Phone Comparison - LG Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A G901F

LG Nexus 5
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Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A G901F
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Samsung
Announced October 2013 August 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - August 2014
Colors Black, White Charcoal Black, Shimmering White, Electric Blue, Copper Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
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 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 420 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.95 inches [Similar] 5.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.86% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash phase detection auto
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization 1/2.6'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with 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, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0 microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2.1), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

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