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Google Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Top 16 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Ismail Et-tibi
3
Way cheapernew
Yes
vs
No
399$ vs 799$
anonymous
1236
Higher pixel density
445 ppi
vs
388 ppi
14.69% higher pixel density
anonymous
564
Every pixel has three subpixels
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
anonymous
471
Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
327
Way lighter
130 g
vs
168 g
38 g lighter
anonymous
266
Has an IPS screen
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
anonymous
154
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.
anonymous
90
Distinctly higher maximum light sensitivity
3200 ISO
vs
1000 ISO
3.20x higher maximum light sensitivity. With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
Anna Maria Priolo
42
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.
Bunyamin Eren
7
Back panel easily removable
Yes
vs
No
In contrary to what many people believe, the Nexus 5 is easy to dissassemble, using a plectrum to remove the back panel and a small screwdriver for the screws. All the components are easy to access/replace and back panel can be mounted, no problem.
anonymous
-122
Considerably narrower
69.17 mm
vs
79 mm
9.83 mm narrower
anonymous
-187
Less body volume
81.9 cm³
vs
99 cm³
20.88% less body volume
anonymous
-199
Shorter
137.84 mm
vs
151.2 mm
13.36 mm shorter
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
35
Has integrated LTE
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.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
anonymous
49
Clearly higher floating-point performance
0.1152 TFLOPS
vs
0.102 TFLOPS
0.01 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
31
Newer version of OpenVG
3
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenVG. OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.

Google Nexus 5 is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 30 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Compared to Google Nexus 5

anonymous
1938
Much more battery power
3200 mAh
vs
2300 mAh
39.13% more battery power
anonymous
1084
More RAM memory
3 GB
vs
2 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
950
Bigger screen size
5.7 "
vs
4.95 "
15.15% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
889
Appreciably more megapixels (photo)
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
724
Has an external memory slot
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
anonymous
620
Explicitly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
1.3 MP
1.54x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
475
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
314
Marginally thinner
8.3 mm
vs
8.59 mm
0.29 mm thinner
anonymous
294
Vastly better video recording quality
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
214
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
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.
anonymous
173
Has a BSI sensor
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
104
Supports ANT+
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
anonymous
101
Higher GeekBench result
933
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
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
90
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
65
Faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
3297
vs
3137
5.10% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Oscar Terence
54
Has 4k video recording
Yes
vs
No
Can record really high definiton films.
Aiden Richardson
43
Has a stylus
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
Gustavo Godoy
17
True Multitasking
Yes
vs
No
This means I can run a lot of apps in real time with 100% uptime,so I can call someone swipe up go on the browser look something up while still talking, swipe up again to keep playing a game while still talking, so forth and so on
Gustavo Godoy
14
Supports S pen
Yes
vs
No
S pen can work with note 8
Pasha Boltenkov
12
Faster typing
Yes
vs
No
Bigger keyboard means better & faster typing. You can use both hands to type
Oscar Terence
9
It has a faux leather back
Yes
vs
No
It is practical, stylish and easy to grip.
Alessandro Aguilar
7
Usb 3.0
Yes
vs
No
Faster chargin transfer more data more quickly
Dominic Bernardino
4
Can control TVs and Projectors
Yes
vs
No
With the included IR Blaster, you can use the Galaxy Note 3 as a universal remote.
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
anonymous
62
Sizably higher ram speed
933 MHz
vs
800 MHz
133 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
38
Notably more memory bandwidth
14.9 GB/s
vs
12.8 GB/s
2.10 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
anonymous
26
Uses big.LITTLE technology
Yes
vs
No
Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.
anonymous
26
Uses HMP
Yes
vs
No
Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilise all cores at the same time, or just a single core for low-intensity tasks. This can provide powerful performance or increased battery life respectively.
ARM Mali T628 MP6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for ARM Mali T628 MP6
anonymous
76
Considerably faster GPU clock speed
533 MHz
vs
450 MHz
83 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
41
Newer version of DirectX
11
vs
9.3
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is better than Google Nexus 5 because...

Yes
vs
No

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