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Nexus 4 versus iPhone 5 comparison chart
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Operating system Android 4.2 Jelly Bean upgradable to 5.0 Lollipop iOS 6.0 and up
Weight 139 g (4.9 oz) 112 grams
Front camera 1.3 MP 720p video recording @ frames/s 1.2MP photos; HD 720p; Backside illumination sensor
Dimensions 133.9 mm (5.27 in) H, 68.7 mm (2.70 in) W, 9.1 mm (0.36 in) 123.8 mm (4.87 in) (h), 58.6 mm (2.31 in) (w), 7.6 mm (0.30 in) (d)
CPU 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 Apple A6 (claimed to be twice as fast as A5). 1.5 GHz dual-core
Rear camera 8 MP back-side illuminated sensor with LED flash 1080p video recording @ 30 frames/s 8 MP back-side illuminated sensor, HD video (1080p) at 30 frame/s, IR filter, Aperture f/2.4, 5 element lens, Image signal processor (built-in A5), Facial recognition (stills only), Image stabilization
Display 4.7 in (120 mm) diagonal IPS with Corning Gorilla Glass 2, 1280×768 px (320 ppi) 4 inches diagonal 16:9 aspect ratio widescreen, LED backlit IPS TFT LCD Retina display, 1136 x 640 resolution at 326 ppi (0.61 MP), Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating. 44% more saturation than iPhone 4S.
Predecessor Galaxy Nexus iPhone 4S
Memory 2 GB RAM 1 GB RAM
Manufacturer LG Electronics Foxconn
Removable storage Not accepted None
Screen Resolution 1280×768 pixels 640 x 1136 pixels
Connectivity 3.5 mm TRRS, GPS, Micro USB 2.0 with USB On-The-Go, SlimPort-HDMI, Bluetooth (3.0 enabled, 4.0 compatible hardware), NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4/5 GHz) Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) (2.4 GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, Combined GSM/CDMA antenna: Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, Quad-band UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA, Dual-band CDMA/EV-DO Rev. HSPA+, DC-HSDPA and LTE were added in iPhone 5.
Website Nexus 4 http://www.apple.com/iphone
Screen size 4.7" diagonal 4" diagonal
Wireless Carrier Unlocked; Can be used with any GSM carrier (T-Mobile, AT&T) AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, Virgin Mobile USA, T-Mobile
Wi-Fi support 802.11a/b/g/n; 802.11n on 2.4GHz and 5GHz 802.11a/b/g/n; 802.11n on 2.4GHz and 5GHz
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes Yes
Memory card slot No No
Data inputs Multi-touch, capacitive touchscreen 4 buttons, switch, microphones, touch-screen, acceleration, orientation
Storage capacity 8GB, 16GB 16 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP 1.5, PBA, A2DP version 2.1 + EDR Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP 1.5, PBA, A2DP version 2.1 + EDR
FM Radio No No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS A-GPS; photo, video geo-tagging
Calendar Yes Yes
Ruggedized No No
Flashlight Yes Yes
Picture messaging Yes Yes
Developer LG, Google Apple Inc.
Release date November 13, 2012 September 21, 2012 (US, Canda, UK, France, Germany, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore); More countries in September 28, 2012
Type Smartphone Smartphone
Online services Google Play for books, movies, apps, TV shows and music. iCloud, App Store, iTunes Store, iBookstore
Wireless charging Yes No
Data Tethering Yes Yes
Near Field Communication Yes No
Virtual Assistant Google Now Yes- Siri
RAM 2 GB 1GB

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