OnePlus One Vs Nexus 5

OnePlus today announced its OnePlus One smartphone and touted that there’s nothing better than this. Later they announced a promo also in which you have to trash your mobile device in front of camera and after that you can get OnePlus One $1. Offer is applicable to only first 100 buyers.

OnePlus One Vs Nexus 5

Nexus was launched by Google last year with Snapdragon 800 processor onboard and on other hand OnePlus One is powered with snapdragon 800 2.5Ghz processor. Google announced this with the stock or vanilla Android 4.4 Kitkat on board. Budget of the both the devices are same but But is OnePlus One really the new king of budget Android phones? We’ve compared the OnePlus One to the Nexus 5, one of the current top budget buys in the phone world.

Lets who’s the winner between in war of OnePlus One Vs Nexus 5:

Table of Contents

OnePlus One


 Nexus 5

Red Nexus 5


Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.4) CyanogenMod 11S UIAndroid (4.4.2, 4.4)
Form factorCandybarCandybar
Dimensions6.02 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (152.9 x 75.9 x 8.9)5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)
Weight5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
Side KeysLeft: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock keyLeft: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
ColorsWhiteBlack, Red, White


Physical size5.5 inches5.0 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density401 ppi445 ppi
Colors16 777 21616 777 216
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)


Camera13 megapixels8 megapixels
FlashDual LEDLED
Aperture sizeF2.0F2.4
Focal length (35mm equivalent)30.4 mm
Camera sensor size1/3.2″
FeaturesAutofocusBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Self-timer
Camcorder3840×2160 (4K), 1280×720 (720p HD) (120 fps)1920×1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
Recording formatMPEG4
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Video light
Front-facing camera5 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Video capture1280×720 (720p HD)


System chipQualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-ACQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
ProcessorQuad core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400Quad core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400
Graphics processorAdreno 330Adreno 330
System memory3072 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 1866 MHz) / LPDDR32048 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 800 MHz) / LPDDR3
Built-in storage16 GB16 GB


Talk time17.00 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
Stand-by time12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
Music playback60.00 hours
Capacity3100 mAh2300 mAh
TypeLi – PolymerLi – Polymer
Not user replaceableYes
Wireless chargingBuilt-in


ProfilesAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Public Area Network (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac
Mobile hotspotYesYes
Wi-Fi DirectYes
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm
HDMIvia microUSB
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, Miracast, SlimPort, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync


NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Additional microphone/sfor Noise cancellationfor Noise cancellation, Video recording
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording


As per the specs which device do you like? Is there’s any danger to Nexus 5 with this newly announced OnePlus One smartphone? Share your views via the comments below.



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