Nexus 5 vs iPhone 5s: Which Phone Should You Buy

When many people are planning to buy new iPhone 5s, then some people including me kept it on hold as we are more keen to buy Google Nexus 5 which is going to be released by the end of this month.
This year we have already witnessed the launch of many super Smartphones including Samsung Galaxy S4, Sony Xperia Z Ultra and Samsung Galaxy Note 3. In Meanwhile, iPhones 5s came out pushing all phones backside and got an excellent response from the users too. iPhone 5s is a major competitor of android and window phones and being supposed top best Smartphone of the year.

Apple added extraordinary features to its latest device iPhone 5s as it has A7 processor with an upgraded insight camera. Nexus 5 is also superb phone which is going to be released soon with android OS 4.4 version KITKAT. It is being said by experts that Nexus 5 will be indomitable phone till upcoming mobile phones of 2014. We are comparing both Smartphones iPhone 5s vs Nexus 5 on the basis of specifications.



iPhone 5s is becoming a trendy phone now days, and It has 4 inch large LCD capacitive touchscreen with 640X1136 pixels. The phone comes with 640X1136 pixels resolution and 326 ppi thickness. The Display is guarded with an oleophobic coating.

LG Nexus 5 will be released with 5 inches IPS Plus capacitive HD display. The Display resolution would be 1080 x 1920 pixels along with 441 pixel per inch density. The Smartphone lets you view the display from a perspective angle without any picture distortion.

Conclusion : Display of Nexus 5 is being believed better than Apple iPhone 5s. So, you should wait for Nexus 5 with KITKAT 4.0.

Camera Technology

iPhone 5s has 8 megapixel primary iSight camera (3264×2448 pixels) with sapphire crystal lens cover and backside illumination sensor. It has a dual LED flash with autofocus, which clicks quality picture in shady areas. It has 1.2 megapixel front facing camera too for video calling. Apple is presenting some advance camera features in iPhone 5s as face detection, photo clicking simultaneous HD video recording, GEO tagging and HDR panorama.

Nexus 5 has 8 megapixel auto focus camera with 4128X3096 pixels capturing resolution. It creates 1080 pixels video at 30 frames per second. Its 1.2 secondary camera lets you better quality compared to iPhone5s for video calling. Nexus 5 is getting a positive response before its released due to its excellent features touch focus and Geo-tagging, face detecting and photo Sphering capability.

Conclusion : Here, a slight difference has been seen in both phones cameras and Google Nexus 7 is being considered better phone than iPhone 5s.

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Processor and Storage

iPhone 5s has 1.3 GHz Dual-core Cyclone (ARM v8-based) processor along with 1 GB DDR3 RAM which lets you superior speed for gaming and multimedia. The Smartphone comes with the Apple A7 chipset and Quad core graphics that are believed sufficient hardware for best Mobile. Apple iPhone i5s comes with 16GB/32GB/64GB internal storage, and there is no micro SD card slot to expand storage.

Google Nexus 5 has Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 high speed processor along with 3GB RAM, which gives you elevated speed and insist to wait for this best upcoming Smartphone. The Smartphone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset with Adreno graphics. The Smartphone Nexus 5 will come with 16Gb and 32 GB internal storage.

Conclusion : We get LG Nexus 5 better than Apple iPhone 5s as above comparison to the processor and speed. I will recommend for Nexus 5 because it is the best mobile for gaming too.

Connectivity and Battery

As everyone knows that Apple has given best connectivity to entire iPhone series and now it added some splendid features as 4G LTE network, 4.0v Bluetooth with ADP and micro USB. The phone has 1560 mAh non-removable battery..

Google tried to offer better preferences in Nexus 5 so It include some best connectivity features as 4G Network LTE, Micro USB 2.0 and Bluetooth 4.0. It has 2300 mAh non-removable battery which offers a very good talk time and standby backup.

Conclusion : Connectivity options of both Smartphones are alike, but I would prefer LG Nexus 5 because battery backup is much better than iPhone 5s.

Overall conclusion:

If you would examine the above mentioned points carefully, you will come to know that Google Nexus 5 is a much better phone than iPhone 5s. As far as the price of both these phones are concerned the Nexus 5 price is still to be unveiled, therefore; we cannot compare these two phones on the basis of price, but overall if you will go through the specifications Google Nexus 5 has an upper hand in comparison to iPhone 5s.


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