35points

Google Nexus 4

50points

Google Nexus 5

59points

Google Nexus 5X

vs
vs

94 facts in comparison

Google Nexus 4vs Google Nexus 5vs Google Nexus 5X

Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
35
points
Google Nexus 4
50
points
Google Nexus 5
59
points
Google Nexus 5X

Why is Google Nexus 4 better than the others?

  • Has manual ISO
    ?
  • Width
    ?

    68.7mmvs69.17,72.6mm
  • Height
    ?

    133.9mmvs137.84,147mm

Why is Google Nexus 5 better than the others?

  • Pixel density
    ?

    445ppivs318,424ppi
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • Weight
    ?

    130gvs139,136g
  • Has out-of-order execution
    ?

Why is Google Nexus 5X better than the others?

  • Battery power
    ?

    2700mAhvs2100,2300mAh
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    ?

    12.3MPvs8,8MP
  • Screen size
    ?

    5.2"vs4.7,4.95"
  • Megapixels (front camera)
    ?

    5MPvs1.3,1.3MP
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Video recording (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30,1080 x 30fps
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
    ?
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
    ?

Price comparison

Google Nexus 5

Buy used:

$169.99

ProductStorePrice
Google Nexus 5 AmazonLG Google Nexus 5 D821 Factory Unlocked ...LG Google Nexus 5 D821 Factory Unlocked Phone, 32GB, Black - No 4G in USA - International Version No Warranty
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$234.50
Google Nexus 5 AmazonLg Google Nexus 5 N5 D821 32gb Unlocked ...Lg Google Nexus 5 N5 D821 32gb Unlocked GSM 3g 4g LTE 4.95true Hd 8mp Quadcore 2.3ghz New Android Phone Factory Unlocked
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$224.00
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$42.74

Google Nexus 5X

ProductStorePrice
Google Nexus 5X AmazonLG Nexus 5X Unlocked Smartphone with 5.2...LG Nexus 5X Unlocked Smartphone with 5.2-Inch 32GB H790 4G LTE (Carbon Black) (Renewed)
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$150.00
Google Nexus 5X AmazonLG Nexus 5X LG-H791 32GB GSM Factory Unl...LG Nexus 5X LG-H791 32GB GSM Factory Unlocked Smartphone - Quartz White - International Version No warranty
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$139.99
Google Nexus 5X AmazonLG Nexus 5X H790 32GB Unlocked 4G LTE Sm...LG Nexus 5X H790 32GB Unlocked 4G LTE Smartphone for all GSM + CDMA Carriers (AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint) w/12MP Camera - Carbon Gray (Renewed)
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$150.00
Google Nexus 5X AmazonLG Nexus 5X H791 32GB Carbon Black, Fact...LG Nexus 5X H791 32GB Carbon Black, Factory Unlocked EU GSM Smartphone, International Model, No Warranty
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$139.99
Google Nexus 5X aliexpressMain Motherboard (Unlocked) For LG Googl...Main Motherboard (Unlocked) For LG Google Nexus 5X H7981
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$49.99

Design

1.weight

139g

130g

136g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

9.1mm

8.59mm

7.9mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.width

68.7mm

69.17mm

72.6mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.height

133.9mm

137.84mm

147mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Display

1.pixel density

318ppi

445ppi

424ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

768 x 1280px

1080 x 1920px

1080 x 1920px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
3.screen size

4.7"

4.95"

5.2"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. 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
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 1.5GHz

2 x 1.8GHz & 4 x 1.4GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

2GB

2GB

2GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.internal storage

32GB

32GB

32GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
4.Has integrated LTE
Google Nexus 4
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.
6.Supports 64-bit
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

8MP

8MP

12.3MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

1.3MP

1.3MP

5MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.has built-in optical image stabilization
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

2160 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.
5.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
6.has a BSI sensor
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
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.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.number of microphones

2

2

2

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

Battery

1.battery power

2100mAh

2300mAh

2700mAh

Battery power, also called battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy stored in the battery. Measured in milliampere-hours (mAh), it indicates how much electric power can be used over time. More battery power translates into longer battery life.
2.has a removable battery
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has wireless charging
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.
5.has a battery level indicator
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
6.has a rechargeable battery
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
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.
2.has NFC
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
3.Has a fingerprint scanner
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
4.is DLNA-certified
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
5.Bluetooth version

4

4

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
6.is a multi-user system
Google Nexus 5X (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.

Miscellaneous

1.supports AVCHD format
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
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.
2.has a 24p cinema mode
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
3.is a system camera
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
Google Nexus 5X
A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

Price comparison

Google Nexus 5

Buy used:

$169.99

ProductStorePrice
Google Nexus 5 AmazonLG Google Nexus 5 D821 Factory Unlocked ...LG Google Nexus 5 D821 Factory Unlocked Phone, 32GB, Black - No 4G in USA - International Version No Warranty
Amazon logo
$234.50
Google Nexus 5 AmazonLg Google Nexus 5 N5 D821 32gb Unlocked ...Lg Google Nexus 5 N5 D821 32gb Unlocked GSM 3g 4g LTE 4.95true Hd 8mp Quadcore 2.3ghz New Android Phone Factory Unlocked
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$224.00
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$42.74

Google Nexus 5X

ProductStorePrice
Google Nexus 5X AmazonLG Nexus 5X Unlocked Smartphone with 5.2...LG Nexus 5X Unlocked Smartphone with 5.2-Inch 32GB H790 4G LTE (Carbon Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$150.00
Google Nexus 5X AmazonLG Nexus 5X LG-H791 32GB GSM Factory Unl...LG Nexus 5X LG-H791 32GB GSM Factory Unlocked Smartphone - Quartz White - International Version No warranty
Amazon logo
$139.99
Google Nexus 5X AmazonLG Nexus 5X H790 32GB Unlocked 4G LTE Sm...LG Nexus 5X H790 32GB Unlocked 4G LTE Smartphone for all GSM + CDMA Carriers (AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint) w/12MP Camera - Carbon Gray (Renewed)
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$150.00
Google Nexus 5X AmazonLG Nexus 5X H791 32GB Carbon Black, Fact...LG Nexus 5X H791 32GB Carbon Black, Factory Unlocked EU GSM Smartphone, International Model, No Warranty
Amazon logo
$139.99
Google Nexus 5X aliexpressMain Motherboard (Unlocked) For LG Googl...Main Motherboard (Unlocked) For LG Google Nexus 5X H7981
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$49.99

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