Here we have what people consider the two best smartphones coming to the Android market: the Samsung Galaxy S2 and HTC Sensation. We’ll run through the specs and see who’s the winner of these two powerhouse.
Samsung Galaxy S2 vs HTC Sensation
Starting off with the processors, both the Samsung Galaxy S2 and HTC Sensation carries a more than capable CPU. Both running at 1.2GHz and the main advantages the HTC Sensation has is dual LED flash and higher¬†resolution¬†(540×960) while the Samsung Galaxy S2 has only one LED and at 480×800 resolution. The Samsung Galaxy S2 comes out on top for benchmark score against the HTC Sensation by quite a bit as revealed by the video review below.
HTC Sensation is a close competitor, but when compared to the Samsung Galaxy S2 spec for spec, the Galaxy S2 still slightly on top but not much. Briefly running through the specs, the Samsung Galaxy S2 packs 1GB RAM while the Sensation only has 768MB RAM. On to storage, Galaxy s2 has options for 16GB and 32GB internal storage and the Sensation with only 1GB.
Further more, a Super AMOLED display and 2MP front¬†camera¬†for the Samsung versus a S-LCD Display and 1.2MP front camera for HTC (both androids have 8MP rear camera). Moving on, battery being a concern for many users, the Samsung Galaxy S2 has a bigger battery at 1650 mAh vs HTC Sensation’s 1520 mAh, not only that the Galaxy S2 is lighter at 4.1¬†ounces¬†vs 5.2 ounces, and finally to top it off the Samsung Galaxy S2 supports NFC.
Both smartphones come installed with Android 2.3 Gingerbread (HTC Sense for the Sensation and TouchWiz for the Galaxy S2). The Samsung Galaxy S2 is expected to release May 1st for UK and over the span of the next few months for the rest of the countries as they slowly roll them out. The HTC Sensation 4G is expected to be released¬†on June 15 exclusively to T-Mobile.
All in all, both androids are great choices, most of the features and such comes down to personal preferences. You can’t go wrong with either choices as they are both superior smartphones in the market today and definitely the best money can buy!