Phone Comparison - LG Nexus 5 vs HTC Desire 816 vs Xiaomi Redmi 1S

general General Info

Manufacturer LG HTC Xiaomi
Announced October 2013 February 2014 May 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - March 2014 Available - May 2014
Colors Black, White Red, Grey, Green, Cyan, White, Black Black, Chinese Red, Metallic Gray/ blue, green, yellow panels
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
156.6 x 78.7 x 8 mm
(6.17 x 3.1 x 0.31 in)
137 x 69 x 9.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia
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Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 305 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 1.5 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 8 GB ROM 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.95 inches 5.5 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.86% 67.67% 64.61%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio 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 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP, 720p [Similar] 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [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, HSUPA; LTE HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, 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, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1.5 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB 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 Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2600 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h - -
Talk Time Up to 17 h - -