T-Mobile and Black Keys Launch HTC Amaze 4G and Samsung Galaxy S II
T-Mobile has just released two brand new 4G Android phones into the market: the Samsung Galaxy S II and the HTC Amaze 4G. T0night they launched the devices at a special event in New York City where the Black Keys performed. Both new devices are smartphone powerhouses backed by T-Mobile’s super fast 4G speeds. Both phones are also very sexy and very powerful and look like they are set to be T-Mobile’s star 4G phones, at least for the immediate future.The Samsung Galaxy S II has a beautiful 4.52″ Super AMOLED screen with an 800×480 resolution. It packs a (very fast) dual-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S3 processor with 1 GB of RAM. It runs Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread. The 4G offers a speed capacity of up to 42 Mbps. There’s an 8MP camera with flash, capable of taking 1080P HD video. There’s also a 2 MP front-facing camera, which is higher res than your run-of-the mill front-facing camera.
The HTC Amaze 4G has a 4.3″ qHD super LCD screen with a resolution of 960 x 540. Like the Galaxy S II, it’s packing the ever-so-powerful dual-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S3 Processor and 1GB of RAM. It comes loaded with Android’s 2.3.4 Gingerbread and an HTC Sense 3.0 overlay. There’s also an 8MP rear camera with flash capable of 1080P HD video coupled with a 2 MP front-facing camera.
Two very different phones with similar specs; both very powerful and beautiful. The Amaze has a very smooth look and feel while the Galaxy S II looks sleek and professional. Considering how fast these phones are in terms of processor power and data speeds, you’d be unstoppable with either one! Both phones are now available from T-Mobile. The HTC Amaze 4G is available in black or white for $259.99 with a 2-year agreement. You can check out our previous hands-on with the HTC Amaze 4G. Meanwhile, the Galaxy S II is available for $229.99 with a 2-year agreement. This pricing is a bit on the pricey side, but these two handsets are the cream of the crop when it comes to 4G handsets.