Samsung Galaxy Discover LG Nexus 4

Samsung Galaxy Discover vs LG Nexus 4

Samsung Galaxy Discover

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Discover

3.5G, Android-4.0.4
Weight Slightly lighter 122 g vs 139 g More than 10% lighter
Standby time Slightly more standby time 18.5 days vs 16.2 days More than 10% more standby time, less frequent charging
LG Nexus 4

Reasons to consider the Nexus 4

3.5G, Google Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Network Much faster max data speeds HSPA+ (84 mbps) vs HSDPA (0.38 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (more than 221x faster)
Compass Integrated compass Yes vs No Map and navigation apps know which direction you're facing even when you're standing still
Screen PPI Much higher PPI screen 317 PPI vs 164 PPI More than 90% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1280x768 vs 480x320 Around 6.5x higher resolution screen
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs Unknown, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 90% faster)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 3.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 4 GB 4x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen size Larger screen 4.7" vs 3.5" More than 70% larger screen
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 13 mm Around 30% thinner
Size Smaller 68x133x9 mm vs 67x128x12 mm More than 20% smaller
Talk time More talk time 15 hours vs 7.3 hours More than 2x more talk time per battery charge
RAM Slightly more memory (RAM) 2048 MB vs 512 MB 4x more RAM, typically more responsive and better for multitasking


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth Recent bluetooth support
Nexus 44.0
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
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Thickness Thin
Discover13 mm
Nexus 49 mm
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
Screen type Both have LCD screens, not as bright and vivid as most
DiscoverTFD LCD
Nexus 4LCD
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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