Phone Comparison - LG Nexus 4 E960 vs LG Nexus 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi 1S

general General Info

Manufacturer LG LG Xiaomi
Announced October 2012 October 2013 May 2014
Status Available - November 2012 Available - November 2013 Available - May 2014
Colors Black Black, White Black, Chinese Red, Metallic Gray/ blue, green, yellow panels
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm
(5.27 x 2.7 x 0.36 in)
137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
137 x 69 x 9.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in)
Weight 139.5 g (4.9.0.18 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
HSDPA 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
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Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 320, 400 MHz Adreno 330 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB storage 16/32 GB storage 8 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.95 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.18% 70.86% 64.61%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 32 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 Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2300 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 hours (3G) Up to 300 h -
Talk Time Up to 12 hours (3G) Up to 17 h -