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Seeing Red: VZW’s rumored HTC Incredible v. Nexus One

Since the Nexus One was first revealed back in January, everyone has been wondering when it will hit Verizon Wireless. In the meantime, rumors of another VZW Android powerhouse device, the HTC Incredible, have been circulating far and wide across the web. Here is a side-by-side comparison of the rumored specs for each of Big Red’s highly anticipated phonebots:

HTC Incredible

Google (HTC) Nexus One

Android OS 2.1 + Sense UI w/ Friendstream 2.1
Carrier Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless
Network technology 1x / EV-DO Rev. A 1x / EV-DO Rev. A
Processor 1GHz Snapdragon 1GHz Snapdragon
RAM 512MB 512MB
Screen size 3.7-inch 3.7-inch
Resolution 800 x 480 800 x 480
Display Capacitive multi-touch Capacitive multi-touch
Internal storage 512MB 512MB
Expandable storage microSD (up to 32GB) microSD (up to 32GB)
Camera 8MP w/ LED flash 5MP w/ LED flash
Video recording 720 x 480 720 x 480
Battery 1300mAh 1400mAh
WiFi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g
Track pad optical track ball
Dimensions 117.5 x 58.5 x 11.9 mm 119.0 x 59.8 x 11.5 mm
Weight w/ battery 130 grams 130 grams
Source Android Forums Google

It’s important to keep in mind that all of the information above is based on unconfirmed sources and is subject to change. Neither HTC nor Verizon has released official specifications of either of these phones. Both devices are expected to be available on VZW by the end of April or sometime in May for just under $200 w/ 2yr contract.