Do you wanna choose a smartphone for holidays and don’t know exactly which one? AT&T has added a new Android-powered to its line-up: LG Nitro HD 4G. An impressive 4.5-inch device which ressembles a lot with Samsung Galaxy S2. It features a slim, light design, being more plasticky, but well built. LG Nitro HD has just land to AT&T and is available for $250 after signing in for a new contract.
There is also another option, in name of Motorola Droid 4. It’s the fourth generation of Droid, a more stylish and elegant version, looking very much like the DROID Razr, only that it comes with a sliding QWERTY keyboard. Announced for December 8th, it seems that it will be delayed. Motorola Droid 4 will be available at Verizon. Even if the date isn’t sure yet, the handset just hit the FCC, meaning it will be be out anytime soon.
LG Nitro HD 4G is one of the first devices to include a larger 4.5-inch True HD IPS Display and a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It’s beautiful, crystal clear and provides vivid colors. If you prefer something smaller, the Droid 4 comes with a 4-inch qHD capacitive touchscreen with a lower resolution plus a sliding keyboard, improved from the rest of three version, adding a fifth row with a backlight shining through the gaps between the keys.
In terms of camera, as many other smartphones, they will have a rear 8 megapixel camera on the back capable of capturing videos at 1080p. The guys over at The Verge have reviewed LG’s new handset and their conclusion regarding the quality of the camera is pretty good. It does provide fairly clean and crisp photos plus great videos. No tested on the Motorola Droid 4, since it hasn’t been announced, but it will surely take good shots. Both include also a front facing camera for video calls.
A 1.5Ghz dual core processor is as good as you’ll find in any smartphone these days with apps to run quickly and smooth on LG Nitro HD 4G. The fourth generation of Motorola Droid is also getting a fast dual core processor clocked at 1.2GHz. Regarding the RAM memory, both devices are equipped with 1GB of RAM. In terms of storage space, LG Nitro HD comes with 4GB of built-in memory, which can be expanded up to 32 GB via a microSD card slot. Motorola Droid 4, on the other side, includes 16GB of storage space plus a microSD card slot for expansion.
Software wise, both phones run Google’s platform. LG Nitro HD 4G runs Android Gingerbread and LG’s customer user interface, which is a good experience. For those experiencing Android for the first time, it’s important to know that it’s a flexible platform, allowing a simple way to make calls, texts, manages e-mails plus the posibility to add a lots of interesting. Moreover, it has a fre pre-loaded plus games and more.
LG Nitro HD will have 4G network, just like the DROID 4 plus Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Regarding the battery, Moto’s phone uses a 1,785mAh batterry. It seems that LG Nitro HD’s battery doesn’t last for more than one day of usage. It seems that it losses battery in standby too, which isn’t a good thing. This doesn’t surprises us, because major smartphones have a battery with maximum one day of usage with navigating the internet, games or others.
LG Nitro HD’s most important advantages are: a great display, 4G LTE connectivity, solid performance and a good built quality. Motorola Droid 4 is different from the rest of DROID members, featuring a complete new look, more stylish and fashionable, with a re-branded keyboard and better specs inside.