HTC HD2 vs HTC Nexus One

Google has finally made the HTC Nexus official today, which means its time for a comparison between the two Snapdragon superphones.

htchd2vsgooglenexus

  HTC HD2 HTC Nexus One
Operating system Windows Mobile 6.5 Android 2.1
Processor 1 Ghz Snapdragon 1Ghz Snapdragon
RAM 448 MB 512 MB
ROM 512 MB 512 MB
Screen 4.3 inch TFT, Capacitive 3.7 inch AMOLED, Capacitive
Multi-touch Yes No
Size 120.5 x 67 x 11 mm 119 x 59.8 x 11.5
Weight 157g 130 g
Battery 1230 mAH 1400 mAH
Battery life Talk time 5.3 hours on 3G
Standby 390 hours on 3G
Talk time 7 hours on 3G
Standby 250 hours on 3G
Camera 5 megapixel with Dual LED Flash 5 megapixel with LED Flash
Video 640×480 at 30 fps 720×480 pixels at 20 fps
Connectors 3.5mm headphone, microUSB 3.5mm headphone, microUSB
Control 5 hardkeys, volume keys 4 softkeys, illuminated trackball, volume keys
Additional features proximity sensor, digital compass, car cradle proximity sensor, digital compass, dual microphone

Engadget has posted a review of the Nexus, and note the AMOLED screen is very oversaturated and washes out extremely badly in bright light, negating one of the major features of the handset. They also note the trackball, which serves to increase the height to virtually the same as the HD2, appears completely superfluous and does not contribute to the use of the device.

In the end the device does not appear to be either very ground breaking or much more super than existing devices, including the HTC HD2, and the new additions to the UI strangely serve to bring it closer to the HTC Sense and again not very groundbreaking.

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