Google Nexus 4 vs Apple iPhone 5

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

768 x 1280 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

318 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

68.49 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

1.3 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.27 x 2.70 x 0.36 inches (133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Glass
Back: Aluminum

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Apple A6

Processor

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift, 32 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
PowerVR SGX543MP3

RAM

2 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2)
iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6)

Battery

Capacity

2100 mAh
1440 mAh

Charging

Qi wireless charging
 

Talk time

15.30 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)
 

Stand-by time

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)
9.4 days (225 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
8.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Music playback

40.00 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

8.00 hours
10.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 13

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

Data

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

Connector

microUSB
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3
M4, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

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

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 07, 2012
Sep 12, 2012

FCC ID value: ZNFE960 link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2599A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.55 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body

1.27 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.50 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.27 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

USB sync/charge cable, AC Adapter and cable, SIM ejection tool, Safety and Warranty information, Quick start guide
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
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