It is said that rivalry never ends in business and this can be seen in case of big giants like Apple and Google. Both the companies once were into different domains but with the emergence of smart phones both these companies are now fighting a never ending war to be the best in the domain. Where Apple has its brand like iPhone, iPad and iOS, Google is also not far behind with the most demanding OS Android. Both the companies are best in what they do and hence the competition between them is quite interesting to watch.
Well here the competition is not just of Google vs Apple, nor it is just of their firmware Android vs iOS, now it is also about their smart phones. Nexus 4 vs iPhone 5. Where Nexus 4 is a newbie in the smart phone world, iPhone 5 is now 3 month old and has already captured big portion of the smart phone world. However Nexus 4 powered with Android is not far behind in any sense and is emerging out to be a great competitor not just for Apple iPhone 5 but also to other smart phone breeds like Samsung Galaxy and HTC family.
Lets have a head to head of Nexus 4 and iPhone 5 and see which one is best at which strand.
In terms of Screen and Resolution
Nexus 4 is touted as the iPhone 5 rival and if we see the aspects like display and resolution then Nexus 4 has got better to offer. With 4.7 inches display and the resolution of 1280×768 pixels, Nexus 4 is seen to be a head of iPhone 5 displays which is offering 4 inches of retina display with 1136 x 640 pixels resolution.
Under the hood
Nexus 4 is also a head in terms of processing speed. It is powered with 1.7 Ghz Qual-comm Snapdragon S4 processor and is accompanied by 2 GB of RAM. Other than this it runs on Android latest version 4.2(Jelly Bean).
Compared to this, iPhone 5 runs on iOS 6 and is powered with dual-core Cortex A6 processor which is however faster than its predecessor but is not as fast as compared to Nexus 4 processor.
Behind the lens
In terms of camera, Nexus 4 and even iPhone 5, both has got 8 MP camera. Addition to this, Nexus 4 is capable of capturing 360-degree panoramas and HD video at 1080p.
Compared to this, iPhone 5 also comes with feature like panorama mode and addition to this it also has many other lucrative features like hybrid IR filter, backside illumination, dynamic low light mode and much more.
Connectivity & Battery
Nexus 4 comes with Bluetooth v3.0, microUSB, dual side NFC, GPS and WIFI, however it doesn’t support, LTE and microSD card. Compared to this, iPhone 5 comes with 4G LTE, 9 pin dock connector and high speed data transfer, however it miss out NFC which is present in Nexus 4.
In terms of battery backup, both the smart phones claims to offer talk time near 8 to 10 hrs which is quite impressive. Addition to this Nexus 4 has got an impressive feature of wireless charging which is an entirely new concept.
Where iPhone 5 is costing USD 199, USD 299 and USD 399 for 16, 32 and 64 GB variant, Nexus 4 is costing USD 299 for 8GB and USD 349 for 16 GB which seems to be more as compared to Apple iPhone 5.
Frankly speaking if you omit the consideration of price tag, Nexus 4 seems to be ahead of iPhone 5 is few of the aspects, however one thing which you have to aspect is that, its quite hard to beat the charisma of Apple iPhone and looks like Nexus 4 have to tight up their boots in order to compete iPhone 5 charm even thought they have got lucrative assets.
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