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Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Google Nexus 5

Top 21 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Google Nexus 5

anonymous
2627
More battery power
Comment
2600 mAh
vs
2300 mAh
13.04% more battery power
anonymous
1387
Modestly bigger screen size
Comment
5 "
vs
4.95 "
1.01% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1268
Notably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1004
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
anonymous
974
Considerably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.3 MP
1.54x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
686
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
529
Somewhat thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
8.59 mm
0.69 mm thinner
anonymous
473
Appreciably more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage
anonymous
306
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.
anonymous
232
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.
anonymous
182
Supports ANT+
Comment
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
anonymous
141
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
30
A shade shorter
Comment
136.6 mm
vs
137.84 mm
1.24 mm shorter
Faizan Ali
10
Ir blaster
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Have a ir blaster
Navjot Sethi
4
Support 4k
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Because of 4.4 kitkat android
Yogesh Dembla
2
Has soft feather touch button for settings
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Faizan Ali
2
Andriod 4.4.4?
Comment
Yes
vs
No
No problem can flash cm11 & you're good to go true vanilla goodness on palm of your hand.
Ondřej Fako
2
Samsung
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Maxwell Luk
1
Cheaper parts
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Replacing parts (battery or screen etc) is much cheaper due to the high production and popularity
Luis Miguel Ellis
1
Has kids mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows the kid to use the phone but in safer ways in which the iphone restrictions the phone to be used by kids.
Adil Chishti
0
It is cheaper and just as good
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-35
A shade less body volume
Comment
75.32 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
8.74% less body volume

Samsung Galaxy S4 is better than Google Nexus 5 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 19 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

anonymous
2079
Faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
4 x 1.9 GHz
21.05% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1749
A bit higher pixel density
Comment
445 ppi
vs
441 ppi
0.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
754
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
637
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
544
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
380
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
220
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.
anonymous
152
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
867
vs
752
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
99
Substantially higher maximum light sensitivity
Comment
3200 ISO
vs
800 ISO
4x higher maximum light sensitivity. With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
anonymous
92
A bit narrower
Comment
69.17 mm
vs
69.8 mm
0.63 mm narrower
anonymous
80
Has directory organization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A directory helps to keep your music, videos and e-books organized and easy to find.
anonymous
73
Notably faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
3137
vs
2540
23.50% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Anna Maria Priolo
48
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.
Tharun V Vijayan
7
Pure Android experience
Comment
Yes
vs
No
As Google intended it to be.
Sameer Rasheed
7
Always Latest android version
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Nexus 5 always remains first in android updates because it is the first phone to get android L Update
Chetas Patil
3
Perfect Size for Phone for one hand use
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Nexus 6 is almost phablet, Nexus 5 is [url] and is a max size that is good for one hand use.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
126
Clearly higher ram speed
Comment
800 MHz
vs
600 MHz
200 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
anonymous
101
Considerably higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.1152 TFLOPS
vs
0.057 TFLOPS
0.06 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
66
Significantly higher pixel rate
Comment
3.6 GPixel/s
vs
3.2 GPixel/s
0.40 GPixel/s higher pixel rate. The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

Google Nexus 5 is better than Samsung Galaxy S4 because...

Yes
vs
No

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