Nexus S vs Samsung Galaxy S

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2014-01-06 14:55:57

What are the differences between Nexus S and Samsung Galaxy S Android smartphones?

  • The Nexus S comes with the latest Android OS version. The Samsung Galaxy S will probably have to wait some time before it gets upgraded.
  • The Nexus S has NFC support for ticket transportation or contact less payment integration.
  • The Nexus S has a Flash for the camera.
  • The Galaxy S has microSD expandability.
  • The Galaxy S has the latest Bluetooth version which brings potentially higher transfer rate and some connection reliability enhancement.
  • The Galaxy S has FM Radio to listen to your locale radio stations.
The other features are pretty much the same except the dimensions which slightly differ.
Nexus SSamsung Galaxy S
Differences
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Price
PlatformAndroid 2.3Android 2.3.6
Bluetooth®Yes 2.1 EDRYes 3 EDR
FM RadioNoYes
External memoryNoYes microSDHC
NFCYesNo
Camera
FlashYesNo
Dimensions
Height123.9 mm122.4 mm
Width63 mm64.2 mm
Depth10.88 mm9.9 mm
Weight129 g118 g
Battery
Talk time6.7 h 3G, 14 h 2G6.5 h 3G, 13.4h 2G
Standby428 h576 h (24 days)
Similarities
ProcessorSamsung Hummingbird 1GHzSamsung Hummingbird 1GHz Cortex A8
RAM512 MB512 MB
Screen resolution800x480800x480
Screen size4 in4 in
Hardware keyboardNoNo
Built-in memory16 GB16 GB
Wi-FiYes 802.11b/g/nYes 802.11b/g/n
Camera
Resolution5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front cameraYes 0.3 MPNo
Video recordingYes 720pYes 720p
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