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Google Nexus 4 vs Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Top 33 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 4

Compared to Apple iPhone 5 16GB

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Substantially more battery power
2100 mAh
vs
1440 mAh
45.83% more battery power
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Considerably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.31x faster CPU clock speed
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Way more RAM memory
2 GB
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1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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Bigger screen size
4.7 "
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4 "
17.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Measurably higher resolution
1280x768 px
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1136x640 px
35.21% higher resolution
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Lots 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
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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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Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yes
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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
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No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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Has NFC
Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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Appreciably more internal storage
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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Is DLNA certified
Yes
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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
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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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Shoots 360° panorama
Yes
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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
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No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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Measurably 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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Significantly lower SAR for head (USA)
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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Is a SlimPort device
Yes
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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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1
Ubuntu touch support
Yes
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No
Nexus 4 is reference device for Canonical developers for delivering fresh builds of their mobile OS
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Sailfish OS support
Yes
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No
Jolla has released icy fresh build of theirs OS under nexus 4
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Google
Yes
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No
Good
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Much cheaper
Yes
vs
No
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
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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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7
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
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No

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

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Top 24 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Compared to Google Nexus 4

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Marginally higher pixel density
326 ppi
vs
318 ppi
2.52% higher pixel density
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406
Noticeably faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads
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331
Lighter
112 g
vs
139 g
27 g lighter
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Thinner
7.6 mm
vs
9.1 mm
1.50 mm thinner
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Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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Significantly more microphone(s)
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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Clearly faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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Higher GeekBench result
708
vs
492
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
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Plenty lower SAR for body (USA)
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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Has AF tracking
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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2
It's made with premium material's
Yes
vs
No
The premiun naterials add more durability to the phone
Peter Ian Staker
1
Douchebag identification
Yes
vs
No
Clearly indicates an idiotic Douchebag/hipster/spoilt child
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-8
Chamfered edges
Yes
vs
No
It has chamfered edges, a really nice design feature which looks great
Sandra Ladenthin
-10
It's cheaper
Yes
vs
No
Because it's older
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-10
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
68.7 mm
10.10 mm narrower
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Vastly less body volume
55.1 cm³
vs
110 cm³
2x less body volume
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Shorter
123.8 mm
vs
133.9 mm
10.10 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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Has a child lock
Yes
vs
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
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No
Apple A6
Yes
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No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A6
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Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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Has dynamic frequency scaling
Yes
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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
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Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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Has TrustZone
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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Has out-of-order execution
Yes
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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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Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Yes
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No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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

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