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Sony Xperia V vs Google Nexus 5

Top Ten Reasons for the

Sony Xperia V

Compared to Google Nexus 5

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Sizably more megapixels (photo)
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13 MP
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8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
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Has an external memory slot
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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
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Has a removable battery
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Yes
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No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
439
Is dustproof and water resistant
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Yes
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No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
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Slightly lighter
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120 g
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130 g
10 g lighter
anonymous
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Has a radio
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Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
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Has a BSI sensor
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Yes
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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
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Weather sealed
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Yes
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No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Muhab Ashraf
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Supports 4g
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Yes
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No
The HTC desire 600 doesn't support 4g
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Much narrower
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65 mm
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69.17 mm
4.17 mm narrower
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Shorter
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129 mm
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137.84 mm
8.84 mm shorter

Sony Xperia V is better than Google Nexus 5 because...

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Top 42 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Sony Xperia V

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Amply more battery power
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2300 mAh
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1750 mAh
31.43% more battery power
anonymous
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Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
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4 x 2.3 GHz
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2 x 1.5 GHz
3.07x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
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Amply higher pixel density
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445 ppi
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341 ppi
30.50% higher pixel density
anonymous
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Way more RAM memory
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2 GB
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1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
969
Bigger screen size
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4.95 "
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4.3 "
15.12% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
902
Appreciably higher resolution
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1920x1080 px
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1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
anonymous
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Substantially more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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1.3 MP
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0.3 MP
4.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
574
Has branded damage resistant glass
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Yes
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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
489
Has built-in optical image stabilization
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Yes
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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
474
Direct updates by OS vendor
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Yes
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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
409
Substantially faster downloads
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100 MBits/s
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42 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads
anonymous
330
Vastly more internal storage
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32 GB
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8 GB
24 GB more internal storage
anonymous
323
Thinner
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8.59 mm
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10.7 mm
2.11 mm thinner
anonymous
316
Wireless charging
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Yes
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No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
anonymous
307
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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Yes
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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.
anonymous
272
Has an IPS screen
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Yes
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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
160
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
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Shoots 360° panorama
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Yes
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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
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Has manual exposure
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Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
141
Significantly more microphone(s)
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2
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1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
140
Notably faster uploads
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50 MBits/s
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5.8 MBits/s
8.62x faster uploads
anonymous
103
Has a serial shot mode
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Yes
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No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
96
Has a built-in HDR mode
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Yes
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No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
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Has touch autofocus
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Yes
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No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
46
Has manual white balance
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Yes
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No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Anna Maria Priolo
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Is a SlimPort device
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Yes
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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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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
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No
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anonymous
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Supports 4K resolution
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Yes
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No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
191
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
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Yes
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No
anonymous
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Is a multi-user system
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Yes
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No
anonymous
64
Has offline voice recognition
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Yes
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No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
59
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
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Yes
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No
Eran Machlev
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Offers free development
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Yes
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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)
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Yes
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No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
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No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
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Has integrated graphics
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Yes
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No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
41
Has integrated LTE
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Yes
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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
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No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
anonymous
56
Has dynamic frequency scaling
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Yes
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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
42
Has NX bit
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Yes
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No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
41
Has TrustZone
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Yes
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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).
anonymous
40
Has out-of-order execution
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Yes
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No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
anonymous
40
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
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Yes
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No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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