Galaxy Alpha VS Nexus 5

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha has better specifications than the Google Nexus 5

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha VS Google Nexus 5

 
Galaxy Alpha Nexus 5
 
The Samsung Galaxy Alpha and the Google Nexus 5 are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
2
The Galaxy Alpha is thinner at 6.7mm
0
The Nexus 5 is thicker at 8.6mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The Galaxy Alpha has a smaller cubic volume of 907870.9375
0
The Nexus 5 has a greater cubic volume of 1281367.75
Less Weight
2
The Galaxy Alpha lighter at 115 grams
0
The Nexus 5 heavier at 130 grams
Screen Viewability
0
The Galaxy Alpha features a smaller 4.7" display
2
The Nexus 5 features a bigger 4.95" display
Pixel Density
0
The Galaxy Alpha has lower pixel density at 312 ppi
2
The Nexus 5 has a higher pixel density at 445 ppi
Newer
1
The Galaxy Alpha is newer and was released on 08/2014
0
The Nexus 5 is older and was released on 10/2013
Standby Time
0
The Galaxy Alpha can last less around hours
1
The Nexus 5 can last more around 300 hours
Talk Time
0
The Galaxy Alpha can last less around hours
2
The Nexus 5 can last more around 17 hours
Camera
2
The Nexus 5 has a 13mp camera
0
The Nexus 5 has a 8mp camera
Total Points
9 7
Total Score
56% 44%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha and the Google Nexus 5 to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Samsung Galaxy Alpha has better specifications than the Google Nexus 5. Note that the Galaxy Alpha has 32Gb internal storage compared to 16GB , 32GB internal storage found in the Nexus 5 currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the Samsung Galaxy Alpha or the Google Nexus 5

Availability

Announced on
August 2014 October 2013
Available
September 2014 October 2013

Battery

Capacity
1860 mAh 2300 mAh
Standby Time
- 300 hours
Talk Time
- 17 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
4 4
Speed
1.8GHz 2.3GHz
Type
Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 800

Camera

Main
13mp (4128x3096) 8mp (3264x2448)
Secondary
1600x1200 1280x1024
Video
2160p 30fps, 1080p 60fps, 720 120fps 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
4.0 4.0
EDGE
YES YES
GPRS
YES YES
GPS
yes, and GLONASS YES
HSCSD
HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-300 Mbps Down, 50 Mbps Up HSDPA; HSUPA - LTE
NFC
YES YES
USB
microUSB 2.0 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1280x720 pixels 1920x1080 pixels
Size
4.7 inches 4.95 inches
Type
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900 ,1800 ,1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 OR HSDPA 900, 2100
4G Network
LTE 800, 850, 900,1800,1900, 2100, 2600 LTE
Alias
SM-G850F, SM-G850A , SM-G850T, SM-G850M, Galaxy Alfa LG Nexus 5
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$500+ $300-$500

Memory

Call record
Unlimited -
Card Slot
-
Internal
32Gb 16GB , 32GB
Phonebook
Unlimited entries -
Ram
2 GB 2 GB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4.4 4.4

Other Features

Misc Features
Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate, finger ... -
SIM Type
nano-SIM micro-SIM

Size and Weight

Depth
6.7 mm (0.26 inches) 8.6 mm (0.34 inches)
Height
132.4 mm (5.16 inches) 137.8 mm (5.37 inches)
Weight
115 grams (4.0 ounces) 130 grams (4.6 ounces)
Width
65.5 mm (2.55 inches) 69.2 mm (2.70 inches)