DROID Maxx VS Galaxy Nexus

The Motorola DROID Maxx has better specifications than the Samsung Galaxy Nexus

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Motorola DROID Maxx VS Samsung Galaxy Nexus

 
DROID Maxx Galaxy Nexus
 
The Motorola DROID Maxx and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
2
The DROID Maxx is thinner at 8.5mm
0
The Galaxy Nexus is thicker at 8.94mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The DROID Maxx has a greater cubic volume of 1300234.375
2
The Galaxy Nexus has a smaller cubic volume of 1241039.625
Less Weight
0
The DROID Maxx heavier at 167 grams
2
The Galaxy Nexus lighter at 135 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The DROID Maxx features a bigger 5" display
0
The Galaxy Nexus features a smaller 4.65" display
Pixel Density
0
The DROID Maxx has lower pixel density at 294 ppi
2
The Galaxy Nexus has a higher pixel density at 316 ppi
Newer
1
The DROID Maxx is newer and was released on 07/2013
0
The Galaxy Nexus is older and was released on 10/2011
Standby Time
1
The DROID Maxx can last more around 600 hours
0
The Galaxy Nexus can last less around hours
Talk Time
2
The DROID Maxx can last more around 48 hours
0
The Galaxy Nexus can last less around hours
Camera
2
The Galaxy Nexus has a 10mp camera
0
The Galaxy Nexus has a 5mp camera
Total Points
10 6
Total Score
63% 38%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Motorola DROID Maxx and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Motorola DROID Maxx has better specifications than the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Motorola DROID Maxx. Note that the DROID Maxx has 32 GB internal storage compared to 16 / 32 GB internal storage found in the Galaxy Nexus currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the Motorola DROID Maxx or the Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Availability

Announced on
July 2013 October 2011
Available
August 2013 November 2011

Battery

Capacity
3500 mAh 1750 mAh
Standby Time
600 hours -
Talk Time
48 hours -
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
2 2
Speed
1.7GHz 1.2GHz
Type
Motorola X8 TI OMAP 4460

Camera

Main
10mp (4000x2500) 5mp (2592x1944)
Secondary
1600x1200 YES
Video
1080p 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
4.0 (A2DP) 3.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
Class 12 YES
GPRS
Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps YES
GPS
yes, and GLONASS YES
HSCSD
EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE, HSPA HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
NFC
YES YES
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1280x720 pixels 1280x720 pixels
Size
5 inches 4.65 inches
Type
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 and CDMA 800, 1900 Dual Mode GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100 and CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100
4G Network
LTE 700 Class 13 LTE 700MHz (band 13)
Alias
DROID Maxx for Verizon Google Galaxy Nexus, I9250, Prime
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$500+ $500+

Memory

Internal
32 GB 16 / 32 GB
Ram
2 GB 1 GB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4.2 4

Other Features

SIM Type
nano-SIM -

Size and Weight

Depth
8.5 mm (0.33 inches) 8.9 mm (0.35 inches)
Height
137.5 mm (5.36 inches) 133.6 mm (5.21 inches)
Weight
167 grams (5.8 ounces) 135 grams (4.7 ounces)
Width
71.2 mm (2.78 inches) 66.5 mm (2.59 inches)