Comparing Sony Xperia S vs Samsung Galaxy S II I9100

1. Sony Xperia S

39 Reasons why Sony Xperia S is better

Comparing Sony Xperia S vs Samsung Galaxy S II I9100

1.Noticeably more battery power
1750mAhvs 1650mAh (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
2.Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.5GHzvs 2 x 1.2GHz (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
3.Significantly higher pixel density
341ppivs 218ppi (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
4.Clearly more megapixels (photo)
12.1MPvs 8MP (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
5.Notably higher resolution
720 x 1,280pxvs 480 x 800px (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
6.Every pixel has three subpixels
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
7.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
8.Has a dual-LED flash
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
64mmvs 66.1mm (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
10.Has a two-stage shutter
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
11.Has a BSI sensor
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
12.Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
13.Has a video light
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
14.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
15.Notably faster uploads
5.8MBits/svs 5.76MBits/s (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
16.Has manual ISO
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
17.Has manual white balance
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
18.Has a HDMI output
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
19.It has NFC
20.Has lightbar for informations
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S II I9100)
Sony Xperia S
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2. Samsung Galaxy S II I9100

15 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S II I9100 is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S II I9100 vs Sony Xperia S

1.Considerably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2MPvs 1.3MP (Sony Xperia S)
2.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia S)
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
3.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia S)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
116gvs 144g (Sony Xperia S)
5.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia S)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
8.5mmvs 10.6mm (Sony Xperia S)
7.Significantly faster downloads
21MBits/svs 14.4MBits/s (Sony Xperia S)
125.3mmvs 128mm (Sony Xperia S)
9.Explicitly newer Bluetooth version
3vs 2.1 (Sony Xperia S)
10.A lot less body volume
70.3cm³vs 86.8cm³ (Sony Xperia S)
11.Noticeably lower SAR for head (EU)
0.34W/kgvs 1.3W/kg (Sony Xperia S)
SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
12.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia S)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
13.Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia S)
14.Has more Custom Roms on XDA Developers
15.Possibility of using the Origami exclusive case
The Origami case can be folded in both positions, horizontal and vertical. It protects the ereader and allows you to set the better position for reading, watching videos... etc.
Samsung Galaxy S II I9100
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