Friday, June 24, 2011


Samsung Galaxy S II Advantages And Disadvantages

The new Samsung Galaxy S II is a class apart. Feast your eyes on the 4.3” Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen of this exceptionally powerful Android V2.3, Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor based device.

This phone has everything that you could ask for and more. Express connectivity speeds are available with Rev. A, up to 3.1Mbps and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n. The phone comes with an 8 Megapixel auto focus camera, a secondary 2 Megapixel camera and 1080p full HD Recording, which makes sure you don’t miss any of the details. Share & store to your liking, with Bluetooth V3.0 and a microSD slot supporting cards up to 32 GB.

Samsung Galaxy S II Looks are very sleek and the back cover is also very attractive.

  • Samsung Galaxy S II OS: Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Samsung Galaxy S II CPU: Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Mali-400MP GPU, Orion chipset

If you have to option of buying either AMOLED or Super AMOLED Plus, its up to you to decide after knowing the technical specifications as said above.Here is a simple comparison between  AMOLED vs Super AMOLED Plus.

  • 135 grams vs 116 grams
  • 12.1 mm vs 8.5 mm
  • HSDPA Download 14.4 Mbps vs 21 Mbps
  • USB V2.1 vs V3.0 + High Speed
  • Video Recording 720p vs 1080p

Additional Features In Samsung Galaxy S II

  • Gyro Sensor
  • Expandable Memory
  • WiFi Direct, DLNA
  • USB on the go Supports
  • Stereo FM Radio
  • MHL

Here are some advantages of Samsung Galaxy S II:

Samsung Galaxy S II Advantages And Disadvantages

  • Samsung Galaxy S II has a 4.3 inches attractive Super AMOLED screen.
  • Slim design is just one and only of its types in the mobile market till date.
  • Samsung Galaxy S II has an inbuilt memory of 16 GB it can be extended to 32 GB
  • 1 GB RAM of Samsung Galaxy S II
  • Samsung Galaxy S II  has the advanced 3.0 Bluetooth. This affects the Bluetooth transfer speed.
  • Front (Secondary) camera in Samsung Galaxy S II is 2.0 MP
  • Samsung Galaxy S II  has Android V 2.3 (Gingerbread), which is the latest version.
  • Sound quality in Samsung Galaxy S II has awesome quality.
  • Picture clarity in Samsung Galaxy S II  also seems to be great.
  • Navigator application in Samsung Galaxy S II is also too good to use.
  • Lot of applications are available for Samsung Galaxy S II from android market for free.. So depending upon your suitability and to ease your application, you can download them from android market.

On the negative side of Samsung Galaxy S II :

Samsung Galaxy S II has 1650 MAH battery and Initially, Samsung Galaxy S II battery life lasts for more than one and half days with normal data and voice usage.  But once it gets used, say for example after 20 to 30 days of usage few have reported that Samsung Galaxy S II  lacks in its battery life. However, there are software in Android market to boost the battery life and that can help to some extent. Also remember, Samsung Galaxy S II Screen resolution is sharp and clear compared to other device in this range. You cant get longer battery time on full resolution so you have to compromise on it.

The WiFi reception on this phone is quite weak as compared to similar type of mobiles available in other brands..

Some kind of call drop problem is also reported in some devices. But it depends upon the signal quality.


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