Phone Comparison - Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Apple iPhone 3GS

Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II
samsung i9100 galaxy s ii
Apple iPhone 3GS
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple
Announced February 2011 June 2009
Status Available - April 2011 Available - June 2009
Colors Black, White, Pink Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm
(4.93 x 2.6 x 0.33 in)
115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm
(4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in)
Weight 116 g (4.09 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 iPhone OS 3, upgradable to iOS 5
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Exynos chipset [Similar] 600 MHz Cortex-A8 [Similar]
GPU Mali-400MP [Similar] PowerVR SGX535 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 256 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16GB/32GB storage 8/16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 3.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) [Similar] 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.52% 50.75%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, VGA@30fps, video geo-tagging
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0+HS Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, headset support only
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8/16/32 GB storage, 256 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included No
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1650 mAh
Stand by Up to 710 h (2G)
Up to 610 h (3G)
Up to 300 h
Talk Time Up to 18 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)