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Samsung Galaxy S III vs. Galaxy S II: We compare Samsung's Android phones
- — 04 May, 2012 09:17
The key features of the Samsung Galaxy S III centre around software, but a 4.8in Super AMOLED display with a HD resolution of 720x1280, a quad-core processor and an 8-megapixel camera are not specifications that should be scoffed at. Let's compare!
Samsung Galaxy S III vs. Samsung Galaxy S II: Specifications
|Feature||Samsung Galaxy S III||Samsung Galaxy S II|
|Operating system||Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)||Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread (ICS upgradeable)|
|Display technology||Super AMOLED HD||Super AMOLED|
|Pixel density||306 ppi||217 ppi|
|Rear camera||8 megapixels w/single-LED flash||8 megapixels w/single-LED flash|
|Camera features||Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Autofocus, geotagging, touch focus, face and smile detection||Autofocus, geotagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilisation|
|Video recording||1080p HD @ 30fps (720p HD front camera)||1080p HD @ 30fps|
|Expandable memory||Yes, microSD||Yes, microSD|
|Dimensions||136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm||125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm|
|Processor||Samsung Exynos Quad (Cortex A9) quad-core 1.4GHz||Samsung Exynos (Cortex A9) dual-core 1.2GHz|
|Australian 3G networks||HSDPA 850/900/2100||HSDPA 850/900/2100|
|Australian 4G networks||Unknown||No|
|Bluetooth||4.0 with A2DP||3.0 with A2DP|
|HDMI-out||No (Yes with MHL adapter)||No (Yes with MHL adapter)|
|Quoted battery life||Not quoted||Up to 8 hrs 40 min|
|Battery -capacity||2100 mAh||1650 mAh|
|Adobe Flash support||Yes||Yes|
|Major carriers||Unknown||Telstra, Optus, Vodafone|
What do you think about the new Samsung Galaxy S III? Does it offer enough new features over the Galaxy S II to entice you to upgrade? Let us know in the comments below!