Difference Between Samsung Galaxy S2 (Galaxy S II) (i9100) and Galaxy S

Samsung Galaxy S2 (Galaxy S II) (i9100) vs Galaxy S | Full Specs Compared |Galaxy S 2 vs Galaxy S  Features, Design and Speed

Samsung Galaxy SII (Galaxy S2) and Galaxy S are two versions in the Galaxy smartphone family and Galaxy S2 is the Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone announced at the World Mobile Congress 2011. It’s the world’s thinnest phone today measuring only 8.49mm. Galaxy S2 (Galaxy S II) has many advanced features, it’s the next generation smartphone with 4.3″ WVGA Super AMOLED plus touch screen, 1 GHz Dual Core Exynos 4210 processor, 8 megapixels camera with LED flash, touch focus and 1080p HD video recording, 2 megapixels front facing camera for video calling, 1GB RAM, 16GB memory expandable up to 32 GB with microSD card, Bluetooth 3.0 support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, HDMI out with mirroring, DLNA support, mobile hotspot support and to run Android’s latest OS Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) with the new TouchWiz 4.0. The Exynos 4210 chipset delivers high performance and excellent graphic reproduction with low power consumption. It offers 5x better graphic performance.

Galaxy S as we already know features 4” super AMOLED screen, 1GHz processor, 5 megapixels camera with action shot and 720p HD video capture, 1.3 megapixels front facing camera, Bluetooth 3.0 support, 512MB RAM, internal memory of 8GB/16GB options and runs Android 2.1 (Eclair), which is upgradeable to Android 2.2 (Froyo).

Galaxy S2(II) with larger display, high speed processor with more efficient GPU and a more powerful operating system will be a benchmark device for smartphones.

Galaxy S II or Galaxy S2 (Model SGH-i9100)

Galaxy S II (or Galaxy S2) is the world’s thinnest phone today, measuring only 8.49 mm. It’s faster and gives better viewing experience than its predecessor Galaxy S. Galaxy S II is packed with 4.3″ WVGA Super AMOLED plus touch screen, Exynos 4210 chipset with 1 GHz dual core Cortex A9 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 802.11 b/g/n, HDMI out with mirroring, DLNA certified, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, mobile hotspot capability and runs Android’s latest OS Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Android 2.3 has added many features while improving on existing features in Android 2.2 version.

The super AMOLED plus display is highly responsive and has a better viewing angle than its predecessor. Samsung also introduces a new customizable UX 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. And the web browsing also improved to optimize Android 2.3 fully and you get a seamless browsing experience with Adobe Flash Player.

The additional 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.

DifferentiatorSamsung Galaxy S2(II)Samsung Galaxy S
DesignLarger display (4.3″)0.27″ smaller (diagonal)
Performance:
Processor SpeedHigher speed processor (1.0GHz Dual Core), 5x better graphic performance1.0GHz
Main Memory1GB512MB
Operating SystemAndroid 2.3 with TouchWiz 4.0Android 2.1 (upgradeable to 2.2) with TouchWiz 3.0
ApplicationSameSame
NetworkHSPA+, HSUPAHSDPA, HSUPA
Price£550 (Approximate)£394 (Approximate)

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Comparison of Specifications
Samsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2) vs Samsung Galaxy S
 DesignSamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
Form FactorCandy barCandy bar
KeyboardVirtual QWERTY with SwypeVirtual full QWERTY with Swype
Dimension125.30 x 66.10 x 8.49 mm,122.4 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm,
Weight116 g119 g
Body ColorBlackBlack
 DisplaySamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
Size4.3 inches4 inches
ResolutionWVGA, 800×480 pixelsWVGA, 800 × 480 pixels
Features16M color16M color, MDNIe
SensorsImage stabilization, Accelerator Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass, GyrometerAccelerator Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass
 Operating SystemSamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
PlatformAndroid 2.3.x (Gingerbread)Android 2.1 (Eclair) upgrade to Android 2.2 via Kies
UITouchWiz 4.0, Personalizable UITouchWiz 3.0
BrowserAndroid WebKit, full HTMLAndroid WebKit
Java/Adobe FlashAdobe Flash 10.2Flash Lite 3.1
 ProcessorSamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
ModelSamsung Exynos, ARMv7 Dual-core, Mali-400MP GPUCortex A8 Hummingbird
Speed1.2 GHz Dual-core1 GHz
 MemorySamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
RAM1 GB1 GB
Included16 GB/32 GB8GB/16 GB
ExpansionUp to 32GB with microSD cardUp to 32GB microSD card
 CameraSamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
Resolution8 Megapixel5 Megapixels
FlashLEDNo
Focus, ZoomAuto, DigitalAuto, Digital
Video CaptureFullHD 1080p High ProfileHD 720p@30fps
FeaturesGeo tagging, Single Shot, Beauty Shot, Panorama Shot, Smile Shot, Action Shot, Cartoon ShotLayer Reality Browser , Single Shot,Smile Shot, Action Shot, Cartoon Shot, Add me
Secondary camera2.0 megapixels VGAAccelerator Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass
 EntertainmentSamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
AudioSound Alive music player, File Formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, OGG, WMA, AMR, WAV , FLAC, XMF, MID,Sound Alive music player, File Formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, OGG, WMA, AMR, WAV , FLAC, XMF, MID,
Video1080p@ 30fps, DivX, XviD, MPEG 4, H.263, H.264, WMV, VC-1, Video streaming720p@ 30fps, DivX, XviD, MPEG 4, H.263, H.264, WMV, VC-1, Video streaming
GamingGame Hub, Let Golf 2, Real Football 2011Game Hub
FM RadioYesYes
 BatterySamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
Type Capacity1650 mAh Li-ion removableLi-pol 1500 mAh
Talktime8 hours (3G), 18 hours 20 min (2G)Up to 803 min (2G), 393 min (3G)
Standby400 hoursUp to 750 hours (2G), 576 hours (3G)
 Mail and MessagingSamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
MailPOP3/IMAP4 Email &, SMS, MMS with Video, Gmail, MS ExchangePOP3/IMAP4 Email &, SMS, MMS with Video, Gmail, MS Exchange
MessagingIM (Google Talk) , Beluga IM (Facebook)IM (Google Talk) , Beluga IM (Facebook)
 ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
Wi-FiWi-Fi Direct, 802.11 b/g/nWi-Fi Direct, 802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi HotspotYesYes
Bluetoothv3.0v2.1+EDR
USB2.0 FS2.0 FS
HDMIYes, HDMI mirroring up to 1080pNo
DLNAAllShare DLNAAllShare DLNA
 Location ServiceSamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
MapsGoogle Maps Navigation - beta, NavigonGoogle Maps Navigation - beta, Navigon
GPSYes, with A-GPS supportYes, with A-GPS support
Lost-Theft ProtectionYes , with third party application ex: My LookoutYes , with third party application ex: My Lookout
 Network SupportSamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
2G/3GGSM, GPRS, EDGE / UMTS, HSPA+GSM, GPRS, EDGE / UMTS, HSUPA
4GNoNo
 ApplicationsSamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
AppsAndroid market, Samsung Apps, Google Goggle, Google Mobile AppAndroid market, Samsung Apps
Social NetworksFacebook,Twitter,SNS, Social HubFacebook,Twitter,SNS, Social Hub
Voice CallingSkype,Viber,Vonage
Video CallingSkype,Tango
FeaturedVlingo - Voice Solution, Office Document Viewer, AllShareThinkFree Office Document Viewer, AllShare, Aldiko e-book
 Business MobilitySamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
Remote VPNYesYes
Corporate MailYes, Microsoft Exchange Active SyncYes, Microsoft Exchange Active Sync
Corporate DirectoryYes with CISCO Mobile App
Video ConferencingYes with Cisco WebExYes with Cisco WebEx
 SecuritySamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
 Password Protected Screen,Thirdparty mobile secure application like Lookout.Password Protected Screen,Thirdparty mobile secure application like Lookout.
 Additional FeaturesSamsung Galaxy S II (Galaxy S2)Samsung Galaxy S
 NFC,Samsung Kies 2.0, Samsung Kies Air, Readers Hub, Music Hub, Game Hub, AllShare, Vlingo Voice Recognition & Voice Translation, On Device Encryption, Cisco’s AnyConnect VPN, MDMSamsung Kies, Readers Hub, Music Hub, Game Hub, AllShare,

  • HTCGalaxySIIDesireS

    They changed it to 1.2ghz duel core

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000862874112 Shantanu Goyal

    I like Galaxy s 2 more just Becoz with little bit extra money U would get S2 .
    It is Awesom .
    I like it 4 the Great Camera & also 4 Dual core Processure that was better than Ever .
    Great performance .
    Better life .
    Enjoy with Galaxy S2 .]

  • http://www.facebook.com/paul.alexander.irvine Paul Irvine

    Just got my Galaxy S2 yesterday, been a long time owner/sufferer of the N97.
    Contract due for renewal so upgraded…PHENOMENAL phone, very pleased and ANDROID ROCKS!