Nokia C7 (aka Nokia Astound) vs. HTC Incredible S – Review

by Jerry D on March 28, 2011

So who would win in a duel between the Nokia C7 (aka Nokia Astound) and the HTC Incredible S? We put the two handsets in a locked room with one loaded gun. Let’s find out which phone is left standing…

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Stat-fight: Nokia C7 (aka Nokia Astound) vs. HTC Incredible S

Highlights: the Nokia C7 (aka Nokia Astound) features a 3.5-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 360 x 640 pixels, and catches the eye with an 8.0 MP digital camera. As for the HTC Incredible S, it goes large with a roomy 4.0-inch (480 x 800 pixel) S-LCD and its own 8MP snapper. Get the full smartphone comparison below…

Nokia C7 (aka Nokia Astound) VS HTC Incredible S
Display 3.5-inch AMOLED 4.0-inch S-LCD
Resolution 360 x 640 pixels 480 x 800 pixels
Keyboard No No
Processor 680MHz ARM 11 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon
Software Symbian ^3 Android 2.2 with HTC Sense
Storage Up to 40GB Up to 32GB
Rear camera 8.0 Megapixels with Fixed focus lens, dual LED flash, geotagging, face detection and HD video recording (720p) 8.0 Megapixels with autofocus and touch-to-focus, a dual LED flash, geotagging, image stablization and 720p HD video recording
Front camera Yes Yes
4G No No
3G 3G/HSDPA (10.2 Mbps) 3G/HSDPA (14.4Mbps)
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP 2.1 with A2DP
Size 56.8 x 117.3 x 10.5mm 64.0 x 120.0 x 11.7mm
Weight 130g 135g
Talktime 9.5 hours 6.0 hours
Standby 552 hours 370 hours

Analysis: Nokia C7 (aka Nokia Astound) vs. HTC Incredible S


Best Connectivity: Draw (1-1)
Best Size/Weight: C7 (aka Nokia Astound) (2-1)
Best Camera/Video: Incredible S (2-2)
Best Display: Incredible S (2-3)
Best Processor: Incredible S (2-4)
Best Software: Incredible S (2-5)
Best Storage: C7 (aka Nokia Astound) (3-5)
Best Battery life: C7 (aka Nokia Astound) (4-5)
Best Extras: C7 (aka Nokia Astound) (5-5)

BPF verdict: It’s a tie!

See if these two phones make our Top 20 Best Smartphones list…

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