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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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Appreciably more megapixels (photo)
13 MP
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8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
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Has an external memory slot
Yes
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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.
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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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Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
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No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
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Marginally lighter
120 g
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130 g
10 g lighter
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Has a radio
Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Has a BSI sensor
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.
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Weather sealed
Yes
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No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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Supports 4g
Yes
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No
The HTC desire 600 doesn't support 4g
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Reasonably narrower
65 mm
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69.17 mm
4.17 mm narrower
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Shorter
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 43 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Sony Xperia V

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Way cheapernew
Yes
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No
399$ vs 799$
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Lots more battery power
2300 mAh
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1750 mAh
31.43% more battery power
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Considerably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3 GHz
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2 x 1.5 GHz
3.07x faster CPU clock speed
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Plenty higher pixel density
445 ppi
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341 ppi
30.50% higher pixel density
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Reasonably more RAM memory
2 GB
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1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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Bigger screen size
4.95 "
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4.3 "
15.12% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Measurably higher resolution
1920x1080 px
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1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
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Notably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.3 MP
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0.3 MP
4.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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Has branded damage resistant glass
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.
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Has built-in optical image stabilization
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.
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Direct updates by OS vendor
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.
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Vastly faster downloads
100 MBits/s
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42 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads
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Distinctly more internal storage
32 GB
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8 GB
24 GB more internal storage
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Thinner
8.59 mm
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10.7 mm
2.11 mm thinner
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Wireless charging
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.
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Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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.
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Has an IPS screen
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.
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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Shoots 360° panorama
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.
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Has manual exposure
Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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Distinctly more microphone(s)
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.
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Appreciably faster uploads
50 MBits/s
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5.8 MBits/s
8.62x faster uploads
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Has a serial shot mode
Yes
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No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
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No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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Has touch autofocus
Yes
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No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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Has manual white balance
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.
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
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No
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Supports 4K resolution
Yes
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No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
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No
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Is a multi-user system
Yes
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No
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Has offline voice recognition
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.
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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
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No
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Offers free development
Yes
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No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
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Exellent Features (UI)
Yes
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No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
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No
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Has integrated graphics
Yes
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No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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Has integrated LTE
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
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Has dynamic frequency scaling
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.
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Has NX bit
Yes
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No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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Has out-of-order execution
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.
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Has TrustZone
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).
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Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Yes
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No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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

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