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Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4


Nexus 5

The Nexus 5 has Android 4.4 (KitKat) operating system and a 4.95-inch IPS screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

In terms of power, we have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with 4 cores at 2.26 GHz, together with 2 GB of RAM. The internal storage capacity is 16 / 32 GB.

The most prominent multimedia component is a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and video recording @ 1080p, and a 1.3-megapixel Front camera.

Moreover, the connectivity of the phone is composed of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, GLONASS and NFC. We also found some additional technologies inside, as FM Radio, 4G / LTE, MHL and the most common sensors... Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Light, Compass.

In addition, we have the classic 3.5 mm Headphone Jack and USB. Its battery is 2300 mAh, and this device has dimensions of 137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm and a weight of 130 grams.

The approximate price of the Nexus 5 SIM free version is $349.

Samsung Galaxy S4

The Galaxy S4 Samsung has a Super AMOLED panel with 5-inch of diagonal screen size and its resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

On the technical side, we have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor of 4 cores running at a speed of 1.9 GHz, the RAM of this device is 2 GB, and it has an internal storage capacity of 16 / 32 / 64 GB with microSD Expansion slot, enough to install a lot of applications and save your photos, videos and more.

If you like taking photos with your mobile phone, you should know that the Galaxy S4 has a main camera with a resolution of 13 megapixels, LED Flash and video recording @ 1080p, and a 2-megapixel Front camera.

In the area of ​​connectivity and communications we have Wi-Fi, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC and 4G / LTE. And if you want to connect your phone with other devices you should know that it features Bluetooth, Infrared, USB and MHL. It also include the most common sensors like many other smartphones... Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Light, Compass, Barometer, Temperature, Humidity.

The battery capacity is 2600 mAh, and all this integrated in a size of 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm with a total weight of 130 grams.

The Galaxy S4 has Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system and its price at stores is about $599 for the SIM free version.

Specs and Price Comparison

Nexus 5Samsung Galaxy S4
Operating systemAndroid 4.4 (KitKat)Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Screen4.95 inch5 inch
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels1920 x 1080 pixels
Pixel density445 ppi441 ppi
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 800Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
Cores4 4
CPU frequency2.26 GHz1.9 GHz
GPUAdreno 330Adreno 320
Internal storage16 / 32 GB16 / 32 / 64 GB
Expansion slotNoYes
Memory Card TypemicroSD
Rear cameraYesYes
LED FlashYesYes
Rear camera resolution8 megapixel13 megapixel
Rear camera video recording1080p1080p
Front cameraYesYes
Front camera resolution1.3 megapixel2 megapixel
Front camera video recording1080p
4G / LTEYesYes
FM RadioYesNo
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Light, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Light, Compass, Barometer, Temperature, Humidity
Battery2300 mAh2600 mAh
Talk time17 hours17 hours
Standby time300 hours350 hours
Dimensions137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
Weight130 grams130 grams
NotesGorilla Glass 3, Dual microphones, Rear camera with Optical Image Stabilization
Price349 $599 $

Advantages of the Nexus 5

  • Pixel density (445 ppi)
  • CPU frequency (2.26 GHz)
  • FM Radio
  • Price (349 $)

Advantages of the Samsung Galaxy S4

  • Screen (5 inch)
  • Expansion slot
  • Rear camera resolution (13 megapixel)
  • Front camera resolution (2 megapixel)
  • Infrared
  • Battery (2600 mAh)
  • Standby time (350 hours)
  • Dimensions (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
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