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Sony Xperia V vs Google Nexus 5

Top Eleven Reasons for the

Sony Xperia V

Compared to Google Nexus 5

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Notably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
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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.
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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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604
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
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586
Somewhat lighter
Comment
120 g
vs
130 g
10 g lighter
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410
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Weather sealed
Comment
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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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.
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83
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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74
Much narrower
Comment
65 mm
vs
69.17 mm
4.17 mm narrower
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Shorter
Comment
129 mm
vs
137.84 mm
8.84 mm shorter
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Supports 4g
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The HTC desire 600 doesn't support 4g

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

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Top 45 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Sony Xperia V

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Plenty more battery power
Comment
2300 mAh
vs
1750 mAh
31.43% more battery power
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2025
Substantially faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.5 GHz
3.07x faster CPU clock speed
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1703
Much higher pixel density
Comment
445 ppi
vs
341 ppi
30.50% higher pixel density
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1347
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.95 "
vs
4.3 "
15.12% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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1342
Way more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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1201
Notably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
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941
Substantially more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.3 MP
vs
0.3 MP
4.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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784
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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622
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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535
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.
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514
Distinctly faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads
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510
Thinner
Comment
8.59 mm
vs
10.7 mm
2.11 mm thinner
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456
Significantly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
8 GB
24 GB more internal storage
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453
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 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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363
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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216
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.
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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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195
Appreciably more microphone(s)
Comment
2
vs
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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182
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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170
Vastly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.8 MBits/s
8.62x faster uploads
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137
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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122
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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Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
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
Comment
Yes
vs
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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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.
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
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Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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242
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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188
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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72
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
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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.
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Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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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60
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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60
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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58
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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57
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
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.

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

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No

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