HTC Rezound vs. Motorola Droid Razr vs. Samsung Galaxy Nexus

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    Verizon Wireless has been turning out Android phones lately like their is no tomorrow, what with the RAZR and the Samsung GalaxyNexus a few weeks ago and now the HTC Rezound, which comes with Beats Audio integration.

    Want to see how the Rezound stacks up to the other two? CNET created this chart for your perusal.

    HTC Rezound- Motorola Droid Razr- Samsung Galaxy Nexus-

    [TABLE="class: geekbox"]
    [TR="class: header"]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: odd"]
    [TD]Display[/TD]
    [TD]4.3 inches, Super LCD HD, 1,280x720-pixel resolution[/TD]
    [TD]4.3 inches, Super AMOLED Advanced, qHD 960x540-pixel resolution[/TD]
    [TD]4.65 inches, Super AMOLED HD, 1,280x720-pixel resolution[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: even"]
    [TD]Dimensions[/TD]
    [TD]129x65.5x13.65mm (5.07 x 2.58 x 0.54 inch)[/TD]
    [TD]130.7x68.9x7.1mm (5.14 x 2.71 x 0.28 inch)[/TD]
    [TD]135.5x67.94x8.94mm (5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 inch) for the HSPA+ model[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: odd"]
    [TD]Weight[/TD]
    [TD]?? (waiting to hear from HTC)[/TD]
    [TD]127 grams (4.48 ounces)[/TD]
    [TD]135 grams (4.76 ounces)[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: even"]
    [TD]Processor[/TD]
    [TD]1.5GHz dual-core processor[/TD]
    [TD]1.2GHz dual-core processor[/TD]
    [TD]1.2GHz dual-core processor[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: odd"]
    [TD]OS[/TD]
    [TD]Android 2.3 Gingerbread, HTC Sense 3.5 (upgradable to ICS)[/TD]
    [TD]Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread, Motoblur interface (upgradable to ICS)[/TD]
    [TD]Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: even"]
    [TD]Rear camera[/TD]
    [TD]8-megapixel, f/2.2, dual LED flash; 1080p HD video capture[/TD]
    [TD]8-megapixel, 1080p HD video capture[/TD]
    [TD]5-megapixel, with zero shutter lag; 1080p HD video capture[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: odd"]
    [TD]Front camera[/TD]
    [TD]2-megapixel[/TD]
    [TD]1.3-megapixel, 720p HD video[/TD]
    [TD]1.3-megapixel[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: even"]
    [TD]RAM[/TD]
    [TD]1GB[/TD]
    [TD]1GB[/TD]
    [TD]1GB[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: odd"]
    [TD]Storage[/TD]
    [TD]16GB onboard; 16GB card preinstalled. Supports up to 32GB microSD card[/TD]
    [TD]16GB onboard; 16GB card preinstalled. Supports up to 32GB microSD card[/TD]
    [TD]16GB or 32GB onboard. No word if there's room for microSD storage.[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: even"]
    [TD]Battery[/TD]
    [TD]1,620mAH; removable[/TD]
    [TD]1,780mAh; not removable[/TD]
    [TD]1,750mAh; removable[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: odd"]
    [TD]Bluetooth[/TD]
    [TD]Bluetooth 3.0[/TD]
    [TD]Bluetooth 4.0[/TD]
    [TD]Bluetooth 3.0[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: even"]
    [TD]NFC[/TD]
    [TD]No[/TD]
    [TD]No[/TD]
    [TD]Yes[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: odd"]
    [TD]Barometer[/TD]
    [TD]No[/TD]
    [TD]No[/TD]
    [TD]Yes[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: even"]
    [TD]4G[/TD]
    [TD]LTE[/TD]
    [TD]LTE[/TD]
    [TD]LTE or Pentaband HSPA+ (depends on market)[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: odd"]
    [TD]DLNA[/TD]
    [TD]Yes[/TD]
    [TD]Yes[/TD]
    [TD]Yes[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR="class: even"]
    [TD]Beats Audio[/TD]
    [TD]Yes, comes with Beat earbuds[/TD]
    [TD]No[/TD]
    [TD]No[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]


    Via: CNET.COM

    Last edited: Nov 4, 2011
  2. JoDroid
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    Thank you so much for this Shadez! This is a Great help! :big smile:
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    Twice as thick as the RAZR with less battery ? WTH ! HTC always had problems with their batteries , didn't they learn anything ? Probably Beats Audio software needs 13.65 mm to work .
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    This is a fine chart and the only thing missing is the weight of the Rezound which is going to be significantly more bulky than the other two. Note the Rezound is almost twice as thick as the RAZR but has a smaller capacity battery. The RAZR is wider and taller than the Rezound.
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    Whats the 'f/2.2' refer to with the camera? Is it the capability of the lens or sensor in some way?

    Also will any of them have micro hdmi or mhl?
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    Don't forget the ever useful "barometer"
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    I'm really leaning twords the RAZR. If the camera sucks then it's going back.
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    If it's as fast as the Bionic, no thanks. The Zero lag from the Nexus is what really appeals to me
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    So in simple terms, better low light photos due to the lens?

    Do we know what the Razr and GNex are at for their aperture? I'll search in a bit, but wasn't sure if it was an advertised spec for them.

    Edit: I guess it(aperture) makes the length it can focus on larger. So more subjects can be in focus at one time? It makes it more versatile. I hope I understand that right.
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    i know its a cell phone first, however i have 4 children and dont carry a pas camera everywhere i go, so camera is very important to me, i would prefer htc then moto, then nex (only because i have never had a sammy) however the the best camera will be the choice for me. i no everyone says the nex is best but i am waiting for some actual pics from each before i chose... just wish nex had sd card. really dont understand why the didnt include.
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    ^ The internal storage will run faster. I imagine that would be Samsung's choice on it. I imagine that would keep up with a 0 shutter speed camera better.
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    the larger the aperture the more light the sensor gets. stop go like this F1.4, 2, 2.8, 4, 5.6 ,8. the higher the aperture the more that will be in focus.

    but this usually only applies to dslrs.....i mean with a cell phone camera sensor you dont need to worry about thisnt not really being infocus unless it just misses.....

    2.2 isnt all that fast but its better vs 2.8....

    its all kind of hard to explain.

    the larger the aperture the less we have to worry about the ISO being shot up! which means sharper pictures...
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    ^ Cool that makes sense. I still think that the Samsung GNex with its fast photos will be better in general for me.
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    If I had to pick it'd be between the Razr and Nexus. I don't like HTC phones and am not a huge fan of the SnapDragon CPU.
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