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Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB vs Samsung Galaxy S 2

Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
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Samsung Galaxy S 2

Why is Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB better than Samsung Galaxy S 2?

  • 6.06% more battery power
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    1750mAhvs1650mAh
  • 43.58% higher pixel density
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    313ppivs218ppi
  • 2.4x higher resolution
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    720 x 1280pxvs480 x 800px
  • 8.14% bigger screen size
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    4.65"vs4.3"
  • 16GB more internal storage
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    32GBvs16GB
  • Is a multi-user system
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  • The browser has word wrap
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  • Has offline voice recognition
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Why is Samsung Galaxy S 2 better than Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB?

  • 1.6x more megapixels (main camera)
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    8MPvs5MP
  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
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  • 1.54x more megapixels (front camera)
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    2MPvs1.3MP
  • Has an external memory slot
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  • 19g lighter
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    116gvs135g
  • Has a radio
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  • 0.3mm thinner
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    8.5mmvs8.8mm
  • 10.7mm shorter
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    125.3mmvs136mm

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Design

1.weight

135g

116g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

8.8mm

8.5mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.height

136mm

125.3mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.width

68mm

66.1mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.volume

81.38cm³

70.4cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Display

1.pixel density

313ppi

218ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

720 x 1280px

480 x 800px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
3.screen size

4.65"

4.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
6.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.2GHz

2 x 1.2GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

1GB

1GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

32GB

16GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.semiconductor size

45nm

45nm

Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

5MP

8MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

1.3MP

2MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
4.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
5.has manual exposure
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
This allows to manually set the exposure.
6.has a front camera
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Has a radio
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Battery

1.battery power

1750mAh

1650mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.download speed

21MBits/s

21MBits/s

The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
2.has NFC
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
3.is DLNA-certified
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
4.Bluetooth version

3

3

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
5.upload speed

5.76MBits/s

5.76MBits/s

The upload speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can send information to a server or another device.
6.is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB (Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
Samsung Galaxy S 2
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.

Miscellaneous

1.has a 24p cinema mode
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
2.supports AVCHD format
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
3.is a system camera
Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S 2
A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

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