By Marcus Leach

The world of smartphones is a highly competitive one, and none more so than in the UK, where there is the world’s highest proliferation of smartphones, with more owned in the UK than any other EU country.

With that in mind it is no wonder competition between respective companies is fierce, with everyone trying to stay one step ahead of the game. Samsung are ready to roll out their latest offering, which on the surface looks good, but will it be able to do battle with the iPhone?

The latest Samsung Galaxy S2 that is set to be released in the UK on May 1, and we take a look at some of its more impressive features.

Samsung Galaxy S2

The 4.3" SUPER AMOLED Plus display goes a step beyond the already remarkable SUPER AMOLED to provide enhanced readability, a slimmer design, and better battery consumption for the best viewing value of any smartphone.

Dual Core Application Processor

Clocking at lightning speeds the unrivaled performance of the Dual Core Application Processor provides unsurpassed functionality and density for faster browsing, quicker multi-tasking, a smoother UI, snappier streaming and highly efficient gaming. With encoding/decoding ability that supports video play and recording, makes it no.1 among dual cores.

8.49mm Slim Design

Taking slim to the next dimension. The Samsung GALAXY S II rides the leading edge with an ultra-slim 8.49mm form factor, a luxurious design and
an easy grip. The ultra-slim smartphonealso boasts 3D TouchWiz UX
adds to the evolutionary experience with a futuristic user interface.