Samsung Galaxy S2 Vs. HTC One S
Samsung Galaxy S2 Vs. HTC One S

Korean tech giant Samsung launched their smartphone Galaxy S2 in April last year and the company is now all set to unveil its successor - Galaxy S3 - at London on 3 May. However, the Galaxy S2 has its own success story of becoming one of the best smartphones till date.

Meanwhile, Chinese mobile manufacturer Huawei had unveiled its fastest quad-core smartphone, Huawei Ascend D quad in February. The Ascend D quad packs the company's quad-core processor and is expected to hit the shelves of countries like China, Australia, Europe, Asia-Pacific, North and South America and the Middle East in the second quarter of this year.

Check out how these two smartphones do against each other


The Samsung Galaxy S2 features 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. The resolution of the display is 800x480pixels. On the other hand, the upcoming Huawei Ascend D quad features a display of a 4.5-inch IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1280x720pixels.


The Samsung Galaxy S2 measures 4.93x2.60x0.33inches (125.3x66.1x8.49mm) in thickness and weighs 116g, whereas the Ascend D quad measures 5.08x2.25x0.35inches in thickness and weighs approximately 130g.

Operating system

The Galaxy S2 runs with Android operating system 2.3Gingerbread, while the Huawei Ascend D quad will run on Android operating system 4.0 Ice Cream sandwich.


The Galaxy S2 is powered by 1.2 GHz dual-core Arm Cortex A9 processor providing functionality and density for fast browsing, quick multitasking, a smooth user interface and efficient gaming. In contrast, the Huawei Ascend D quad is powered by Huawei's K3V2 1.2GHz/1.5GHz processor. Both the smartphones packs 1GB RAM.


The Samsung Galaxy S2 sports a primary camera of eight megapixels with LED flash and autofocus and a secondary front-facing camera of 2 megapixel, whereas Huawei Ascend D quad sports a primary camera of 8 megapixels with dual LED Autofocus and can shoot video at 1080p. It also carries a secondary front-facing camera with a resolution of 1.3 megapixels.


The Samsung Galaxy S2 can be connected to internet through GPRS, EDGE, 3G and also supports Bluetooth version 3.0, Wi-Fi and micro USB. The Huawei Ascend D quad offers 3G connectivity and it supports Wi-Fi 802.11 n/g/b and Bluetooth version 3.0+HS.


The internal memory storage of Samsung Galaxy S2 is either 16GB or 32GB and can be expanded up to 32GB using microSD card. The Huawei Ascend D quad has internal memory storage capacity of 8GB, expandable up to 32GB using microSD card.


The Galaxy S2 is powered by a 1650 mAh battery, while the Huawei Ascend D quad has a standard battery of 1800 mAh.

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