Compare LG Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Feature Comparison

  • The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)'s got 5.2 inch Screen Size, while LG Nexus 5's Screen Size is 4.95 inch
  • Both LG Nexus 5 and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) have same Internal Storage
  • Both LG Nexus 5 and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) have same RAM
 
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Display     
Screen Size
4.95 inch 5.2 inch   
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels   
Screen Type
LCD Super AMOLED   
Pixel Density
445 PPI 424 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 4   
Bezel Less
- No   
Screen Features
- -   
Chipset     
Brand
Qualcomm Samsung Exynos   
Processor Speed
2.3GHz 1.6GHz   
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Exynos 7580   
Processor Type
Quad-Core Octa-Core   
RAM
2GB 2GB   
Graphics
Adreno 330 -   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
8MP 13MP   
Dual Rear Camera
- No   
Front Camera Resolution
1MP 5MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
- No   
Camera Details
Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
Full HD Video Recording (1080p) Full HD Video Recording (1080p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), LED Flash Autofocus, OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Android   
OS Version
Android 4.4 KitKat Android 5.1 Lollipop   
OS Detail
- -   
OS Upgradable To
Android 7.0 Android 7.0   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
Micro USB Micro USB   
Features
- Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio   
Sensors
- Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer   
IP Rating
- -   
Dimensions (mm)
69.17 x 137.84 x 8.59 144.8 x 71 x 7.3   
Weight
130 grams 155 grams   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Headphone Jack Type
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Black, White, Red Midnight Black, Gold, White   
Build Material
- Glass, Metal   
Device Warranty
- 1 Year   
Warranty Details
- 1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months Accessories Warranty   
Body SAR
- 0.47W/kg   
Head SAR
- 0.29W/kg   
In The Box
- Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual   
Audio Features
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
16GB 16GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
- 10.83GB   
Card Slot
No Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
- 128GB   
OTG Support
- Yes   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Single Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Micro SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
- 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
- 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No No   
2G Bands
- GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)   
3G Bands
- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 UMTS 2100   
4G Bands
- LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
2300mAh 2900mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
No No   
Wireless Charging
Yes No   
Fast Charging
- Yes, Adaptive Quick Charging   

LG Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Specs

Specs
LG Nexus 5Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)  
Screen Size 4.95 inch5.2 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 8MP13MP  
RAM 2GB2GB  
Battery Capacity 2300mAh2900mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 1MP5MP  

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Premium design with Metal and Glass body construction
  • Decent battery backup with the 2900mAh unit
  • Fast and accurate fingerprint sensor
  • Brilliant AMOLED display with 424PPI and Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Good camera performance and has OIS
The Bad
  • Not the latest Android version, runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box
  • Does not support 4K video recording

LG Nexus 5 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Excellent display with accurate colour reproduction
  • Compact size of the smartphone makes it very handy to use
  • Being a Nexus device, guaranteed to be one of the fastest to receive Android updates
  • Butter smooth performance
  • Much improved camera when compared to previous generations of Nexus devices
The Bad
  • Lacks Micro SD expansion so the 16GB internal storage is rather poor
  • The Loudspeaker at the bottom performs dissapointingly
  • Battery life is very eccentric
  • The power button is inconveniently placed
  • The back of the phone is prone to picking up lots of oil smudges and gets dirty

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This page helps you compare LG Nexus 5 with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). When you see LG Nexus 5 Vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) comparison on Pricebaba, watch-out for the specifications of these phones and also the VFM score. With Pricebaba’s Value For Money Score, you can know how LG Nexus 5 stands against Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and which one you should buy. The best price of LG Nexus 5 is currently Rs. 19,999. The lowest price for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is Rs. 14,800. The prices for both these products were updated January 18, 2018.

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