If your feedback is any indication, the hottest Android smartphones on the market are the Google Nexus 4 and the Samsung Galaxy Note II. While the size and overall distribution is different, they have some similarities, which make them perfect candidates for a dogfight battle. The Nexus 4 is designed by LG and offers a vanilla build of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, along with a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 4.7-inch IPS HD display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording, and a 2,100 mAh battery. It starts at $299.99 full retail, which is an incredible price sans-contract (if you can find it).
The Samsung Galaxy Note II can be had at Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and US Cellular. It sports a 1.6 GHz quad-core Exynos CPU, 5.5-inch Super AMOLED HD display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording, a giant 3,100 mAh battery, 4G LTE, and Android 4.1 with TouchWiz. Unique features include the S Pen and Samsung-themed features like S Beam.
The Galaxy Note II brings a load of features to the table, while the Nexus 4 packs vanilla Android to the table in a gorgeous glass package. Which one is the must-have smartphone? Part 2 of 2.