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The iPhone 4S faces its Android rivals – iPhone 4S vs. HTC Sensation XE vs. Samsung Galaxy S II [TABLE]

Well, with the new iPhone 4S finally revealed it’s time to take a look at how it manages to fight the mighty Droids. We chose to put it against the two most notable beasts in the Android world – the HTC Sensation XE and the Samsung Galaxy S II.

They are mighty indeed, but how do they stack up against the newly announced iPhone 4S? Let’s dive right in.


 
HTC Sensation XE
Samsung Galaxy S II
Apple iPhone 4S
OS
Android 2.3.4 with HTC Sense 3.5
Android 2.3.5 with TouchWiz 4.0
Apple iOS 5
Display
4.3-inch
S-LCD
4.3-inch
Super AMOLED Plus
3.5-inch
IPS TFT
Resolution
qHD (540 x 960)
480 x 800
960 x 640
Height
Width
Thickness

126.1mm
65.4mm
11.3mm
125.3mm
66.1mm
8.5mm
115.2 mm
58.6 mm
9.3 mm
Weight
151 grams
116 grams
140 grams
Build
Aluminium Unibody construction
Plastic
Glass covers
Processor
1.5GHz dual-core
Scorpion processor
Snapdragon chipset
1.2GHz dual-core
Cortex-A9 processor
Exynos chipset
1 GHz dual-core
Cortex-A9 processor
Apple A5 chipset
RAM
768 MB
1GB
1 GB (unconfirmed)
Storage
4GB (1GB user available)
16GB / 32GB
16GB / 32GB / 64GB
microSD card slot
yes, up to 32GB
yes, up to 32GB
No
Primary camera
8MP autofocus
1080p Full HD video recording
8MP autofocus
1080p Full HD video recording
8 MP autofocus
1080p
real-time temporal noise reduction
Primary camera extras
Dual LED flash + Stereo sound recording
LED flash
LED flash
Wi-Fi
802.11b/g/n
802.11 b/g/n
802.11 b/g/n
Network
HSDPA 900/1700/2100
GSM/EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
GSM/EDGE/GPRS
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
GSM/EDGE/GPRS
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO

USB
microUSB 2.0 with MHL support
microUSB 2.0 with MHL support
USB 2.0,
Apple proprietary
connector
Bluetooth
3.0 + A2DP
3.0 + HS
4.0
Availability
Now (UK only)
mid-October (globally)
1 May
18October
Sensors
Gyroscope, G-Sensor, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor

So as you can see while the iPhone 4S may be the same on the outside, it’s had it’s internals upgraded and now it’s a solid rival for the modern Droid warriors. What do you think about the iPhone 4S? Worth the jump from the iPhone 4?

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