For readers who are considering buying the LG G3 or the Nexus 5, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The LG G3 comes with a 5.5 inch True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution. The Nexus 5 comes with a 4.95 inch True HD IPS+ capacitive touch screen, rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.
The LG G3 comes with 146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm dimensions and weighs 149 grams. The Nexus 5 comes with 137.9 x 69.2 x 8.6 mm dimensions and weighs 130 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The LG G3 is equipped with a 2.5 GHz quad core krait 400 processor and Qualcomm MSM8975AC Snapdragon 801 chipset. It comes with 16 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 128 GB using a Micro SD card.
The Nexus 5 is equipped with a 2.3 GHz quad core krait 400 processor and Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 chipset. It comes in 16 GB and 32 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
Both the devices run on the Android KitKat operating system. The LG G3 has 3 GB RAM and the Nexus 5 has 2 GB of RAM.
The LG G3 sports a 13 MP primary camera with phase detection/laser autofocus, optical image stabilization and dual-LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 2.1 MP. The Nexus 5 sports an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus, optical image stabilization and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.3 MP.
The LG G3 comes with a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery and the Nexus 5 comes with a non-removable Li-Po 2300 mAh battery.
Price in Australia
The LG G3 16 GB 4G LTE is priced at around AU $799.95. The Nexus 5 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $449.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $509.95 in Australia.
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