The Lenovo Vibe X2 has been successful in creating a buzz in the Indian smartphone market with its high end hardware specifications and features, being offered at an affordable price tag. The Lenovo Vibe X2 is a powerful Android smartphone, which has been launched with a strategic price tag of Rs.19,999 in India. At this price tag, the Lenovo Vibe X2 offers a tough rivalry to the Huawei Honor 6, HTC Desire 816G, Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini and Google Nexus 5.
If you are planning to buy a mid-budget Android smartphone, and are confused between Lenovo Vibe X2 and Google Nexus 5, here, we bring you a one-on-one comparison review between them. This would help you decide, which one is better.
Lenovo Vibe X2 vs. Google Nexus 5
The Lenovo Vibe X2 features a 5-inch (1080 x 1920) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display, producing crisp and vibrant colors at 441 pixels per inch. On the other hand, the Nexus 5 features a 4.95-inch (1080 x 1920) True HD IPS+ capacitive touchscreen, producing 16M colors at 445 pixels per inch. This display on Nexus 5 also features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
The Nexus 5 sports a comparatively better display in terms of performance, also featuring the tough Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, which is missing on the Lenovo Vibe X2.
Processor & RAM
Both Lenovo Vibe X2 and Google Nexus 5 are powerful Android smartphones, which could easily offer you an unmatched smartphone experience. Beneath its sleek and stylish body, the Lenovo Vibe X2 houses a 2GHz MediaTek True8Core Processor supported with 2GB RAM and PowerVR G600 GPU.
On the other hand, the Nexus 5 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-Core Processor clocked at 2.3GHz, supported by 2GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU.
While comparing these two smartphones, one could easily say that the Octa-Core Processor on the Vibe X2 is better than the Nexus 5’s Quad-Core Processor. However, in-reality, both these smartphones can easily run almost each and every application and high-graphics games with an ease. The gaming experience on both these smartphones is simply awesome.
The Lenovo Vibe X2 and Google Nexus 5runs on Google Android 4.4 KitKat OS, which packs various new features and app support. The Google Nexus 5 is slated to receive Android 5.0 Lollipop update very soon. Whereas, there is no official report for any type of an OS upgrade on Lenovo Vibe X2.
The Lenovo Vibe X2 steps ahead in this segment by sporting a 13 Megapixels (4160 x 3120) autofocus rear camera coupled with an LED flash. For your selfies, this smartphone has a 5 Megapixels front-facing camera. On the other hand, the Nexus 5 sports an 8 Megapixels (3264 x 2448) autofocus rear camera, also coupled with an LED flash. This smartphone features an 1.3 Megapixels front-facing camera for your selfies.
The rear camera on both these smartphones carries almost similar features including face detection, touch focus, HDR, Geo-tagging, Panorama and more.
Lenovo Vibe X2 offers 32GB of internal memory, which cannot be expanded by any means. The Google Nexus 5 is available in two variants; 16GB& 32GB of internal memory, which also can’t be expanded.
The connectivity features on both Lenovo Vibe X2 and Google Nexus 5 are almost same, which includes-
- GPRS with EDGE
- WI-Fi, dual-band, WI-Fi Hotspot
- Bluetooth, A2DP
- GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
- MicroUSB v2.0, 3.5mm Audio Jack and More
The Lenovo Vibe X2 is fuelled by a 2300mAH Li-PO non-removable battery, claiming a stand-by of up to 228 hours and a talk time of 19 hours. The Nexus 5 is also fuelled by a 2300mAH Li-PO non-removable battery, claiming 300 hours of stand-by and 17 hours of talk time.
Price in India
The Lenovo Vibe X2 is available with a price tag of Rs. 19,999 in India. While, the Google Nexus 5 is available for Rs.24,999 (16GB) and Rs. 28,999 (32GB) in India.
In this comparison test, we found that both Lenovo Vibe X2 and Google Nexus 5 are powerful Android smartphones, which can stand 100% upon your expectations. If we compare the hardware configuration of these smartphones, we can easily come to a point which says that the Lenovo Vibe X2 is better than the Nexus 5 in terms of processor, camera and battery. However, the software support and display is better on the Google Nexus 5.
The final segment which turns things in favour of the Lenovo Vibe X2 is the price tag. The strategic price tag of the Lenovo Vibe X2 makes it a better smartphone buy, when compared to the Google Nexus 5.
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