Google Nexus 5 vs Google Nexus 5X

Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
445 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
423 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

70.89 %
70.04 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992

Processor

Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400
Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 418

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)
Android (8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity

2300 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 (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12.3 MP (Laser autofocus)

Specifications

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

OIS, Video light
Video calling

Front

1.3 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)
5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 inches (147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Black, Red, White
Black, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), 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

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 399
$ 429
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