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LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB) vs LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)

Side by side comparison between LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB) vs LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)
4.95"
IPS+

1080x1920

8
MP

1.3mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

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LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
4.95"
IPS+

1080x1920

8
MP

1.3mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)

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Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)1 Advantage LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)vsNexus 5 (D821 16GB)0 Advantage LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
+32GB (28GB available)133%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)

48 Common items in both devices
2.3GHz 32bit Quad-Core
2GB LPDDR2
130 grams (4.55 ounces)
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
TFT Super IPS+
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
+41 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
ModelNexus 5 (D820 32GB)Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
Other model namesLG Google Nexus 5 D820, LG Nexus 5 4G LTE, LG D820 USALG Google Nexus 5 D821, LG Nexus 5 4G LTE, LG D821
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLGLG
Release date11/1/201311/1/2013
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)69.2 x 137.9 millimeters (2.72 x 5.43 in)69.2 x 137.9 millimeters (2.72 x 5.43 in)
Weight130 grams (4.55 ounces)130 grams (4.55 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
System versionAndroid 4.4 KitKatAndroid 4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
2.3GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
2.3GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 330
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR2
Internal storage32GB (28GB available)16GB (12GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
Display typeTFT Super IPS+TFT Super IPS+
Screen size4.95" inches4.95" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)445 PPI445 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/800/850/1700/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,4,5,17,19,25,26)
TD-LTE 2500 (Bands 41)
LTE Cat4 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length30mm lens30mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.3 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x1024 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/6" inches1/6" inches
Pixel size1.9µm pixel1.9µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3

🔌 Connectivity

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 3.0MicroUSB 3.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortMicro-B USB SlimPort
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2300 mAh2300 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy17 hours17 hours
Standby300 hours (12.5 days)300 hours (12.5 days)

➕ Other features

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Qi Wireless charging
- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Qi Wireless charging

☢️ Radiation rate

LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5 (D821 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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