Nexus 6 vs. Nexus 5: Comparison of Google’s best Smartphones

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Major manufactures are in line to release big Smart phones this year and Google do not want to be left behind. Google are hinting the release of the Nexus 6 on October at the Google I/O 2014 conference. It will replace the current Nexus 5 on the market. We all expect the Nexus 6 to come with a bang so let us look at the comparison between these two Google Smartphones.

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Operating System

Google are the technology gurus behind the manufacture of Android Operating Systems. The Nexus 5 operates on an upgradable Android 4.4 Kit Kat OS and we expect the Nexus 6 run the latest Android OS. It is rumored that it will operate on either an Android 4.5 OS or an Android 5.0 which is also being labeled as Android L.

Display and screen size

The Nexus 6 is rumored to attribute a massive 5.5 inch screen just like the one in the LG G3. The screen resolution is set to be out of the ordinary with a 2560 x 1440 p which is a 2K display. The Nexus 5 in contrast has a smaller True HD IPS+ screen at 4.95 inches. The screen resolution display is a standard 1080 x 1920 p. In addition, the Nexus 5 has pixel strength of 445 ppi and the Nexus 6 is expected to have pixel strength of an advanced pixel density of 534 ppi.

Read More: Nexus 6 vs. LG G3 – Detailed Early Comparison

Body and design

The Nexus 5 has a simple body and design and for this reason it doesn’t brag a first-class look. It has a plastic exterior and is flat. However, it is acknowledged for its remarkable full HD display quality. According to reports from Nexus6Me, the Nexus 6 is alleged to come with aluminum edges which will be accompanied with thin bezel and will also have a flat body.

See Here Concept Design of Nexus 6

Camera and battery

The Nexus 5 features a primary camera of 8 MP accompanied with a front-facing rear camera of 1.3 MP. The battery is a 2300 mAh. On the other hand, the Nexus 6 is rumored to have an outstanding primary camera of 13 MP and a front-facing rear camera of 5 MP which is very impressive. The battery will be 3100 mAh.

Hardware and other specs

The Nexus 6 will feature a concrete 3 GB RAM. As well, it will come with an internal storage memory of a striking 16 GB and 32 GB with no support of a micro SD card expansion. On the other hand, the Nexus 6 has a 2 GB RAM and an internal storage memory of 16 GB and 32 GB and just like the Nexus 6, it does not support micro SD card expansion.

The Nexus 6 will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Quad core Krait 450 processor which will be clocked at 2.7 GHz. In contrast, the Nexus 5 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad core Krait 400 processor which is clocked at 2.3 GHz.

Additional Nexus 6 features

  • Water and dust proof
  • IP67 certified
  • Fingerprint scanner technology

Price

The Nexus 5 (32) GB version is priced at AU$ 489.95 and according to 91Mobiles, which is an India mobile retailer, the Nexus 6 is rumored to be priced at AS$706. This price is just rumored so we do not have any actual value.

There you have it. Is the Nexus 6 the best Smartphone by Google? There is no doubt that it beats the Nexus 5 with its amazing new and improved features but it’s up to you to decide.

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  1. Nexus 6 the best Smartphone by Google? There is no doubt that it beats the Nexus 5 with its amazing new and improved features but it’s up to you to decide.

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