The LTE versions of Samsung's Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus are fairly different from their global versions. For example, the LTE version is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon dual-core processor and offers 16GB of internal storage space, compared to the global version's Exynos dual-core chip and an additional 32GB model. Similarly, the Nexus LTE offers a more powerful battery, more storage space and is slightly heavier than its international sibling.
Check out how the two LTE versions do against each other
The Galaxy Note LTE features a 5.3in Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass, the TouchWiz User Interface (UI) and a resolution of 800x1280 pixels with a pixel density of 285 pixels per inch (ppi). The Galaxy Nexus LTE features a 4.65in Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with scratch-resistant glass and a resolution of 720x1280 pixels with 316 a density of ppi.
The Galaxy Note LTE measures 146.8x83x9.7mm and weighs 178g whereas the Nexus LTE measures 135.5x67.9x9.5mm and weighs 150g.
The Galaxy Note LTE runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Samsung has announced an update to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) in the second quarter. The Nexus LTE runs Android 4.0 out of the box.
The Galaxy Note LTE is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon chip with a dual-core 1.5GHz Scorpion processor. The Galaxy Nexus LTE is powered by a TI OMAP 4460 chip with a dual-core 1.2GHz processor. Both smartphones house 1GB of RAM.
The Galaxy Note LTE sports a main camera of eight megapixels with LED flash, auto-focus, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection and image stabilisation technologies. The camera can record video at 1080p and the smartphone is equipped with a two megapixel secondary camera.
The Galaxy Nexus LTE carries a five megapixel camera with auto-focus, LED flash, touch focus, geo-tagging and face detection. The camera can record video at 1080p and 30 frames per second (fps). The handset is equipped with a secondary camera of 1.3 megapixels, which can record video at 720p and 30 fps.
The Galaxy Note LTE offers Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot and Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP and EDR. The Galaxy Nexus LTE offers Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot and Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP.
Both smartphones support Near Field Communication (NFC) and 4G connectivity.
The Galaxy Note LTE comes in only one model, with 16GB of onboard space. It does, however, offer a microSD card slot for expansions up to 32GB. The Galaxy Nexus LTE has 32GB of onboard space but does not support a microSD card.
The Galaxy Note LTE is powered by a Li-ion battery with a capacity of 2500mAh and can deliver talk time of up to 10 hours. The Galaxy Nexus LTE is powered by a Li-ion 1850mAh battery which offers talk time of more than seven hours.