Is iPhone 5S the right choice,even after price slash?

iPhone 5S Price Slash

Everyone was surprised when Apple slashed the price of iPhone 5S for the third time this year.It is not usual when Apple drops prices to such an extent for its smartphones.While it may get Apple fans excited but it is really the right option to buy an older version for the iPhone after 2 years of its launch.We know how technology is progressing and even though it is an iPhone,the technology is old and you might get something better for the same price nowadays.Lets consider some of the options of phone under the range of Rs.25,000 which can be a better option than buying a iPhone 5S at Rs.22,990,which is currently the price on Amazon.in.

Google Nexus 5X
Nexus 5X

We know iPhone got a price slash,but do you know who else got a price cut,the all new Nexus 5X(16GB model).Nexus 5X is a Google flagship phone,possibly the best in android.It was released at Rs.31,900 in India but now it is priced at Rs.23,273 on Amazon.in(click here to see Nexus 5X on Amazon).Nexus 5X comes with various features which surpass that of the iPhone 5S.Lets take a look at the comparison:-

Display Comparison between Nexus 5X and iPhone 5S

Nexus 5X comes with a 5.2-inch (13.2 centimeters) FHD IPS capacitive touchscreen with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and 423 ppi pixel density,whereas iPhone 5S has a smaller screen 4-inch multi-touch retina display with lesser resolution of 1136 x 640.Clearly Nexus 5X has a much sharper and vivid display,not to mention a larger screen size.

Camera Comparison between Nexus 5X and iPhone 5S

Nexus 5X has a 12.3MP primary camera with 1.55µm pixels/f2.0 aperture, 4K video recording, dual flash, IR laser auto focus and 5MP front facing camera which gives competition to iPhone 6S.So,we are positive that it iPhone 5S doesn’t stand a chance in front of Nexus 5X with its 8MP primary camera with true tone flash,auto focus and 1.2MP front facing camera with HD video recording and backside illumination sensor.

Software Comparison between Nexus 5X and iPhone 5S

We understand that both phones run different OS,but Nexus 5X is one of the few phones which run the latest version of android which is the v6.0.1 Android Marshmallow.So if you consider,it will the best in android phones.However,iPhone 5S can run iOS 9 but it has always been a question if the latest iOS will slow down the iPhone 5S.Nexus 5S came with android v6 as stock android,so it runs smoothly on Nexus.

Battery Comparison between Nexus 5X and iPhone 5S

Nexus 5X comes with a 2700mAh lithium-ion battery providing talk-time of 17 hours on 3G networks and standby time of 300 hours on 3G networks.iPhone 5S is powered by a 1560mAh battery.We don’t need to say much here,the numbers say it all.Both phones have non-removable batteries.

We won’t be making much comparisons in terms of RAM and processor as iPhone has a distinct set of chipsets and RAM.But both phones run smoothly with their configurations with minimum or no lag in their interface.

In terms of storage,both phones offer 16GB memory and no expansion by microSD cards.Fingerprint scanner is also a common between the two,however Nexus 5X has a faster and more advanced technology for the scanner.

These comparisons should be enough to help you make the right decision.Instead of going for the brand name,we recommend you to go for a higher standard of specifications.We don’t conclude that iPhone 5S is an inferior device,we just think that it is out of its time now.If the comparison was between iPhone 6S and Nexus 5X,then it would have been a tough decision to make.But right now,for a similar price range,we recommend you to go for the LG Nexus 5X.

Also read:Comparison between YU Yutopia vs Google Nexus 5X vs OnePlus Two , Nexus 5X Vs Moto X Style Vs OnePlus 2 and Rumors about Apple iPhone 7.

sudhakar

blogger,gamer and tech-enthusiast...always curious about what the "red button" will do..still learning stuff on work..focused on improving writing and blogging skills....

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