The Smartphone industry is growing at full swing in the Indian subcontinent and manufacturers are gushing out newer models every month in order to stay in the hunt. The arrival of Android based phones has only added to the euphoria. The top players in the segment are none other than HTC, Samsung, Nokia and Motorola while others like Sony Ericsson are slowly catching pace and the Smartphone market seems to be heading into a Mega showdown between these giants.
Samsung has been a major contributor to the Smartphone sector in India. It has over 10 models in the Smartphone category and has dozens waiting at the door steps to enter India.
Today we take a look at two of Samsung"s high end Smartphones. The models discussed here are the Samsung Galaxy S2 and the Samsung Galaxy S Plus.
Both the Galaxy S2 and Galaxy S Plus are top of the line Smartphones having the latest in technology and Multimedia specifications. They are similarly priced too.
The Galaxy S2 has a slightly bigger 4.3 inch capacitive touch screen display whereas the Galaxy S Plus features a 4.0 inch touch screen display. Both the displays are super AMOLED based so it offers god brightness and colour depth.
This phone offers an 8 Mega Pixel rear camera with LED flash and Autofocus and a 2 Mega Pixel front camera for video calling whereas the Galaxy S Plus offers a 5 Mega Pixel rear camera and a VGA front camera. Both the Samsung Galaxy S2 and the Samsung Galaxy S Plus allows high definition video recording but the S2 model allows 1080p recording as compared to the S Plus"s 720p recording. It also provides higher clarity video calling with its superior front camera.
On the entertainment front both the phones have Audio and video playback support in a wide variety of formats including HD. The phones also have a 3.5 mm Universal jack and FM Stereo Radio in common.
The phones have Java support and thereby facilitates running of Java apps and games. Both the Samsung Galaxy S2 and the S Plus are powered by Android Gingerbread OS and both provide full fledged support for Android based apps.
Both have the latest in connectivity options like Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi and USB PC Sync. On the communication front both support high speed 3G networks but the S Plus offers higher speed comparatively.
The phone is priced at Rs 30900 whereas the S Plus is priced at Rs 29800. So, just for a marginal price increase the S2 model would be a better choice taking into consideration its attractive feature list.