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Google Nexus 5 vs Apple iPhone 5S

Top 34 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

anonymous
2466
Vastly more battery power
Comment
2300 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
46.50% more battery power
anonymous
1912
Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.54x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1606
Reasonably higher pixel density
Comment
445 ppi
vs
326 ppi
36.50% higher pixel density
anonymous
1293
Lots more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1256
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.95 "
vs
4 "
23.75% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1133
Considerably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1136x640 px
2.85x higher resolution
anonymous
867
Way more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.3 MP
vs
1.2 MP
8.33% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
743
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
595
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
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.
anonymous
501
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
462
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
424
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
411
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
369
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
355
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
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.
anonymous
202
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.
Anna Maria Priolo
45
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.
Sameer Rasheed
3
Always Latest android version
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Nexus 5 always remains first in android updates because it is the first phone to get android L Update
Deval Shah
3
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Nexus 5 also has dedicated camera buttons (volume rocker)
Derpina Derpin
2
Wireless update
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It updates by wireless but Xperia U needs to get connected to a computer
Tharun V Vijayan
1
Pure Android experience
Comment
Yes
vs
No
As Google intended it to be.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
462
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
326
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
300
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
198
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
167
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
165
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
150
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
144
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Ismail Zekry
1
You can install a psp emulator on your device
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can install ppsspp emulater in any android device supporting most psp games
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
134
Has integrated LTE
Comment
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.
anonymous
57
Notably more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
anonymous
51
Vastly bigger L2 cache
Comment
2 MB
vs
1 MB
1 MB bigger L2 cache. A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Google Nexus 5 is better than Apple iPhone 5S because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 29 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Google Nexus 5

anonymous
528
Lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
130 g
18 g lighter
anonymous
463
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
8.59 mm
0.99 mm thinner
anonymous
427
Sizably more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage
anonymous
276
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
274
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.2
vs
2.4
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
anonymous
215
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
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.
anonymous
184
Explicitly 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
138
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
1347
vs
867
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
133
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
128
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
91
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
82
Supports 64-bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
anonymous
72
Distinctly faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
3451
vs
3137
10.01% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
anonymous
41
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
35
Explicitly narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
69.17 mm
10.57 mm narrower
Alex Clark
4
Pocketfriendly, easy to reach the screen corners
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Auzan El-ghiffari Su'ud
2
Cheaper spares
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The spares are much cheaper
Tricia Ho
1
Not as wide
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The 5s fits perfectly in my small hands. The 6 is so huge that I can't use it one handed anymore
Rikus Louw
1
Better fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The 5S has a more reliable fingerprint scanner and is easier to use than the S5 Mini's swipe down scanner
anonymous
-40
A lot shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
137.84 mm
14.04 mm shorter
anonymous
-64
Considerably less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
48.64% less body volume
Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
anonymous
62
Vastly wider front-end
Comment
6
vs
3
3 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
anonymous
46
Significantly bigger L1 cache
Comment
256 KB
vs
32 KB
224 KB bigger L1 cache. A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
anonymous
61
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
10
vs
9.3
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
anonymous
48
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3.1
vs
3
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple Cyclone
anonymous
46
Has AES
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
91
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
61
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
19
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPhone 5S is better than Google Nexus 5 because...

Yes
vs
No

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