Phone Comparison - LG Nexus 5 vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Huawei Honor 3X

general General Info

Manufacturer LG Samsung Huawei
Announced October 2013 Q3 2013 December 2013
Status Available - November 2013 Available - Q3 2013 Coming Soon - December 2013
Colors Black, White White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
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Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA - SIM 1 & SIM 2
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Octa-core 1.7 GHz, Mediatek MT6592
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Mali-450MP
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB N/A
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.95 inches 5.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.86% 72.15% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 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 HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes
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, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Yes
USB Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2600 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h Up to 370 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 17 h (3G) -