Samsung MWC 2011 Conference Live Reporting (Updated Constantly from Barcelona)
As we mentioned before, we’re on the MWC 2011 floor in Barcelona, waiting for the Samsung press conference to being. We’re expecting the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (Galaxy Tab 2) tablet and the Samsung Galaxy S2 (Galaxy S II) smartphone. We wouldn’t be surprised if other devices popped up as well.
Conference starts at 17:00 GMT time (12:00 East Coast Time)!
It’s done! It was fun, educative and enlightening, but the Samsung Mobile Unpacked event is over. We’re promised a second edition of the event soon, maybe even at MWC, but till then we have much stuff to show you! Goodbye for now and we’ll be back with hands on ASAP!
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has just popped up by surprise! This is a 10.1 inch tablet with Honeycomb and now the Belkin official is talking. Belkin is a case maker that will possibly launch products for this device.
Lots of talks about security, corporate, enterprise and experience. Is the Galaxy S2 a corporate phone? Should we consider it a corporate device, meaning that it will cost a lot?
Cisco talking about partnership with Samsung for business solutions and enterprise. Know that the Galaxy S2 is hardware encrypted, among other! Ray Smets from Cisco (VP) and talks about the next level of enterprise voice services.
Email encryption and electronic signatures are available. You can manage the use of bluetooth and email accounts. You can encrypt data on internal and external storage on the device and enterprise server. Samsung Galaxy S2 is surely secure!
Security issues are discussed right now and optimized security for the business men and women. Freedom of Android is enjoyed on the business handset.
Great gaming features are shown in action, thanks to the accelerometer and great GPU on the device.
And now a kid called Kai uses the Samsung Galaxy S for music listening and video watching. Dual core is reminded again, as well as multitasking. We gest 5GHz WiFi, HSPA+ and more! The new dual core is 5 times more powerful!
You say “Hey Galaxy” and speak into your phone, then dictating a SMS or accessing various handset features.
Social media upgrades, calling, all done via voice! Nice! Kies 2.0 will be coming soon, Kier Air available, too. You can record ideas on the Memo Pad simply by speaking into the phone.
Super AMOLED Plus display on Samsung Galaxy S2 is 4.3 inch in diagonal. The phone supports DLNA, NFC, USB, Bluetooth 3.0 and it comes with an accelerometer, digital compass, gyroscope and proximity sensor.
Talk about contrast ratio (120 times more than ordinary IPS) of the Galaxy S2 screen. 25ms response time of the Super AMOLED Plus. Wow!
Thomas Richter talks about corporate solutions. The new handset comes with a 1650 mAh battery. We’re reminded again that the Galaxy S2 is the slimmest handset ever.Live streaming here
Samsung Galaxy S II is getting showcased right now. It supports HSPA+ connectivity and uses a dual core CPU. The handset runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and also uses 4 Hubs for entertainment and content. With a 8.49mm waistline, this phone is the thinnest in the world.
No pics from our editor yet, so we’ll post the press release ones
Everyone has a tablet in here, or a high end smartphone. Feeling jealous right now…
We’re in! Everything is well organized. I have received the WiFi password, but the signal is only a bar. Hopefully later will be OK. Possibly over 2000 people in here: press, partners and more. Mystery is in the air!
Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2011 is the name of the event tonight. We’re greeted with cookies and a great atmosphere. Something big is going down tonight! No WiFi sadly, so pics will come later…
Some delay issues and technical difficulties. We’ll soon be available with goodies!
Ready to rumble? Getting closer and closer to the debut of the new Galaxy Tab and new Galaxy S!