Samsung Galaxy Nexus was officially released on December 2011. It is the world’s first smartphone that feature android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Galaxy Nexus also feature slim design and packed with high-end hardware specs.
Few months earlier, on September to be more precise, Samsung also release another handset called Samsung Galaxy
Note. It is too big to be called as a smarphone, but yet to small to become a tablet. Samsung explained that Galaxy Note is made to fill the gap between tablet and smartphone device.
While Galaxy Nexus is already available for purchase at Verizon Wireless, it is still unclear when will Galaxy Note actually arrive at AT&T. According to carrier’s representative, the device should start to hit the market within weeks. Today, we decided to make a head to head comparison between these two handsets. Let’s see which one is the best between them.
Display: Galaxy Nexus sports 4.65 inch Super AMOLED screen with HD 720 x 1280 pixels resolution display. It comes in a form of touch screen with 316 ppi pixels density. On the other side, Galaxy Note carry on larger 5.3 inch Super AMOLED HD screen with WXGA 1280 x 800 pixels resolution display. It’s pixels density is measured at 285 ppi. Thanks to Corning Gorilla glass technology, Galaxy Note’s screen is completely resistant to scratch and dust.
Camera: Galaxy Note posses 8.0 megapixels rear shutter, complete with the LED flashlight feature. It also has 2.0 megapixels web camera for video call purpose. Meanwhile, Galaxy Nexus is packed with 5.0 megapixels primary camera without any image stabilizer feature. Nexus users also able to utilize the 1.3 MP web camera for video chatting.
Processors: Samsung packed Galaxy Nexus with a Cortex A9 CPU that currently clocked at 1.2 GHZ, alongside with a full gigabyte of RAM. On the other side, Galaxy Note is currently powered with a 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon CPU and Adreno 220 GPU. There’s also 1GB RAM. Either Galaxy Note and Nexus available in 16 and 32 GB model, but Galaxy Note has microSD card slot that can handle up to 32GB memory card.
OS: As we mentioned earlier, Samsung Galaxy Nexus feature Android 4.0 ICS. On the other side, Galaxy Note is currently worked under Android 2.3 Gingerbread, but it will be upgraded to Android 4.0 at some points.
Connectivity: Both of these handsets are support for HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps with support for 4G LTE and NFC.tags: galaxy nexus, Galaxy Note, SAmsung