Phone Comparison - Samsung Fascinate vs Samsung Google Nexus S

Samsung Fascinate
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Samsung Google Nexus S
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced June 2010 December 2010
Status Available - Q3 2010 Available - December 2010
Colors Black, Grey, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125 x 64 x 10.5 mm
(4.92 x 2.52 x 0.41 in)
123.9 x 63 x 10.9 mm
(4.88 x 2.48 x 0.43 in)
Weight 116 g (4.09 oz) 129 g (4.55 oz)
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2 (Froyo) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), not upgradable to v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Hummingbird [Similar] 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Hummingbird [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX540 [Similar] PowerVR SGX540 [Similar]
RAM N/A 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 2 GB 16GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB, 16 GB included No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 57.04% 58.46%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2560 x 1920 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, WVGA@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes
Edge No Yes
3G EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, VZ Navigator Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash Lite HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 2 GB 16GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB, 16 GB included No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 1500 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h Up to 713 h (2G)
Up to 428 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 5 h 50 min Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 6 h 40 min (3G)
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