Phone Comparison - LG Nexus 5 vs LG Nexus 5X vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

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general General Info

Manufacturer LG LG Samsung
Announced October 2013 September 2015 December 2015
Status Available - November 2013 Available - October 2015 Available - February 2016
Price - Rs. 27,999 ($411.75) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black, White, Blue Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 136 g (4.8 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA 800 / 1900 - American model
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - American model
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - Global model
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700) - American model LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 & dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 418 -
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Oleophobic Coating Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.95 inches 5.2 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.86% 69.73% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No FM radio, recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization Laser Autofocus, 1.55┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.2, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2700 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h - -
Talk Time Up to 17 h - -