PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of 2 vs Nexus 5

Performance

Processing power and speed

OnePlus 2
9.5
Nexus 5
7.9
Geekbench

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

OnePlus 2
n.d.
Nexus 5
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

OnePlus 2
7.7
Nexus 5
6.9
Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

OnePlus 2
5.8
Nexus 5
8.4
Reviews from phonearena.com and gsmarena.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of OnePlus 2 vs Nexus 5

geekbench Processor and memory performance

OnePlus 2
3,831
Nexus 5
2,453

Differences What are the advantages of each

View of OnePlus 2

Reasons to consider the
OnePlus 2

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Better overall performance 3,831 vs 2,453 More than 55% better geekbench score
Records much higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 120 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 16x higher def video
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
More battery capacity 3,300 mA·h vs 2,300 mA·h Around 45% more battery capacity
Store more stuff 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Higher resolution front camera 13 MP vs 8 MP Around 65% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More RAM 4 GB vs 2 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Bigger screen 5.5" vs 5" More than 10% bigger screen
Front view of Google Nexus 5

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Google Nexus 5

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Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Significantly lighter 130 g vs 175 g More than 25% lighter
Faster processor 2.26 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Sharper screen 445 ppi vs 400 ppi More than 10% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Thinner 8.6 mm vs 9.8 mm Around 15% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

OnePlus vs Nexus 5 

5.8
8.1
Meanwhile, above the display, we spot its peculiar shaped earpiece, light & proximity sensors, and a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera.
Nexus 5

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

OnePlus vs
Nexus 5 
Type Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Size 5.5" 5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 400 ppi 445 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.8 GHz 2.26 GHz
Number of cores Octa core Quad core
RAM 4 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 64 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
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 120 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Capacity 3,300 mA·h 2,300 mA·h

form factor

OnePlus vs
Nexus 5 
Weight 175 g 130 g
Thickness 9.8 mm 8.6 mm
Size 74.9 x 151.8 x 9.8 mm 69.2 x 137.8 x 8.6 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 6.0 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

connectivity

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