LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 – Dual Core Battle!

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LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2

Samsung and LG have taken their premier flagship models to a whole new level in the dual core battle and it is really tough to choose a winner. The battle that will unfold today is LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2. Both the phones are extremely efficient and each is a killer smartphone. When it comes to choosing between the two phone, there is a confusion. We hope that this article will help you make a better choice.

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 – The Clash of Droids!

Samsung has updated their flagship model of Galaxy S and have not compromised on anything when it comes to the Samsung Galaxy S2. LG have also done the same thing with their flagship model – Optimus. Though these phones have many things in common, there are a few distinguishing factors that will pick out the winner.

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 – CPU Performance

In the battle for power in LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2, the phones pack very power dual core processors that can deliver super fast performance on a mobile phone. The LG Optimus 2X falls behind the Galaxy S2 on this one. Both the mobile phones run on the Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 processor, but the Samsung Galaxy S2 can clock up to 1.2GHz while the LG Optimus 2X is restricted to 1GHz. Also there is a difference in the chipsets that have been used. The LG Optimus 2X uses the Tegra 2 chipset while the Samsung Galaxy S2 uses the Orion chipset. The amount of RAM in S2 is 1GB while it is only 512MB in 2X. With all the benchmarks and testing, the Samsung Galaxy S2 was able to deliver much better performance than the LG Optimus 2X.

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2

LG Optimus 2X – 4/5

Samsung Galaxy S2 – 5/5

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 – Display

Displays are one of the most important things in a mobile phone and that heats up the battle in the LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 scenario. The manufacturers have not compromised anything with the displays on their top notch products. Ideally, the Samsung Galaxy S2 and LG Optimus 2X have been given the best displays. The Galaxy S2 sports a 4.3″inch Super AMOLED Plus with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels while the Optimus 2X has a 4″inch LCD screen with IPS and has a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Since the number of pixels is same, the LG Optimus 2X has a better pixel ratio, but that does not make the Super AMOLED Plus inferior. The Super AMOLED Plus is easily the best display among the two capacitive touchscreens. The viewing angles and contrast ratios are much better in the Galaxy S2 than the LG Optimus 2X.

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2

LG Optimus 2X – 4.5/5

Samsung Galaxy S2 – 5/5

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 – Build and Design Quality

Samsung Galaxy S2 comes with full plastic body and despite the plastic finish, it is quite comfortable to hold and feels solid. Though it has a bigger screen than its competitor, it is very slim and the thickness difference between the two is around 2.5mm. The height and width of the two are almost identical, but the slimness decides the contest between the two. Though the Galaxy S2 is quite slim, it is nothing short of comfort when held. The grippy back along with the raised lower chin of the Galaxy S2 make it quite comfortable to use. The rounded edges of the Optimus 2X make it quite good in terms of design and its metal finish adds to the build quality and solidness. In terms of weight, the Samsung Galaxy S2is just 116grams while the Optimus 2X weighs a good 139 grams. LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 is so close and it is left to the user to choose whether he wants a light weight phone or a hefty phone.

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2

LG Optimus 2X – 5/5

Samsung Galaxy S2 -4.5/5

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 – Camera

In the LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 battleground, camera plays a very important role. Both the phones are equipped with 8MP cameras. The resolution of the images taken by both the cameras are same and it is 3264×2448 pixels. In general, both the cameras are great, but when it comes to very minute details, the Samsung Galaxy S II edges ahead. The lower noise levels, better white balance and better color levels are something that Samsung Galaxy S2 has better than the LG Optimus 2X. The camera UI in Galaxy S2 is easier as well with the ability to create shortcuts. When it comes to videos, Galaxy S2 scores again because it is able to record 1080p videos at 30fps while the LG Optimus 2X does 1080p recording at 24fps and 720p at 30fps. Galaxy S2 uses MP4 for containing the videos while the Optimus 2X uses 3GP.

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2

LG Optimus 2X -4/5

Samsung Galaxy S2 – 5/5

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 – Other Features

The above factors are the deciding ones. The rest of the features are just a formality. Both the phones have everything in terms of connectivity and both of them have HDMI support. The Samsung Galaxy S2 runs on the latest version of Android OS 2.3 – Gingerbread while the LG Optimus 2X runs on Froyo, but there is an update to Gingerbread. The User Interface of Samsung – TouchWiz 4.0 is much better than the LG Optimus 2X’s LG Launcher. The price is one deciding thing that will conclude the battle. The LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 battle may also be decided by the user interface and it is up to the users.

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 – Price in India

The Price of Samsung Galaxy S2 in India – Rs29000

The Price of LG Optimus 2X in India – Rs25000

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 – Final Verdict

Based on the features, the Samsung Galaxy S2 is a sure winner with 10/10.

The LG Optimus 2X could have been a little better and it ends up runner up with 9/10.

LG Optimus 2X Vs Samsung Galaxy S2 – It is Samsung Galaxy S2.

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