Samsung Galaxy Nexus Banned in US
Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets a sales ban in US following a Californian judge ruling in favour of Apple in the ensuing patent dispute. The latter filed an injunction claiming the former copied some of the design and looks of its iPhone.

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has turned out to be an amazing device. Moreover, the latest Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 update to the device will load striking features. It will improve the system stability, enhance camera performance and phone number recognition. The device allows in checking the data usage for any period of time which will avoid data overage charges.

On the other hand, the Taiwanese mobile major has unveiled its HTC Series which includes HTC One X. It comes with Beats audio which delivers a rich and realistic sound experience to users. It is the company's first quad-core Android smartphone.

Check out how both the smartphones stack up:


The Galaxy Nexus flaunts a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels. The 4.65in device includes an oleophobic coating as well as multi touch functionality.

In comparison, the HTC One X touts a Super IPS LCD2 capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels. It includes a Corning Gorilla Glass which protects the screen from scratches and dust and HTC Sense User Interface (UI).


The Samsung smartphone is powered by a 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 dual-core CPU and TI OMAP 4460 chipset. Its faster processor ensures a quick way to access the apps and web browser. PowerVR SGX540 adds support to powerful graphics.

The HTC One X is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core CPU and Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset. Nvidia Tegra 3 reportedly delivers unprecedented performance with faster browsing and hardware-accelerated flash capabilities. The device contains ULP GeForce GPU.


The Galaxy Nexus boasts of a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera which features autofocus, LED flash, touchfocus, geo-tagging and face detection. It lets the user record the video of 1080p. The HTC Sense 4.0 UI allows users to take the shot in just 0.7 seconds. The new superfast autofocus allows in capturing unlimited shots by just holding the shutter button. Both the smartphones include a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calling.

In contrast, the HTC One X comes with an 8 megapixel rear-camera. The sporting features are simultaneous HD video recording as well as image recording. It offers video recording of 1080p with video stabilisation and stereo sound recording.

Operating System

Both the smartphones run on the latest Android 4.0 ICS which features multi-tasking, rich notifications, resizable widgets and new lock screen actions. The Galaxy Nexus can now be upgraded to Android 4.0.4, a slightly higher version.


The Samsung smartphone comprises of a 16GB internal storage and 1GB RAM.

The HTC smartphone includes a 32GB of internal storage as well as 1GB RAM. However, both the devices lack microSD card slot.


Both the smartphones feature Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot as well as NFC for contactless mobile payments. The Galaxy Nexus supports Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP wireless technology. The HTC One X provides support to Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP technology.


The Galaxy Nexus comes with a Li-Ion 1750mAh standard battery which allows a stand by time of up to 290 hours on 2G and 270 hours on 3G networks. It offers a talk time of up to 17 hours 40 minutes on 2G and 8 hours 20 minutes on 3G networks.

The HTC One X includes a Li-Po 1800mAh standard battery.

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