Samsung and Google introduced the Galaxy Nexus at an event in Hong Kong. The smartphone was scheduled to be launched last week, but was postponed possibly as a tribute to the late Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs.
Motorola Droid RAZR, claimed to be the world's thinnest smartphone, was released this week.
Here is a comparison of the specs and features of the two smartphones.
Galaxy Nexus is 8.94mm thick while Motorola Droid RAZR has a mere 7.1mm thickness.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus runs on Android 4.0, or Ice Cream Sandwich, which is a combination of Gingerbread and Honeycomb in one unit. Motorola Droid RAZR runs on Android 2.3.5 aka Gingerbread.
Loaded with a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, Samsung's new device touts a 4.65-inch high-definition super AMOLED display. It also has a face recognition function to unlock the phone. Motorola's Droid RAZR features a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor. The Droid RAZR has a 4.2-inch screen, qHD resolution, paired with Super AMOLED touchscreen.
Galaxy Nexus, the first LTE-enabled smartphone to feature Ice Cream Sandwich, has 1 GB of RAM and 16 or 32 GB of internal memory, as per users' choice. Droid RAZR comes with 16 GB of internal memory and 1 GB RAM. External microSD card slots have been included that support up to an additional 32 GB.
It comes with a 5-megapixel, 2592x1936 pixels camera in the rear of the device and a 1.3 -megapixel camera in the front for video calls. The phone also features an accelerometer, compass, gyro sensor, light sensor, proximity sensor and barometer lurking in there as well.
Motorola Droid RAZR has an 8-megapixel, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash rear camera with video recording of 1080p at 30fps. It has a secondary 2-megapixel camera that can also record videos at 720p.
The Droid RAZR will be available on the Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network. Galaxy Nexus will run on high speed LTE and HSPA+ networks.