In some exciting news for those waiting for the US release of the Samsung Galaxy S II, Google+ user Tommy Thompson appears to have uncovered evidence that the US version will feature a 4.5-Inch screen. Thompson has done this by starting with the dimensions of the Epic Touch WiMAX version as stated in the official FCC documentation, and overlaid these against images of both the original Galaxy S II and the newer US version.
When the official FCC dimensions of the larger 4.5-inch Epic Touch are compared to that of the new US version of the Galaxy S II, they appear to have the same screen size. This either means that the leaked images of the newer US Galaxy S II are incorrect, or there is a mistake in the FCC data. It is very unlikely that the US Galaxy S II will also feature 4G LTE ability, but that is no reason to rule out it possibly having a larger display.
Could this possibly be the reason for the delay we have seen in the US release of the Galaxy S II, as the manufacturer has scrambled to increase the screen size by that important extra half inch? What do you think?
[Via Android Community]
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