Google Nexus 5 vs Google Nexus 4
Top 23 Reasons for the
Google Nexus 5
Compared to Google Nexus 4
A bit more battery power
9.52% more battery power
Significantly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3 GHz
4 x 1.5 GHz
1.53x faster CPU clock speed
Way higher pixel density
39.94% higher pixel density
A bit bigger screen size
5.32% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Distinctly higher resolution
2.11x higher resolution
Has built-in optical image stabilization
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.
Clearly faster downloads
2.38x faster downloads
9 g lighter
A little bit thinner
0.51 mm thinner
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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.
Explicitly faster uploads
8.68x faster uploads
Has a serial shot mode
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Higher GeekBench result
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
Sizably higher memory bandwidth
4.30 GB/s higher memory bandwidth. A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.
Nexus 5 offers the best of android.
The Nexus 5 is built by the company who made Android which means that the Nexus 5 is purely android, but while the s5 runs android, the os is buried underneath the Samsung UI which is too overly complicated.
Amply less body volume
34.31% less body volume
Google Nexus 5 is better than Google Nexus 4 because...
Top Eight Reasons for the
Google Nexus 4
Compared to Google Nexus 5
Has a BSI sensor
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.
Has manual ISO
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
It was made by Google!
Gives it an edge on gapps
Ubuntu touch support
Nexus 4 is reference device for Canonical developers for delivering fresh builds of their mobile OS
Sailfish OS support
Jolla has released icy fresh build of theirs OS under nexus 4
0.47 mm narrower
3.94 mm shorter