Google Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

Top 21 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

anonymous
857
Faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
4 x 1.9 GHz
21.05% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
687
Modestly higher pixel density
445 ppi
vs
441 ppi
0.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
330
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
281
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
273
Has built-in optical image stabilization
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
110
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
70
Considerably higher maximum light sensitivity
3200 ISO
vs
800 ISO
4x 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.
anonymous
62
Higher GeekBench result
867
vs
752
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
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.
anonymous
50
Considerably faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
3137
vs
2540
23.50% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
anonymous
41
Has directory organization
Yes
vs
No
A directory help keeping your music, videos, e-books organized and easy to find.
Lucas Genoud
28
Cheaper
Yes
vs
No
You paie less for the performance of a more expensive expensive device
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.
José Muñoz
9
Have Google Experience
Yes
vs
No
Android 4.4 introduce the all-new google experience only in nexus 5
Jose Andrade
5
The Nexus 5 Is 300 dollars cheeper (unlocked)
Yes
vs
No
With the Money you saved you can buy a Nexus 7 ( 230 USD) , Logitech UE 4000 Headphones (50 USD) and have 30 dollars left
Akshay Singh Shekhawat
5
Bluetooth 3.0 With File Transfer Support
Yes
vs
No
You can Transfer Stuff easily from your phone or tablet to any other Device other than apple's shitty Airdrop service.
Lorenzo MW Gambino
4
Supports QI Charging
Yes
vs
No
This phone can charge wirelessly with any QI charging surface.
David Whovian
2
Less bloat software
Yes
vs
No
Run a smoother version of android
Adrian Ruiz Martínez
2
The Bestia experience with google apps
Yes
vs
No
The best experience with Google+,Hangouts,Chrome,Blogger,etc...
Adrian Ruiz Martínez
2
Best price
Yes
vs
No
Best price in the relation of Quality-Price
Silviu Dumitru
0
Customization, living
Yes
vs
No
On Android you have totally freedom.
Mazhar Ali Siddiquee
-4
Tell the difference
Yes
vs
No
Anna Maria Priolo
-5
Magnetic wireless charger
Yes
vs
No
The phone simply snaps into place and begins to charge.
Mrsun Patel
-5
Best feature with much lower cost
Yes
vs
No
Give lots of feature powerful device with much lower cost as compare Iphone5s.
Yasser Ehab
-5
Built in emojis
Yes
vs
No
Has a built in emojis in google keyboard
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Google Nexus 5 is better than Samsung Galaxy S4 because...

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Top 19 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Google Nexus 5

anonymous
1096
More battery power
2600 mAh
vs
2300 mAh
13.04% more battery power
anonymous
536
Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
485
A little bit bigger screen size
5 "
vs
4.95 "
1.01% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
456
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
299
Vastly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
1.3 MP
1.54x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
251
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
157
Sizably more internal storage
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage
anonymous
145
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
98
A bit thinner
7.9 mm
vs
8.59 mm
0.69 mm thinner
anonymous
95
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
44
Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
30
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.
Chris Speitelsbach
2
Awesome Features
Yes
vs
No
Tons of super cool features iphone will never have, coupled with open ended software. you can download movies and music anyway you feel like... your not forced to purchase from iTunes, where apple takes a [url] cut per song.
Salva Garcia Jimenez
1
Has Infrared
Yes
vs
No
With Infrared, you can control your TV, Video player and other devices that use Infrared, without Wi-Fi connection.
Ayo Letsgo
1
Samsung's groupplay
Yes
vs
No
Able to play music, watch video, and pictures and share it with up to 4 phones in real time.
Ayo Letsgo
1
Remote camera
Yes
vs
No
Can use other phone's camera to take picture with your phone.
Chris Speitelsbach
1
Built in SIP Voip stack
Yes
vs
No
You can make and receive voip calls over 3g/4g/LTE/wifi and not incurr roaming/overage charges from your carrier
Daniel Ammon
-1
USB Host (OTG)
Yes
vs
No
Jason Gigliotti
-2
Fast motion camera
Yes
vs
No
Keara Vasileva
-2
Samsung
Yes
vs
No
Gara Khan
-3
NFC triggering
Yes
vs
No
NFC trigger for automation and screen unlock capability
Gara Khan
-6
Automation Apps like Tasker
Yes
vs
No
Robust automation apps like Tasker can automate based on location, trigger, event and time. Apple doesn't have app similar in functions and depth of capability.
Bruno Silva
-6
Blocking mode
Yes
vs
No
Protects your phone against other people move him
Eduardo Rey Hamilton
-7
Eduardo
Yes
vs
No
Nexus 5 screen is so weak and it can get broken even in your pocket.
Andrea Falchi
-11
More flexible memory usage
Yes
vs
No
S4 allows apps on the SD card, Note3 doesn't
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