PlayBook 4G LTE VS Galaxy S II T-Mobile

The Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile has better specifications than the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE

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BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE VS Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile

 
PlayBook 4G LTE Galaxy S II T-Mobile
 
The BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE and the Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE is thicker at 10mm
2
The Galaxy S II T-Mobile is thinner at 9mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE has a greater cubic volume of 250900
2
The Galaxy S II T-Mobile has a smaller cubic volume of 82530
Less Weight
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE heavier at 425 grams
2
The Galaxy S II T-Mobile lighter at grams
Screen Viewability
2
The PlayBook 4G LTE features a bigger 7.0" display
0
The Galaxy S II T-Mobile features a smaller 4.52" display
Pixel Density
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE has lower pixel density at 170 ppi
2
The Galaxy S II T-Mobile has a higher pixel density at 206 ppi
Newer
1
The PlayBook 4G LTE is newer and was released on 08/2012
0
The Galaxy S II T-Mobile is older and was released on 08/2011
Standby Time
1
The PlayBook 4G LTE can last more around 480 hours
0
The Galaxy S II T-Mobile can last less around hours
Talk Time
2
The PlayBook 4G LTE can last more around 8 hours
0
The Galaxy S II T-Mobile can last less around hours
Camera
0
The Galaxy S II T-Mobile has a 5mp camera
2
The Galaxy S II T-Mobile has a 8mp camera
Total Points
6 10
Total Score
38% 63%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE and the Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile has better specifications than the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile. Note that the PlayBook 4G LTE has 32 GB internal storage compared to 16 / 32 GB internal storage found in the Galaxy S II T-Mobile currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE or the Samsung Galaxy S II T-Mobile

Availability

Announced on
August 2012 August 2011
Available
August 2012 October 2011

Battery

Capacity
5300 mAh 1800 mAh
Standby Time
480 hours -
Talk Time
8 hours -
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
2 2
Speed
1.5GHz 1.2GHz
Type
TI OMAP 4430 ARM Cortex-A9

Camera

Main
5mp (2592x1944) 8mp (3264x2448)
Secondary
2048x1536 1600x1200
Video
1080p 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR 3.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
- Class 12
GPRS
- Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
GPS
YES YES
HSCSD
HSDPA; HSUPA HSDPA 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
NFC
- YES
USB
microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1024x600 pixels 480x800 pixels
Size
7.0 inches 4.52 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen SUPER AMOLED Plus capacitive screen

General

2G Network
- GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 800, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 1700, 2100
4G Network
LTE 700, 1700 -
Alias
- Hercules, SGH-T989
Form Factor
Tablet Slate
Price Range
$300-$500 $500+

Memory

Card Slot
- microSD, up to 32GB, 8GB included
Internal
32 GB 16 / 32 GB
Ram
1 GB 1 GB

Operating System

Type
BlackBerry Tablet OS Android
Version
2.0 2.3

Size and Weight

Depth
10.0 mm (0.39 inches) 9.0 mm (0.35 inches)
Height
193.0 mm (7.53 inches) 131.0 mm (5.11 inches)
Weight
425 grams (14.9 ounces) -
Width
130.0 mm (5.07 inches) 70.0 mm (2.73 inches)