Advantages Samsung Galaxy S2 vs Sony Xperia S

Even though Samsung Galaxy S3 is selling like hot cakes, but for those who not affordable still want Galaxy S2 as a second choice (still not cheap if they can pay RM1500++ for the S2). But there is another contender of Galaxy S2 that we need take a look. What I mean is Sony Xperia S. Sony Xperia is newer compared to Galaxy S2 and of course it has better technical specification but almost similar. However, can Sony  Xperia S beat the Galaxy S II? Continue reading..

Advantages of the Galaxy S2

  • Support Super AMOLED Plus which got better vision under light or sun.
  • Internal memory 16GB and 32GB.
  • Thinner (8.5mm) and lighter(116g) compared to Xperia S.
  • Support Bluetooth 3.0
  • Front camera 2.0

Advantages Xperia S

  • Even though only TFT screen 4.3 inch, but the resolution of screen is 1280×720 with 342 ppi.
  • Lense 12.1 Megapixel Back Camera with technology Exmor which can shoot in low light condition.
  • Powered by CPU 1.5 Ghz Dual Core
  • Coming with NFC technology
  • Better battery Li-ion 1750mAh
  • Snap Panorama 3D and multi-angle.


Summary Comparison Table

Samsung Galaxy S2 Sony  Xperia S
Processor ARM Cortex A9 1.2 Ghz Dual Core, 1GB RAM Qualcomm 1.5 Ghz Dual Core, 1GB RAM
Display 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Pllus 480×800 pixels 4.3-inch TFT 1280×720 pixels (Capacitive)
Size 134×69.9×8.9mm 130 grams 136.6×70.6×8.6mm 133 grams
Camera 8 MP auto-focus with LED flash,front 2 MP 12.1 MP auto-focus with LED flash, front 1.3 MP
Battery 1,650 mAh 1,750 mAh
Suggestion Price RM 1,699 RM 1,899
Operating System Android 2.3 Gingerbread Android 2.3 Gingerbread


Overall both smartphone have their advantages respectively but if you want something that new, better camera, faster processor and not outdated, Sony Xperia S is a good choice. However, the Galaxy S2 performance still undisputed even though now the phone consider outdated due to the latest Galaxy S3.

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