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Galaxy S3 vs Galaxy S2 (In Depth) 35 Improvements

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By cyprusx, Senior Member on 6th May 2012, 10:09 PM
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This is a complete list of all the upgrades that have been made to the Galaxy S3 over the S2, Software and Hardware (if i have missed something let me know)



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Hardware


0 Shutter Lag
64GB Microsd exFAT Support
Apt-X Codec Support ( Improved lossless Bluetooth audio)
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Audio Quality Improved (Wolfson DAC )
Backside illuminated sensor (improved camera quality)
Battery life Improved (2100 mAh, almost everything in this phone uses less power)
Barometer sensor
Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Bigger Screen (Better web browsing, Improved Multimedia experience with a larger screen)
Burst Shots (up to 20 pics)
C Pen support
Eye tracking technology (Smart Stay -no more going to sleep while reading a webpage)
Faster Mali-400 GPU
Front Camera HD video
GLONASS support (more accurate than stand alone GPS)
Gorilla Glass 2
HD screen
in-call sound equaliser (boost the quality of calls)
Internal Storage Improved 64GB
LED indicator
Louder Speakers (2x 2W Speaker)
NFC support (S beam- can transfer files up 300 Mbps)
S Pebble support (this will come in handy for gym junkies)
Quad Core -Exynos 4212 Quad (Benchmarks shows its the fastest Chipset ever and uses less power)
RGB sensor
Slimline back (no more ass sticking out)
Thinner Bezel
Video Quality improved (High Profile recording at 17 Mbps)
Wireless Charging Support
Wi-Fi Improved ( Broadcom BCM4334 )

Software

50GB Dropbox (free on-line storage)
Allshare cast – Allows you to mirror your screen onto a TV or monitor wirelessly -Need a dongle)
Direct call (don't need to press the "call" button any more)
Improved Social Network integration
Improved Voice Commands ( don't need to press any buttons, very use fall when driving, it also easily passes the Wood Chuck test) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61I97JKORDE
Pop up Play (multi task while watching a video)
Smart Alert ( don't need to turn on your phone to see if u have missed calls or msgs, automatically vibrates when you pick it up to let you know)
Simultaneous HD video and image recording


38 Improvements :P


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6th May 2012, 10:11 PM |#2  
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Awesome list dude
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6th May 2012, 10:13 PM |#3  
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Very nice list..

damn 8 thanks limit per day lol
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6th May 2012, 10:17 PM |#4  
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Ale u sure about gg 2?

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6th May 2012, 10:20 PM |#5  
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Ale u sure about gg 2?

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Yea mate its got Gorilla Glass 2, its going to be the first phone that has it
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Yea mate its got Gorilla Glass 2, its going to be the first phone that has it

The htc one x has it, so it's not the first
6th May 2012, 10:26 PM |#7  
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The htc one x has it, so it's not the first

But afaik the OneX glass has a lot of manufacturing issues because it can press the underneath pixels (only some onex have this problem)

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The htc one x has it, so it's not the first

oh it didn't state it on its spec sheet on GSMarena kinda odd
6th May 2012, 10:34 PM |#9  
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I hope they put in a good wifi radio, samsung's track record hasn't been too good in the past.


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6th May 2012, 10:45 PM |#10  
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where is the Thanks button ?
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Channel bonding support for wifi is worth mentioning also.
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