Samsung Galaxy S III vs Samsung Galaxy S II AT&T

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Display

Size:

4.8 inches
4.3 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 306 PPI
800 x 480 pixels, 217 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body:

65.82 %
63.25 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness:

300 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Samsung Exynos

Processor:

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1200 MHz, Exnyos C210

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4
Yes

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
1GB DDR2

Internal storage:

32GB
16GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (2.3.6, 2.3.4)

Battery

Capacity:

2100 mAh
1650 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3"
Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

EIS, Video calling
Video light, Video calling

Front:

1.9 MP
2 MP

Design

Dimensions:

5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)
4.96 x 2.60 x 0.35 inches (126 x 66 x 9 mm)

Weight:

4.69 oz (133.0 g)
4.30 oz (122.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink
DLNA, MHL

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

OTG, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
SyncML, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.36 W/kg

Body:

0.90 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 550

Availability

Officially announced:

May 03, 2012
Aug 30, 2011
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