|NOW COMPARING||Samsung Galaxy Nexus||BlackBerry Bold 9930 (Verizon)|
|Expert Rating||4.5 out of 5||4.5 out of 5|
|User Rating||(511 User reviews)||(45 User reviews)|
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus marries the power of the Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS with the speed of Verizon's LTE network. The phone's beautiful screen and internal performance are top-notch. Read More...
The RIM BlackBerry Bold 9930 has a wider and thinner design and is exceedingly well-made. It boasts stunning graphics, a new touch-screen display, an amazing physical QWERTY keyboard, a faster 1.2GHz processor, and the new BlackBerry OS 7 that brings augmented reality apps, 720p HD video recording, and more. We're also pleased with the photo quality of the 5-megapixel camera. Read More...
The Galaxy Nexus lacks a slot for expandable memory, and the 5-megapixel camera isn't Samsung's best. There's no support for Google Wallet, and several Ice Cream Sandwich features take some getting used to. Read More...
The BlackBerry Bold 9930 doesn't have the best call quality, and we think its price is too steep. The OS 7 user interface is not that different from OS 6. Read More...
|CNET Bottom Line||
As the first U.S. phone with Ice Cream Sandwich, Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Nexus takes a coveted, solitary step forward. However, once other premium handsets receive the updated Android OS, the Galaxy Nexus will lose some of its competitive edge. Read More...
The BlackBerry Bold 9930 is the best QWERTY BlackBerry to date, but should be priced lower. Read More...
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|Release Date||December 15, 2011||August 15, 2011|
|Operating System||Android 4.0||BlackBerry 7.1 OS|
|Carrier Contract Price||$199.99||$199.99|
|Best Price Found||$0.00 (save 100%)||$99.99 (save 50%)|
|Average Used Price||$231.00||$249.00|
|# Active Listings||456 (Browse Listings)||90 (Browse Listings)|
|Display Resolution||1280 X 720||480 X 640|
|Screen Size||4.65 inches||2.8 inches|
|Display Technology||Super AMOLED||TFT|
|Pixel Density||316 ppi||286 ppi|
|Camera Quality||5 megapixels||5 megapixels|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1080p||720p|
|Front Facing Camera||1.3 megapixels|
|Camera Features||Auto focus
LED Flash "
|Dimensions||5.33" x 2.67" x 0.37"||4.53" x 2.6" x 0.41"|
|CPU Spec||1.5 GHz||1.2 GHz QC 8655|
|# CPU Cores||Dual Core||Single Core|
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|Battery Technology||Li Ion|
|Talk Time||8 hours||6 hours|
|Battery Capacity||1850 mAh||1230 mAh|
|Standby Time||264 hours||307 hours|