Google Nexus 4 vs Google Pixel

2.7 in
5.27 in
Google Nexus 4
vs
2.74 in
5.66 in
Google Pixel

Full Comparison

Hardware

Google Nexus 4Google Nexus 4Google PixelGoogle Pixel
Operating System
Android 5.1
Android 8.0
Cpu Speed
1.5 GHz
2.15 GHz
CPU Cores
Quad Core
Quad Core
CPU Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
GPU
yesYes
yesYes
GPU Model
Qualcomm Adreno 320
Qualcomm Adreno 530
Ram memory
2GB
4GB

Display

Google Nexus 4Google Nexus 4Google PixelGoogle Pixel
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
4.70 in
5.00 in
Resolution
1280, 768
1920, 1080
Technology
IPS LCD
OLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density
318 ppi
441 ppi
Screen Material
Corning Gorilla Glass 2.0
Corning Gorilla Glass 4.0
Dual screen support
noNo
noNo
Scratch resistant display
yesYes
yesYes
Ambient light sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Multi touch
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

Google Nexus 4Google Nexus 4Google PixelGoogle Pixel
Number of cameras
2
2
Front Resolution
1.3 Mpx
8 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
8 Mpx
12.3 Mpx
Primary rear sensor size
1/4"
1/2.3"
Highest video resolution
1920, 1080
4096, 2160
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Burst Mode
yesYes
yesYes
Digital Zoom
yesYes
yesYes
Face Detection
yesYes
yesYes
Geo-tagging
yesYes
yesYes
HDR Capture
yesYes
yesYes
LED Flash
yesYes
yesYes
Panorama
yesYes
yesYes
Touch Focus
yesYes
yesYes

Storage

Google Nexus 4Google Nexus 4Google PixelGoogle Pixel
Types of memory card supported
No memory slot
No memory slot

Dimensions

Google Nexus 4Google Nexus 4Google PixelGoogle Pixel
Material
Glass
Aluminium, Aluminium, Glass
Height
5.27 in
5.66 in
Width
2.70 in
2.74 in
Depth
0.36 in
0.29 in
Weight
0.31 lb
0.32 lb

Sensors

Google Nexus 4Google Nexus 4Google PixelGoogle Pixel
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Digital Compass
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes
Barometer
yesYes
yesYes
Proximity
yesYes
yesYes

Navigation

Google Nexus 4Google Nexus 4Google PixelGoogle Pixel
GPS
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Google Nexus 4Google Nexus 4Google PixelGoogle Pixel
Dual sim support
noNo
noNo
DLNA certified
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth Version
4.0
4.2
NFC
yesYes
yesYes
Connector type
HDMI, USB, Wireless
USB
Headphone Connection
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Type of USB connector
Micro-USB
USB-C

Networks

Google Nexus 4Google Nexus 4Google PixelGoogle Pixel
2G GSM
yesYes
yesYes
GSM Frequencies
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
UMTS Frequences
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 2100 MHz
HSPA
yesYes
yesYes
HSPA+
yesYes
yesYes
Mobile hotspot function
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes

Battery

Google Nexus 4Google Nexus 4Google PixelGoogle Pixel
Battery Type
Lithium Polymer
Lithium Ion
Battery Capacity
2100 mAh
2770 mAh
Standby Time 3G
390 h
456 h
Talk Time 3G
15 h
26 h

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