Samsung Galaxy S2 (32GB) vs. LG Optimus Black – Review

by Jerry D on March 14, 2011

It’s Samsung versus LG in this battle as the Samsung Galaxy S2 faces off against the skinny LG Optimus Black. Time For a big phone fight…

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Stat-fight: Samsung Galaxy S2 (32GB) vs. LG Optimus Black

The Galaxy S2 lines up with an impressive spec that includes: a 4.27-inch Super AMOLED Plus display and a blisteringly quick Samsung dual-core Exynos processor. The LG Optimus Black counters with a slim design, 1GHz CPU and a 4.0-inch NOVA LCD. Here’s how they compare…

Samsung Galaxy S2 (32GB) VS LG Optimus Black
Display 4.27-inch Super AMOLED Plus with Gorilla Glass 4.0-inch NOVA LCD
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels 480 x 800 pixels
Processor 1GHz Dual-core Exynos processor 1GHz TI OMAP 3630
Software Google’s Android 2.3 with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI overlay and Swype text input Android 2.2, upgradeable to 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Storage Up to 64GB Up to 32GB
Rear camera 8.0 Megapixels with autofocus, an LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus functionality, face/smile detection, image stabilization and 1080p video capture 5.0 Megapixels with autofocus, an LED flash, geo-tagging and 720p HD video capture
Front camera Yes Yes
4G No No
3G 3G/HSDPA/HSPA+ (21Mbps) 3G/HSDPA (7.2Mbps)
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 3.0+HS 2.1 with A2DP
Size 66.1 x 125.3 x 8.49mm 63.5 x 121.0 x 9.2mm
Weight 116g 109g
Talktime TBC 6.0 hours
Standby TBC 350 hours

 

Analysis: Samsung Galaxy S2 (32GB) vs. LG Optimus Black

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In a straight head-to-head, here’s how the BPF judges call the fight:

  1. Best Connectivity: Galaxy S2 (32GB) (1-0)
  2. Best Size/Weight: Optimus Black (1-1)
  3. Best Camera/Video: Galaxy S2 (32GB) (2-1)
  4. Best Display: Galaxy S2 (32GB) (3-1)
  5. Best Processor: Galaxy S2 (32GB) (4-1)
  6. Best Software: Draw (5-2)
  7. Best Storage: Galaxy S2 (32GB) (6-2)
  8. Best Battery life: Optimus Black (6-3)
  9. Best Extras: Galaxy S2 (32GB) (7-3)

BPF Verdict: The Samsung Galaxy S2 (32GB) wins!

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