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Google Nexus 4 vs Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Top 31 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 4

Compared to Apple iPhone 5 16GB

anonymous
2623
Distinctly more battery power
Comment
2100 mAh
vs
1440 mAh
45.83% more battery power
anonymous
2077
Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.31x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1383
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.7 "
vs
4 "
17.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1356
Lots more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1227
Noticeably higher resolution
Comment
1280x768 px
vs
1136x640 px
35.21% higher resolution
anonymous
972
Lots more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.3 MP
vs
1.2 MP
8.33% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
801
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.
anonymous
542
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.
anonymous
516
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
470
Considerably more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
464
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.
anonymous
446
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.
anonymous
376
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
220
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.
anonymous
185
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
173
Substantially smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
103
Sizably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.55 W/kg
vs
1.18 W/kg
0.63 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
Anna Maria Priolo
48
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.
Riadh Ferah
4
It was made by Google!
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Gives it an edge on gapps
Shivan Tee
4
Much cheaper
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Сергей Воронин
2
Ubuntu touch support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Nexus 4 is reference device for Canonical developers for delivering fresh builds of their mobile OS
Сергей Воронин
1
Sailfish OS support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Jolla has released icy fresh build of theirs OS under nexus 4
Steven Haesen
-1
Google
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Good
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
519
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
331
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.
anonymous
331
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.
anonymous
244
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
201
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.
anonymous
197
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.
anonymous
179
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
175
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Google Nexus 4 is better than Apple iPhone 5 16GB because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 26 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Compared to Google Nexus 4

anonymous
1745
Marginally higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
318 ppi
2.52% higher pixel density
anonymous
610
Lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
139 g
27 g lighter
anonymous
527
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
9.1 mm
1.50 mm thinner
anonymous
518
Appreciably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads
anonymous
419
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
199
Noticeably 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.
anonymous
171
Significantly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
152
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
708
vs
492
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
145
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
114
Way lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
1.18 W/kg
vs
1.27 W/kg
0.09 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
113
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.
anonymous
90
Significantly narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
68.7 mm
10.10 mm narrower
anonymous
48
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.
anonymous
26
Shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
133.9 mm
10.10 mm shorter
Cosmin Diaconita
4
It's made with premium material's
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The premiun naterials add more durability to the phone
Ádám Szirtes
1
SGH S 5611
Comment
Yes
vs
No
SGH S 7350
Aiden Richardson
-8
Chamfered edges
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It has chamfered edges, a really nice design feature which looks great
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.
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.
anonymous
-35
Distinctly less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
110 cm³
2x less body volume
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A6
anonymous
101
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
88
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Apple Swift
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Apple Swift
anonymous
67
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
64
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
anonymous
64
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
anonymous
63
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
101
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
72
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
22
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPhone 5 16GB is better than Google Nexus 4 because...

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