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The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the first device running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The HSPA+ GSM version is a pentaband device, able to utilize 3G networks nearly anywhere in the world. In terms of hardware, the Galaxy Nexus features a 4.65-inch 720 Super AMOLED HD display, 16GB or 32GB of on-board storage, 1GB of RAM, and NFC technology.

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The Droid RAZR from Motorola is an LTE handset exclusive to Verizon Wireless in the United States. Hardware specs include a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, an 8-megapixel camera with 1080p video capture, Bluetooth 4.0 support, 16GB of storage (with an extra 16GB included on a microSD card), and a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display. Extremely thin at just 7.1mm thick, the Droid RAZR also features a Kevlar backing for strength along with something that Motorola is calling Splash Guard — a nano-coating that protects components from splashes.

The HTC Rezound is an Android powered smartphone featuring a 4.3-inch display with a massive 1280 x 720 screen resolution, along with a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, LTE data connectivity, Beats Audio, and an 8-megapixel camera that shoots 1080p video.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: November 2011

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 11, 2011
  • Price at launch: $299.99
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 14, 2011
  • Price at launch: $299.99

Also Known As...

  • Alias: XT912
  • Height: 5.33 inches
  • Width: 2.67 inches
  • Thickness: 0.35 inches
  • Weight: 0.3 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)

Hardware

  • Height: 5.15 inches
  • Width: 2.71 inches
  • Thickness: 0.28 inches
  • Weight: 0.28 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Purple / Black, Blue, Black
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Height: 5.08 inches
  • Width: 2.58 inches
  • Thickness: 0.54 inches
  • Weight: 0.38 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black / Red
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.65 inches
  • Technology: Super AMOLED HD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGBG (PenTile)
  • Resolution (Y): 1280 px
  • Resolution (X): 720 px
  • PPI: 316
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive

Display

  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.3 inches
  • Technology: Super AMOLED
  • Resolution (Y): 960 px
  • Resolution (X): 540 px
  • PPI: 256
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.3 inches
  • Resolution (Y): 1280 px
  • Resolution (X): 720 px
  • PPI: 342
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 900, 2100, 1700, 1900, 850
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes

Connectivity

  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless
  • CDMA: Yes
  • CDMA frequencies supported: 1900, 800 / 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • LTE frequencies supported: 700
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Media streaming: DLNA
  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless
  • CDMA: Yes
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0 + HS
  • Media streaming: DLNA
  • Manufacturer: TI
  • Brand / family: OMAP 4
  • Model: OMAP4460
  • Clock speed: 1.2 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2

Processor

  • Manufacturer: TI
  • Brand / family: OMAP 4
  • Model: OMAP4430
  • Clock speed: 1.2 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: MSM8660
  • Clock speed: 1.5 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Manufacturer: Imagination Technologies
  • Model: PowerVR SGX540

GPU

  • Manufacturer: Imagination Technologies
  • Model: PowerVR SGX540
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: Adreno 220
  • RAM size: 1 GB

Memory

  • RAM size: 1 GB
  • RAM size: 1 GB
  • Internal size: 16 GB, 32 GB
  • External: No

Storage

  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External type: microSD
  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External type: microSD
  • Resolution: 1.3 megapixels

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 1.3 megapixels
  • Resolution: 2 megapixels
  • Resolution: 5 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 30

Rear Camera

  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: Dual LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 4.0.1

Software

  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: Motorola
  • Launch OS version: 2.3.5
  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: Sense
  • Launch OS version: 2.3
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB

Interface

  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB, Micro HDMI
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB, MHL
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Barometer

Sensors

Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer
  • Capacity: 1750 mAh
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

  • Capacity: 1780 mAh
  • Capacity: 1620 mAh
  • Removable: Yes
  • Quadrant: 2002
  • Vellamo: 1065
  • GLBenchmark 720p: 28 FPS
  • GLBenchmark 1080p: 14 FPS
  • AnTuTu: 6079

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Bundled accessories

16GB microSD card
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