Galaxy S2 vs Droid 3: Is It Much Of A Contest?

Since the start of this year, the battle of the smartphone still rages on and the contest is about to possibly get even more interesting. We are talking about some new handsets on their way such as the HTC EVO 3D and Sensation, LG Optimus Big and Black, Motorola Droid Bionic and of course news of the iPhone 5/4GS. But today we gave you news of another on the way, that of the Droid 3.

There may be a percentage of you who really do not care much for the latest up to date specs, and just want a basic device that allows you to phone out and text your nearest and dearest. On the flip side to this, if you are into your gadgets and have to follow the latest trend then specs mean everything! Within the list of handsets mentioned above, it would be a safe bet to say that at least one of them ticks the boxes for you, but we have to say that interest for the Galaxy S2 in particular has been a huge mass of interest. Over recent weeks, we have looked at comparisons between the S2 and others and we wanted to look at what the Droid 3 can offer, although we have to say specs are still a little vague.

Looking at the Droid 3 we know its on the way, but we cannot categorically say what Android OS it will be running on. We can tell you that Verizon will be in the picture and recently we spoke about the phone’s Qwerty keyboard being transformed with a fifth row of keys, with the possibility of the screen size being upped and improved processor, as we reported, these are all features that are wanted by users.

According to, the new Droid 3 will include a 4-inch qHD display replacing the older 3.7-inch, with the Galaxy S2 holding a bigger 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus, the processor is rumored to be that of a dual-core which would fit in nicely with other handsets such as the Galaxy S2 with its 1.2GHz. It is still unknown what type with some saying that it will be that of a NVIDIA Tegra 2 or a OMAP chipset from Texas Instruments. The one feature that will no doubt disappoint is the lack of 4G LTE support. In terms of camera, the Droid 3 is reported to have a 8MP camera which will equal that of the Galaxy S2.

Price is yet to be announced along with release date, although suggestion has it that it will make an entrance sometime in June.

What are your thoughts on the Motorola Droid 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S2? Is it a fair contest? Will you opt for one of the above or something else?