Google Nexus 4 vs Google Nexus 5X

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Display

Size:

4.7 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 768 pixels, 318 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 423 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

68.49 %
70.04 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992

Processor:

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 320
Adreno 418

RAM:

2GB LPDDR2
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

16GB
32GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

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)
Android (8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity:

2100 mAh
2700 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
12.3 MP (Laser autofocus)

Specifications:

Sensor size: 1/4"
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Video calling
Video calling

Front:

1.3 MP
5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.27 x 2.70 x 0.36 inches (133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm)
5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 inches (147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

4.90 oz (139.0 g)
4.80 oz (136.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass
Back: Plastic

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White
Black, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 07, 2012

FCC ID value:

ZNFE960 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.55 W/kg

Body:

1.27 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.50 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.27 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 429

In The Box:

USB sync/charge cable, AC Adapter and cable, SIM ejection tool, Safety and Warranty information, Quick start guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 29, 2012
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