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Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Google Nexus 5

Top Seven Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Compared to Google Nexus 5

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Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
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No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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Has a HDMI output
Comment
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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Better appearance
Comment
Yes
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No
It looks modern rather than classic
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With face unlocking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The phone can be unlocked by recognizing your facial features
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Modestly narrower
Comment
68 mm
vs
69.17 mm
1.17 mm narrower
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A bit less body volume
Comment
81.3 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
0.74% less body volume
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A little shorter
Comment
136 mm
vs
137.84 mm
1.84 mm shorter
Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yes
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No
Top 1 Reason for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
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Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 42 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Nexus

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Much more battery power
Comment
2300 mAh
vs
1750 mAh
31.43% more battery power
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Vastly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
3.83x faster CPU clock speed
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Much higher pixel density
Comment
445 ppi
vs
313 ppi
42.17% higher pixel density
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Way more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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A little bit bigger screen size
Comment
4.95 "
vs
4.65 "
6.45% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Sizably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
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Measurably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
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Every pixel has three subpixels
Comment
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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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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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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Significantly faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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Modestly lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
135 g
5 g lighter
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380
Significantly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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378
A bit thinner
Comment
8.59 mm
vs
8.9 mm
0.31 mm thinner
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360
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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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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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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Has an IPS screen
Comment
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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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
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Noticeably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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149
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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Explicitly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
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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134
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
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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Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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105
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
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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Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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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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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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Has Google now which is better than SIRI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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Has a lot of customization options
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
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Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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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.
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
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Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
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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Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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48
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
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46
Has TrustZone
Comment
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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44
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
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.

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

Yes
vs
No

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