Samsung GALAXY Nexus Samsung GALAXY W

Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung Galaxy W

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
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,280x720 vs 800x480 Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
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)
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 1.699 GB Around 9.5x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 315 PPI vs 251 PPI Around 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen size Larger screen 4.7"" vs 3.7"" More than 50% larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 12 mm Around 20% thinner
Samsung GALAXY W

Reasons to consider the Galaxy W

3.5G, 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
Standby time More standby time 22.1 days vs 12.1 days More than 80% more standby time, less frequent charging
Weight Lighter 112 g vs 149 g More than 20% lighter
Talk time More talk time 18.3 hours vs 8.4 hours More than 2x more talk time per battery charge
Processor Faster processor 1400 MHz, 1400 MHz vs Unknown, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 20% faster)
Size Slightly smaller 60×116×12 mm vs 68×135×9 mm Around 10% smaller


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth Recent bluetooth support
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Thickness Thin
Galaxy Nexus9 mm
Galaxy W12 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
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
Camera resolution Capture low resolution images
5 MP


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Which phone do you like, and why?

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