September 26, 2017

Nokia N9 vs Samsung Galaxy Nexus – The War For The Position

Samsung and Nokia have always been the biggest rivals in the phone market. Samsung doesn’t want to lose its position while Nokia is trying real hard to get it off that place. Samsung and Nokia will keep on competing with each other like this and ultimately providing us better, cheaper and more reliable phones.

Samsung has recently announced the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and on the other hand Nokia has launched the Nokia N9 in the market. Nokia N9 has got the Meego OS while Samsung Galaxy Nexus has got Android v4.0 and both of them are buzzing a lot on the web. Now, let us see what happens when we will have Nokia N9 vs Samsung Galaxy Nexus.


Nokia N9 vs Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Form Factor

Nokia N9 has got the dimensions measuring up to 116.5 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm and on the other hand Samsung Galaxy Nexus has got dimensions ranging up to 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9 mm. Samsung Galaxy Nexus is a quite large phone.

Winner – Samsung Galaxy Nexus


Samsung Galaxy Nexus – Dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 CPU

Nokia N9 – 1GHz Cortex A8 CPU, TI OMAP 3630 chipset

The processor of Samsung Galaxy Nexus is quite more powerful than the Nokia N9. There is a difference of almost 0.2GHz which can mean a lot. It is always advised to purchase the phones with more clock speed, though we can even overclock it.

Winner – Samsung Galaxy Nexus


Samsung Galaxy Nexus – Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 4.65inch

Nokia N9 – AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 3.9inch

The screen type of both the phones is same but the screen type of Samsung Galaxy Nexus is more superior than that of its competitor also , its larger than Nokia N9. Even the pixel density of Samsung Galaxy Nexus is more than that of Nokia N9.

Winner – Samsung Galaxy Nexus


Samsung Galaxy Nexus – 5 MP, 2592×1936 pixels

Nokia N9 – 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels

Although Samsung Galaxy Nexus was better than Nokia N9 in almost every field but in this category, Samsung has fallen flat on floor. The difference between the camera quality of both the phones isn’t much but it can easily be the deciding factor. Nokia N9 has got features like autofocus, dual LED flash while Samsung Nexus has got same features but with singled LED flash.

Winner – Nokia N9

Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Nexus – Android v4.0 (Ice-Cream Sandwich)

Nokia N9 – MeeGo OS, v1.2 Harmattan

The OS is perhaps the most crucial factor while purchasing the phone. The OS Nokia N9 is good but not better than that of Samsung Galaxy Nexus because Android is currently ruling the globe. Anything which can challenge the position of Android is iOS, no one else can challenge it.

Winner – Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Data Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Nexus supports various data connectivity features like 3G, 2G, EDGE, GPRS, USB, WLAN, Bluetooth etc and on the other side of the river, Nokia N9 also supports the same features. So there is nothing much exciting and ecstatic about this catalog.

Winner – Tie


Samsung Galaxy Nexus – 16/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM

Nokia N9 – 16/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM

Both the phones have fixed internal memories but there is huge difference between the  maximum available memory in these phones. Nokia N9 seems to provide better customer experience here. The noticeable things is that both of them have same RAM size i.e. 1GB.

Winner – Nokia N9


Battery life of phones have to be perfect and very large. Samsung Galaxy Nexus having a  super powerful Li-Ion 1750 mAh battery and on the other hand Nokia N9 is having the Li-Ion 1450 mAh battery. The talk time battery of Nokia N9 is 11 h (2G) / 7 h (3G). On the hand, the Samsung has made no disclosures about the battery life of Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Winner – Tie


Price of Samsung Galaxy Nexus is expected to be somewhere around Rs.35,000 or $780. The Nokia N9 is priced at Rs.31,000 or $690.

Winner – Depends

Dreambloggers Verdict

Both the phones have great features but I would suggest you to go with Samsung Galaxy Nexus because it has got amazing OS, nice looks, reliability, processor, memory, size etc! It would definitely a wise decision to choose Samsung Galaxy Nexus over Nokia N9.

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  1. Samsung Galaxy has an great features with the quite large phone at the high cost. So, most of the people are thinking about the cost. Its a bit high cost -its my point of view.

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  3. As I have listen about and read reviews about Nokia N9 it is one of the best smart mobile phone from Nokia. The only problem with this phone is it is Meego based. However Nokia Lumia 800 is one of best smart phones available in the market.

  4. Nexus is better but I think the Lumia is better than the N9 also – pretty much the same phone just better features.

  5. Nokia phone is the best i would got to Nokia N9 it have many features and requires less service then Samsung. I always use Nokia

  6. I love to go with Nokia only. battery really rocks in Nokia phones.

  7. Smartphone is opposite word of Nokia. The real race is between iPhones and Androids.

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