Benchmarks Real world tests of Honor 6 vs Nexus 5

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Honor 6
Nexus 5

Features Key features of the Honor vs Nexus 5 

screen size

screen resolution

Honor 6
1920 x 1080
Nexus 5
1920 x 1080


Honor 6
3 GB
Nexus 5
2 GB


Honor 6
Octa core
Nexus 5
Quad core

camera resolution

Honor 6
13 MP
Nexus 5
8 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Honor 6

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Better overall performance 3,042 vs 2,453 Around 25% better geekbench score
Much better theoretical download speed 300 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s 15x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
More cores Octa core vs Quad core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Higher resolution front camera 13 MP vs 8 MP Around 65% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More battery capacity 3,000 mA·h vs 2,300 mA·h More than 30% more battery capacity
More RAM 3 GB vs 2 GB 50% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Thinner 7.5 mm vs 8.6 mm Around 15% thinner
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Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Significantly faster processor 2.26 GHz vs 1.7 GHz Around 35% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Honor vs
Nexus 5 
Size 5" 5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 440 ppi 445 ppi


Clock speed 1.7 GHz 2.26 GHz
Number of cores Octa core Quad core
Internal storage 16 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 8 MP
Resolution 13 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 1.3 MP


Generation 4G 4G
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 5 (300/)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE Cat5 (300 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Capacity 3,000 mA·h 2,300 mA·h

form factor

Honor vs
Nexus 5 
Weight 130 g 130 g
Thickness 7.5 mm 8.6 mm
Size 69.7 x 139.6 x 7.5 mm 69.2 x 137.8 x 8.6 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes No


Operating system Android 5.1 Android 6.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
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