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Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Google Nexus 5

Top Six Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Compared to Google Nexus 5

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Has a removable battery
Yes
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No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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84
Has a HDMI output
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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1
Better appearance
Yes
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No
It looks modern rather than classic
Alba Silva
-3
With face unlocking
Yes
vs
No
The phone can be unlocked by recognizing your facial features
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-118
A bit narrower
68 mm
vs
69.17 mm
1.17 mm narrower
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A tad less body volume
81.3 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
0.74% less body volume
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Somewhat shorter
136 mm
vs
137.84 mm
1.84 mm shorter

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

Yes
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No

Top 42 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Nexus

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1950
Reasonably more battery power
2300 mAh
vs
1750 mAh
31.43% more battery power
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1506
Notably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
3.83x faster CPU clock speed
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1241
Reasonably higher pixel density
445 ppi
vs
313 ppi
42.17% higher pixel density
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1091
Plenty more RAM memory
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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959
Modestly bigger screen size
4.95 "
vs
4.65 "
6.45% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
899
Sizably higher resolution
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
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898
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
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574
Has branded damage resistant glass
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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567
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.
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482
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.
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406
Distinctly faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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332
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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331
Slightly lighter
130 g
vs
135 g
5 g lighter
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323
Significantly more internal storage
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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318
Marginally thinner
8.59 mm
vs
8.9 mm
0.31 mm thinner
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312
Wireless charging
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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305
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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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267
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.
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158
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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143
Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
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138
Substantially faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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129
Substantially smaller semiconductor size
28 nm
vs
45 nm
17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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127
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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122
Has a CMOS sensor
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
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99
Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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94
Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 7 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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311
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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190
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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73
Is a multi-user system
Yes
vs
No
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61
Has offline voice recognition
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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59
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
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7
Offers free development
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
6
Exellent Features (UI)
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
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59
Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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38
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 Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
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Has dynamic frequency scaling
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
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41
Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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40
Has TrustZone
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
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39
Has out-of-order execution
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
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39
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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

Yes
vs
No

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