The Galaxy S II On Telstra Has A Big Speed Advantage

The Samsung Galaxy S II is one of the most anticipated handsets of the year, if our competition to give three away is any indication. We know that it's going to be available on both Optus and Telstra at least, but when you consider which carrier you want to go with, there is one feature set that may have you leaning towards NextG as your operator of choice.

Despite the fact the Australian release won't have NFC built-in, it will still be one of the country's first HSPA+ handsets, capable of theoretical maximum download speeds of 21Mbps. At the moment, the only Australian network capable of delivering those theoretical maximum speeds is NextG, with all others maxing out at 7.2 Mbps.

Telstra has confirmed they won't be selling the phone until July, but if connection speed is something you care about, you might want to consider waiting until then anyway.

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