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LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB) vs LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)

Side by side comparison between LG Nexus 5 vs LG Nexus 5X phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG Nexus 5X XLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)06Points
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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16PointsLG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)Compare LG Nexus 5 X
LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

12.4
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)6 Advantages LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)vsNexus 5X (H790 32GB)16 Advantages LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
+32GB (28GB available)12%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (25GB available)
+130 grams (4.55 ounces)5%
Lighter
vs136 grams (4.76 ounces)
+TFT Super IPS+Advantage
TFT Super IPS+ display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+445 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs424 PPI
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+MicroUSB 3.0Advantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
2.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core4%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR2vs+2GB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)9%
Thinner
4.95"vs+5.2"5%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 12.4MP55%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
1/3.2" inchesvs+1/2.3" inches39%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 1.3MPvs+(front) 5MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2300 mAhvs+2700 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
MicroUSB 3.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

27 Common items in both devices
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+20 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
ModelNexus 5 (D820 32GB)Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
Other model namesLG Google Nexus 5 D820, LG Nexus 5 4G LTE, LG D820 USAGoogle Nexus 5X, LG H790, LG Bullhead
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandLGLG
Release dateNovember, 2013October, 2015
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)69.2 x 137.9 millimeters (2.72 x 5.43 in)72.6 x 147 millimeters (2.86 x 5.79 in)
Weight130 grams (4.55 ounces)136 grams (4.76 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)LG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4 KitKatAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)
CPU processor2.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 418
RAM memory2GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (28GB available)32GB (25GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
Display typeTFT Super IPS+TFT IPS LCD
Screen size4.95" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)445 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, 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 Cat6 700/800/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,13,17,20,25,26,29)
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels12.4 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4056x3046 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length30mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.3 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x1024 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, DivX
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
USBMicroUSB 3.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Qi Wireless charging
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Light blue
- Oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint sensor
- Sony IMX377 sensor camera
- Laser autofocus camera
- 1.55µm pixel size
- Fast charging: up to 3h40min of use in 10min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2300 mAh2700 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standby18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days25200 minutes | 420 hours | 17.5 days
Radiation rateLG Nexus 5 (D820 32GB)LG Nexus 5X (H790 32GB)
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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