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Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile vs HTC Amaze 4G

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Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile Remove phone

Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - T-Mobile
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HTC Amaze 4G Remove phone

Posted: 26 Sep 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.1.2, 4.0.3, 2.3.6, 2.3.5)Android (4.0, 2.3.4) 
Dimensions5.11 x 2.71 x 0.37 inches (130 x 69 x 9 mm)5.12 x 2.58 x 0.46 inches (130 x 65.6 x 11.8 mm) 
Weight4.77 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.5 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels540 x 960 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

206 ppi256 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLED PlusS-LCD 
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDDual LED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.6  
Camera sensor size1/3.2"  
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoomAutofocus, ISO control, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels2 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 APQ8060Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 APQ8060 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1500 MHz, ScorpionDual core, 1500 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processorAdreno 220Adreno 220 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time7.0 days (167 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
11.0 days (264 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Capacity1850 mAh1730 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSPA (unspecified), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBvia microUSB 
OtherNFC, DLNA, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, MHL, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) Yes 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M3, T3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced30 Aug 201126 Sep 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 530$ 260 

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