We already know there’s more than one version of the Galaxy S II floating around out there. We have the original, 4.3-inch tri-buttoned version that launched in Korea. Then we have the Infuse-esque 4.5-inch version we saw just a few days ago that’s headed to T-Mobile, dubbed the Hercules.
This iteration is more of a hybrid of the other two, with a 4.5-inch screen but an almost identical look-and-feel to the original S II, sporting three buttons instead of four. But under the hood, things have changed quite a bit. The Celox touts an LTE chip capable of speeds of up to 100Mbps (which, though the carriers have ignored it, is the ITU’s required transfer speed to use the term “4G.”)
But before you get too excited: let me tell you a little bit about this 4G LTE chip lest you start scouring the Verizon site for a pre-order page in vain. Verizon’s LTE network supports 700MHz bands (as does AT&T’s unlaunched LTE network, though the two won’t be compatible), whereas the Celox sports 800 / 1800 / 2600 MHz LTE connectivity, meaning it’s probably headed to Australia, Europe, or Asia. But that doesn’t mean we won’t get a Celox of our own some day (..please?)
In case we do: specs include a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, a dual-core 1.5 GHz processor, Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and an 8-megapixel camera with LED flash.