Samsung Galaxy S II HTC EVO 4G

Samsung Galaxy S II vs HTC EVO 4G

Samsung Galaxy S II

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S II

3.5G, Android-2.3.4
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED Plus vs TFT LCD The S II has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 16 GB vs 1 GB 16x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Thickness Thinner 8 mm vs 13 mm More than 30% thinner
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Weight Lighter 116 g vs 170 g More than 30% lighter
Size Smaller 66x125x8 mm vs 66x122x13 mm More than 30% smaller
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1200 MHz vs Qualcomm Snapdragon, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (20% faster)
Talk time Slightly more talk time 8.6 hours vs 5.2 hours Around 70% more talk time per battery charge

Reasons to consider the EVO 4G

4G, Google Android 2.1 (Eclair)
Network Much faster max data speeds WiMAX (128 mbps) vs HSDPA (21 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (more than 6x faster)


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
8 MP
Network Fast data transfer
S IIHSDPA (21 mbps)
EVO 4GWiMAX (128 mbps)
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Screen size Large screens
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Thickness Thin
S II8 mm
EVO 4G13 mm
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard
Standby time Short standby time
S II7 days
EVO 4G6.1 days

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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