Samsung's MWC Event : February 12, 2011
 
12:31 - Samsung's event is still seating, off to a slightly late start.
 
 
12:57 - Event has started, introduced with "The next Galaxy S" video.
 
 
1:00 - Live symphony plays background music while Samsung shows positive testimonials from current Galaxy S owners.
 
 
1:04 - Kim Titus, director of PR for Samsung America, highlights Galaxy S distribution of 10 million devices.
 
 
1:07 - JK Shin, president of mobile communications, comes on stage to reiterate successes of the Galaxy S series. Company is "#1 Android smartphone manufacturer in the world."
 
1:09 -
 
 
1:10 - "2011: The Year of Smart Mobile Devices" represents the company's latest slogan, focusing on integration across the home, office and on-the-go.
 
1:13 - Shin introduces the Galaxy S II, which features the company's Super AMOLED display, unnamed dual-core processor.
 
 
 
 
1:15 - "Thinnest and lightest design ever, largest Super AMOLED screen."
 
 
1:16 - Screen measures 4.3-inches diagonally, case measures 8.5mm thick.
 
1:19 - Samsung Europe exec Thomas Richter talks more about things Galaxy S customers were asking for. Company answered with a larger battery (1650mAh), improved speed, thinner build, improved enterprise features.
 
1:23 - "Super AMOLED Plus greatly surpasses IPS in every way." Tech claimed to best IPS with 120X contrast ratio, 18% higher sharpness, twice the color gamut, much faster refresh rate, "Real Stripe Matrix" pixels.
 
1:24 - TopuchWiz 4.0 uses gyro sensor to help navigate UI. Software also offers improved customizability.
 
 
1:25 - "Runs Flash Player 10.1 better than any other Android phone."
 
1:27 - Adobe SVP David Wadhwani comes on stage to talk about collaboration with Samsung. Exec takes dig at iPad, points out that Galaxy Tab was the only tablet with full Flash support at its introduction.
 
1:28 - As expected, Galaxy S II integrates NFC components for payments, advertising, ticketing, transportation passes.
 
1:31 - New smartphone supports 1080p recording from its eight-megapixel camera with LED flash. Phone also provides 2M front-facing sensor.
 
1:32 - AllShare syncing supported via DLNA for photos, video and music access from connected devices.
 
1:32 - Users can send content to other devices directly via Wi-Fi, without going through a separate network.
 
1:34 - Kies Air enables content sharing via web-based interface, without requiring software on the computer end. Other minor features include remote phone locking, remote ring activation (through web browser), SMS notification when a new SIM card is put in your stolen phone.
 
1:35 -
 
 
1:38 - "Voice Commander" allows voice control over memos, social networking, messaging, e-mail, and calling. Also controls media player and several other features.
 
 
1:42 - Quad-core GPU is said to be 5X faster than its predecessor, while an ultra-low power mode helps conserve battery life.
 
1:44 - "Game Hub" supplements Android Market with additional discovery features, unique UI.
 
1:48 - Phone takes advantage of ActiveSync, among other enterprise features. First Android phone with "fully encrypted hardware" for additional protection.
 
1:50 - Cisco VP Ray Smets talks about teaming with Samsung to improve enterprise features of the Galaxy S II. Cisco launching two new Android apps focused on secure network communication.
 
1:52 -
 
 
 
1:57 - Mobile device management via Sybase, enabling administrators to control access to Bluetooth, camera, Wi-Fi. Password settings can be controlled, data can be deleted.
 
2:06 - Galaxy S II portion of the event over, now moving on to the Galaxy Tab 10.1 (not the Tab II).
 
 
 
 
2:07 - Samsung has teamed with Belkin to bring new accessories for the Tab 10.1
 
2:09 - Less than 11mm thick, 599 grams with the new design. Tablet now offers a 10.1-inch display with WXGA resolution, along with an 8MP camera, 2MP front-facing camera, full HD recording, and a dual-core processor.
 
2:13 - Galaxy Tab 10.1 introduction is now completed, bringing the event to a conclusion. The company did not have much to say about the new tablet at the cellphone-focused event. Stay tuned to our main page, however, for a hands-on look at the Galaxy S II.
 
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