• LG Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Core 2 Duos vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

Phone Comparison - LG Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Core 2 Duos vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

general General Info

Manufacturer LG Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2013 June 2014 August 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - July 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White White, Black Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
130.3 x 68 x 9.8 mm
(5.13 x 2.68 x 0.39 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
- LTE
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, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 - Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 768 MB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 4 GB 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.95 inches 4.5 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (207 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.86% 65.25% 70.43%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No 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 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels 12 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, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] 2.1 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, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP 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 b/g/n, 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 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 4 GB, 768 MB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB No

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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2000 mAh 1860 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h - -
Talk Time Up to 17 h - -