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Dogfight battle time between two 4G LTE phones on Verizon!  The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is Verizon's flagship Android phone and offers a 1.2 GHz dual-core TI OMAP processor, 4.65-inch Super AMOLED HD (720p) display, 5-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, a front-facing camera, 1,850 mAh battery, and Android 4.0 - also known as Ice Cream Sandwich.  The Motorola DROID 4 sports a 1.2 GHz dual-core TI OMAP CPU, 4-inch qHD display with PenTile technology, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, full QWERTY keyboard, a front-facing shooter, 1,785 mAh non-removable battery, and Android 2.3 with Motorola's custom UI.  The Galaxy Nexus retails for $299.99, while the DROID 4 retails for $199.99.

Both pack some impressive specifications, but only one can win the dogfight.  Which will it be?  Part 1 of 2.


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Jun Kim
Jun Kim Galaxy Nexus
Jacob Grumbles
Jacob Grumbles @ Corey I would like to know how and the hell you drop a phone from 6 feet.
Prince Alexander
Prince Alexander Stock Android for the win
Ian Slade
Ian Slade Why do people still feel the need to say "iPhone" when the question is between two android devices? ... ffffffffffffffffff
Corey Stock
Corey Stock And who ever it was that said they dropped their iPhone from 6 feet and it survived, I would love to see a video of that. It breaks from 3 feet, so if for some reason your phone is gravity-defying then cool beans for you.
Corey Stock
Corey Stock iPhones are for people that want to settle for less for a higher price:). Nexus easily wins, Droid 4 isn't bad though.
Kamron Mccartney
Kamron Mccartney Nexus
Ashton Wyss
Ashton Wyss Ummm..... Na! iPhone
Dave Trivino
Dave Trivino I dropped my iPhone a few feet and the front shattered...there's definitely a sweet spot. Anyways, I can't believe this is a comparison, they aren't even on the same level. Nexus, duh!
Chris Robato
Chris Robato Galaxy Nexus truly a most awesome phone. Droid 4 not bad too.
Alexander Eriksson
Alexander Eriksson Nexus!
Paul Alexandru
Paul Alexandru Both sucks big time, i"" go for a galaxy Note
Paul Alexandru
Paul Alexandru Antonio Vazquez you're a loser
Paul Alexandru
Paul Alexandru Galaxy Note
Girish Mg
Girish Mg Galaxy nexus dud its great phone
Arvydas Grušeckas
Arvydas Grušeckas iPhone 4S, lol
Jonathan Ng
Jonathan Ng The droid 4 sucks , get a razr
Joseph Horton
Joseph Horton It is a about the Cricket Huawei Mercury
Amor de Solo
Amor de Solo Sony Xperia S
Amor de Solo
Amor de Solo or
Amor de Solo
Amor de Solo just 4 now i go 4 LG Optimus 4X
Charles Jones
Charles Jones I think Jacob is right Zach. If I remember correct you were holding out for the Nexus and got an iphone instead. I waited it out, I am glad I did. I love the big screen, and I have seen download speeds of 39 mbs!
Richard Ameen
Richard Ameen Easily the GNEX, i own an iphone 4s but that thing would be the phone id get if i didnt get the 4S
Joshua Saga Hsu
Joshua Saga Hsu Samsung
Ahnonny Nguyen
Ahnonny Nguyen The G to the Nex!
Darryl Mouzone
Darryl Mouzone Galaxy Nexus. I have the unlocked version and I love it.
David Nichter
David Nichter Got my GNex!
Tyler Shoulders
Tyler Shoulders The incredible 2
Eric Kroh
Eric Kroh Droid.Razr Maxx with removable battery FTW!..its not removable now...but it will be soon available
Matt SnowPaw Dalton
Matt SnowPaw Dalton Palm Pre3
Irvin Zamora
Irvin Zamora Just remember, iPhone owners USUALLY tend to get offended. Easily. But I won't argue, Nexus wins IMO.
Oliver Dela Cruz
Oliver Dela Cruz iPhone 4S!!!
Joernie Berrios
Joernie Berrios Galaxy Nexus..But+with the {CyanogenMod9 Rom}
Matthew Marzani
Matthew Marzani iPhone 4S
Kenneth Liebl
Kenneth Liebl I had the Gnex amd switched to razr maxx after numerous random resets and poor battery life. Great phone but I think once razr maxx gets ics it won't even be a competition. IMO
Jacob Grumbles
Jacob Grumbles Oh if you actually did have a nexus you wouldn't say it freaking sucked . I don't like iOS or iPhones but I'm not going to sit here they suck . The iPhone is is a good phone but not the best and definitely doesn't suck .
Antonio Vazquez
Antonio Vazquez
Jeremy Abad
Jeremy Abad Nexus QWERTY should be dead already.
Moses Estrada
Moses Estrada Whose this Zach guy?
Jacob Grumbles
Jacob Grumbles Zach why would you have a nexus ? You've been hating on Android since before it was released except for the time I got you to admit that your an Isheep and tired of apple .
Mendez Roy
Mendez Roy Nexus is the best smartphone in the world..if you don't like i dont care
Amanda Michelle
Amanda Michelle Samsung Suckssss All around.
Dee Jae
Dee Jae i'll wait till the Droid 10 comes out in December since phones comes out so frequently . . .
Shawn Knoll
Shawn Knoll Nexus.
Stephen E. Ribble
Stephen E. Ribble neither....
Zach Cline
Zach Cline Jacob you can call BS all you want. I had it and it freaking sucked. And the iPhone doesn't shatter that easy. I dropped mine from six feet without a case and neither the front or back shattered. So I don't know exactly how people get that done
Will Gonzalez
Will Gonzalez GNEX all the way........
Daniel Rodriguez
Daniel Rodriguez Let me know plz
Eduardo Ordaz
Eduardo Ordaz @Zach Nexus doesn't suck. It has 4G LTE and it has a big beautiful screen. Stock Android In it and tons of cool features. But this is between the nexus and the Droid 4 it's a dogfight of Androids.
Amor de Solo
Amor de Solo for Now!!
Amor de Solo
Amor de Solo for Now i go 4 LG Optimus 4x...
Jose Angel Santiago
Jose Angel Santiago Yawn
Cesario Brito Jr.
Cesario Brito Jr. Only thing Nexus has is ICS. I prefer GS2. And once it has that, it will be even better.
Leela Brenda Garcia
Leela Brenda Garcia Gs11 :)
Jacob Grumbles
Jacob Grumbles I call BS . Zach has had every phone before they even came out . I bet he has the gs4 right now . Besides we all know what happens to a class cup when you drop it compared to a plastic cup.
Nick Johns
Nick Johns I don't see how this is a question. The nexus smashes every motorola phone.
Zach Cline
Zach Cline I've had the nexus and it sucks
Zach Cline
Zach Cline Screw your plastic nexus
Daniel Lujan
Daniel Lujan Droid 4
Eduardo Ordaz
Eduardo Ordaz @zach. if u dont have both and dont like both why talk here?
John Cruz
John Cruz screw your iphone
Emelin Cardona
Emelin Cardona ics nexus
Zack Balint
Zack Balint Droid 4
Zach Cline
Zach Cline Neither
Camren Hall
Camren Hall Droid 4
Spencer Bartholomew
Spencer Bartholomew Nexus
TJ James-Elward
TJ James-Elward Definitely the Nexus!!
Alex Hernandez
Alex Hernandez Nexus
Guillermo De León
Guillermo De León Stop using drugs!
Jacob Grumbles
Jacob Grumbles Galaxy nexus . @ Ian the gs2 will neverv surpass the nexus as long as it has touchpiss on it .
David Oh
David Oh No brainer Galaxy Nexus!!!!
Amie Lee Greenway
Amie Lee Greenway Keyboard is probably going to be a deal-breaker. Some people prefer a physical keyboard vs the virtual QWERTY. Virtuals have a lot of bugs and issues.
Jimmy Duggan
Jimmy Duggan Droid 4...
Aaron Bergman
Aaron Bergman Big droid fan, tho the scren size makes up for lack of keyboard. Not to mention the droids lack of quality screen.
Sahn Choi
Sahn Choi The best overall Android phone is the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, followed by the Galaxy Note, then the Galaxy S II. From a business standpoint, I still think the iPhone 4S is the best phone while the (quite irrelevant in the "mobile world") 9900 is very popular with coworkers.
Luis Robles Figueroa
Luis Robles Figueroa Galaxy Nexus... (Android 4.0 ICS)
Terrance Cerullo
Terrance Cerullo Nexus!
TB Ogungbadero
TB Ogungbadero Nexus
Damien Peeples
Damien Peeples
Mohd Helmy Mahat
Mohd Helmy Mahat galaxy nexus. and galaxy note pls.
William Wadsworth
William Wadsworth I don't know why people like the iPhone so much. None of them support 4G right now, I'd never go back to 3G only.
Andrew Reasor
Andrew Reasor For now fascinate. But between the 2 nexus:)
Donald Dew
Donald Dew Another Droid? When will they stop making new phones and wait it out like Apple does??
Eduardo Ordaz
Eduardo Ordaz like both. They are cool,
Jose Perez
Jose Perez IPHONE 4S!!!!!!!!
Ian Slade
Ian Slade Nexus , cant wait til my gs2 gets ics then it shall surpass the nexus!!
Benjamin Forehand Jr
Benjamin Forehand Jr lol is that even a legit question?
Anthony Mendez
Anthony Mendez Nexus! :D
John Cruz
John Cruz easy the nexus wins but I would want a galaxy note instead
Fonzy Paniagua
Fonzy Paniagua Galaxy nexus, duhh
William Wadsworth
William Wadsworth Not into slider keyboards, makes the phone too thick.




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