HTC One and LG Nexus 5 – Comparison of Hardware Specs

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HTC One and LG Nexus 5 are the two leading and most selling smartphones of the Android family. Both have excellent specs and features.

Release in the Market

HTC One was announced in February 2013 and released in March 2013. HTC One is powered by Android Jelly Bean and can be upgraded to Android KitKat. LG Nexus 5 was announced in October 2013 and was released for sale in market in the month of November 2013 and is powered by Android v4.4 KitKat.


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The hardware specs of both the HTC One and LG Nexus 5 are compared as under:

OPERATING SYSTEM
HTC One LG NEXUS 5
OS Android v4.1.2 Jelly Bean Android v4.4 KitKat
Can be upgraded Android v4.3 Jelly Bean
Android v4.4 KitKat
SIZE, DIMENSION AND WEIGHT
Height – mm 137.4 137.9
Height – in 5.41 5.43
Width – mm 68.2 69.2
Width – in 2.69 2.72
Thickness – mm 4.7 8.6
Thickness – in 0.37 0.34
Weight ‘g’ 143 130
Weight – ‘oz’ 5.04 4.59
SCREEN DISPLAY
HTC One LG NEXUS 5
Type Super LCD3 Capacitive Touchscreen True HD IPS+ Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M 16M
Size 4.7in 4.95in
Resolution (pixels) 1080 x 1920 1080 x 1920
Pixel Density ~469 ppi Pixel Density ~445 ppi Pixel Density
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 2 Corning Gorilla Glass 3
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL MEMORY
HTC One LG NEXUS 5
Card Slot 32/64 GB Not Available
Internal  Memory 16/32 GB
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
HARDWARE
HTC One LG NEXUS 5
CPU Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300 Quad-Core 2.3 GHz Krait 400
Chipset Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330
HARDWARE RELATED SOFT SPECS (SENSORS)
HTC One LG NEXUS 5
Sensors Accelerometer Accelerometer
Gyro Gyro
Proximity Proximity
Compass Compass
Barometer
RADIO
HTC One LG NEXUS 5
Radio Stereo FM Radio with RDS Not Available
BATTERY
HTC One LG NEXUS 5
Type Non-Removable Li-Po 2300 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po 2300 mAh
Stand-by – Max 500 h at 2G / 480 h at 3G 2G / 300 h – at 3G
Talk time – Max 27 h at 2G / 18 h at 3G 2G / 17 h – at 3G