• Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Sony Xperia M2 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Sony Xperia M2 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Samsung
Announced February 2011 February 2014 August 2014
Status Available - April 2011 Available - May 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Pink Black, White, Purple Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm
(4.93 x 2.6 x 0.33 in)
139.6 x 71.1 x 8.6 mm
(5.5 x 2.8 x 0.34 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
Weight 116 g (4.09 oz) 148 g (5.22 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA
4G Network - - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Scratch-Resistant Glass -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Exynos chipset Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 (D2303, D2306)/ MSM8226 (D2305) Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 305 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB/32 GB storage 8 GB ROM 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.8 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.52% 64.25% 70.43%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0+HS Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB No
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 2300 mAh 1860 mAh
Stand by Up to 710 h (2G)
Up to 610 h (3G)
Up to 588 h (2G)
Up to 633 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 18 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 13 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 14 h 36 min (3G)
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