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Samsung Galaxy S III vs Galaxy S II – What’s Changed!

galaxy s III vs Galaxy s II

In the above specs comparison you can see how much better the galaxy S III is than S II.  Although the device has the same display which S II and many other Samsung mobiles have, Its Super AMOLED. But now it has improved the resolution to 720 x 1280 pixels which makes it a HD display.

What are the awesome changes in Galaxy S III?

  • Display – Its Super HD AMOLED now
  • Screen Size – from 4.3″ to 4.8″
  • Display resolution and pixel density – Earlier the resolution( in SII) was just 480 x 800 pixels, now its upgraded to 720 x 1280. And meanwhile the pixel density is now 306 ppi (Better than S2 but less than Xperia S and iPhone 4/4S).
  • Improved Screen Protection – The new galaxy – S3 has the all new Gorilla Glass 2 to protect the screen.
  • Internal Memory – It now has one more option of 64 GB along with 16/32 GB.
  • 4G LTE – SII didn’t have 4G capabilities, S III has.
  • Bluetooth is now upgraded to v4.0.
  • CPU – This is the game changer. It now has 1.4 Ghz Quad-core processor to boost the overall performance.
  • More Sensors – Galaxy SIII has all those sensors which Galaxy S II had – Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass. But in addition, it has two more sensors – RGB and barometer.
  • Increased Battery Life – Not sure if the battery life has actually increased or not S3 ships with better battery of  2100 mAh instead that 1650 mAh battery.

What did not change

  • Camera – It has the same old 8 MP camera with same lenses.
  • GPU – It has that same old Graphics processing unit; Mali-400.
  • RAM – Same 1 GB ram.
Also See: The battle of the quad-core giants – Galaxy S3 vs HTC One X.

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