Top 38 Reasons for the LG Nexus 5

Top 30 Reasons for the Apple iPhone 5S

 
 
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LG Nexus 5 vs Apple iPhone 5S

Top 38 Reasons for the

LG Nexus 5

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

3625
Notably more battery power
Comment
2300mAh
vs
1570mAh
46.50% more battery power

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2933
Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3GHz
vs
2 x 1.3GHz
3.54x faster CPU clock speed

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2484
Much higher pixel density
Comment
445ppi
vs
326ppi
36.50% higher pixel density

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2051
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.95"
vs
4"
23.75% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

×

1723
Lots more RAM memory
Comment
2GB
vs
1GB
1GB more RAM memory

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1675
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080px
vs
1136x640px
2.85x higher resolution

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1461
Amply more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.3MP
vs
1.2MP
8.33% more megapixel (photo, front camera)

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1103
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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825
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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702
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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683
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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663
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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587
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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478
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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448
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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293
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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Michael Young
14
Stock Android
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Stock android faster than the Samsung modified Touch wiz android

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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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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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Bhavya Arora
1
Way more popular
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This ohone is a billion times popular than the Grand prime beacuse of the grand primes low specs.

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Saif Khan
1
It's cheaper!
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Does this really need to be explained? It costs less!

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Saif Khan
1
Better theoretical download speed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
20 mb/s > 7.2 mb/s

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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
761
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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433
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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403
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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367
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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322
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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313
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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287
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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276
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Otto Werse
0
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Google Navigator is a great turn-by-turn navigation app, standard on all Android phones.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
328
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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162
Distinctly more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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81
Notably bigger L2 cache
Comment
2MB
vs
1MB
1MB bigger L2 cache. A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

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Top 30 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to LG Nexus 5

1046
Lighter
Comment
112g
vs
130g
18g lighter

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887
Thinner
Comment
7.6mm
vs
8.59mm
0.99mm thinner

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725
Sizably more internal storage
Comment
64GB
vs
32GB
32GB more internal storage

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447
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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412
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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370
Noticeably narrower
Comment
58.6mm
vs
69.17mm
10.57mm narrower

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314
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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296
Plenty shorter
Comment
123.8mm
vs
137.84mm
14.04mm shorter

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292
Significantly 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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271
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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214
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.

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206
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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189
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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142
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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99
Explicitly less body volume
Comment
55.1cm³
vs
81.9cm³
48.64% less body volume

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86
Considerably faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
3451
vs
3137
10.01% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)

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64
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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Mehdi Har
3
IOS with all advantage who gone with it and better size
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

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Ravi Jandhyala
2
TELL US THE REASON
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Otto Werse
1
Has a dedicated "silent mode" switch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated switch to toggle silent mode can be very useful, because you don't have to get the device out of your pocket to toggle it, and can always be sure that there will be no interruptions in meetings etc.

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Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
98
Substantially 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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65
Appreciably bigger L1 cache
Comment
256KB
vs
32KB
224KB 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
141
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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83
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.

×

57
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
99
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
143
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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110
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

×

32
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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