The 12 months 2011 is coming to an finish quickly, and the battle of the supreme smartphones is just going to thicken. So out of a number of contenders on the market, let’s decide two highly regarded selections and pit them towards one another: Apple’s iPhone four and Samsung’s newest Galaxy S2.
The Samsung Galaxy S2 is mainly the successor of the sooner Galaxy S, which was top-of-the-line of final 12 months’s Android telephones. Now, the Samsung Galaxy S2 packs the brand new Android OS 2.three on a four.2 inch AMOLED display screen with 800×480 decision. Whereas larger than Apple’s iPhone four display screen of three.5 inches, there’s nonetheless no contender to the iPhone’s retina show at an ultra-sharp 960×640 decision. Nonetheless its “Tremendous AMOLED Plus” display screen appears to be like good with vivid colors, and its total smoothness shouldn’t be that far off from the iPhone, in all probability because of its dualcore Qualcomm processor of 1.2GHz with a 1GB RAM. This appears to barely edge out the iPhone’s A4 processor at 1GHz and half the RAM at 512MB. Smoothness was a detailed tie right here, although we’d count on the dualcore processor of the Samsung to deal with heavy multitasking higher name galaxy buds case.
When it comes to the Android 2.three versus Apple’s iOS four, Android’s newest instalment gives Samsung’s TouchWiz UI four.zero. It does provide some neat options comparable to Recreation Hub and Readers Hub, however we discovered that that is nonetheless no match in comparison with the vastness of Apple’s App Retailer, in addition to the graceful, slick really feel of the iPhone four. Most likely the one edge that Android holds over iOS is the truth that it lets you play Adobe Flash when looking on-line, which is helpful for some web sites with movies and animations.
Samsung Galaxy S2 has a superior digital camera of eight megapixels versus 5 megapixels on the iPhone four. Additionally the Galaxy S2 gives video capturing at Full HD decision that’s 1080p at 30fps. This characteristic is actually superior to the iPhone’s video at a HD decision of 720p at 30fps. Each the Galaxy S2 and iPhone four have an LED flash and autofocus, however Samsung Galaxy S2 packs a superior entrance digital camera of 2-megapixels, versus simply plain VGA decision on the iPhone four, which may probably present extra immersive video calls.
When it comes to bodily measurement and construct, the Samsung Galaxy S2 measures 125x66x8.5mm, which feels very slim and light-weight at solely eight.5mm thick, and weighing in at 116g. The Apple iPhone four measures 115.2×58.6×9.3mm, which suggests the iPhone four is slightly thicker at 9.3mm, and slightly heavier at 137g. Nonetheless, the construct high quality of the Samsung Galaxy S2 feels considerably flimsy and plasticky, as in comparison with the strong metallic really feel of the iPhone four.
Storage-wise, the Samsung Galaxy S2 gives the identical 16 or 32 GB variants because the iPhone four, with the notable distinction of a microSD enlargement slot, which might cater for as much as a further 32GB storage, relying on the microSD card.