BGR has just released some pictures of what they say is the official version of the Samsung Galaxy S II that will be heading to AT&T. The shocker in all of this is that the Galaxy S II heading to AT&T will not look like the model that’s currently available around the world, instead, it feature a full QWERTY keyboard and will come in the form of a slider.
The images reveal that the model number of the phone is SGH-i927 and that it packs a full 4-row QWERTY keyboard and an 8-megapixel camera. It is running on the latest version of Gingerbread (Android 2.3.4) and packs some very impressive benchmark scores.
There is no word on when the device will launch on AT&T’s network. At the moment, we only know that the Galaxy S II will launch state-side sometime in August, but no specific date has been announced.
It is also not clear if AT&T will keep the Galaxy S II name or if they will go with the Samsung Galaxy Attain name. Sprint and Verizon are also supposed to be getting the Galaxy S II. We already saw a picture of the backside of the Sprint-branded GSII, or Galaxy Within. From the picture of the Sprint version, there’s no telling whether or not it contains a physical keyboard.
There has been no leaked pictures of the Verizon version. If you’re like me, you’re probably hoping that they don’t alter the design of the original Galaxy S II. According to an analyst, the Verizon version of the Galaxy S II is scheduled for an August 12 launch.