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At first glance, Apple's iPhone 5 looks very similar to its predecessor but on comparison you'll notice it has a larger, 4-inch display and aluminum unibody construction. Its the first iPhone to include LTE connectivity as well as Apple's "Lightning" data connector for charging and sync.

Description

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.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Sep. 21, 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.00

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: November 2011
  • Height: 4.87 inches
  • Width: 2.31 inches
  • Thickness: 0.3 inches
  • Weight: 0.25 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: White / Silver, Black / Gray
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)

Hardware

  • 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)
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1136 px
  • Resolution (X): 640 px
  • PPI: 326
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive

Display

  • 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
  • Carriers: AT&T
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 900, 2100, 1900, 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Media streaming: AirPlay

Connectivity

  • 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
  • Manufacturer: Apple
  • Model: A6
  • Clock speed: 1 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2

Processor

  • Manufacturer: TI
  • Brand / family: OMAP 4
  • Model: OMAP4460
  • Clock speed: 1.2 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2

GPU

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

Memory

  • RAM size: 1 GB
  • Internal size: 64 GB, 32 GB, 16 GB
  • External: No

Storage

  • Internal size: 16 GB, 32 GB
  • External: No
  • Resolution: 1.2 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 1.3 megapixels
  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 30

Rear Camera

  • Resolution: 5 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Operating system: iOS
  • Launch OS version: 6.0

Software

  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 4.0.1
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Lightning

Interface

  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer

Sensors

Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Barometer
  • Removable: No

Battery

  • Capacity: 1750 mAh
  • Removable: Yes

Benchmarks

  • Quadrant: 2002
  • Vellamo: 1065
  • GLBenchmark 720p: 28 FPS
  • GLBenchmark 1080p: 14 FPS
  • AnTuTu: 6079
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