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Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S4 XSamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)03Points
Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)
4.3"
AMOLED

480x800

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1650
mAh

(Removable)

vs
22PointsSamsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)Compare Samsung Galaxy S2 X
Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)vsGalaxy S4 (SGH-M919)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
+32GB (28GB user free)75%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB
+116 grams (4.06 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs130 grams (4.55 ounces)
+FM with RDSAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+1.9Ghz 32bit Quad-Core103%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR2vs+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.49 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7%
Thinner
480x800 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
217 PPIvs+441 PPI103%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.3"vs+5"16%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+HDR photo/video only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/3.2" inchesvs+1/3.1" inches3%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
f/2.6 (aperture)vs+f/2.2 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(front) 2MPvs+(front) 2.1MP8%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) VGA (640x480)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Beanvs+Android 5.0.1 LollipopAdvantage
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 100 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1650 mAhvs+2600 mAh58%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
3.0 version A2DPvs+4.0 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP is newer and faster
HTML, XHTMLvs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

28 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
Super AMOLED Plus / Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+21 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
ModelGalaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy S2 i9100, Galaxy S II (SGS2)T-Mobile Galaxy S4 LTE SGH-M919, Galaxy S IV
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2012April, 2013
Depth8.49 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)66.1 x 125.3 millimeters (2.6 x 4.93 in)69.8 x 136.6 millimeters (2.75 x 5.38 in)
Weight116 grams (4.06 ounces)130 grams (4.55 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
Operating systemAndroid 2.3.4 GingerbreadAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 5.0.1 Lollipop
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4210 (45nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A91.9Ghz Quad-Core Krait 300
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400 MP4 266MhzQualcomm Adreno 320
RAM memory1GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (28GB user free)16GB
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
Display typeSuper AMOLED PlusSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.3" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~63.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x800 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)217 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat3 (Bands 4, 13)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.6 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.14µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
RadioFM with RDSNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLMicro-B USB - MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerSupportedYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UI 4.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White Frost, Black Mist
- Dual Shot camera
- HDR video/photo
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- mDNIe
- DLNA
- WiFi dual-band
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- S-Voice
- Group Play
- Smart Stay eye tracking
- Dropbox (50GB)
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1650 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy520 minutes | 8.7 hours | 0.4 day930 minutes | 15.5 hours | 0.6 day
Standby36000 minutes | 600 hours | 25 days22200 minutes | 370 hours | 15.4 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S2 (GT-i9100 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.16W/kg (head) | 0.96W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.34W/kg (head)feature not registered
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