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Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB) vs LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy M53 vs LG Nexus 5 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG Nexus 5 XSamsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)24Points
Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

108
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
4.95"
IPS+

1080x1920

8
MP

1.3mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)

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!

Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)vsNexus 5 (D820 16GB)8 Advantages LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core50%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3GHz 32bit Quad-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR2
+128GB (100GB available)7 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)16%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT Super IPS+
+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.7"35%
Larger screen
vs4.95"
+(quad camera) 108MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP14 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 32MP23 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.3MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh117%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2300 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 3.0
176 grams (6.16 ounces)vs+130 grams (4.55 ounces)35%
Lighter
393 PPIvs+445 PPI13%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+MicroUSB 3.0Advantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

21 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
BSI sensor
Capacitive
Multitouch
+14 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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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
ModelGalaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Other model namesGalaxy M53 5G SM-M536B/Dual-SIM NFC (8GB RAM)LG Google Nexus 5 D820, LG Nexus 5 4G LTE, LG D820 USA
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
USA
USA
BrandSamsungLG
Release date4/22/2022, Announced: 4/7/202211/1/2013
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)77 x 164.7 millimeters (3.03 x 6.48 in)69.2 x 137.9 millimeters (2.72 x 5.43 in)
Weight176 grams (6.16 ounces)130 grams (4.55 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 4.4 KitKat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
User InterfaceOne UI 4.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Dimensity 900 (6nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A78
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
2.3GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G68 MC4 (900MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 330
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (100GB available)
UFS 2.1
16GB (12GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLED PlusTFT Super IPS+
Screen size6.7" inches4.95" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI445 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Refresh rate120Hzfeature not registered
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 700/800/850/1700/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,4,5,17,19,25,26)
TD-LTE 2500 (Bands 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38 40, 41, 66, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSANot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
108 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm
2MP depthf/2.4
2MP macrof/2.4
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered30mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Camera extras1080p@60fpsfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.9µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 3.0
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Micro-B USB SlimPort
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE4.0 + 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
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh2300 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy39 hours (1.6 days)17 hours
Standbyfeature not registered300 hours (12.5 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 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: Blue, Green, Brown- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Qi Wireless charging

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy M53 (SM-M536B/DSN 128GB/8GB)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.77W/kg (head), 0.62W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.603W/kg (head), 1.53W/kg (body)feature not registered
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