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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
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
92
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.
Motasem Issa
1
Better appearance
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It looks modern rather than classic
Alba Silva
-3
With face unlocking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The phone can be unlocked by recognizing your facial features
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-44
A little narrower
Comment
68 mm
vs
69.17 mm
1.17 mm narrower
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Slightly less body volume
Comment
81.3 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
0.74% less body volume
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-138
Slightly 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
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
anonymous
247
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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2210
Much more battery power
Comment
2300 mAh
vs
1750 mAh
31.43% more battery power
Siddharth Singh
4
It has NFCnew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
1686
Vastly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
3.83x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1406
Lots higher pixel density
Comment
445 ppi
vs
313 ppi
42.17% higher pixel density
anonymous
1209
Lots more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1097
A 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.
anonymous
1003
Sizably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
990
Sizably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
anonymous
630
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.
anonymous
628
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.
anonymous
533
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.
anonymous
462
Measurably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
412
A tad lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
135 g
5 g lighter
anonymous
389
A tad thinner
Comment
8.59 mm
vs
8.9 mm
0.31 mm thinner
anonymous
383
Measurably more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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367
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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354
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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330
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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303
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.
anonymous
171
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
166
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
153
Sizably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
151
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
146
Sizably 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.
anonymous
136
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.
anonymous
119
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 6 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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361
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
213
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
121
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
90
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.
anonymous
63
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Karthik Thangavelu
9
Has Google now which is better than SIRI
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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77
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
74
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
anonymous
65
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.
anonymous
52
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
48
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
47
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.
anonymous
47
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).

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

Yes
vs
No

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