The Samsung Galaxy S II has been released in Europe and Asia. It’s also been announced for a July 14th release in Canada however mums the word when it comes to a US release. It’s been rumored that the Samsung Galaxy S II will hit AT&T, Sprint and Verizon. There has been rumored debate on whether or not it’s coming to T-Mobile.
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The Samsung Galaxy S was announced for all four US carriers last year around this time at a media event featuring recording artist B.O.B. Once the carrier names were in place AT&T was supposed to lead the way with the Samsung Captivate however T-Mobile beat them to the bunch by a couple of days, releasing the Samsung Vibrant with just signage printed on a computer at retail stores.
The Samsung Epic 4G and Samsung Fascinate were launched on Sprint and Verizon respectively, later last summer.
Samsung is hoping to sell 10 million Samsung Galaxy S II smartphones, which may be why they are delaying the US release, to sweep up in the US. The other scenario is that they are having a hard time putting the carrier deals in place. Unlike last year where each carrier had their own branded Galaxy S device, the rumor is that the same device will go to all three carriers.
Although no numbers have been reported, it seems that Samsung is having a good bit of success with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. So far the only carrier officially reporting a version of the tablet with cellular access has been Verizon. Verizon began pre-ordering the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G last week with an expected release date 4-5 weeks away.
Source: Mobile Syrup