- Reception and call quality No comments
- Display No comments
- Battery life No comments
- Camera No comments
- Ease of use No comments
- Design and form factor No comments
- Portability (size / weight) No comments
- Media support No comments
- Durability No comments
- Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.) No comments
Enough about feel though lets get the point, performance. The only significant differentiators between the Nexus One and the Droid are the CPU and input styles. While I can tell the different between the two CPUs it is not going to knock your socks off. In comparison to the 3G to 3GS jump I would say the 3GS jump was much more noticeable. Moving between apps is snappy but does occasionally show some lag in the UI. Scrolling works great for the most part but also tends to have a wobble effect at times. The only way I can describe it is imagine you have a bent wheel on your vehicle. When the wheel turns it always dips down in a pattern in the same spot. When you flick the screen to scroll it tends to do just that, wobbles in a pattern. Overall there is nothing to complain about as far as performance goes. For $530 its an outstanding performing phone.
Briefly wanted to lay my thoughts down regarding the Android 2.1 release on the Nexus One. Two words, eye candy. Other than the addition of the new Gallery application eye candy is pretty much all they added to the Android 2.1 release. The whole multitasking process on the Android platform is extremely confusing and most of the time you have no clue what is running. This is my main complain about the platform. It doesn't make a lot of sense in a lot of areas.
In summary if you are a bleeding edge techy you will love the Nexus One, otherwise this might not be the phone for you. Just because I know you will ask, I do like it better than the iPhone however its nowhere near as polished. You have to learn how to use Android. My 3 year old can use my iPhone.
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