Nokia C7 (aka Nokia Astound) vs. Samsung Galaxy S – Review

by Jerry D on March 31, 2011

We pit the Nokia C7 (aka Nokia Astound) up against the Samsung Galaxy S in a desperate technology duel to the death. OK, not so much ‘to the death’. Or even ‘to the pain‘. But one will emerge the winner, the other will skulk away with shouts of ‘LOSER’ ringing in its earpiece. Unless it’s a draw…

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Stat-fight: Nokia C7/Nokia Astound vs. Samsung Galaxy S

Highlights: the Nokia C7 (aka Nokia Astound) features a 3.5-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 360 x 640 pixels and an 8.0 MP digital camera. Beat that it says…

The Samsung Galaxy S is an Android veteran, a former king of smartphones and comes with a 4.0-inch (480 x 800 pixel) Super AMOLED display, plus a decent 5.0 MP camera. Get the full smartphone comparison below…

Nokia C7 (aka Nokia Astound) VS Samsung Galaxy S
Display 3.5-inch AMOLED 4.0-inch Super AMOLED
Resolution 360 x 640 pixels 480 x 800 pixels
Keyboard No No
Processor 680MHz ARM 11 1GHz ARM Cortex A8
Software Symbian ^3 Android 2.1 (Eclair)
Storage Up to 40GB Up to 48GB
Rear camera 8.0 Megapixels with Fixed focus lens, dual LED flash, geotagging, face detection and HD video recording (720p) 5.0 Megapixels with autofocus, geo-tagging, touch to focus functionality, face and smile detection and HD video recording
Front camera Yes Yes
4G No No
3G 3G/HSDPA (10.2 Mbps) 3G/HSDPA (7.2Mbps)
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP 3.0 with A2DP
Size 56.8 x 117.3 x 10.5mm 64.2 x 122.4 x 9.9mm
Weight 130g 119g
Talktime 9.5 hours 6.5 hours
Standby 552 hours 576 hours

Analysis: Nokia C7 (aka Nokia Astound) vs. Samsung Galaxy S

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Best Connectivity: Draw (1-1)
Best Size/Weight: Galaxy S (1-2)
Best Camera/Video: C7 (aka Nokia Astound) (2-2)
Best Display: Galaxy S (2-3)
Best Processor: Galaxy S (2-4)
Best Software: Galaxy S (2-5)
Best Storage: Galaxy S (2-6)
Best Battery life: C7 (aka Nokia Astound) (3-6)
Best Extras: C7 (aka Nokia Astound) (4-6)

BPF Verdict: The Samsung Galaxy S wins!

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

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