Galaxy Nexus vs iPhone 4S: Specs, Speed and Camera Comparison

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At the current, Apple’s iPhone 4S is claimed the best device in the smartphone market, providing users everything they’re looking for in a handset. However, iPhone 4S is now being competed by Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus, the first smartphone to run the latest version of Google’s most advanced version of Android, 4.0 or "Ice Cream Sandwich”. Therefore, many smartphone buyers are now wondering if it’s worth for them to purchase an iPhone 4S or wait for the Galaxy Nexus to hit store shelves to make their final decision. Let’s see how the Galaxy Nexus is going to be compared to the popular Apple iPhone 4S in specs, speed and camera and so on.

iPhone 4S features iOS 5 operating system, which is known as the best version of the mobile platform ever launched. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Nexus is running Android 4.0, which is named the best choice for Android customers.

iPhone 4S is equipped with the 3.5-inch Retina Display, which gives higher quality than any other screen. On the other hand, although the Galaxy Nexus will not able to deliver the same quality, it has a larger display of 4.65-inch.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus only offers a single storage option of 32GB, while the iPhone 4S appears with a much larger storage of between 16GB and 64GB so that it can please user needs. In addition, the Apple's smartphone comes with an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera, allowing customers to take better pictures; but the Galaxy Nexus owns just a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera.

Apple’s iPhone 4S is powered with WiFi and 3G, while the Galaxy Nexus supports WiFi, 3G and 4G. Therefore, the Samsung's device might be a good choice for people who are looking for faster speeds.

Reading e-books on smartphone is becoming increasingly necessary to users. For this purpose, iBooks application is installed on the iPhone 4S and Google Books is also supported on the Galaxy Nexus. iPhone 4S performs well with the 800MHz Dual-Core Processor. Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus also performs well as it features a dual-core processor of 1.2GHz


The two smartphones Galaxy Nexus vs iPhone 4S are competing on the market

The two smartphones Galaxy Nexus vs iPhone 4S are competing on the market


Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus is bigger than Apple’s iPhone 4S

Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus is bigger than Apple’s iPhone 4S


iPhone 4S features iOS 5 operating system, while the Galaxy Nexus is running Android 4.0

iPhone 4S features iOS 5 operating system, while the Galaxy Nexus is running Android 4.0


The Galaxy Nexus has a good camera, but the iPhone 4S has a great camera

The iPhone 4S has a better camera than Galaxy Nexus


The Galaxy Nexus comes with a bigger battery, a faster processor and more RAM, but the iPhone 4S features more internal memory

The Galaxy Nexus comes with a bigger battery, a faster processor and more RAM, but the iPhone 4S features more internal memory

 

Related links:

Samsung Galaxy Nexus : Release Date, Specs and Features

Apple’s New Iphone4S : Notable Features in Pictures

Nook Tablet vs Kindle Fire (Spec Comparison)

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This article was published on 2011/12/06