Galaxy S3 Versus S2 And iPhone 4S Comparision Chart

By Sidharth | Apple

Samsung Galaxy S3 is not only a big smartphone but also a powerful one that has a new quad-core Exynos processing juice, HD Super AMOLED display, 8MP camera along with a bunch of interesting features.

The number of smartphones shipped by Samsung in the first quarter of 2011 were much lesser than Apple, Nokia and BlackBerry. Now, times have changed. Now, Samsung is the market leader, all thanks to its Galaxy series of smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Vs. Galaxy S2 Phone Features Compared

Here are the official specs and feature comparison of Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S2 smartphone.

Galaxy S III Galaxy S II
CPU 1.4GHz Quad-Core Exynos 4 Quad 1.2GHz Dual-Core Exynos 4210
GPU Mali-400MP Mali-400MP
Display 4.8-inch 1280×720 (306ppi) Super AMOLED Plus HD 4.3-inch 800×480 (217ppi) Super AMOLED Plus
Camera 8MP Rear / 1.9MP Front 8MP Rear / 2MP Front
Video Recording 1080p @ 30FPS 1080p @ 30FPS
3G Bands 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
3G Speed HSPA+ 21Mbps / 5.76Mbps HSPA+ 21Mbps / 5.76Mbps
4G (LTE) Yes (Regional Variants) Yes (Telstra 4G version)
RAM / Storage 1GB / 16/32/64GB 1GB / 16GB
Weight 133grams 116grams
Dimensions 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm
Battery 2100mAh 1650mAh

The S3 smartphone does retain the physical home button, though in comparison to Galaxy S2, it is now slimmer and less obvious. Compared to S2, the new 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos processor is supposedly 65 percent faster, which means better performance.

 Samsung Galaxy S3 Vs. Apple iPhone 4S Features Compared

This top-of-the-range Galaxy smartphone is a formidable challenge to its rivals. One of the direct rival is Apple iPhone, which Samsung is planning to beat through larger screen and a more powerful processor.

The real fight in the mobile market has just begun, with Samsung battling against rest of the smartphone companies including the behemoth Apple, of course. The new Galaxy S3 may not be an iPhone 4S killer but it is definitely an improvement. This improvement is enough to garner more eyeballs than before and also successfully convert a part of iPhone 4/4S users to Galaxy.

Galaxy S III Apple iPhone 4S
CPU 1.4GHz Quad-Core Exynos 4 Quad 1GHz Dual-Core A5 CPU
GPU Mali-400MP PowerVR SGX543MP2
Display 4.8-inch 1280×720 (306ppi) Super AMOLED Plus HD 3.5-inch 960×640 (326ppi) IPS LCD
Camera 8MP Rear / 1.9MP Front 8MP Rear / 0.3MP Front
Video Recording 1080p @ 30FPS 1080p @ 30FPS
3G Bands 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
RAM / Storage 1GB / 16/32/64GB 512MB / 16/32/64GB
Weight 133grams 140grams
Dimensions 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
Battery 2100mAh 1432mAh

Galaxy fans are not complaining. They are excited to know that Galaxy phones have come this far and been a roaring success till now.

Additionally, Galaxy SIII includes ‘Game Hub’ and ‘Video Hub’, which provide users access to various social games and high quality TV and movies. These entertaining features will initially be rolled out in selected countries and then subsequently on the global market.

The smartphone also comes with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.

Given that even IT Professionals are recommending Android phones, the choice to buy the best Android smartphone should be a no-brainer for the most part.

But this doesn’t mean Apple iPhone 4S isn’t a winner. The smartphone has already been declared a success with four million sales in its first weekend. Apple right now may not have an answer to Samsung’s S3 but they have been a clear winner in the past.

It will be interesting to make a note of the Samsung S3 sales, and it will be even more interesting to know what’s under the Apple’s sleeve for the next-generation iPhone.

About the Author

Hi, I am Sidharth. Full-time blogger. Editor of Blogote. And a self-proclaimed geek!

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chuck dennis May 7, 2012

i think it’s the best thing since sliced bread….HA!

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