Samsung Galaxy Nexus, iPhone 4S pitted against one another in smartphone battle

Alex Wagner
Editorial Director of News and Content from  Omaha, NE
| Published: November 23, 2011

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The Samsung Galaxy Nexus and iPhone 4S are two of the most anticipated smartphones of 2011, and for good reason: both devices pack the latest and greatest software from Google and Apple and mix it in with some pretty drool-worthy hardware. The two handsets are sure to be pitted against one another in many "Best Smartphone" discussions, so Cam over at Today's iPhone decided to just that, putting the iPhone 4S and Galaxy Nexus head to head and comparing how each performs. The epic battle covers a range of hardware and software features like display quality, content/media management, and voice control capabilities, just to name a few. Also included is a video that provides an in-depth look at just which device is quicker at performand tasks like opening apps and browsing the Web. 

Cam's put together a pretty impressive rundown of each device's strengths and weaknesses, so those of you in the market for a new smartphone should definitely take the time to read over the report and learn how these two heavyweights of the mobile world handle. Which device comes out ahead in the end? I don't want to spoil anything, so you'll just have to head on over to Today's iPhone to check it all out for yourself!

iPhone 4S vs. Galaxy Nexus: Hardware

iPhone 4S vs. Galaxy Nexus: Software