Differences of Google Nexus One and Apple iPhone

By Angsuman Chakraborty, Gaea News Network
Friday, April 16, 2010

Re: Nexus One vs. iPhone

Which should I buy Google Nexus One or Apple iPhone ?
This is a common question to the readers. Below I share some of my experiences on Nexus One vs. iPhone after using both of them for the past few days.

  • I feels iPhone’s back swipe much more intuitive than pressing the back icon of Nexus One
  • Do you want to know the biggest difference of Nexus One vs. iPhone ?
    I need a manual to use Nexus One but with iPhone I never did and I am a hardcore techie.
  • My personal experience is that with UI & usability improvements Nexus One can challenge iPhone, however it is not there yet.
  • Sometimes small things make the biggest difference.
    Nexus One should focus more resources on making it more intuitive. Even the way to slide to unlock is not clear unlike iPhone.
  • The issue can be with the Nexus One hardware also. iPhone feels more responsive than Nexus One.
  • The Apple iPhone keyboard is easier to operate than Nexus One virtual keyboard. In terms of speed I can not type even close to the speed that I can on the iPhone.
  • Also touchscreen quality of iPhone is better than Nexus One.

These are my experience with iPhone vs Nexus One. However, let us know about your experience and thoughts in the comment section below.

Filed under: Apple, Featured Article, Google, iPhone

April 16, 2010: 10:58 pm

I find that the iPhone is fantastic with all these little apps, being able to do pretty much everything on the move is fantastic. You can attend to pretty much anything, anywhere, anytime! The future has arrived and I love it! :)

April 16, 2010: 4:01 pm

I think you have it wrong. For one, the UI is not so much Nexus One as it is Android.
I had absolutely no problem using the Android Operating system without a manual. I picked it up and started using it. The same applies for an iPhone. However, I prefer the Android OS over the iPhone OS.

From your short article, basically it sounds like you want another iPhone operating system. Thats not going to happen. Android OS is different. Its not trying to be an iPhone.

There are also a few advantages with the Nexus One. I can change my background image!!! Android supports true Multi-Tasking, iPhone OS4 wont even do that. Android is open, meaning, I can mod it as a please.

I run Android 2.1 on a G1. Even though it is running slower than an iphone does, I much prefer my G1 over my iPhone. (technical specs will explain why its running slower than the iphone)

April 16, 2010: 4:07 am

Apple is Apple. Nothing can be even compared to iPhone :)

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