Samsung Galaxy S3 Vs Samsung Galaxy S2

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Friends as you might remember, few days ago I shared the complete specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S3 with you and Today In this Post I am sharing with you the comparision between Samsung Galaxy S2 and Samsung Galaxy S3 on various basis.


[box type=”note” size=”medium” style=”rounded”]Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Galaxy s2 [ Main Features Comparison ][/box]

Body Design

While Galaxy S2 had the body dimensions of 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm, and weighed 116 grams, Galaxy S3 Shows an increase in both of these.
Galaxy S3 has the dimensions 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm, and has a weight of 133 grams.

Both of these Smartphones support Touch-sensitive controls.


Both these smarthpones have a Super AMOLED Capacitive TouchScreen, with 16M colors. Also, both of them support Multitouch.

However,  while Galaxy S2 has a 4.3 inches long screen with the Screen Resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, at approx 217 ppi pixel density.
However Galaxy S3 has a 4.8 inches long screen with the Screen Resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, at approx 306 ppi pixel density

Moreover, while the screen of Galaxy S2 comes with the protection of  Corning Gorilla Glass, Galaxy S3 is priviliged to have the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 2 [ Well Gorilla Glass is an unscratchable, unshatterable material used as a protective window for your mobile ]

Sound And Music

There is not much difference in these smartphones in terms of sound and music.

Both of these smartphones have a Stereo FM radio with RDS.

The music player of both of these Gadgets Supports various Formats like MP3,WAV,eAAC+,AC3,FLAC,MP4,DivX,XviD,WMV,H.264 and H.263

The only difference if that Galaxy S3 Supports Polyphonic ringtones while Galaxy S2 does not.


While Samsung Galaxy S2 came in 2 versions -one with 16 GB internal memory and the other with 32 GB internal memory, Galaxy S3 Comes in 3 versions – 16 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB.

Moreover, while Galaxy S2 supports Expandable Memory of upto 32 GB, Galaxy S3 supports MicroSD memory card till 64 GB.

The RAM in both of these smartphones is the same, 1 GB


Both Samsung Galaxy S3 and Samsung Galaxy S2 have a Primary Camera of 8 MP,  with the resolution 3264×2448 pixels, with autofocus, and LED flash.
Both These Smartphones Supports video recording at 1080p at 30fps.

While Galaxy S2 has a secondary camera of 2 MP, Galaxy S3 has a secondary camera of 1.9 MP, but as if to compensate this, Galaxy S3 support video recording via the secondary camera at 720p@30fps

Moreover The Camera Of Galaxy S3 has more features than that of Galaxy S2.

Additional Features Of The Camera of Galaxy S3:

  • Geo-Tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face and Smile detection
  • Image stabilization
  • Simultaneous HD video and image recording

Galaxy S2 also supports all of these except “Simultaneous HD video and image recording

Data Transfer

Both of these smartphones support GPRS, EDGE , HSDPA (upto 21 Mbps), and HSUPA (upto 5.76 Mbps).

Moreover, the WLAN features of these smartphones are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot

While Galaxy S2 supports bluetooth v3.0+HS, Galaxy S3 has bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, and EDR

Hardware And Software

Samsung Galaxy S2 runs on Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 whereas Samsung Galaxy S3 runs on Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9.

Samsung Galaxy SII comes with Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread) which is upgradable to v4.x Whereas Galaxy SIII is coming with latest – Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

Battery Life

Galaxy S2 comes with Standard battery, Li-Ion 1650 mAh whereas Galaxy S3 is coming with Standard battery, Li-Ion 2100 mAh.


Ok friends Well I have equate the many Important Features of both these smartphones and We can Say that Galaxy S3 is better than Galaxy s2 in many features like in terms of speed , display clarity , hardware and lots more..

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