Motorola Triumph vs Nexus S 4G – Full Specs Compared
Sprint is one of the leading service providers in 4G in the country and it is lining up handsets at incredible prices for its users. The latest in this chain are Google Nexus S 4G, Motorola Photon 4G and HTC Evo 3D. Motorola with Photon 4G for Sprint introduced another phone named ‘Triumph’ exclusively for Sprint Virgin Mobile, it’s the first Motorola phone for Virgin Mobile USA. Motorola Triumph is a 3G CDMA phone loaded with features and available from Virgin Mobile without any contract. It is only natural for new buyers to know the features of these phones before they finalize on one of them and here is a quick comparison for the benefit of the readers.
Motorola Triumph is a slim design that mesmerizes and measures 122x66x10mm and weighs 143g. It has a candy bar form factor and a huge display of 4.1 inches. Highly capacitive touch screen produces a resolution of 480×800 pixels that is bright and sharp.
Triumph runs on Android 2.2 Froyo and has a nice 1 GHz processor with 512 MB RAM and 2 GB ROM. Internal memory can be expanded using micro SD cards. It is a dual camera device with a 5 MP, auto focus, LED flash camera at the back and a secondary VGA camera at the front. The main camera is capable of recording HD videos in 720p at 30fps.
Triumph is W-Fi 802.11b/g/n, HDMI, Bluetooth v2.1+EDR, micro USB, with an Android Webkit browser. One unique feature of Triumph is that it comes preloaded with Virgin Mobile Live2.0 app that allows users to access quality music through a stream hosted by DJ Abbey Braden, with a special check in feature through which one can watch live concerts. The smartphone is packed with standard Li-ion battery (1400mAh) that provides a decent talk time.
Nexus S 4G
It would be correct to call Nexus S 4G a brother of the earlier Google Nexus S smartphone that has added capabilities of WiMAX apart from integration to Google voice. And, yes, you can now experience blazing fat 4G speeds on this amazing smartphone and that too at an incredibly low price of $200 for a 2 year contract with Sprint.
The smartphone runs on stock Android 2.3 Gingerbread, has 1 GHz processor (single core Cortex A8 Hummingbird), 512 MB RAM and provides 16 GB of onboard storage. It has a 4 inch large touch screen that is super AMOLED and produces a resolution of 480×800 pixels. Brightness of the screen is very nice and the colors (16 M) are vivid and true to life. The screen is highly capacitive and the phone also has a light sensor, a proximity sensor and multi touch input method. It has accelerometer, gyroscope and a digital compass.
The phone has dimensions of 124x63x11mm and weighs just 130g. Nexus S 4G is Wi-Fi802.11b/g/n, DLNA, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth v2.1 with EDR, and an HTML browser with full Flash support that makes surfing a breeze. It becomes a mobile hotspot and is HDMI capable. It is fully integrated with Google Voice that allows incoming calls at all your numbers to this smartphone.
The phone has 2 cameras. The rear one is 5 MP, capable of recording HD videos in 720p (720×480 pixels) while the front camera is a VGA one that allows for video calling.
Nexus S 4G is Google’s premium phone manufactured by Samsung. Nexus phones are the ones to receive Android updates and access to Google Mobile App as soon as they are released.
Comparison Between Motorola Triumph and Nexus S 4G
• While Motorola Triumph is for Sprint Virgin Mobile and runs on Sprint’s CDMA network, Nexus S 4G is on Sprint’s 4G WiMAX network.
• Triumph has a slightly bigger screen (4.1inch) than Nexus S 4G (4.0 inch)
• Nexus S 4G runs on the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread whereas Triumph runs on Android 2.2 Froyo
• Triumph allows use of micro SD cards while this is not possible with Nexus S 4G
• Triumph is thinner (10mm) than Nexus S 4G (11mm)
• Nexus is lighter (130g) than Triumph (143g).
|Comparison of Specifications
Motorola Triumph vs Nexus S 4G
|Design||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Form Factor||Candy Bar||Candy Bar|
|Keyboard||On-screen Virtual||Virtual Full QWERTY|
|Dimension||4.8x2.5x0.4 in||4.88 x 2.48 x 0.44 in|
|Weight||143 g||129 g|
|Display||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Size||4.1 in, Super AMOLED||4 inches|
|Resolution||WVGA (800 x 480)||WVGA 800 x 480 pixels|
|Features||16M color, Capacitive multi--touch||Contour display with curved glass screen, Anti-fingerprint display coating|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Magnetometer (digital compass), Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor||3-axis gyroscope, Accelerometer, Haptic feedback vibration, Digital compass, Proximity sensor, Light|
|Operating System||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Platform||Android 2.2 (Froyo)||Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)|
|Browser||Android WebKit, full HTML||Android WebKit, full HTML|
|Java/Adobe Flash||Adobe Flash Player 10.1 (download from Android market)||Adobe Flash Player 10.1|
|Processor||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Model||Qualcomm MSM8655 Snapdragon||Cortex A8 Hummingbird|
|Speed||1 GHz||1 GHz|
|Memory||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|RAM||512 MB||512 MB|
|Included||2 GB||16GB iNAND|
|Expansion||Up to 32GB with microSD card (SD 2.0)||Up to 32GB microSD card|
|Camera||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Resolution||5 MP||5 Megapixels|
|Focus, Zoom||Auto, Digital||Auto, Digital|
|Video Capture||[email protected] HD||480p (720 x 480 pixels)|
|Features||Geo tagging, Panoramic mode, Face recognition||H.264, H.263, MPEG 4 video recording|
|Secondary camera||VGA||3-axis gyroscope, Accelerometer, Haptic feedback vibration, Digital compass, Proximity sensor, Light|
|Entertainment||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Audio||Virgin Mobile Live 2.0|
|Video||Android Media Player, File Formats: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV3||H.264, H.263, MPEG 4|
|Battery||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Type Capacity||Li-ion 1400 mAh||Li-ion 1500 mAh|
|Talktime||Up to 14 hrs (2G), up to 6.7 hrs (3G)|
|Standby||Up to 29.7 days (2G), 17.8 days (3G)|
|Mail and Messaging||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Gmail, Email||POP3/IMAP4, Email|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS||MMS, SMS, IM (GoogleTalk)|
|Connectivity||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 b/g/n||802.11 b/g/n|
|Wi-Fi Hotspot||Yes, connects up to 6 devices|
|Bluetooth||v2.1+EDR supports A2DP stereo||v2.1+EDR|
|USB||2.0 High Speed||microUSB 2.0|
|Location Service||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Maps||Google Maps||Google Map with navigation|
|Network Support||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|2G/3G||CDMA EvDO Rev.A||CDMA EV-DO|
|Applications||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Apps||Android Market||Android market, Google Mobile Service (full access)|
|Social Networks||Facebook, Twitter, YouTube|
|Featured||Integrated Google Voice, Google Earth, Google Search|
|Business Mobility||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Corporate Mail||Microsoft Exchange Server||Yes, Microsoft Exchange Active Sync|
|Corporate Directory||Microsioft Exchange Active Sync|
|Security||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|
|Near Field Communication (NFC),|
|Additional Features||Motorola Triumph||Nexus S 4G|