If you are currently mulling on the huge decision as to which smartphone you will buy next, there are two phones which you would be silly not to consider. One is obviously the inevitable iPhone 5 device, but the other is an elusive device which is slowly turning heads.
We have wrote about the iPhone 5 in vast detail over the last few months, but one impressive-looking device which is quietly lurking in the shadows is Google’s Nexus 4G handset, the successor to the Nexus S which looks certain to become the best Android handset on the planet.
We have spoke about this handset briefly a few weeks ago after the first initial leak on the device, but from then until now we have yet to hear anymore details about the Nexus 4G, perhaps suggesting that it may not see a release in 2012.
While the iPhone 5 will naturally have immediate buyers despite the fact that it’s only meant to be a minor upgrade from the iPhone 4, the Nexus S is the one handset that has the ability to take Apple on head-to-head, and perhaps having the better hardware capabilities out of the box as well.
For starters, it will be the first Android handset to come equipped with Google Ice Cream Sandwich, the next OS which is meant to be a perfect blend of Gingerbread and Honeycomb. Next you have a 1.5Ghz dual-core processor speed which definitely has the potential to blow the iPhone 5 out of the water when it comes to head-to-head speed comparisons.
In defence of the iPhone 5, it will come equipped with the latest version of Apple’s iOS software, as iOS 5 will feature hundreds of new features, most notably iMessage, a new notifications system, Apple iCloud support, WiFi Syncing and the ability to download software updates directly from the iPhone – one of the best features out of the list in our opinion.
Another notable handset which is probably going to be considered as a direct rival to the iPhone 5 is the infamous Droid Bionic, but considering that Verizon and Motorola have been incredibly slow with updates for the handset, we have to say that the Nexus 4G is the Android device which eagle-eyed consumers should be saving their money for. The Bionic will obviously be very popular when it releases this Summer, but as soon as official details are outed on the Nexus 4G, we have a feeling that the Bionic will certainly be overshadowed with its far superior hardware capabilities and blistering processor speed.
If you are currently deciding which handset to pick up and don’t care if it’s an iPhone or an Android handset, tell us which one is most appealing to you in relation to the iPhone 5 and Nexus 4G and why.