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Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52) vs LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)

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

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Compare LG Nexus 5 XSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)30Points
Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
01PointLG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)Compare Sony Xperia 5 II X
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? Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)

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!

Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)30 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)vsNexus 5 (D820 16GB)1 Advantage LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core69%
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 (110GB available)8 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
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT Super IPS+
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1080x2520 pixels31%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+449 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs445 PPI
+6.1"23%
Larger screen
vs4.95"
+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+1/1.7" inches88%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.2" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)41%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP5 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 11Advantage
Android 11 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
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh74%
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
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 3.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 3.0
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+130 grams (4.55 ounces)25%
Lighter

23 Common items in both devices
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+16 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 featuresSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
ModelXperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Other model namesXperia 5 Mark II XQAS52 (128GB+8GB RAM) 5GLG Google Nexus 5 D820, LG Nexus 5 4G LTE, LG D820 USA
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandSonyLG
Release dateSeptember, 2020November, 2013
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)68 x 158 millimeters (2.68 x 6.22 in)69.2 x 137.9 millimeters (2.72 x 5.43 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)130 grams (4.55 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 6.0 Marshmallow
HardwareSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 587MhzQualcomm Adreno 330
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 3.0
16GB (12GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Display typeOLEDTFT Super IPS+
Screen size6.1" inches4.95" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2520 pixels (21:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)449 PPI445 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 3
Display features120Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
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, 8, 28, 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
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
CameraSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAF3x-optical-zoomOIS
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.55"PDAF
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens30mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inches1/6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.9µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot 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
ConnectivitySony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 3.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Micro-B USB SlimPort
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Other features- Colors: Black, Grey, Blue, Pink
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Qi Wireless charging
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)LG Nexus 5 (D820 16GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2300 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS52)LG Nexus 5 (D820 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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