Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Samsung Galaxy S II Lite / S2 Advance (i9070)

Samsung Galaxy S II Lite / S2 Advance (i9070)
alaScore 86

138 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 138 reviews of Samsung Galaxy S II Lite / S2 Advance (i9070). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the battery and screen are on the whole positive. The price and camera are also appreciated, whereas comments about the design and usability are different.

performance, camera, price, screen, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy S II Lite / S2 Advance (i9070) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

See all Samsung Cell Phones

Review analysis

(Based on 138 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 63 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews


Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 63 of 63 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (74)

Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung Galaxy S II Lite / S2 Advance (i9070)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy S II Lite / S2 Advance (i9070) from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on People really like the camera and price. The portability and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the usability.

performance, portability, price, camera

93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : GSMArena team (

Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance review: While-u-wait


Here's one to keep you busy while you wait for the Galaxy S III. One that may help the original Galaxy S finally take the hint and hang up its boots. The Galaxy S Advance is the next in a string of sequels looking to get the best afterburn out of...

Quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G support ; 14.4 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA support ; 4.0" 16M-color Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen of WVGA (480 x 800 pixel) resolution; Scratch-resistant coating ; Android OS v2.3.6 with TouchWiz 4 launcher ; 1...

No 1080p video recording ; No Super AMOLED Plus, pentile matrix display suffers pixelation ; No dedicated camera key ; microSD card under the battery cover ; Launches with Gingerbread

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : theunwired (

PHOTOVIEW: Samsung Galaxy S Advance Android 2.3 Smartphone


Initially announced two years ago as the Samsung Galaxy S , Samsung has recently announced a much improved follower which is called the Samsung Galaxy S Advance; incorporating some Galaxy S and Galaxy S II but also some Google Nexus S features and...

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Lionell Go Macahilig (

Samsung Galaxy S Advance GT-I9070 – A Quick Hands-on


A Samsung smartphone recently arrived in our test labs with the name tag Galaxy S Advance. Labeled with the model number GT-I9070, is this the rumored Galaxy S II relative described by several reports that have been circulating since last year?

Some sources say that the GT-I9070 might make an appearance at the MWC next month. It is not yet officially available in the Philippines, but the folks at Samsung priced it at around PhP 22,900. Although Gingerbread looks appetizing on it, we are...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Samsung Galaxy S Advance i9070


A good mid-range handset, but it needs a price reduction to make it a more attractive buy.

Great AMOLED screen, Speedy dual core processor, Good camera

can buy better handsets for similar money, Runs older Android V3.2 Gingerbread

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : (

Samsung Galaxy S Advance


Has a large screen, but the S Advance proved slightly sluggish in use

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Digit Mobile Phones (

Samsung Galaxy S Advance i9070


The Samsung Galaxy S Advance (I9070) GSM Mobile Handset is a stylish mobile equipped with 4 inch WVGA Super Amoled Plus display with 800 x 480 pixels display resolution. This Samsung mobile is an amazing touchscreen mobile loaded with features in a...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : Mobile Tech Addicts (

Expert Review


In conclusion I would say that this phone is one of the better mid-range handsets out there. I would say it felt a little plastic and the camera wasn’t really up to previous Samsung devices’ standards but was sufficient. However I felt that the...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Mobile Choice UK (

Samsung Galaxy S Advance review -


Fast performance, responsive and accurate touch-screen, several efficiency tricks in navigation

Runs on the older Android Gingerbread OS, standard design looks like several other Samsung phones

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1500
Battery performance:1500
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):570 / 630
Standby time (3G):550 / 603
Talk time (2G):12.7 / 15.5
Talk time (3G):6.3 / 7.1 / 7.16
Video call time:3 / 3.3

Call Management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating alert: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes


Auto focus:No / Yes
Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in flash: Yes
Camera Resolution:2560 x 1920 / 2592 x 1944
Face detection: Yes
Flash Type:LED
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Geotagging: Yes
ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 400 / 100, 200, 400, Auto
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Photo effects:Black&White, Negative film, Sepia / Grey, Negative film, Sepia
Rear camera resolution:2560 x 1920 / 2592 x 1944
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:1.3
Self-timer: Yes
Smile detection: Yes
Video capture resolution (max):1280 x 72
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent


SAR value:0.6
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.6


Color of product:Black / White
Form Factor:Bar


Display Diagonal:4
Display number of colors:16.0 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes


Internal RAM:0.75


Chat: Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Text prediction system:T9 / XT9
Text prediction system type:T9 / XT9


Audio formats supported:AC3, FLAC, MP3, WMA / MP3
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:GIF, JPG
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video compression format:DIVX, H.263, H.264, MP4, WMV
Video formats supported:DIVX,H.263,H.264,MP4,WMV
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS:No / Yes
GPS (satellite):N / Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850, 900, 1800, 1900 / 850,900,1800,1900
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:800,850,1900,2100 / 850, 900, 1900, 2100 / 850,900,1900,2100
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0 / 3.0+EDR / 3.0+HS
Data network:3G
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Camera included: Yes
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Rotating: Yes
Video playback: Yes
Voice recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes

Packaging Content

Battery charger: Yes
Battery charger included:Y
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Direct printing: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:2.3
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Recorder
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Recorder
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Themes, Widgets / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription / Sim-lock free
Support for contact groups: Yes
SyncML: Yes
vCard: Yes
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A9
Processor cores:2
Processor frequency:1


Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:2.3
SyncML: Yes
vCard: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:768
Internal storage capacity:7 / 8
Maximum memory card size:32
RAM capacity:0.75
USB mass storage: Yes


Subscription type:No subscription


Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height:4.84 / 4.85