Samsung has already released a lot of mobiles and one of its famous series is the Galaxy S which includes the Galaxy S, Galaxy S2 and the Galaxy S3. Though they are in the same category they all have a few differences which sets them apart from another. On top of that, a lot of people are eager to know which particular smartphone would they like to have and in order to answer that inquiry, here is a breakdown on what these smartphones could offer:
The Samsung Galaxy S is the first one on the series that was launched. It runs on the 2.1 version of the Android OS or what is commonly called as the Eclair. It is upgradeable to the 2.3 version or the Gingerbread and has a 4 inch touchscreen display. The touchscreen features a Super AMOLED technology and a Gorilla Glass to protect it. It has a VGA front camera and a 5 megapixel back snapper. In terms of memory storage it can be in either 8 or 16 gigabytes. It has a 122.4 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm dimensions and weighs 119 grams. The said mobile is quite fast having a 512 MB RAM and a 1 GHz Single-core Processor.
The next in line was the Samsung Galaxy S2. It is now upgraded and runs on the 2.3 version of the Android OS or the Gingerbread. It is upgradeable but in newer releases it already runs on the 4.0 version of the Ice Cream Sandwich. The Samsung Galaxy S2 has a 4.3 inch touchscreen display which uses a Super AMOLED Plus technology which is more or less on par with the iPhone’s retina display. It also comes with a the same Gorilla Glass that the Galaxy S has. The cameras have greatly improved on the S2, the front camera no longer has a VGA resolution but instead is replace with a 2 megapixel snapper. The rear camera is now in 8 megapixel which is a lot better than the 5 megapixel resolution of the former. The mobiles phone memory can be either in 16 or 32 gigabytes and has an additional microSd card slot. The overall dimension of the handset is 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.4 mm and weighs 116 grams. The Galaxy S2 is a lot faster than its predecessor, having a 1GB RAM and a 1.5 GHz Dual Core processor.
The last one on the list is the Galaxy S3. The Galaxy S3 runs on the latest version of the Android OS or what is commonly called as the Ice Cream Sandwich. It has a 4.8 inch touchscreen display which is a lot bigger than the previous smartphones. It still features the same Gorilla Glass that its predecessors have. It retained the camera resolutions of the S2 which is as follows: 2 megapixel front camera and an 8 megapixel rear camera. The memory can be in 16, 32 or 64 gigabytes and an additional memory card slot. The Samsung Galaxy S3 has an overall dimensions of 136 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm and weighs 133 grams. The mobile also has a 1GHz Ram just like the S2 and features a 1.4GHz Quad Core processor.
The three smartphones may offer the same functionalities but in terms of performance and responsiveness the S2 and S3 are really great. The Galaxy S’ downside is that it came out first and most of its hardware are not yet developed but when it comes to performance it is actually quite decent.
Rating smartphones is usually the best way to help the consumers choose the ideal smartphone for them. And In rating these smartphones, I would give the Galaxy S a 3 out of 5. This is due to the fact that it is slower than the S2 and its screen resolution is just decent. It doesn’t even support an external memory card. The Galaxy S2 would then be given a 4 out of 5, for the reason that it is obviously faster than its predecessor and offers a brighter screen display than the former. The Galaxy S3 would also be given a 4 out of 5 not because of its performance but in terms of battery life span. Mobiles which runs on a Quad core processor can drain energy quickly compared to those of dual cores and single processors.
But basing on the specifications alone, users would still get confused on what would be ideal for them. If they would opt to go for a faster mobile then the Galaxy S3 would be the obvious choice but if that doesn’t concern them, then the best option would then be going for its functionalities. The S2 and S3 runs on the same OS and that would mean they would offer the same functionalities, the Galaxy S on the other hand may not have some functions that both of its successor have.
In choosing different products, people should think first about what they would really like. Would they go for faster products or for cheaper ones? It really depends on the preference of the buyer and of course their budgets. Having to know the differences on features and functionalities, the consumer must then analyze whether they would be willing to settle for the older version or the newer one. In this series, if they are willing to settle for a smartphone which would only get them through the day then it would be wise to go for the Galaxy S since it is a lot cheaper. If they wanted a fast and has a great screen display then the S3 would be the better choice but if they wanted to just to in between then the Galaxy S2 is the right one.
Choosing smartphones is difficult especially if you have to compare it on mobiles that are on the same series. But as you get to know all the functionalities and know what you would really want to get then it would become really easy. Its all about searching for a smartphone which would fit your expectations and ideals.