Nexus 5 vs iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C – Specs Comparison

Rafia Shaikh

After Google's launch of LG Nexus 5 last week, it has been compared since against the Apple's latest iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C.

Google's Nexus 5 comes with a 5-inch HD 1920 x 1080p display with a pixel density of 445 ppi. Sporting an 8MP rear facing camera with Optical Image Stabilization, Nexus 5 comes bearing the latest of the Android mobile OS, Android 4.4 KitKat.

iPhone 5S vs Nexus 5 vs iPhone 5C:

How do these features stack up against the iPhone 5S and the 5C. Here is a little comparative table with the tech specs of the Nexus 5, iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C.

Apple's iPhone 5S introduces some new features such as Touch ID which is not available in both the Nexus 5 or the iPhone 5C. Apart from that, iPhone 5S comes with a better camera and is being offered in 64 GB storage option. However, Nexus 5 comes with a bigger 4.95 inch screen with a significant higher pixel density of 445 ppi, double RAM, NFC and support for 802.11 ac. Moreover, Google's Nexus 5 is available for almost half of the cost of iPhone 5S.

There is however a difference of priorities when you compare a set of devices. For those who are constrained by the budget, no iPhone 5S Vs Nexus 5 debate, since the Nexus 5 is definitely the best buy in the budget. Furthermore, you want something with bigger screen, again you will consider Nexus 5. But when it comes down to the operating system choices, honestly it is based on user preferences as loyal fans won't go to any device of the other OS even if it's better. It is better you write down your preferences, weigh them against the available devices and also give a visit to the store to get the actual feel of these gadgets.

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