As an egg to a chestnut, so you can believe that look. The new mid-range smartphone Apple iPhone 5C, and Google smartphone, the Nexus 4 are the faces in our comparison. Not only are two smartphones but also for two great companies with a strong rivalry, seeking to attract exactly the same audience. Which of the two is more convincing you?
The Nexus 4 has been one of the greatest smartphones from late 2012 until he started dating the new generation of high-end devices back in April of this year 2013. A leader in quality / price ratio, which recently lowered its price from € 299/349 up to € 199/249. The iPhone 5C, however, it is still not a current young generation but soon a newborn, Apple is a bet for the mid-range to high-end components of the past generation and a polycarbonate rear .
In favor of the Apple iPhone 5C
The iPhone 5C, but is intended to be placed in the high-end smartphones catalog of this new generation, is a terminal that offers a hardware-software relationship great . With components that offer a balance issue, the iPhone beats the Nexus 5C 4 in the following points:
- It will go on sale in five different colors : pink, green, yellow, blue and white. In contrast, the Nexus 4 has only been possible to buy black and white, with the first color much less accessible.
- The camera of the iPhone 5C, iSight with 8 megapixel sensor, offers a much higher quality than the Nexus 4 in his photographs, with the sensor of Google, also 8 megapixels.
- They can access this terminal physical store and through a telephone company , while the Nexus 4 could only be purchased via Google Play Store and therefore, waiting aged 3 to 8 days to got home.
- The sound quality of the iPhone 5C, and the rest of iPhone, is light years superior to the Nexus 4 “clear”. The iPhone utilizano much smoother compression and, therefore, it suffers less loss of quality audio through the audio jack 3.5 mm stereo minijack.
5 of Google Nexus, manufactured by LG, is already a “veteran”, since it launched in October of last year 2012 . It is a terminal that already managed to convince at the time and that is seeing the shadow of the next Nexus 5 comes close.However, do not think of anything more than the Nexus 4 is relegated to the midrange, while the Nexus 5 is coming to be in the high range. This smartphone, compared to iPhone 5C has a number of points in its favor to consider:
- The price of the Nexus 4 in its smaller version (8GB) is currently $ 199 and the 16GB version is priced at 249 euros.However, the price of the iPhone 5C starts at 599 euros, according to estimates, and obviously we are talking about the price in Spain, when it arrives.
- The Nexus 4 features a far superior finish to iPhone 5C. While Nexus 4 is constructed of glass for its front and back, the iPhone has changed 5C rear glass for polycarbonate.
Not to say, the fact that the iPhone 5C have more “points in its favor”, it is preferable to Nexus 4. What it does mean is that the iPhone is a smartphone 5C well above the Nexus 4 overall. The of Google is a very powerful smartphone, yet it has some weaknesses that are, for example, your camera and audio quality. However, 5C cases exceeds the price of $ 300 Nexus 4 and, therefore, is a matter of money downright.
Obviously, these sums of money mentioned, the Nexus 4 offers better price / performance ratio . In fact, places it well above the iPhone 5C in this sense , outside the screen size, operating system and other issues that tilted the balance of subjectively since, rather, would already be a matter of taste.