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Samsung GALAXY Nexus Motorola DROID 2 Global

Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Motorola DROID 2 Global

Samsung GALAXY Nexus

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Nexus

4G, Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED vs TFT LCD The Galaxy Nexus has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720 x 480 @ 30fps Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1280x720 vs 854x480 More than 2x higher resolution screen
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 6.3 GB More than 2.5x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 14 mm More than 30% thinner
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 315 PPI vs 263 PPI Around 20% crisper display of text, images and video
Network Faster max data speeds LTE (80 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 3x faster)
Screen size Larger screen 4.6" vs 3.7" Around 60% larger screen
Weight Slightly lighter 149 g vs 169 g More than 10% lighter
Standby time Slightly more standby time 12.1 days vs 9.6 days Around 30% more standby time, less frequent charging
Size Slightly smaller 67x135x9 mm vs 60x116x13 mm Around 10% smaller
Motorola DROID 2 Global

Reasons to consider the DROID 2 Global

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Keyboard Has a full keyboard QWERTY keyboard vs None A physical keyboard is great for emailing and typing in general

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Galaxy Nexus:315 PPI
DROID 2 Global:263 PPI
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
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Galaxy Nexus:1280x720
DROID 2 Global:854x480
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
5 MP
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Galaxy Nexus:Unknown, 1200 MHz
DROID 2 Global:TI OMAP3630, 1200 MHz
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
FM Radio Neither have built in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations
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
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps

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

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