Samsung Galaxy S II HTC EVO Shift 4G

Samsung Galaxy S II vs HTC EVO Shift 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
Thickness Significantly thinner 8 mm vs 16 mm Around 50% thinner
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Size Smaller 66×125×8 mm vs 60×117×16 mm Around 40% smaller
Weight Lighter 116 g vs 167 g More than 30% lighter
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1200 MHz vs 800 MHz, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (50% faster)
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Screen size Larger screen 4.3"" vs 3.6"" More than 40% larger screen
Talk time Slightly more talk time 8.6 hours vs 6 hours More than 40% more talk time per battery charge
HTC EVO Shift 4G

Reasons to consider the EVO Shift 4G

4G, Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
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)
Keyboard Has a full keyboard QWERTY keyboard vs None Almost the same
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 258 PPI vs 216 PPI Around 20% crisper display of text, images and video


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Network Fast data transfer
S IIHSDPA (21 mbps)
EVO Shift 4GWiMAX (128 mbps)
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
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 Shift 4G6.1 days

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

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

Screen resolution Low resolution screens


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