Top 35 Reasons for the Google Nexus 4

Top 26 Reasons for the Apple iPhone 5 16GB

 
 
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Top 35 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 4

Compared to Apple iPhone 5 16GB

3487
Noticeably more battery power
Comment
2100 mAh
vs
1440 mAh
45.83% more battery power

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2820
Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.31x faster CPU clock speed

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1974
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.7 "
vs
4 "
17.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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1659
Amply more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory

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1615
Substantially higher resolution
Comment
1280x768 px
vs
1136x640 px
35.21% higher resolution

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1391
Reasonably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.3 MP
vs
1.2 MP
8.33% more megapixel (photo, front camera)

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1062
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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695
Notably more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage

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688
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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670
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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639
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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563
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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455
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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285
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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251
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.

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245
Sizably 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.

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112
Significantly 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.

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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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Shivan Tee
6
Much cheaper
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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James Curd
2
Wrapped glass edges
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Feels nicer in the hand

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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

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Rafael Rodrigues
1
Guaranteed android lollipop update
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Muhd Danish
1
A much high-end design
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The Nexus 4's design includes a dotted glass pattern on the back which sparkles when seen from various angles.

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Muhd Danish
1
A more premium feel
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Thanks to it's glass backing, it gives the phone a more premium feel to it when compared to phones with a plastic backing.

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Сергей Воронин
1
Sailfish OS support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Jolla has released icy fresh build of theirs OS under nexus 4

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Steven Haesen
0
Google
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Good

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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
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733
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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423
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.

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384
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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364
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.

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305
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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305
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.

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278
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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268
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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64
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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Top 26 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Compared to Google Nexus 4

2380
Somewhat higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
318 ppi
2.52% higher pixel density

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973
Lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
139 g
27 g lighter

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824
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
9.1 mm
1.50 mm thinner

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648
Considerably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads

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551
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.

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332
Vastly narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
68.7 mm
10.10 mm narrower

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278
Notably 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.

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258
Shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
133.9 mm
10.10 mm shorter

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208
Significantly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads

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202
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, 2015)

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200
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

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176
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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130
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.

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78
Appreciably less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
110 cm³
2x less body volume

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63
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
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156
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

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135
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.

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Apple Swift
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Apple Swift
107
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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105
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).

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104
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.

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102
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
139
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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105
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

×

31
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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