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Apple iPhone 5 16GB vs Google Nexus 5

Top 16 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Compared to Google Nexus 5

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Lighter
112 g
vs
130 g
18 g lighter
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Thinner
7.6 mm
vs
8.59 mm
0.99 mm thinner
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Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
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No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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Has a BSI sensor
Yes
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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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Significantly more microphone(s)
3
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2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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Has manual ISO
Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Has AF tracking
Yes
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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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2
It's made with premium material's
Yes
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No
The premiun naterials add more durability to the phone
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Douchebag identification
Yes
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No
Clearly indicates an idiotic Douchebag/hipster/spoilt child
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Chamfered edges
Yes
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No
It has chamfered edges, a really nice design feature which looks great
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-10
It's cheaper
Yes
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No
Because it's older
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Easier to use with one hand
Yes
vs
No
The design of the phone is smaller, making it easier to use with one hand.
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Significantly narrower
58.6 mm
vs
69.17 mm
10.57 mm narrower
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Measurably less body volume
55.1 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
48.64% less body volume
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Lots shorter
123.8 mm
vs
137.84 mm
14.04 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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Has a child lock
Yes
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No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple A6
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Substantially bigger L1 cache
64 KB
vs
32 KB
32 KB bigger L1 cache. A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Apple iPhone 5 16GB is better than Google Nexus 5 because...

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No

Top 48 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Apple iPhone 5 16GB

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Measurably more battery power
2300 mAh
vs
1440 mAh
1.60x more battery power
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Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.54x faster CPU clock speed
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Plenty higher pixel density
445 ppi
vs
326 ppi
36.50% higher pixel density
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Way more RAM memory
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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Bigger screen size
4.95 "
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4 "
23.75% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Substantially higher resolution
1920x1080 px
vs
1136x640 px
2.85x higher resolution
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Much more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.3 MP
vs
1.2 MP
8.33% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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Has branded damage resistant glass
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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Has built-in optical image stabilization
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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Can be charged via standard USB cable
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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Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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Clearly more internal storage
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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Is DLNA certified
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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Wireless charging
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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Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yes
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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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Shoots 360° panorama
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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Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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Notably smaller semiconductor size
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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Higher GeekBench result
867
vs
708
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
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Substantially faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
3137
vs
2416
29.84% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
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Vastly higher memory bandwidth
12.8 GB/s
vs
8.5 GB/s
4.30 GB/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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Is a SlimPort device
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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7
Back panel easily removable
Yes
vs
No
In contrary to what many people believe, the Nexus 5 is easy to dissassemble, using a plectrum to remove the back panel and a small screwdriver for the screws. All the components are easy to access/replace and back panel can be mounted, no problem.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 13 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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Supports widgets
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.
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Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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Is a multi-user system
Yes
vs
No
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Has offline voice recognition
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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Is free and open source
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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Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Yes
vs
No
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Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
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Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
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Offers free development
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
6
Exellent Features (UI)
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
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Notably higher ram speed
800 MHz
vs
533 MHz
267 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
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Considerably more CPU threads
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
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Has integrated LTE
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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Distinctly more memory bandwidth
12.8 GB/s
vs
8.5 GB/s
4.30 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
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Considerably bigger L2 cache
2 MB
vs
1 MB
1 MB bigger L2 cache. A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
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Clearly faster GPU clock speed
450 MHz
vs
266 MHz
184 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
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Substantially higher floating-point performance
0.1152 TFLOPS
vs
0.0255 TFLOPS
0.09 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
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Newer version of DirectX
9.3
vs
9
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
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Newer version of OpenGL ES
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.
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Newer version of OpenVG
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.
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Krait 400
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Distinctly more bits executed at a time
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.

Google Nexus 5 is better than Apple iPhone 5 16GB because...

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