Google Nexus 5X Samsung GALAXY Nexus

Google Nexus 5X vs Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Google Nexus 5X

Reasons to consider the Nexus 5X

3G, Android-7.1
Movie format Higher resolution movies UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps Shoots very high resolution UHD (3840x2160) video
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1,920x1,080 vs 1,280x720 Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 12.3 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with around 2.5x more detail for larger prints
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 423 PPI vs 315 PPI More than 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1800 MHz vs Unknown, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (50% faster)
Internal storage More internal storage 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Talk time More talk time 20 hours vs 8.4 hours Around 2.5x more talk time per battery charge
Standby time More standby time 17.5 days vs 12.1 days More than 40% more standby time, less frequent charging
Screen size Larger screen 5.2"" vs 4.7"" Around 30% larger screen
Thickness Slightly thinner 8 mm vs 9 mm Around 20% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 136 g vs 149 g Around 10% lighter
Samsung GALAXY Nexus

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Nexus

4G, Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 1.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Network Significantly faster max data speeds LTE (80 mbps) vs UMTS (0.384 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (more than 52x faster)


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Nexus 5X423 PPI
Galaxy Nexus315 PPI
Thickness Thin
Nexus 5X8 mm
Galaxy Nexus9 mm
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Nexus 5X1,920x1,080
Galaxy Nexus1,280x720
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Screen size Large screens
Nexus 5X5.2""
Galaxy Nexus4.7""
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
FM Radio Neither have built-in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

We're not aware of any interesting cons shared by these two products.


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