While the Samsung Galaxy S 2 is yet to hit the U.S. market, Motorola Droid Bionic has made its way on Verizon’s fast 4G network.
Both the Android superphones were highly anticipated and the release date of the phones is in a gap of one week.
Motorola Droid Bionic is the first smartphone from Verizon to combine 4G LTE with dual-core 1 gHz processors, 4.3 inch qHD display.
Though Samsung Galaxy S 2 faced refusal from Verizon, it will be offered by each of Verizon’s competitors AT&T, T-Mobile USA and Sprint Nextel.
The Samsung Galaxy S 2 is the fastest selling smartphone ever with sales of five million devices in 85 days in Europe and Asia.
Here is a comparison between the Samsung Galaxy S 2 and Motorola Droid Bionic.
Droid Bionic has qHD (540 x 960 pixels, 256 ppi pixel density) TFT display for its 4.3 inch screen and it can feature a movie-friendly 16:9 aspect ratio. It weighs up to 158g (5.6 oz). Samsung Galaxy S 2 has 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen with 480 x 800 pixel resolution. Galaxy S 2 weighs 116 g.
Droid Bionic has a dimension of 125.9 x 66.9 x 13.3 mm, which is slightly bigger than Galaxy S 2 with dimension of 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm.
Droid Bionic has a memory of 16 GB internal storage and another 16 GB microSD card preinstalled with 1 GB RAM and 2 GB ROM. Galaxy S2 has an internal storage of 16 GB and can be expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card along with 1 GB RAM.
Bionic offers the multi-touch input, an accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, a proximity sensor for auto turn-off, touch-sensitive controls and Swype input. Galaxy S2 comes with a multi-touch input, accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, TouchWiz UI v4.0, touch-sensitive controls, a proximity sensor for auto turn-off, gyroscope sensor and Swype text input options.
Droid Bionic has an 8-megapixel 3264x2448 pixels camera with autofocus, dual-LED flash, geo-tagging, image stabilization and face detection. Galaxy S2 has similar megapixel camera with LED flash, geo-tagging, autofocus, touch focus, face and smile detection.
Motorola Droid Bionic has standard 1735 mAh battery offering talktime of 650 minutes and standby time of 200 hours. Samsung Galaxy S2 features a Li-Ion 1650 mAh battery with a talk time up to 540 minutes and standby up to 576 hours on 3G.
Both Motorola Droid Bionic and the Galaxy S 2 is powered by Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) OS.
Droid Bionic comes with a dual-core 1GHz processor while Samsung Galaxy S 2 has 1.2 GHz dual-core chip.
Verizon will begin selling Droid Bionic at $299.99 with a two-year contract. AT&T version is also expected to be on the same lines in the range of $250 to $300 while T-Mobile hasn't announced pricing or availability details.