Samsung Galaxy S II debuts on Starlink Qatar with Arabic support

Doha based retail chain Starlink is now exclusively selling the Samsung Galaxy S II Android smartphone in Qatar. The version offered in the country comes with Arabic language support.  It has been priced at QR2599. Starlink is also giving some goodies with the phone at the time of purchase, which include a funky case, leather pouch and a 50QR voucher to be redeemed against any other Starlink purchase.

Samsung Galaxy S II is a high end Android smartphone, which has got rave reviews from around and world. The support of Arabic characters makes it a must-buy for the region’s consumers.  It is the world’s thinnest smartphone and comes with 8.49mm thick polycarbonate chassis. There is a Super AMOLED Plus display on-board, which the company claims will provide the best in quality in color gamut, contrast ratio and edge sharpness, in other words – a great viewing experience for the consumers.  Samsung also notes that the display technology will help with the battery life of the phone.

The smartphone is powered by dual-core processor and supports HSPA+ connectivity. Other features include an 8MP camera on the back and a front-facing selfie camera. In addition to the consumer-centric features, the Galaxy S II also has several enterprise-related features. These include enhanced conferencing and connectivity services from Cisco, mobile implementation of Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and secure remote device management from Sybase.

“Samsung’s latest smartphone has proved extremely popular in other markets around the world and is all set to be one of the biggest sellers here in Qatar too,” said Keki Ashburner, CEO, Starlink.

Samsung Galaxy S II specifications

  • 4.27 inch Super AMOLED Plus display with 800x480p resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 1.2 GHz Samsung Exynos 4210 dual core processor
  • 8MP rear camera with f2.6 aperture and LED flash, 2MP front camera
  • Android 2.3.3 operating system with Touchwiz 4.0 UI
  • 1GB of RAM, 16GB of on-board memory, microSD card slot
  • 1650 mAh removable battery
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS
  • FM Radio support, USB Host support