HTC EVO 3D vs Galaxy S2 (Galaxy S II) – Full Specs Compared
HTC EVO 3D and Galaxy S2 (Galaxy S II) are two excellent high end phones with benchmark features. Both Q2 2011 releases belong to the dual core generation. HTC Evo 3D uses 1.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8660 dual core processor and 4.3″ qHD (960 x 540 pixels) super LCD display with stereoscopic technolgy for 3D viewing. The display supports 1080p (2D viewing) and 720p (3D viewing). HTC Evo 3D is the first glasses free 3D phone from HTC. It also has integrated YouTube 3D and Blockbuster 3D. HTC Evo 3D has dual 5 MP stereoscopic lens for 3D video capture. It’s powered by Android 2.3.x (Gingerbread) with the improved HTC Sense 3.0 for UI. The new HTC Sense has some interesting features like instant capture camera, active lockscreen and offers immersive experience. Samsung Galaxy S2 is powered by Exynos SoC that contains 1.2 GHz dual core ARMv7 processor and Mali-400MP GPU. Samsung Galaxy S2 display is a huge 4.3 inches WVGA (800×480 pixels) and utilize super AMOLED plus technology which consume less battery power and the display is very bright with vibrant colors, one of the best. Though the resolution is less than the qHD, the display is amazingly beautiful and have wider viewing angle. The camera in Galaxy S2 is a powerful 8MP with 1080p HD video recordeing capability. Galaxy S2 is extremely thin and light measuring only 8.49mm and 116grams. Samsung Galaxy S2 runs Android 2.3.x (Gingerbread) with the new personalized UI TouchWiz 4.0 that has magazine style live panels to directly access the content instead of application widgets. The contents used most by the user will be selected and displayed on the main screen. The UI is fully optimized for Android Gingerbread. HTC Evo 3D’s special features are the glassfree 3D display, 3D video recording capability and the improved UI. The special features of Galaxy S2 are the design- slimmer and lighter, personalized UX, full HD video recording and playback, Wi-Fi direct (connects without a wireless access point), Samsung voice solution to control the device with selected words and the NFC (Near Field Communication) that supports existing smartcards, readers and contactless infrastructure.
HTC EVO 3D
How about having a smartphone that is packed with all the latest features, and also allows you to watch content in 3D, and that too without special 3D glasses? Yes, this is what is possible with HTC EVO 3D, that is creating quite a buzz since its launch at CTIA 2011 show. Though it has a large 4.3 inch qHD auto stereoscopic display at a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels, it does not feel like a wieldy device when it comes in your hand. Its 3D display is impressive to say the least but there is a switch to return back to 2D mode whenever you want.
This smartphone has a powerful Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon chipset that consists of 1.2 GHz dual core Scopion CPU and Adreno 220 GPU and it runs Android 2.3.x (Gingerbread). Coupled with the amazing HTC sense UI, and a 1 GB RAM, it provides a very enriching experience to the users when they are playing games or watching videos. The device is dual camera with a dual 5 MP rear camera with stereoscopic lens to capture videos in 3D, while the front 1.3 MP camera allows to video chat.
HTC EVO 3D has internal storage capacity of 4 GB that can be expanded up to 32 GB using micro SD cards. The phone is HDMI capable, which means the user can instantly watch HD videos (1080p in 2D and 720p in 3D) shot by him on TV.
Samsung Galaxy S2 (Galaxy S II Model GT-i9100)
Galaxy S2 (or Galaxy S II) is the slimmest phone to date, measuring only 8.49 mm. It’s faster and gives better viewing experience than its predecessor Galaxy S. Galaxy S2 is packed with 4.3″ WVGA Super AMOLED plus touch screen, Exynos chipset with 1.2 GHz dual core ARM7 CPU and ARM Mali-400 MP GPU, 8 megapixels camera with LED flash, touch focus and 1080p@30fps HD video recording, 2 megapixels front facing camera for video calling, 1GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory expandable with microSD card, Bluetooth 3.0 support, Wi-Fi direct (no need for wireless access point), HDMI out, DLNA certified, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, mobile hotspot capability and runs Android’s latest OS Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Android 2.3 has many new features compared to its previous version Android 2.2.
The super AMOLED plus display is highly responsive and has a better viewing angle than its predecessor, one of the best display. Samsung also introduces a new personalizable UX (TouchWiz 4.0) on Galaxy S2 which has a magazine style layout that selects the contents used most and displays on the homescreen. The live contents can be personalized. The UI is also fully optimized for Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and you get seamless browsing experience with Adobe Flash Player 10.2.
The additonal applications include Kies 2.0, Kies Air, AllShare, Voice Recognition & Voice Translation, NFC (Near Field Communication) and the native Social, Music and Games hub from Samsung. Game hub offers 12 social network games and 13 premium games including Gameloft’s Let Golf 2 and Real Football 2011.
Samsung in addition to providing entertainment has more to offer the businesses. The entreprise solutions include Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, On Device Encryption, Cisco’s AnyConnect VPN, MDM (Mobile Device Management) and Cisco WebEx.
Samsung Introducing Galaxy S2
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