Top 35 Reasons for the LG Nexus 5

Top 29 Reasons for the Apple iPhone 5S

 
 
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Top 35 Reasons for the

LG Nexus 5

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

3373
Notably more battery power
Comment
2300 mAh
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1570 mAh
46.50% more battery power

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2738
Sizably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.54x faster CPU clock speed

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2312
Amply higher pixel density
Comment
445 ppi
vs
326 ppi
36.50% higher pixel density

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1904
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.95 "
vs
4 "
23.75% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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1623
Much more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory

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1573
Appreciably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1136x640 px
2.85x higher resolution

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1337
Reasonably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.3 MP
vs
1.2 MP
8.33% more megapixel (photo, front camera)

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1032
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.

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788
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.

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665
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.

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648
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.

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615
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.

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548
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.

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442
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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422
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.

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279
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.

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Anna Maria Priolo
50
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.

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Salman Ahmed Mohiuddin
4
Wireless charging.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Has wireless charging built in.

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James Curd
4
Updates straight from Google
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Gets the latest updates fast - currently running Android 5.0.1

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David Jr Osah
3
Custom Launchers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can swap out the default home screen for a new one.

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Rishabh Gupta
3
Available in even red colour
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Also available in rare red colour

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Jack Hu
2
Can be rooted.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Gives you much more customization with your device. You can even re-clock the processor with certain mods.

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David Jr Osah
2
Screen Recorder
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The Nexus 5 is capable of taking video footage of screen activities without root/jailbreak through the use of an app.

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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
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709
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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413
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.

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367
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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362
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.

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295
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.

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288
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.

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264
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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257
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
294
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.

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145
Significantly more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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77
Significantly 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.

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Top 29 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to LG Nexus 5

934
Lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
130 g
18 g lighter

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791
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
8.59 mm
0.99 mm thinner

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662
Sizably more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage

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413
Has a dual-LED flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

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381
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.

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308
Explicitly narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
69.17 mm
10.57 mm narrower

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294
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.

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263
Clearly 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.

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240
Amply shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
137.84 mm
14.04 mm shorter

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237
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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199
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, 2015)

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198
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.

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168
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.

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128
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.

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84
Significantly faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
3451
vs
3137
10.01% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)

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68
Significantly less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
48.64% less body volume

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59
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.

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Tricia Ho
3
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

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Do Minh Domink
2
120 fps video
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can record slow motion video

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Mehdi Har
2
IOS with all advantage who gone with it and better size
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
93
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

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61
Notably 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.

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Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
129
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
10
vs
9.3
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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79
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.

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53
Newer version of OpenGL
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer version of OpenGL. OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple Cyclone
87
Has AES
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
135
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

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104
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

×

31
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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