will be the new dual-core in the smartphone market, and after enduring WVGA across all variety of screens, we will be glad to see it happen. PR below, and stay tuned for more Samsung news as it happens.

Source: Samsung (1), (2)

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  • Rivensteel - Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - link

    It's interesting that they would announce the SGS2HDLTE with these specifications, since they are very similar to the speculated and rumored parts for the mythical Nexus Prime. Way back when I first heard about it, the Prime was leaps and bounds ahead of anything else, but it will be just another in the pack if it's not released soon. Even Samsung, the manufacturer, looks to be competing with it.
  • agentsmithitaly - Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - link

    the two phones are clearly not in scale. There is almost a full inch difference in screen real estate. BTW I like the Mango phone more than the SGSII. WP7 is zippy even with a single core, while helping battery life, and now that they added some missing things like video calling and the entering of WP7 Nokia phones it will look interesting.
    I'm saying this as I had the chance to use extensively a LG Optimus 7 and the European SGS II. The latter has a gorgeous screen, fantastic camera, incredible 1080p videos, really powerful LED flash which is useful as a torch, but it has REALLY POOR battery life, I mean it can barely last 10-12 hours with just a couple of calls, wi-fi turned off, notifications off, mininum brightness and still background.
    No wonder Samsung started offering an original 2000mAh battery with a slightly thicker cover, which is flush with the thicker bottom part. How can you have good battery life when you have a faster dual core SoC than the iPad 2 while having 1/5 of the battery capacity?

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