LG Nexus 5 T-Mobile G2

LG Nexus 5 vs T-Mobile G2

LG Nexus 5

Reasons to consider the Nexus 5

4G, Android-4.4.2
Network Much faster max data speeds LTE (150 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 21x faster)
Processor Much faster processor Unknown, 2260 MHz vs 800 MHz, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 3x faster)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,920x1,080 vs 800x480 Around 5.5x higher resolution screen
Screen PPI Much higher PPI screen 445 PPI vs 251 PPI Around 80% crisper display of text, images and video
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 14 mm Around 40% thinner
Screen size Larger screen 5.0"" vs 3.7"" More than 70% larger screen
Weight Lighter 130 g vs 180 g Around 30% lighter
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with around 60% more detail for larger prints
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 3.906 GB More than 4x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Size Smaller 69×138×9 mm vs 60×119×14 mm Around 20% smaller
Talk time More talk time 17 hours vs 9.8 hours More than 70% more talk time per battery charge
RAM Slightly more memory (RAM) 2,048 MB vs 512 MB 4x more RAM, typically more responsive and better for multitasking
T-Mobile G2

Reasons to consider the G2

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Keyboard Has a full keyboard QWERTY keyboard vs None Almost the same
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Standby time More standby time 17.9 days vs 12.5 days More than 40% more standby time, less frequent charging


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Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
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)
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

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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