Samsung GALAXY Nexus vs Google Nexus 6

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Display

Size:

4.7 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 316 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 493 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

64.92 %
74.03 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

TI OMAP4460
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084

Processor:

Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540
Adreno 420

RAM:

1GB DDR2
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB, available to use: 58 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2, 4.1.2, 4.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.1, 4.0)
Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity:

1750 mAh
3220 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
13 MP (OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.8
Aperture size: F2.0

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

1.3 MP
2 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 inches (135.5 x 67.94 x 8.94 mm)
6.27 x 3.27 x 0.40 inches (159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm)

Weight:

4.76 oz (135.0 g)
6.49 oz (184.0 g)

Resistance:

Splash

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gray, White
Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

MHL

Additional microphone(s):

Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0
4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3)
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 07, 2011
Oct 24, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9250 link
IHDT56QD1 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.43 W/kg
0.86 W/kg

Body:

0.74 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.42 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 19, 2011
Oct 15, 2014
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