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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
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1200 MHz vs 800 MHz, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (50% faster)
Weight Lighter 116 g vs 167 g More than 30% lighter
Size Smaller 66x125x8 mm vs 60x117x16 mm Around 40% smaller
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 A physical keyboard is great for emailing and typing in general
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 258 PPI vs 216 PPI Around 20% crisper display of text, images and video

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Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Network Fast data transfer
S II:HSDPA (21 mbps)
EVO Shift 4G:WiMAX (128 mbps)
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
S II:8 MP
EVO Shift 4G:5 MP
Screen resolution High resolution screens
800x480
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
S II:216 PPI
EVO Shift 4G:258 PPI
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 II:7 days
EVO Shift 4G:6.1 days

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps

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

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