Google Nexus 4 vs Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Top 38 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 4

Compared to Apple iPhone 5 16GB

anonymous
1091
Distinctly more battery power
2100 mAh
vs
1440 mAh
45.83% more battery power
anonymous
848
Measurably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.31x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
635
Amply more RAM memory
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
582
Notably higher resolution
1280x768 px
vs
1136x640 px
35.21% higher resolution
anonymous
480
Bigger screen size
4.7 "
vs
4 "
17.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
347
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.
anonymous
295
A lot more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.3 MP
vs
1.2 MP
8.33% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
225
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.
anonymous
204
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
198
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
188
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.
anonymous
156
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.
anonymous
156
Sizably more internal storage
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
84
Explicitly 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.
anonymous
81
Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
56
Clearly 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.
anonymous
55
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.
Anna Maria Priolo
23
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.
Alexxa Cuellar
2
Has a built-in HDR mode plus geotag
Yes
vs
No
Add your GPS location to your phone plus you can turn it on or off , same goes for [url] swipe from the top when in your in camera mode and select setting
Сергей Воронин
1
Ubuntu touch support
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
Yes
vs
No
Jolla has released icy fresh build of theirs OS under nexus 4
Steven Haesen
-1
Google
Yes
vs
No
Good
Shivan Tee
-1
Much cheaper
Yes
vs
No
Remy Dovers
-1
Soft volume buttons
Yes
vs
No
Less abrasive than the ceramic upgrade on the Nexus 5
Aiden Richardson
-2
Has glass back
Yes
vs
No
A glass back looks nice
Show more reasons
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 17 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Aiden Richardson
198
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.
anonymous
168
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
129
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.
Christalyn Britton
24
Vastly Customizable
Yes
vs
No
Launchers are available for android devices that allow full customization of the home screen and pretty much anything else. The widgets also add some more customisation.
Florence Collins
16
"Find my phone" voice command
Yes
vs
No
You can ask Google Now to find your phone when you have misplaced it nearby, and the phone will ring loudly so that you can find it.
Ramin G. Far
15
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
vs
No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
Pavide Darenti
14
Has smart caller ID
Yes
vs
No
Whenever you get a call from a phone number not in your contacts, your phone will look for matches from businesses with a local listing on Google Maps.
Aiden Richardson
12
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
11
Has an immersive mode
Yes
vs
No
Hides everything except the app you're using.
Pavide Darenti
9
Has "OK Google" voice command feature
Yes
vs
No
When saying 'Ok Google' it will activate voice control.
Pavide Darenti
8
Has Chromecast support
Yes
vs
No
With your Android device and a Chromecast, you can enjoy your favorite online entertainment, from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and Google Play on your HDTV.
Eran Machlev
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Maty Sanchez
2
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Sadiah Latip
2
Better Performance
Yes
vs
No
Canon has got user friendly UI n better performance....
Vidhya Vs
1
NEXUS BATTERY CASE IS AVAILABELE
Yes
vs
No
NEXUS BATTERY CASE 2800 MAH [url]
Sabrina Falcone
1
Yes
Yes
vs
No
Is apple really still in business?
Sudeep Ramachandran
1
Beautiful shape attery backup and clear camera viwith good b
Yes
vs
No
Florence Collins
-1
Supports Square credit card reader
Yes
vs
No
This smartphone attachment from Square means that you can receive credit card payments using your device. It can be useful for small businesses etc, so you don't miss out on sales if customers aren't carrying cash.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-4
Has Cloud Print feature
Yes
vs
No
You can print docs easily from your phone or tablet.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-8
Has step counter built-in
Yes
vs
No
When you use fitness apps like Moves on nexus 5, the phone acts as a pedometer to count steps. Android 4.4 and updated hardware make this a more battery-friendly way to measure your activity.
Shaun Da Rocha
-9
Cyanogenmod ready
Yes
vs
No
With Cyanogenmod, customize your phone's or tablet's interface in any way imaginable. Just go to Cyanogenmod's website, get the installer, and follow the simple steps to get your device truly open-source.
Vivia Marcela Mina Leon
-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
Johannes Schwaben
-17
CANVAS 2 HAS IPS SCREEN AND WIN PRO HAS CAPACITIVE SCREEN
Yes
vs
No
Steffan Wood
-18
Lenses the
Yes
vs
No
The lesne in the oppi n1 is bigger and longer which means it better at macro photograph than Samsung 1cm software
Ramin G. Far
-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 16 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Compared to Google Nexus 4

anonymous
681
A bit higher pixel density
326 ppi
vs
318 ppi
2.52% higher pixel density
anonymous
242
Sizably faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads
anonymous
143
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
97
Thinner
7.6 mm
vs
9.1 mm
1.50 mm thinner
anonymous
89
Notably faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
87
Lighter
112 g
vs
139 g
27 g lighter
anonymous
74
Noticeably 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.
anonymous
64
Amply 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.
anonymous
62
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)
anonymous
8
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.
Piboon Amornjiraporn
1
Better GPS signal
Yes
vs
No
Oppo r1 got worse GPS signal not recommend for user that always use maps
Peter Ian Staker
0
Douchebag identification
Yes
vs
No
Clearly indicates an idiotic Douchebag/hipster/spoilt child
Cosmin Diaconita
-3
It's made with premium material's
Yes
vs
No
The premiun naterials add more durability to the phone
Clayton Fuller
-3
This is totaly one sided
Yes
vs
No
YES
Aiden Richardson
-13
Easier to use with one hand
Yes
vs
No
The design of the phone is smaller, making it easier to use with one hand.
Aiden Richardson
-14
Chamfered edges
Yes
vs
No
It has chamfered edges, a really nice design feature which looks great
Rupert Halloway
-23
Has iMessage
Yes
vs
No
Free texts between iPhones
anonymous
-350
Significantly narrower
58.6 mm
vs
68.7 mm
10.10 mm narrower
anonymous
-360
Measurably less body volume
55.1 cm³
vs
110 cm³
2x less body volume
anonymous
-394
Shorter
123.8 mm
vs
133.9 mm
10.10 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
21
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
-14
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
Pavide Darenti
-18
Has Airdrop
Yes
vs
No
It lets you quickly and easily share photos, videos, contacts and anything else from any app with a Share button.
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-18
Beautifuly designed
Yes
vs
No
Ios7 was designed to compliment the iphone
Lorenz Inou
-18
Has iCloud
Yes
vs
No
Sync of Contacts, Photo, Mail, Calendar, Documents all over your iDevices/Mac/PC; Backup, Locate iPhone with Apple ID in any browser; do Backups of apps (WhatsApp,...)
Eric Yuen
-19
Less or virtually no virus
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Pavide Darenti
-24
Has smart multitasking
Yes
vs
No
IOS 7 learns when you like to use your apps and can update your content before you launch them. So if you tend to check your favorite social app at 9:00 a.m. every day, your feed will be ready and waiting for you.
Ramin G. Far
-24
Efficient use of the battery
Yes
vs
No
Felix Simpson
-25
Camera lets you shoot photos in square format
Yes
vs
No
Nice looking photos without using an app like instagram
Remy Dovers
-28
Consistent application icons
Yes
vs
No
More aesthetically pleasing
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Marks your frequent locations on the map
Yes
vs
No
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Shows timestamps in messages app
Yes
vs
No
You can keep track of your massages easily.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-34
Unlimited number of apps per folder
Yes
vs
No
You can organize your apps in the way you want.

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

Yes
vs
No

Compare with other products

x
Join