Apple iPhone 5 vs Google Nexus 5

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
445 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

60.82 %
70.89 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Optical image stabilization, Video light

Front

1.2 megapixels
1.3 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)

Weight

3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, Red, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

TV-out
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A6
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift, 32 nm
Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP3
Adreno 330

RAM

1 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
32 GB

OS

iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

Lightning
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Video out

Location

A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 13
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity

1440 mAh
2300 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
17.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

9.4 days (225 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

8.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Music playback

40.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2012
Nov 04, 2013

FCC ID value: BCG-E2599A link
FCC ID value: ZNFD821 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Body

1.18 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.57 W/kg
1.46 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.18 W/kg
1.23 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

MSRP price

 
$ 399
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