Google Nexus 5 Vs Google Nexus 4

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Google Nexus 5 is better.

When we compare Nexus 4 Vs Nexus 5 in this review, Google Nexus 5 is better as it has faster performance, new Android 4.4 KitKat software, improved camera, upgraded battery and LTE support.

Google Nexus 5 Vs Google Nexus 4: DESIGN

Dimensions; Nexus 4 has 5.27 x 2.70 x 0.36 inches ( 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm) while Nexus 5 has 5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x8.59 mm)

Weight; Nexus 4 is 139g while Nexus 5 is 130g

Materials; Nexus 4 has a glass back.

Bottom line: Nexus 5 is better as it is lighter and slimmer.

Google Nexus 5 Vs Google Nexus 4: DISPLAY

Display size; Nexus 4 is 4.7” while Nexus 5 is 5.00”

Resolution; Nexus 4 has 768 x 1280px while Nexus 5 has 1080 x 1920px

Pixel density; Nexus 4 has 318ppi whereas Nexus 5 has 445ppi.

Technology; both phones have IPS LCD.

Features; the two phones have Ambient light sensor and proximity sensor. Nexus 4 has Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2) whereas Nexus 5 has Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3).

Bottom line: Nexus 5 is better.

Google Nexus 5 Vs Google Nexus 4: CAMERA

Main camera; both phones have 8MP.

Features; Nexus 4 has Autofocus, CMOS image sensor while Nexus 5 has optical image stabilization, autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI).

Flash; both phones have LED.

Video recording; the two phones have 1920×1080 (Full HD) (30fps).

Features; Nexus 4 has video calling whereas Nexus 5 has optical image stabilization, video light.

Front camera; both phones have 1.3MP.

Bottom line: Nexus 5 is better.

Google Nexus 5 Vs Google Nexus 4: MULTIMEDIA

Headphones; the two phones have 3.5mm jack.

Speakers; the two phones have Earpiece and loudspeaker.

Bottom line: Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 are similar in terms of multimedia.

Google Nexus 5 Vs Google Nexus 4: HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

System chip; Nexus 4 has Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 pro APQ8064 whereas Nexus 5 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974.

Processor; Nexus 4 has Quad-core, 1500MHz, Krait while Nexus 5 has Quad-core, 2260MHz, Krait 400.

GPU; Nexus 4 has Adreno 320 while Nexus 5 has Adreno 330.

RAM; both phones have 2GB.

Internal storage; Nexus 4 has 16GB whereas Nexus 5 as 32GB.

OS; Nexus 4 has Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 44.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2) while Nexus 5 has Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4).

Bottom line: Nexus 5 is better.

Google Nexus 5 Vs Google Nexus 4: CONNECTIVITY & FEATURES

Bluetooth; both phones have 4.0

Wi-Fi; Nexus 4 has 802.11 b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct whereas Nexus 5 has 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct.

USB; both phones have USB 2.0

HDMI; Nexus 4 has HDMI.

 

Location; Nexus 4 has A-GPS, Glonass while Nexus 5 has GPS, A-GPS, Glonass.

Sensors; both phones have Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass and Barometer. Nexus 5 has Step detector and step counter.

Other; both phones have NFC, Tethering, computer Sync and OTA sync. Nexus 5 has ANT+

Bottom line: Nexus 5 is better.

Google Nexus 5 Vs Google Nexus 4: BATTERY

Capacity; Nexus 4 has 2100mAh whereas Nexus 5 has 2300mAh.

Type; both phones have Li-Polymer, not user replaceable.

Charging; both phones have Qi wireless charging.

Talk time; Nexus 4 has 15.30 hours while Nexus 5 has 17.00 hours.

Bottom line: Nexus 5 is better as it has a better battery capacity.

Conclusion

Nexus 5 is a better phone in this review as it has faster performance, new Android 4.4 KitKat software, improved camera, upgraded battery and LTE support.