Galaxy S2 versus iPhone 4

Updated October 6, 2023

Samsung has released the Galaxy S2 to 18 countries now. This should mean that the iPhone 4 now has a new opponent in the smart phone market. But let us first compare these two smart phones to help you decide which one you should go for. It will be Galaxy S2 versus iPhone 4. And you decide which smart phone wins.

iPhone 4 vs Galaxy S2

Display Size

iPhone 4 has 3.5 inches while Galaxy S2 has 4.3 inches. Although bigger, the screen resolution of the Galaxy S2 is smaller, 400 x 800 pixels while iPhone has 640 x 960 pixels.

Display Output

Despite the smaller screen resolution, Galaxy S2’s display output is impressive. Samsung’s use of the Super AMOLED Plus Technology really paid off. iPhone 4 now has an actual challenger on this feature.


Galaxy S2 wins hands down with its 1GHz Tegra 2 dual core processor. iPhone 4 uses the A4 processor which has a single core. But Apple is going to release the A5 dual core processor soon.


Galaxy S2 basically doubled the memory of the iPhone 4. Samsung’s latest smart phone has 1GB ram while iPhone 4 only has 512MB. This means that the Galaxy S2 is faster than the iPhone4.


Galaxy S2 can connect via Wi-Fi, 4G, NFC, BT 3.0, DLNA and Wi-Fi tethering. That is just about all the channels mobile devices use to connect. So that means with Galaxy 2 you could expect no connectivity problem because of channels. iPhone 4 on the other hand only offers 3 channels, WiFi, 3G and BT 2.1.


Apple’s iPhone 4 uses a 5 megapixel rear camera and a VGA front camera. Samsung’s Galaxy S2 trumps these with an 8 megapixel rear and a 2 megapixel front cameras.


Galaxy S2 is the better option since it is cheaper than iPhone 4.

Now that you all the important information about Samsung’s Galaxy S2 you can now decide for yourself if it is better than iPhone 4.

Author Bio:- Ben Kalle writes for, the most comprehensive and authoritative site on everything related to keyboards used to input text, be it to a computer or cell phone.


  • Felicia @ No Deposit Poker

    Hi Ben,
    It seems that most of the points you compared the two, Samsung S2 emerged triumphant. However, most people normally consider Apple products such as the iPhone 4 to be great gadgets of all time.

    • Which just shows how crazy and non-objective apple fans are…

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