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Google Nexus 5 vs Apple iPhone 5S

Top 33 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

Jason Chen
-1
Much cheapernew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
1979
Sizably more battery power
Comment
2300 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
46.50% more battery power
anonymous
1529
Considerably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.54x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1252
A lot higher pixel density
Comment
445 ppi
vs
326 ppi
36.50% higher pixel density
anonymous
1106
Lots more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
972
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
905
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1136x640 px
2.85x higher resolution
anonymous
636
Way more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.3 MP
vs
1.2 MP
8.33% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
573
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
490
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
363
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
334
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
333
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
318
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
316
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
307
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
159
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
43
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.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 13 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
314
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
304
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
240
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
208
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
80
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
64
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
62
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
56
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
55
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Eran Machlev
7
Offers free development
Comment
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)
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
42
Substantially more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
anonymous
41
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
38
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 27 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Google Nexus 5

anonymous
343
Lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
130 g
18 g lighter
anonymous
331
Distinctly more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage
anonymous
325
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
8.59 mm
0.99 mm thinner
anonymous
305
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
220
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
216
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.2
vs
2.4
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. This is the widest aperture available at the 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.
Bishesh Gurung
1
Touch IDnew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Touch ID enables to use the password as fingers.
anonymous
177
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
141
Appreciably 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
104
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
99
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
97
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
66
Significantly faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
3451
vs
3137
10.01% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
anonymous
61
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
58
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.
Crosby Smith
5
Passbook for boarding passes
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Quick access with one finger swipe at the boarding gate
anonymous
-108
Significantly narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
69.17 mm
10.57 mm narrower
anonymous
-174
Considerably less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
48.64% less body volume
anonymous
-191
Amply shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
137.84 mm
14.04 mm shorter
Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
anonymous
42
Sizably 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
35
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
43
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
33
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
35
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
68
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
40
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
10
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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