54points

Google Nexus 5 Black

95points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Google Nexus 5 Black
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Google Nexus 5 Black vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
54
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95
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Why is Google Nexus 5 Black better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 65g lighter
    130gvs195g
  • 0.01mm thinner
    8.59mmvs8.6mm
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 5.63mm narrower
    69.17mmvs74.8mm
  • 24.66mm shorter
    137.84mmvs162.5mm
  • Shoots 360° panorama
  • 21.65% less body volume
    81.9cm³vs104.533cm³

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 better than Google Nexus 5 Black?

  • 43.48% more battery power
    3300mAhvs2300mAh
  • 1.74x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.3GHz & 4 x 1.7GHzvs4 x 2.3GHz
  • 17.08% higher pixel density
    521ppivs445ppi
  • 27.27% bigger screen size
    6.3"vs4.95"
  • 4GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs2GB
  • 3x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs8MP
  • 2.06x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1080 x 1920px
  • 6.15x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs1.3MP

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

2.Weather sealed
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

130g

195g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.59mm

8.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

69.17mm

74.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

137.84mm

162.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

445ppi

521ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

4.95"

6.3"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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 AMOLED display
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

3.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

8 (Samsung Exynos 8895)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Has out-of-order execution
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

5.Has AES
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.OpenGL version

3 (Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))

3.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)

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

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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.

3.video recording (main camera)

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.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

1.3MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/2.4

f/2.4 & f/1.7

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Lenovo Z5s

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

3.number of microphones

2

2

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

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Vivo Z1 Lite

5.has dedicated media keys
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

2300mAh

3300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

3.has a removable battery
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

4.Supports fast charging
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

5.has a battery level indicator
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
2.Has offline voice recognition
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

3.Supports Java
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
5.Is free and open source
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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.

Miscellaneous

1.has a 24p cinema mode
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

2.supports AVCHD format
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

3.Is a system camera
Google Nexus 5 Black
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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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