iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2 – An Overview

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iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2

The iPhone killer debate never ends and to put a stop to all that, we have the Galaxy S2 from Samsung. In terms of specification, the Galaxy S2 is the king. But in performance terms, the iPhone 4 gives the Galaxy S2 a run for its money. Here is a short overview of iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2.

iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2

iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2 – The Comparison

iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2 – Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy S2 runs on a dual core 1.2 GHz processor with 1GB RAM. The Samsung Galaxy runs on its very own Exynos chipset. Also there is a Mali 400 GPU on board for the graphics requirements.

The iPhone 4 does not boast of a dual core processor, but runs on the 1GHZ ARM A8 processor and the chipset is the A4 chipset. It also has the SGX535 GPU for all the graphics processing needs.

Samsung Galaxy S2 – 10/10

iPhone 4 – 8/10

iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2 – Display

The Galaxy S2 has the 4.3″ Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen that has a resolution of 480×800 pixels. The saturation in the display seems to be a little too much, but the user tends to get used to it after a few days have passed.

The iPhone has the very famous 3.5″inch RETINA display with IPS capacitive touchscreen. The 3.5″inch screen has a resolution of 960×640 pixels. The RETINA display has an amazing pixel density of 330 ppi that accounts for its ultra sharp screen.

Samsung Galaxy S2 – 9/10

iPhone 4 – 10/10

iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2 – Operating System ( iOS Vs Android )

The Galaxy S2 runs on the latest version of the Android OS – 2.3 Gingerbread. The Android OS provides the flexibility for the users to customize anything and everything. Also with the Android Market, one can get apps for anything.

The iPhone 4 runs on iOS 4. The iOS has the App Store which has the largest apps. The iOS makes best use of the iPhone 4’s hardware.

Samsung Galaxy S2 – 8/10

iPhone 4 – 9/10

iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2 – Build Quality

Samsung has decided to go with the All Plastic body in case of the Galaxy S2 and that kinda disappoints the owners. For a phone of that standard, the all plastic body seems a little disappointing.

Apple has stamped the solid build trademark all over the iPhone 4 with the metal finish. The weight will not be a matter, it only enhances the quality and solidness of the phone. The rectangle finish adds to the beauty of the phone.

Samsung Galaxy S2 – 8/10

iPhone 4 – 10/10

iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2 – Camera

Samsung Galaxy S2 features a couple of cameras, the back camera is the 8MP one and the front one is the 2MP one. The back camera is excellent that is capable of recording images at a resolution of 3264×2448 pixels. The back camera comes with a LED flash and also has the capability of recording videos at 1080p at 30fps.

The iPhone 4 also comes with dual cameras and the back camera is the 5MP snapper. The back camera is capable of capturing photos with a resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels and also there is the LED Flash. The camera is capable of recording 720p videos at 30 fps.

Samsung Galaxy S2 – 9/10

iPhone 4 – 8/10

iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2 – Price 

One of the key factors in a comparison, price. The iPhone 4 is priced around Rs36000 in India, while the Galaxy S2 is priced at Rs29500. In terms of price, Galaxy S2 is the winner in iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2.

iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2 – Verdict

The iOS manages to use the iPhone 4’s hardware with exceptional capabilities. The Android fails on that. Given the hardware of Galaxy S2, its performance is not better than iPhone 4’s performance. Performance, being a very important factor in the iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2 war, the balance weighs toward the Apple’s iPhone 4.

Given that iPhone 4 continues to be priced higher than Galaxy S2, it clearly suggests that people regard iPhone 4 as the better one in the iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2 battle.

According to the points given above, iPhone 4 is the winner in the iPhone 4 Vs Galaxy S2 race.

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