Samsung GALAXY Nexus HTC DROID Incredible 2

Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs HTC DROID Incredible 2

Samsung GALAXY Nexus

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Nexus

4G, Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1280x720 vs 800x480 Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 16 GB vs 1 GB 16x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 315 PPI vs 232 PPI Around 40% crisper display of text, images and video
Network Faster max data speeds LTE (80 mbps) vs 1xEV-DO rev. A (3.1 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 6.5x faster)
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 12 mm More than 20% thinner
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1200 MHz vs Qualcomm Snapdragon, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (20% faster)
Screen size Larger screen 4.6" vs 4.0" Around 30% larger screen
Size Slightly smaller 67x135x9 mm vs 64x121x12 mm Around 10% smaller
HTC DROID Incredible 2

Reasons to consider the DROID Incredible 2

3G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Standby time Slightly more standby time 15 days vs 12.1 days More than 20% more standby time, less frequent charging
Weight Slightly lighter 135 g vs 149 g Around 10% lighter


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen type The {better}'s screen is fantastic, and the {worse}'s is pretty good too
Galaxy NexusSuper AMOLED
DROID Incredible 2Super LCD
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Thickness Thin
Galaxy Nexus9 mm
DROID Incredible 212 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Galaxy Nexus315 PPI
DROID Incredible 2232 PPI
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Galaxy Nexus5 MP
DROID Incredible 28 MP
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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