Phone Comparison - LG Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A G901F vs Motorola Nexus 6

general General Info

Manufacturer LG Samsung Motorola
Announced October 2013 August 2014 October 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - August 2014 Available - November 2014
Colors Black, White Charcoal Black, Shimmering White, Electric Blue, Copper Gold 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)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 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) 145 g (5.11 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 / 900 / 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 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 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, 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, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 420 Adreno 420
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.95 inches 5.1 inches 5.96 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (493 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.86% 69.63% 74.05%
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 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash phase detection auto Dual-LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization 1/2.6'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, 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, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording, OIS
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [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 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; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL 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 v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE 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 microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2.1), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB 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
Capacity 2300 mAh - 3220 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h - Up to 330 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h - Up to 24 h