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Samsung Galaxy S III SGH-I747 Samsung Galaxy S II

Samsung Galaxy S III vs Samsung Galaxy S II

Samsung Galaxy S III SGH-I747

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S III

4G, Android-4.0.4
Network Much faster max data speeds LTE (100 mbps) vs HSDPA (21 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 5x faster)
Standby time Much more standby time 32.9 days vs 7 days More than 4.5x more standby time, less frequent charging
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 3.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 305 PPI vs 216 PPI More than 40% crisper display of text, images and video
Internal storage More internal storage 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 720x1,280 vs 800x480 Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs Unknown, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.8"" vs 4.3"" More than 20% larger screen
Talk time Slightly more talk time 11.7 hours vs 8.6 hours Around 40% more talk time per battery charge
Samsung Galaxy S II

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S II

3.5G, Android-2.3.4
Screen type Super AMOLED Plus Super AMOLED Plus vs Super AMOLED Super AMOLED Plus screens are clearer, thinner, and use less energy
Weight Slightly lighter 116 g vs 133 g More than 10% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 66×125×8 mm vs 71×137×9 mm Around 20% smaller

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen type Super AMOLED screens are generally bright and vivid
Galaxy S IIISuper AMOLED
S IISuper AMOLED Plus
Thickness Thin
Galaxy S III9 mm
S II8 mm
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
8 MP
Network Fast data transfer
Galaxy S IIILTE (100 mbps)
S IIHSDPA (21 mbps)
Bluetooth Recent bluetooth support
Galaxy S III4.0
S II3.0
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
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
Galaxy S III32 GB
S II16 GB
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

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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