Galaxy Nexus VS Desire S

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has better specifications than the HTC Desire S

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus VS HTC Desire S

 
Galaxy Nexus Desire S
 
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus and the HTC Desire S 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 Galaxy Nexus is thinner at 8.94mm
0
The Desire S is thicker at 11.6mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The Galaxy Nexus has a smaller cubic volume of 1241039.625
0
The Desire S has a greater cubic volume of 1246456.25
Less Weight
0
The Galaxy Nexus heavier at 135 grams
2
The Desire S lighter at 130 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Galaxy Nexus features a bigger 4.65" display
0
The Desire S features a smaller 3.7" display
Pixel Density
2
The Galaxy Nexus has a higher pixel density at 316 ppi
0
The Desire S has lower pixel density at 252 ppi
Newer
1
The Galaxy Nexus is newer and was released on 10/2011
0
The Desire S is older and was released on 02/2011
Standby Time
0
The Galaxy Nexus can last less around hours
1
The Desire S can last more around 455 hours
Talk Time
0
The Galaxy Nexus can last less around hours
2
The Desire S can last more around 10 hours
Camera
1
The Desire S has a 5mp camera
1
The Desire S has a 5mp camera
Total Points
10 6
Total Score
63% 38%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and the HTC Desire S to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has better specifications than the HTC Desire S, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Note that the Galaxy Nexus has 16 / 32 GB internal storage compared to 1.1 GB internal storage found in the Desire S 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 Samsung Galaxy Nexus or the HTC Desire S

Availability

Announced on
October 2011 February 2011
Available
November 2011 May 2011

Battery

Capacity
1750 mAh 1450 mAh
Standby Time
- 455 hours
Talk Time
- 10 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithum Ion

CPU

Core #
2 -
Speed
1.2GHz 1GHz
Type
TI OMAP 4460 Qualcomm MSM8255

Camera

Main
5mp (2592x1944) 5mp (2592x1944)
Secondary
YES 640x480
Video
1080p 720p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
3.0 (A2DP) 2.1 + EDR
EDGE
YES Class 12
GPRS
YES Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
GPS
YES YES
HSCSD
HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
NFC
YES -
USB
2.0 microUSB microUSB v2.0
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1280x720 pixels 480x800 pixels
Size
4.65 inches 3.7 inches
Type
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen S-LCD capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM / EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 900, 2100
4G Network
LTE 700MHz (band 13) -
Alias
Google Galaxy Nexus, I9250, Prime -
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$500+ $300-$500

Memory

Call record
- Unlimited
Card Slot
- microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
16 / 32 GB 1.1 GB
Phonebook
- Unlimited entries
Ram
1 GB 768 MB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4 2.3

Size and Weight

Depth
8.9 mm (0.35 inches) 11.6 mm (0.45 inches)
Height
133.6 mm (5.21 inches) 115.0 mm (4.49 inches)
Weight
135 grams (4.7 ounces) 130 grams (4.6 ounces)
Width
66.5 mm (2.59 inches) 59.8 mm (2.33 inches)