Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S vs Samsung Galaxy S II
Following the success of the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S, which has become the best selling Android-based smartphone to date; Samsung is on the verge of introducing its successor, the Samsung Galaxy S II. The question is, what makes it stand apart from its predecessor?
The Samsung Galaxy S II comes preinstalled with the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, which is a version ahead of the Galaxy S which still uses the Android 2.2 (Froyo) OS.
Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy S II is a beast compared to the Galaxy S, as it features a dual core Cortex A9 1GHz processor and a 1 gigabyte of RAM, whereas the Galaxy S is running on a single core Cortex A8 1GHz processor and has a mere 512 MB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy S II has a much better and larger 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus display, which is touted by Samsung as the best screen ever. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy S has a smaller 4 inch Super AMOLED display.
The Samsung Galaxy S IIís built in camera supersedes its successor in every manner imaginable with its 8 Megapixel camera capable at recording full HD 1080p videos, with a front side camera of 2 Megapixels. In comparison, the Samsung Galaxy S is equipped only with a 5 Megapixel camera which is able to record at HD 720p.
In terms of connectivity options, both come with the connectivity features that include 3G network support with HSDPA and HSUPA, WiFi with DLNA, Bluetooth 3.0 and A-GPS. The Samsung Galaxy S II also boasts a 1650mAh battery while the Galaxy S has only a 1500 mAh battery.
With its features far superior to its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S II looks to continue the trend of the Samsung Galaxy S as the smartphone heavyweight.
Samsung Galaxy S II
3.5G HSDPA + HSUPA + WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Super AMOLED Plus 4.3 inch display, 8.0 MP Camera, 16/32 GB Memory, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
With a dual core 1 Ghz processor, which as claimed by Samsung is the fastest yet, the Galaxy S II, is supported also by a powerful GPU and 1GB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy S II is equipped with a high capacity 1650 mAh battery, a 8 MP camera with full HD 1080p recording capabilities, Adobe Flash 10.1, a three axis sensor Gyroscope and Accelerometer as well as a new UI.
Samsung Galaxy S
3.5G HSDPA + HSUPA + WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Super AMOLED 4 inch display, 5.0 MP Camera, 8/16 GB Memory, Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Apart from that the Samsung Galaxy S also has specifications such as a Super AMOLED display of 4 inches, a 5 MP camera with autofocus and 720p video recording capabilities of up to 30 frames per second, DivX and Xvid playback functionalities, Wi-Fi b/g/n connectivity, GPS, 3G connectivity with support for HSDPA, USB and Bluetooth 3.0
The Samsung Galaxy S I9000 will come in both 8GB and 16 GB versions though both come with microSD slots which supports up to 32 GB of additional memory.