Three major Android manufacturers, Samsung, HTC and Motorola, have all recently announced their big-screened flagship handsets, just in time for the holiday season. Now that everybody’s cards are on the table, we take another look, comparing the 4.65-inch Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich bearing Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the rugged and super-slim 4.3-inch Motorola Droid RAZR and the Beats Audio sporting and retina busting 720p 4.3-inch HTC Rezound. If you are an Android fan, it’s never been harder to choose a new smartphone, hopefully our handy comparison, which is after the break, will help you make up your mind.
|Samsung Galaxy Nexus||HTC Rezound||Motorola Droid RAZR|
|Display||4.65” Super AMOLED HD, 1,280×720 resolution PenTile Matrix||4.3” Super LCD HD, 1,280×720 resolution||4.3” Super AMOLED Advanced qHD, 960×540 resolution|
|Processor||1.2GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4460||1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8660||1.2GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4430|
|OS||Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich||Android 2.3 Gingerbread, HTC Sense 3.5 UI; to be upgraded to Android 4.0||Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread, Motoblur UI; to be upgraded to Android 4.0|
|Rear camera||5-megapixel with zero shutter lag; 1080p HD video capable||8-megapixel f/2.2 28mm wide-angle lens, dual LED flash; 1080p HD video capable||8-megapixel, 1080p HD video capable|
|Storage||16GB or 32GB onboard; no microSD card slot||16GB onboard; 16GB card pre-installed; supports up to 32GB microSD card||16GB onboard; 16GB card pre-installed; Supports up to 32GB microSD card|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 3.0||Bluetooth 3.0||Bluetooth 4.0|
|GPS||A-GPS, GLONASS (unconfirmed)||A-GPS, S-GPS||A-GPS, S-GPS, GLONASS|
|4G||LTE or HSDPA+||LTE||LTE or HSDPA|
|Dimensions||135.5×67.94×8.94mm (5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 inches)||129×65.5×13.65mm (5.07 x 2.58 x 0.54 inches)||130.7×68.9×7.1mm (5.14 x 2.71 x 0.28 inches)|
|Weight||135 g (4.76 oz)||127 g (4.48 oz)|
|Rugged-ization||Fortified glass display||To be confirmed||Gorilla Glass display; Splash-guard coating; Kevlar back|
|Other features||NFC, Barometer||Beats headphones|
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