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Apple iPhone 5

37points

Google Nexus 4

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Apple iPhone 5 vs Google Nexus 4

Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

Why is Apple iPhone 5 better than Google Nexus 4?

  • 27g lighter
    112gvs139g
  • 1.5mm thinner
    7.6mmvs9.1mm
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • 10.1mm narrower
    58.6mmvs68.7mm
  • 10.1mm shorter
    123.8mmvs133.9mm
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • 49.88% less body volume
    55.14cm³vs83.71026300000001cm³
  • Has AF tracking

Why is Google Nexus 4 better than Apple iPhone 5?

  • 45.83% more battery power
    2100mAhvs1440mAh
  • 2.31x faster CPU speed
    4 x 1.5GHzvs2 x 1.3GHz
  • 17.5% bigger screen size
    4.7"vs4"
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    2GBvs1GB
  • 35.21% higher resolution
    768 x 1280pxvs640 x 1136px
  • 8.33% more megapixels (front camera)
    1.3MPvs1.2MP
  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Wireless charging

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.weight

112g

139g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

3.thickness

7.6mm

9.1mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

58.6mm

68.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

123.8mm

133.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

55.14cm³

83.71cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

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Display

1.resolution

640 x 1136px

768 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

326ppi

318ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

4"

4.7"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

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.

6.has an IPS screen
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

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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Performance

1.Has integrated graphics
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

2.Has out-of-order execution
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

3.RAM

1GB

2GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

4.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

5.OpenGL version

2 (Apple A6)

3 (Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

6.Has NX bit
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

8MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

3.front camera megapixels

1.2MP

1.3MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.has a flash
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

5.has a front camera
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

6.Shoots 360° panorama
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

It allows you to shoot a panorama 360° in every direction, by stitching together multiple shots that you take while 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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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

3

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

3.has a radio
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

4.has dedicated media keys
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

1440mAh

2100mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

3.wireless charging
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4
2.Has offline voice recognition
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4
4.Supports Java
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4
5.Is free and open source
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

T-Mobile Doubleshot

2.has a 24p cinema mode
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.supports AVCHD format
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

4.has or is a prime lens
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.

For example

Samsung Ativ SE

5.has a dedicated Facebook key
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

HTC Cha Cha

6.Is a system camera
Apple iPhone 5
Google Nexus 4

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

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