Two great smartphones that users might be having a hard time thinking of what to purchase are the LG Nexus 5 and the Sony Xperia Z. In this head-to-head battle, we will determine the winner in terms of overall usage and capacities.
The Nexus 5 is better than the Xperia Z when it comes to data speeds as it offers LTE 150mbps compared to the LTE 80mps. The processor also comes out on top with the Nexus as it was clocked at 2260MHz compared to 1500MHz.
For battery life the Nexus 5 is also the victor as it offers 17 hours talk time, this is compared to the 11 hours of the Xperia Z.
The Nexus 5 also wins when it comes to weight; it is 130g, while the Xperia Z is 146g.
The Xperia Z comes out ahead as it offers a built in FM radio, this is something that the Nexus 5 doesn’t offer. It is also in front when it comes to the display as it offers a bright and vivid TFT LCD display, compared to the LCD of the Nexus.
Another area it wins in is the camera. The Xperia Z has a 13MP camera and the Nexus 5 camera is 8MP.
For standby and talk time the Xperia Z also comes out on top. It offers 22.9 days standby while the Nexus 5 offers around 12.5 days. The Xperia is also thinner and easier to carry around at 8mm compared to 9mm.
Both the Xperia Z and the Nexus 5 are great handsets and are pretty well matched up. Which is best for you depends on what you want from a device.