Top 17 Reasons for the Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Top 47 Reasons for the Google Nexus 5

 
 
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Apple iPhone 5 16GB vs Google Nexus 5

Top 17 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Compared to Google Nexus 5

1045
Lighter
Comment
112g
vs
130g
18g lighter

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886
Thinner
Comment
7.6mm
vs
8.59mm
0.99mm thinner

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564
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.

×

370
Substantially narrower
Comment
58.6mm
vs
69.17mm
10.57mm narrower

×

314
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

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295
Amply shorter
Comment
123.8mm
vs
137.84mm
14.04mm shorter

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292
Distinctly more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

×

213
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.

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189
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

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99
Considerably less body volume
Comment
55.1cm³
vs
81.9cm³
48.64% less body volume

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64
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.

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Cosmin Diaconita
7
It's made with premium material's
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The premiun naterials add more durability to the phone

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Ádám Szirtes
2
SGH S 5611
Comment
Yes
vs
No
SGH S 7350

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Aiden Richardson
-8
Chamfered edges
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It has chamfered edges, a really nice design feature which looks great

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Aiden Richardson
-10
Easier to use with one hand
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The design of the phone is smaller, making it easier to use with one hand.

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Tino Csoka
-14
Has Airdrop
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It lets you quickly and easily share photos, videos, contacts and anything else from any app with a Share button.

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Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple A6
65
Appreciably bigger L1 cache
Comment
64KB
vs
32KB
32KB bigger L1 cache. A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
143
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

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110
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

×

32
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Top 47 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Apple iPhone 5 16GB

3624
Vastly more battery power
Comment
2300mAh
vs
1440mAh
1.60x more battery power

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2933
Vastly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3GHz
vs
2 x 1.3GHz
3.54x faster CPU clock speed

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2483
Much higher pixel density
Comment
445ppi
vs
326ppi
36.50% higher pixel density

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2051
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.95"
vs
4"
23.75% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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1722
Amply more RAM memory
Comment
2GB
vs
1GB
1GB more RAM memory

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1675
Measurably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080px
vs
1136x640px
2.85x higher resolution

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1460
Plenty more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.3MP
vs
1.2MP
8.33% more megapixel (photo, front camera)

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1103
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

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825
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

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725
Considerably more internal storage
Comment
32GB
vs
16GB
16GB more internal storage

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702
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.

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683
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.

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663
Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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587
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

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478
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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448
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

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293
Shoots 360° panorama
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It allows you to shoot a panorama 360° in every direction, by stitching together multiple shots that you take whilst turning on the spot. This creates a spherical 360° panorama, which allows you to look around in all directions instead of just horizontally.

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261
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.

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257
Vastly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28nm
vs
32nm
4nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

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206
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
867
vs
708
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2015)

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90
Notably higher memory bandwidth
Comment
12.8GB/s
vs
8.5GB/s
4.30GB/s higher memory bandwidth. A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.

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86
Significantly faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
3137
vs
2416
29.84% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)

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Anna Maria Priolo
50
Is a SlimPort device
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With SlimPort you can view HD content on a TV or monitor, by connecting it to the devices micro USB port.

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Salman Ahmed Mohiuddin
4
Wireless charging.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Has wireless charging built in.

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Saif Khan
1
It's cheaper!
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Does this really need to be explained? It costs less!

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Saif Khan
1
Better theoretical download speed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
20 mb/s > 7.2 mb/s

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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
761
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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433
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

×

403
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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366
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

×

321
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

×

313
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

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287
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No

×

276
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

×

72
Newer version of OpenGL
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL. OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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Otto Werse
0
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Google Navigator is a great turn-by-turn navigation app, standard on all Android phones.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
328
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

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240
Noticeably higher ram speed
Comment
800MHz
vs
533MHz
267MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

×

162
Measurably more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

×

114
Noticeably more memory bandwidth
Comment
12.8GB/s
vs
8.5GB/s
4.30GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

×

81
Significantly bigger L2 cache
Comment
2MB
vs
1MB
1MB bigger L2 cache. A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

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Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
334
Substantially faster GPU clock speed
Comment
450MHz
vs
266MHz
184MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

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197
Distinctly higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.1152TFLOPS
vs
0.0255TFLOPS
0.09TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

×

141
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
9.3
vs
9
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

×

83
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.

×

78
Newer version of OpenVG
Comment
3
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenVG. OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.

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Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Krait 400
66
Considerably more bits executed at a time
Comment
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.

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