LG Spectrum vs Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs HTC Rezound: specs comparison

LG Spectrum vs Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs HTC Rezound: specs comparison
Other carriers must be throwing Verizon the nasty eye now that it is a carrier with not one or two, but three phones with HD displays and LTE connectivity onboard. 

The announcement of the LG Spectrum, which will land on Big Red in ten days, makes the already daunting task of picking a smartphone on Verizon downright formidable now. 

That is why we are sizing the HD trio up for you in terms of sheer spec numbers, hoping to paint a clearer picture out of the "too much choice" phenomenon that is shaping up at the nation's largest carrier. 

The LG Spectrum, Samsung Galaxy Nexus and HTC Rezound share a lot in common at first look, like HD displays, LTE connectivity, and 1080p video capture, yet are pretty different when you come down to the details. Let the numbers do the talking here, but the LG Spectrum marks a welcome change in Verizon's high-end LTE pricing scheme, coming at $199 at launch. 

             LG Spectrum Samsung Galaxy Nexus HTC Rezound
Platform Android (2.3.4) Android (4.0.1) Android (2.3.4)
Display 4.50 inches, 329ppi,
4.65 inches, 316ppi, HD Super AMOLED 4.30 inches, 342ppi,
Dimensions 5.33 x 2.71 x 0.42
(135 x 69 x 11 mm)
5.33 x 2.67 x 0.37
(135.5 x 67.94 x 9.47 mm)
5.08 x 2.58 x 0.54
(129 x 65.5 x 13.65 mm)
Weight 4.99 oz (140 g) 5.29 oz (150 g) 6.00 oz (170 g)
Processor Dual-core, 1.5GHz, Snapdragon S3 Dual-core, 1.2GHz, TI OMAP 4460 Dual-core, 1.5GHz, Snapdragon S3
Rear Camera 8MP, 1080p video recording 5MP, 1080p video recording 8MP, 1080p video recording
Front Camera yes yes yes
Storage 4GB internal + 16GB microSD card 32GB internal 16GB internal + 16GB microSD card
Battery 1830mAh 1850mAh 1620mAh
Price $199 $299 $199

Now which one of these cream of the crop Androids on Verizon tickles your fancy?



10. Jarahawk

Posts: 43; Member since: Dec 04, 2011

Just waiting for the Rezound's contract price to drop. The more new "flagship" devices Verizon launches the closer I am to having the phone I want.

13. NoPhoney

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 20, 2012

Yeah, I've got a $50 discount available to use on any phone with my upgrade, but on select phones, you may want to check some other sites for better pricing. Not necessarily on the Rezound, but there are a few that are much less (even with the Verizon discount) at Lets Talk dot com. A few yrs ago when smartphones weren't even thought of, I bought 4 phones from them and put $350 in my pocket with their rebates! I only captured $50 as far as a rebate, but that was my phone choice, whereas my other 3 family members selected phones with $100 tied to them! :)

8. okmasta

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

$100 bucks more for Galaxy? For a phone that has less CPU power, less MP camera, and zillioins of S/W bugs that never ever gets fixed? No Thank YOU SAMSUNG.. You are not fooling me again... HTC is almost identical with LG, but it seems like a brick!... I think I will go for LG Spectrum.

12. NoPhoney

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 20, 2012

The "almost identical" only in specs...user interface is VASTLY different.

7. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

Hold my galaxy nexus....multitasking at u fools.... while surfing.... a cool 4.0 wave......

5. Leodrade

Posts: 87; Member since: Aug 26, 2011

LOL nice wallpaper on the Spectrum

4. douglasman100

Posts: 24; Member since: Aug 27, 2011

Hmmm Lg spectrum, ugly as f**k, galaxy nexus, sexy beast. Lg spectrum, excessive 1.5ghz=s**tty battery life, galaxy nexus=perfect balance between power and battery life. Yeah the galaxy nexus definitely wins.

6. christony1120

Posts: 65; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

and here comes the dweeb that has to curse in a comment when just giving an opinion on a phone real classy of you -___-

11. NoPhoney

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 20, 2012

LOL, yeah, really! It's sad. Maybe these kind of folks can take some of their hard earned dollars and invest in a grammar school...what do you think? :)

3. krazdjokr26 unregistered

very informative article... hmmm??? but where are the android people with the comments? smh...

2. jamrockjones

Posts: 345; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

LG Spectrum, mainly due to the screen. HTC screens look washed out and the Nexus' colors aren't real looking.

1. Knicknevin

Posts: 155; Member since: Mar 18, 2011

LTE for $199??!?!

9. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

LG should just exit the smart phone market. Their phones are junk.

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