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Hi, can't seem to decide on what to get. Is there a noticeable difference between the 2? I mean both have 4.4.2 and I seem to observe that Nexus 4 is less problematic than the Nexus 5 at the moment. Also battery life seems to be better in real life context here at N4 (I could be wrong). Aside from hardware differences, what else?
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N5 has better processor, camera, gpu etc..

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Hi, can't seem to decide on what to get. Is there a noticeable difference between the 2? I mean both have 4.4.2 and I seem to observe that Nexus 4 is less problematic than the Nexus 5 at the moment. Also battery life seems to be better in real life context here at N4 (I could be wrong). Aside from hardware differences, what else?
The n4 was as problematic as the n5 when it first came out :P
 
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I bought the N4 around 10 months ago and thought about upgrading to N5, but why should I? The N4 runs everything perfectly and have an excellent battery life with FK. I'll personally upgrade to N6 or the next "big" thing that gets released and offers a major upgrade to CPU/GPU etc.

TL;TR - I recommend the N4.
 
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The n4 was as problematic as the n5 when it first came out :P
Heard about it, it took a long time for it to be somewhat stable no?
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I bought the N4 around 10 months ago and thought about upgrading to N5, but why should I? The N4 runs everything perfectly and have an excellent battery life with FK. I'll personally upgrade to N6 or the next "big" thing that gets released and offers a major upgrade to CPU/GPU etc.

TL;TR - I recommend the N4.
This. I know it's still 9 or 10 months from now till we see N6. HTC M8 will be announced at Feb. Although I am biased at Nexus devices, a lot of new devices are coming out and N5, as much as I love it, lacks something that is hindering me from buying it. Really at a crossroad here..
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Battery at 3000 - 5000 mAH
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Heard about it, it took a long time for it to be somewhat stable no?
It took time for people to suck it up and stop complaining.
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It took time for people to suck it up and stop complaining.
Yeah, I hate the fact that a lot of people also bitch about the N5 over the most trivial issues and they keep on making imaginary problems for themselves.
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Aside from hardware, they are all Google devices and you probably get new phones within 18 months.

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Yeah, 10 months till the next Nexus comes out and idk if it's worth keeping the n5 over the n4 for that span of time.
Snapdragon 805 2.5 GHz
Adreno 420 GPU
5.2 - 5.4 inches with 2k screen resolution
Battery at 3000 - 5000 mAH
16 Megapixel Pelican Imaging OIS Camera
Android 5.0 (I guess)

- Dream specs for my next Nexus

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