Phone Comparison - LG Nexus 5 vs BLU Life Pure XL vs Motorola Nexus 6

general General Info

Manufacturer LG BLU Motorola
Announced October 2013 April 2014 October 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - May 2014 Available - November 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White Midnight Blue, Cloud White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm
(6.27 x 3.27 x 0.4 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz) 184 g (6.49 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1103
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
- LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 / TD-LTE 2500 - XT1100 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 28, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2500 - XT1103 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 41)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Dual front-facing speakers, Water resistant

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 420
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 32 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.95 inches 5.5 inches 5.96 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (493 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.86% 73.66% 74.05%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.34 ┬Ám Pixel Size, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording, OIS
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 8 MP, autofocus [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L) 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No No
USB OTG - Supported 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2500 mAh 3220 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Up to 330 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)
Up to 24 h