Samsung Galaxy S2 VS Samsung Galaxy S3 – Comparison

The latest news from Samsung is that they have unveiled the new Samsung Galaxy S3, now lets see how it stands in market against its year-old sibling, the Samsung Salaxy S2.

Now lets see the Spec war between the two devices and give out the conclusion to the readers so they can have exact idea of the devices. Today, we will be comparing these two gadgets on the basis of Processor, Screen, Cameras, Connectivity, Battery life.

Features of Samsung Galaxy S2 VS Galaxy S3


In mobile world congress 2011 the Galaxy S2 was the first handset to feature a dual-core processor. Samsung Galaxy S2 comes with A9 cortex processor with 1.2GHz processing speed. For better performance, the processor speed should be higher. The Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with 1.4 GHz Quad core process which is very powerful contrast to Samsung Galaxy S2 processor. The S3 is loaded with a new Chip called Exynos 4 Quad.

Samsung Galaxy S2 VS Samsung Galaxy S3 - Comparison


The Samsung Galaxy S3 has a screen of 1280 x 720 pixels resolution with super AMOLED takes the screen to new level with an HD display and latest Gorilla Glass 2 whereas the Galaxy S2 comes with a 4.3 inched Super AMOLED plus capacitive touch screen with 480 x 800 pixels resolution with 16 Million colors. Better power optimization and better brightness on Super AMOLED plus screen is the advantage over Super AMOLED screen.


The Samsung Galaxy S3 is an 8 Mega pixel camera with extra features such as auto focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus functionality, face/smile detection, image stabilization and the 1080p video capture which is just similar to Samsung Galaxy S2. but the Galaxy S3 is lower in case of front camera. The Front camera in S3 is 1.2MP with HDR capability whereas the S2 front camera is 2.0MP.


In terms connectivity, the Galaxy S2 and S3 incorporate 3G/HSDPA and HSPA+ at speeds up to 21Mbps where supported. It has got every band of Wi-Fi covered too and can handle 802.11a/b/n with DLA content sharind and Wi-Fi Direct.

The Galaxy S2 spec for wireless finishes off with Bluetooth 3.0+HS , while in S3 you get the new and more powerful efficient Bluetooth 4.0. the Galaxy S3 can also use MHL to output on a monitor via its micro USB port.

Battery life

Bigger screen and quad-core processor need much battery to work for long hours, so it need a bigger and bulk battery inside S3. Battery is the most talked feature for smartphones these days as they are consuming more battery power than ever. The Galaxy S2 is loaded with 1650 mAh battery , while the S3 has a 2100mAh battery.


When compared to Samsung Galaxy S2, Samsung Galaxy S3 no doubt boasts the better set of specifications. As compared to pricing and seeing the Budget then Galaxy S2 is not a bad option as a pretty good screen size and processing powere at an affordable price.

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