The new HP Veer 4G and Samsung Infuse 4G seems to be lying in two corners, one being the smallest yet a cute smartphone while the other seems to define the width of a smartphone. Both these smartphones differ from the standard size offered in the market today.
Here is a comparison of both these smartphones which are going to be released on May 15.
HP Veer has dimension of 84 x 54.5 x 15.1 mm and weighs 103g. Samsung Infuse 4G has a dimension of 132 x 71 x 9 mm and weighs 139 g.
Samsung Infuse 4G features the largest display screen in the market with 4.5-inch 480 x 800 pixels Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen. HP’s smartphone may be considered to be the second smallest after Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini with 2.6-inch 320 x 400 pixels TFT capacitive touchscreen smartphone offering 4G in it.
The input features found in Samsung Infuse 4G are Gorilla Glass display, TouchWiz 3.0 UI, multi-touch input method, accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, touch-sensitive controls and proximity sensor for auto turn-off. HP Veer 4G has QWERTY keyboard, accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, multi-touch input method and proximity sensor for auto turn-off.
Samsung Infuse is expected to feature 1 GB RAM alongwith 16 GB internal storage whereas HP Veer 4G has standard 512 MB RAM found in major smartphones today along with 8 GB storage and 6.1 GB user available storage. There is no card slot in HP’s smartphone while Samsung Infuse has microSD support up 32 GB and 2 GB included.
Although both smartphones will be running on AT&T network, HP Veer has HSDPA 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps support. For Samsung Infuse 4G there is HSDPA 21 Mbps and HSUPA 3.6 Mbps support.
WLAN/ Bluetooth/ USB:
The Samsung’s smartphone has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with DLNA, Bluetooth version 3.0 with A2DP and microUSB version 2.0. HP’s smartphone comes with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth version 2.1 with A2DP and microUSB version 2.0.
HP’s smartphone has a 5-megapixel 2592?1944 pixels camera with fixed focus and geo-tagging in it while Samsung’s smartphone has 8-megapixel 3264x2448 pixels camera with autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus along with face and smile detection. Samsung’s smartphone can record video at 720p and has a secondary 1.3-megapixel camera which is not found in HP Veer 4G.
The operating system found in Samsung Infuse 4G is Android version 2.2 (Froyo) compared to HP Veer’s HP webOS 2.1.
Samsung’s smartphone will feature the ARM Cortex A8 1.2 GHz processor while HP Veer will have 800 MHz Scorpion Adreno 205 GPU Qualcomm MSM 7230 chipset processor.
There is a standard Li-Ion 1750 mAh battery in Samsung Infuse 4G and Li-Ion 910 mAh battery in HP Veer.
Hp’s smartphone costs $99 with a two-year service contract and Infuse 4G $199.99 with two year contract.
The common features found in both the smartphones include SMS threaded view, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, A-GPS support, Java, organizer, voice memo-dial and predictive text input (Swype for Samsung’s smartphone).
Few other features found in HP’s smartphone are WAP 2.0 / HTML browser, AT&T dedicated applications, active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player and MP4/H.264/H.263 player. Samsung’s smartphone has other features like RSS, HTML browser, social networking integration, digital compass, image and video editor, Google search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration, MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264/H.263 player and MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player.
Also the HP’s Veer uses a proprietary connector and requires a separate adapter for headphones.