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Google Nexus 5X vs Google Nexus 5

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

423 ppi
445 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.04 %
70.89 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), 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

12.3 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling
Optical image stabilization, Video light

Front

5 megapixels
1.3 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

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

Weight

4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 5.9 oz (169 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.9 oz (169 g)

Materials

Main body: Plastic
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Colors

Black, Blue, White
Black, Red, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 418
Adreno 330

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

2700 mAh
2300 mAh

Charging

Yes
 

 
Qi wireless charging

Talk time

20.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1194 min)
17.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1194 min)

Stand-by time

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 20 days (471 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 20 days (471 h)

Internet use

 
 

LTE

8 hours
 

Wi-Fi

9 hours
 

Music playback

75.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
 

Cellular

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

GSM

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

UMTS

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

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
 

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, 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

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

Mobile hotspot

Yes
Yes

USB

Yes
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, Video out

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Notification light, Haptic feedback, 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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

 
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Nov 04, 2013

 
FCC ID value: ZNFD821 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.92 W/kg

Body

 
1.01 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.46 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.23 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 429
$ 399