Google pixel VS Nexus 5X
Google launched their new and latest devices on 4th of October and two of them are smartphones; Google pixel and pixel XL. There are lots of mobile phones with big screen size, but there are also peoples who want smartphones in a smaller size with a brand trust and reasonable price. On the other hand, there is nexus 5X with a small display. And Google pixel has the same specs as pixel XL. So, this is a comparative article of Google pixel VS Nexus 5X. Let’s see that which one of them is much better.
There are performance and specification table of Google pixel VS Nexus 5X:-
Performance Google Pixel Nexus 5X
|Size||143.8 × 69.5 × 7.3mm (5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches)||147 x 72.6 x 7.9mm (5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 inches)|
|Weight||5.04 ounces (143 grams)||4.80 ounces (135 grams)|
|Screen||5-inch AMOLED||5.2-inch IPS LCD|
|Resolution||1,920 x 1,080 pixels (441 ppi)||1,920 x 1,080 pixels (423 ppi)|
|OS||Android 7.1||Android 7.0 (upgradeable to Android 7.1)|
|Storage||32, 128GB||16, 32GB|
|Micro SD card slot||No||No|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 821||Qualcomm Snapdragon 808|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi||4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi|
|Camera||12.3MP rear, 8MP front||12.3MP rear, 5MP front|
|Video||4K at 30fps, 1080p at 120, 60 or 30fps, 720p at 240fps||4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30fps, 720p at 120fps|
|Bluetooth||Yes, version 4.2||Yes, version 4.2|
|Other sensors||Barometer, gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor||Barometer, gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, heart rate monitor|
|Water resistant||Yes, IP53 rated||No|
|Ports||USB Type-C||USB Type-C|
|Marketplace||Google Store||Google Store|
|Color offerings||Blue, silver, black||Black, white, blue|
|Availability||AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, Project Fi||AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, Project Fi|
|DT review||Pending – Hands on here||2.5/5 stars|
Processor (Google VS Nexus 5X):-
As we see that pixel is coming with latest Qualcomm 821 whereas, nexus 5X has a Qualcomm snapdragon 808 processor. While doing multitasking or web browsing this version of Qualcomm’s processor has 10% increased performance rather than 808 processor.
Hardware (Google pixel VS Nexus 5X):-
Google pixel is not such big as Nexus 5X. If we talk about weight, Google pixel is heavier than nexus 5X just because of metallic body and half of it’s back is glass. Nexus 5X is made up of hard polymer plastic.
Display (Google pixel VS Nexus 5X):-
Pixel has a 5-inch display with the same resolution as nexus 5X of 1920×1080 pixels. But, It has also higher pixel density of 441 pixel-per-inch (ppi) while nexus 5X has 423 ppi. The biggest difference is pixel has an AMOLED display and the Nexus 5X uses a LCD display.
Battery (Google pixel VS Nexus 5X):-
Google pixel has a 13 hour battery backup which is comparatively an hour more than iphone 7. If we compare it to Nexus 5X, users have 5 more hours to multitask or browse web with pixel. But the thing which make you surprise is that there is no such big difference between the batteries. Pixel has a battery of 2,770 mAh battery and nexus 5X has 2,700 mAh battery.
Camera (Google pixel VS Nexus 5X):-
Pixel has the highest score in DXOmark for a smart phone. This phone can capture photos much faster because of HDR+ processing. It has a 12.3mp camera. Google also says that the camera they have in pixel has the fastest launch to capture times.
Pixel also have some exclusive feature such as white balance presets, exposure compensation, automatic exposure, automatic focus locking, and viewfinder grid modes. Even if talk about front camera, pixel have 8mp rear camera which is more than 5X.
Software (Google pixel VS Nexus 5X):-
Pixel is coming with pre-installed android platform of 7.1 nougat while 5X has 7.0 nougat and got update in late December. it means that pixel users can early access the new features like Night Light, a night mode; App Shortcuts, similar to iOS’ 3D Touch; improved touch latency; fingerprint gestures that allow you to swipe down to bring down the notification drawer; Daydream VR support, and Seamless A/B Updates.
And there is huge thing which nexus 5X users is going to miss is Google assistant. You have to press the home button, and you will get a Google assistant come up. And ask you that what you want, then you can give a voice command to find what you want.
Storage (Google pixel VS Nexus 5X):-
Pixel has a better storage option rather than Nexus 5X. pixel have two models of 32GB and 128GB whereas, nexus 5X has 16GB and 32GB options.
So, pixel is a much better option to keep your data, videos etc.
“According to the discussion we had in this article we found that Google pixel is a much better option in comparison to Nexus 5X.”
So now it’s upon to you that which one you prefer for you better smart experience.