Google Nexus 6 vs Nexus 5 Comparison

Google Launched the most rumored Google Nexus 6 Phablet yesterday which would come with Stock Android L (Android Lollipop) installed in it, in this post we are here with a Hot topic : Google Nexus 6 vs Google Nexus 5 in this post you will come across the comparison of Google Nexus 6 with Google Nexus 5.

Google Nexus 6 vs Nexus 5 Comparison

Introduction

With the new Google Nexus 6, Google has surprised us and many others with its selection of the huge phablet category screen size, at 5.96 inches the new Google Nexus 6 might actually be too big for some buyers. But the good news is Google hasn’t officially killed off the Google Nexus 5 yet.

Although at present Google Nexus 5 is out of stock on Google play there is a new page for the Nexus 5 that also has the “Buy now” button and it also shows the phone running the now latest Android 5.0 Lollipop mobile operating system.So it was necessary for us to compare both these devices.

Nexus  6 vs Nexus 5 : Price

Price is one Factor which would determine whether the phone would win or not, Always being Cheap doesn’t lets the Device to win, nor being Costly enables it to Lose. The price based on the quality and specs provided should be the least, that would give us the hint of the Winner. The Google Nexus 6 comes with two memory versions namely 32GB and 64GB with the pre-order prices starting at $649 whereas the Google Nexus 5 Price starts from $349 for a 16 GB Nexus 5. If is it only about price then off-course the winner is the Google Nexus 5 as it is cheaper compared its successor the Google Nexus 6.

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Winner : Google Nexus 5

Nexus 6 vs Nexus 5 : Display

Display is another factor which I would focus on to bring in a competition between the Google Nexus 6 and Google Nexus 5. Talking about the Display, as the price of the phone is not one factor which would enable us know which phone is better, the Display also can’t help us decide which phone is better. Some people prefer a Larger display, some prefer a smaller one and some prefer a medium-sized display.

The Google Nexus 6 would come with a 5.96-inch QuadHD Amoled display of 1440 x 2560 resolution having a rich 493 ppi density. On the other hand the Google Nexus 5 comes with a 4.95 Full HD IPS display of resolution 1080 x 1920 resolution having 445 ppi density. So if you are a Fan of Large sized phones then Google Nexus 6 wins here, but if you are one who prefer a Medium-sized display then the Nexus 5 is best suited for you and on the top both the Google Nexus 5 and Google Nexus 6 would be protected by the Gorilla Glass 3.

Winner : Google Nexus 6

Nexus 6 vs Nexus 5 : Design

Design is one other basis on which one could select a Phone, Some people like Flat and Slim Phones whereas some other like Slim and Curved Phones, Well the Google Nexus 6 looks nothing different than the Motorola Moto X Second Gen but just has a Nexus Printed on the Backside. When comparing Google Nexus 6 with Google Nexus 5 we could say there is no much difference in Google Nexus 6 and Google Nexus 5’s Design

Design makes Phone looks awesome, The Google Nexus 6 looks simply stunning, and it’s very slim too. The Google Nexus 6 would be slimmer than the upcoming High-end Phones. The Design of the Google Nexus 6 would make your Heart fell on it!

The Google Nexus 6 is damn slim and looks attractive, No matter Google Nexus 5 was ruling the Smartphone market but its successor would just change the game and would attract people to buy it!

Winner : Google Nexus 6

Nexus 6 vs Nexus 5: Operating System

Operating System, Both the siblings would operate on the Same operating system with different versions, The Google Nexus 6 would work on the Android L (Android Lollipop) which is the latest Android Operating system till date (Not available for all Phones)

The Google Nexus 5 would operate on the Android 4.4.4 KitKat and also has access to the Android L Developer Preview, and Soon the Google Nexus 5 will get Android L (Android Lollipop) update.

Winner : Google Nexus 6

Nexus 6 vs Nexus 5 : Battery

Nexus 6 with it’s massive 3220 mAh battery assisted with the power saving features of Android Lollipop 5.0, should last for a couple of days with a single charge, and even when it runs out of juice,it can be quickly topped up  with 6 hours of use from only 15 minutes of charging with it’s Turbo Charger. Google Nexus 5 lags here with it’s comparatively smaller 2300 mAh battery, but it does come with Qi Wireless charging capability and the Lollipop power saving features will add more life to a single charge.

Winner : Google Nexus 6

Nexus 6 vs Nexus 5 : Camera

The Nexus 6 comes loaded with a 13MP with optical image stabilization rear camera with Dual LED ring flash and f/2.0 aperture, it can capture 4K videos  at 30fps while the front camera is 2MP with HD video conferencing capabilities. While the Nexus 5 has a 8MP rear facing camera with Optical Image Stabilization a 1.3MP front facing camera.

Winner : Google Nexus 6

Nexus 6 vs Nexus 5 : Performance, Sensors and connectivity

The Nexus 6 is powered by a 2.7 GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor with 3 GB of RAM with and Adreno 420 GPU on the other hand the Google Nexus 5 is powered by a 2.26 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor with 2 GB of RAM with an Adreno 330 GPU. Both the devices come loaded with sensors like NFC,Bluetooth(4.1 for the N6 and 4.0 for the N5), GPS, Gyroscope, Accelerometer and are 4G LTE compatible and have slimport for HDMI connectivity.

Winner : Google Nexus 6

Final Words

We’ve made comparisons based on many Factors which could change the mind of the buyer when is buying the Google Nexus 6 or the Google Nexus 5. The Google Nexus 6 is an awesome phone which beats the Google Nexus 5 when compared with the Hardware, Camera, Battery and Screen Quality.

But the only places where the Google Nexus 6 gets defeated is Price of it, because many people couldn’t afford the Google Nexus 6 because of a premium price of the device. Google Nexus 6 also has a larger screen size which might affect the mind-set of the buyers, for people who prefer a large screen could go with the Google Nexus 6 else Google Nexus 5 would be the winner for them.

Winner : Google Nexus 6

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