5 Reasons Why Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is a Better Choice than LG Nexus 4

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By Kristin Dian Mariano | November 15, 2012 11:15 AM EST

Google recently announced its latest Nexus smartphone early this November. Does it still fall short to beat the Samsung Galaxy Note 2?

Google introduced its new line of hardware through a blog post after its media event in New York was canceled due to Hurricane Sandy early this month.

One of the devices announced by the company is its latest Nexus smartphone courtesy of LG. The Google-LG Nexus 4 is rumored to be equipped with 4.7 inch screen display with 1280x768 resolution, 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor, 8 MP camera and 2100 mAh battery.

The upcoming Google-LG smartphone will run with the new Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, which promises new features upgrade such as better camera options and controls. The release of the new version of Android Jelly Bean OS left many Android smartphone users due to the long wait to get the update in their devices.

LG Nexus 4 joined the intense smartphone battle in the market. It will battle head on with Samsung's phablet - Galaxy Note 2. The second generation of one of its most successful smartphones, Samsung Galaxy Note, was introduced during the IFA Event in Berlin, Germany. However, Samsung Australia launched the device in a fancy event in Sydney.

It boasts some amazing features such as incredibly fast processor, massive screen display, S-Pen and 4G/LTE connectivity. Below are the comparison of the specs and features of the two devices.

Many critics and reviewers doubt the appeal of the phablet at first. However, its massive screen display and other features attracted consumers.  Samsung Galaxy Note 2's S-Pen also lured buyers to purchase this smartphone-tablet hybrid device.

Below are the five reasons why the Samsung phablet is still a better choice over the new Google smartphone.

Larger Screen Display - Samsung Galaxy Note 2 sports a huge 5.5 inch screen display compared to LG Nexus 4's 4.7 inch screen. The company claimed that the phablet's screen is great for watching videos and movies right in your device.

Faster Processor - Samsung's phablet is powered by Exynos quad core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz, while LG Nexus 4 is equipped with the new Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5GHz quad core processor with 2GB of RAM.

Expandable Storage - If you have a lot of files and contents that you would like to save in your smartphone, then Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is a batter choice since it is available in 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB of internal storage plus a microSD slot up to 64GB for expandable storage.

Better Camera - Both devices are equipped with 8 MP rear cameras but Samsung Galaxy Note 2 wins with its 1.9 MP front facing camera. Moreover, its shooter features simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization.

Longer Battery Life - Samsung Galaxy Note 2 reigns supreme with its 3100 mAh battery that promises up to 16 hours of talk time in 3G.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will be available in Telstra, Optus and Vodafone, as well as through retailers. It is available for pre-order now at Samsung's Experience Store in Sydney. However, you can buy Google-LG Nexus 4 at Google Play Store and no pre-order needed.

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