Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Google Nexus 5

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

280 ppi
445 ppi

Technology

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

68.84 %
70.89 %

Features

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

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
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

Video calling
Optical image stabilization, Video light

Front

1.9 megapixels
1.3 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.78 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm)
5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Colors

Black, Pink, White, Gold
Black, Red, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8226
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 330

RAM

1.5 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (4.4.2, 4.3), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
2300 mAh

Charging

 
Qi wireless charging

Talk time

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)
17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time

 
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
 

Music playback

69.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

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

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Radio

FM
 

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

Nov 07, 2013
Nov 04, 2013

FCC ID value: A3LSMG7102 link
FCC ID value: ZNFD821 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.40 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Body

0.82 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.03 W/kg
1.46 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.88 W/kg
1.23 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

0.58 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 399
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