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Samsung GALAXY Nexus vs HTC One V

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Samsung GALAXY Nexus Remove phone

Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Market Status: Released
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HTC One V Remove phone

Posted: 26 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2, 4.1.2, 4.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.1, 4.0)Android (4.0.3) Sense 4 UI 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 inches (135.5 x 67.94 x 8.94 mm)4.74 x 2.35 x 0.36 inches (120.3 x 59.7 x 9.24 mm) 
Weight4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Side KeysLeft: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock keyRight: Volume control 
ColorsWhite, GrayBlack, Purple, Gray 
Display
Physical size4.7 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels480 x 800 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

316 ppi252 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLEDS-LCD 2 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.8F2.0 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 28.00 mm 
FeaturesAutofocus, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, PanoramaBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Macro mode, Night mode, Scenes, Self-timer 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Recording formatMPEG4  
FeaturesVideo callingContinuous autofocus 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels  
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

TI OMAP4460Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Single core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540Adreno 205 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM / DDR2512 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 333 MHz) / DDR2 
Built-in storage32 GB4 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time17.66 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
  
Stand-by time12.1 days (290 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
  
Talk time (3G)8.33 hours
the average is 14 h (855 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)11.2 days (270 hours)
the average is 29 days (695 h)
  
Capacity1750 mAh1500 mAh 
TypeLi - Ion  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats Audio 
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMRMP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP, 3G2 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS, Music recognition 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, HTML5, FlashHTML, HTML5, Flash 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Global RoamingYesYes 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, CalculatorCalendar, Alarm, Calculator 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input (T9) 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk 
GamesYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.04.0 
ProfilesAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol, Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)  
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
Wi-Fi Direct Yes 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
HDMIvia microUSB  
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherNFC, MHL, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone/sYes  
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

07 Oct 2011  
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9250 link  
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head0.43 W/kg  
Body0.74 W/kg  
Availability
Officially announced19 Oct 201126 Feb 2012 

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