Samsung Galaxy S 2 US Names Verizon Function, AT&T Attain, Sprint Within

I’m not too sure why the good old US of A has to be different from the rest of the world, but apparently when the Samsung Galaxy S 2 hits the US shores the Android smartphone will be having a name change for three of the US carriers.

According to an article over on Android Central, and by way of Pocket Now, etailer Wirexgroup has outed what the Samsung Galaxy S 2 will be known as with Verizon, AT&T and Sprint.

Apparently the Verizon model of the Android 2.3 Gingerbread handset will be the Verizon Function, while the AT&T version will be the AT&T Attain and the Sprint model will be the Sprint Within, although of course this hasn’t been officially confirmed.

Not sure why the device simply couldn’t be called the Verizon Galaxy S 2, AT&T Galaxy S 2 and so on, perhaps the carriers feel that have to set themselves apart for all the rest in the world. T-Mobile isn’t on the list so perhaps they are not carrying the handset or haven’t yet decided on a suitable moniker.

Do you like this renaming of a smartphone or would you prefer a handset to be known by one name no matter which carrier it is on?


3 thoughts on “Samsung Galaxy S 2 US Names Verizon Function, AT&T Attain, Sprint Within”

    1. Ezio Auditore says:

      The names are given because of small spec differences just like the fascinate, captivate, epic, etc.

      Expect certain ones to have different memory, storage, design, or processors.

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