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Capping out a week of epic dogfight battles, Aaron throws the HTC Inspire 4G and the Google Nexus S into the ring to see which one comes out on top!  On one hand, the HTC Inspire 4G has a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, 4.3-inch display, 8-megapixel camera, Android 2.2 with HTC's new Sense 2.0 user interface, and a rockin' price of $99.99 with a two-year agreement.  The Google Nexus S is also $99.99 at Best Buy (for a limited time only) and offers a 1 GHz Hummingbird processor, 4-inch Super AMOLED display, 5-megapixel camera, front-facing camera for video calling, and a stock version of Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).

As always, they're both interesting devices, but only one can take home the gold.  Which one will it be - the Google Experience device or the successor (in design, at least) to the HTC EVO 4G?  Part 1 of 2.


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Himanshu Mane
Himanshu Mane HTC no doubts
Luis Rivera
Luis Rivera http://www.prizerebel.com/index.php?r=3141674
Jason Kukreja Keyz
Jason Kukreja Keyz G2?
Frank D. Rosario
Frank D. Rosario both suck tried them
Ali Shery
Ali Shery inspire 4g !!!! by far
Ron McKenna
Ron McKenna Inspire no question
Stephen Ly
Stephen Ly Nexus S
Greg Smart
Greg Smart DO I GOTTA SAY IT AGAIN... HTC INSPIRE 4G WITH AT&T. IT ALL RHYME.NEXUS DONT RHYME WITH NOTHIN. HTC JACK!!!
Himanshu Mane
Himanshu Mane Would go for HTC any day... superb built quality and amazing software to back it up.... HTC doesn't create a Mobile..... they create a masterpiece.
Arnold Herrera
Arnold Herrera Hey Nathan parks...... SHUT UP AND GROW A PAIR HAHAHA DON'T GET ALL NERD ON ME! BAAHAHA
Sammy Jo Phoenix
Sammy Jo Phoenix Neither. Galaxy S all the way!!
Ravin Schmidt
Ravin Schmidt Nexus S
Pierce Swan
Pierce Swan Nexus s. Hummingbird ftw!
Kian Koh
Kian Koh Pure Google nexus s, nothing beat it down.
Ted Qiaohua Hu
Ted Qiaohua Hu The nekusus.
Noah Beiter
Noah Beiter Inspire...
Srikanth Reddy Somereddy
Srikanth Reddy Somereddy Nexus S
Tham Ye Yang
Tham Ye Yang Where is waffle Jon????
Luis Montoya
Luis Montoya Nexus s
Fisher Outlaw
Fisher Outlaw H T C ftw
Anonymous
Anonymous "[insert phone name] is garbage"
Mark Balcher
Mark Balcher S baby/ super amoled FTW
Ryan Gardner
Ryan Gardner HTC Inspire 4G. My phones battery life is not bad. I don't need it to sync with everything under the side while it's on my hip.
Mark Alan
Mark Alan HTC T-Mobile blows
Tony Meredith
Tony Meredith Inspire
Christopher Blaine Erb
Christopher Blaine Erb Inspire
HTown Chitown
HTown Chitown Nexus s all day..nothing else can come close to it
Harold Hidalgo
Harold Hidalgo nexus s
Danny Yang
Danny Yang Nexus s
Aj Green
Aj Green Inspire!
Jason Ramos
Jason Ramos Neither. They both suck. While I prefer HTC any day over SamSUCK, I can't recommend the Inspire 4G due to bad battery life. A 1200 mah battery on an Android device in 2011 is completely unacceptable. Very surprised at HTC. I say don't bother with any of these devices and just wait.
Thomas Burke
Thomas Burke @jason FTW means for the win
Sean McCollum
Sean McCollum Sense is a better experience than stock Android.
John Cruz
John Cruz Droid bionic
Marcus Woldridge
Marcus Woldridge Nexus s is garbage..HTC all day
Zoe Christ
Zoe Christ Neither- wait for the dual core processors
Gina Russo
Gina Russo HTC inspire...got mine. ; )
Jason Russ
Jason Russ HTC buddy!!!
Cristian Ruiz
Cristian Ruiz While I like HTC more as a manufacturer, I gotta give it to the Nexus S. Nothing can beat pure, vanilla Android. Especially when it's got the latest version.
Skye Villanueva
Skye Villanueva Nexus s- Stock android for the win!
Steve Arnold
Steve Arnold Nexus S because of the pure googleness and my attachment to the phone. I'm sure the inspire 4g is a great device though. I don't discriminate. ;-)
Luis Sahagun
Luis Sahagun Nexus
George Rodriguez
George Rodriguez HTC Inspire 4G
Johnson Wu
Johnson Wu htc inspire
Christopher Manic Johnson
Christopher Manic Johnson Nexus S hands down. Take away the Inspire's build quality & you have nothing special. I'm not a fan of Samsung, but c'mon 2.3, Super Amoled Plus, Hummingbird, 1500mah, front facing shooter>2.2 Sense, Super LCD, Snapdragon, 1230mah...1230mah! Seriously htc?
Anonymous
Anonymous i've never had any issues with Visual-Voicemail on my Nexus S... or any issues for that matter
Greg Smart
Greg Smart INSPIRE JACK WTF. NEXUS LICK ASS!!!
Jean-David Felix
Jean-David Felix Nexus
Brian Edson
Brian Edson HTC wins over all. The only thing nextus might have that may or may not be better than HTC is the battery life. From my HTC incredible.
Jason Kukreja Keyz
Jason Kukreja Keyz WTF is FTW???
Jason Kukreja Keyz
Jason Kukreja Keyz Palm Treo 680, lol
Nathan Parks
Nathan Parks arnold, that doesn't make sense since samsung uses internals that are more compareable to computers.
Arnold Herrera
Arnold Herrera HTC ftw!!! From my inspire lol...... cuz Samsung makes toys. HTC makes handheld computers ;)
Yaniv Chokron
Yaniv Chokron My new Galaxy S 4G
Blake LeBlanc
Blake LeBlanc Nexus S all the way.
Anthony Mcfarland
Anthony Mcfarland HTC, posted from my evo 4g
Eddie Ortega
Eddie Ortega Inspire! HTC over Samsung phone any day!
Cesar Nevarez
Cesar Nevarez my ass
Erin Coelho
Erin Coelho Fellow nexus s users does anyone else have problems with picture mail? Certain people I try sending pics to say they just get a blank text message from me.. help
Joey Jaws
Joey Jaws Inspire 4G
Nathan Parks
Nathan Parks gotta go with nexus s for having better specs in EVERY department
Jason Schuler
Jason Schuler HTC EVO!!!!!
Donald Hurley
Donald Hurley Inspire. Hands down!
AJ Gago
AJ Gago Nexus S, solely because of stock Android
Joseph Portillo
Joseph Portillo Nexus S, Standard Android= <3
Joey Jaws
Joey Jaws Inspire.
Zach Anderson
Zach Anderson Inspire
Jenna Carroll
Jenna Carroll Inspire FTW! Love love love mine!
Victor Rios
Victor Rios Inspire 4G
Brian Decker
Brian Decker htc inspire
Andrea Ginelle Cruz
Andrea Ginelle Cruz Inspire :)
Billy Ramsak
Billy Ramsak Just got an inspire so, inspire.
Richard Castro
Richard Castro Nexus S
Carlos Villa-Chapman
Carlos Villa-Chapman inspire
Ernesto Moreno
Ernesto Moreno Nexus S ftw!
Carlos Villa-Chapman
Carlos Villa-Chapman htc
Chris Rodriguez
Chris Rodriguez Nexus s
Xavier Brown Xsquared
Xavier Brown Xsquared Nexus S
Kenny Pooranmal
Kenny Pooranmal Inspire




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