The iPhone 5S which released along with iPhone 5C is doing well in the markets. The iPhone 5S is definitely a phone that should be purchased. However, there are other powerful phones like Galaxy s4 which will make it quite tough to make a decision. Some of the phones that are soon to arrive and expected to give good competition to iPhone 5S include Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Google Nexus 5 and HTC One Max. However, among these LG Nexus 5 seems to be a real competitor for iOS 7 powered iPhone 5S.
The iPhone 5S has become so popular that stocks have exhausted and Apple is planning to supply new devices. On the other side, the iPhone 5C is not doing that well in US. However, the phone was built to target Asian markets. In the forthcoming weeks, we will be able to learn about the same.
The iPhone 5S is an upgraded version of the discontinued iPhone 5. Hence, many of the features like display and its speculations are same as the predecessor model. The device is powered with A7 64bit processor. It is the first time a 64bit chip is used to power a smartphone. It houses an upgraded iSight camera. The iPhone 5S is available in various color options like gold, silver and white. However, the main feature is definitely the fingerprint scanner. It brings an added security feature which makes it possible for users to authenticate logins through fingerprint and frees from the hassle of entering login credentials manually.
Thus, the iPhone 5S is a fabulous device which is the reason there is great demand for it. Well, now let us talk about one of the major competitors of iPhone 5S. In the previous, the iPhone 5 and Google Nexus 4 ruled the smartphone world when they were released. Now, the iPhone 5S has got a huge chunk of customers under its belt in US. However, since it is going to get some serious competition from Google Nexus 5.
If you have not purchased the iPhone 5S, we advise you to wait a month or so because very soon the Nexus 5 is going to arrive. The Google Nexus 5 has been in the news since couple of months. However, very soon the handset will be launched. Like the iPhone 5S came out with a swanky new iOS7, even the Nexus 5 will be blessed with the all new Android 4.4 KitKat OS. The features of the new Android upgrade have not been revealed yet. However, both Android 4.4 and Nexus 5 are going to be unveiled on the same day. The expected release date is October 14. Well, Google has not confirmed anything about the two.
The iPhone 5S gold version is completely sold out and Apple is holding the supply of the gold iPhone 5S until October. The reason behind it is that may be Apple wants to give a serious competition to Nexus 5. The Nexus 5 will come out with a 4.97inch display screen which will support 1080p full HD resolution and boasts a pixel density of 443ppi.
The best thing about the Android on Nexus 5 is that Google will be offering an exclusive Vanilla version of Android 4.4 KitKat on Nexus 5. It offers connectivity features like LTE and NFC. The device is powered with Snapdragon 800 CPU and 2GB RAM. The Nexus 5 will at least offer 16GB storage space. It will come with 8MP camera at the rear and 1.2MP at the front.
The FCC filings of Nexus 5 reveal that the device will be made available only on T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint. At the moment, the device is not going to support Verizon’s network. One of the major things that will help customers decide between the two is the price factor. Well, the Nexus 5 is expected to come out with lower price tag.
The unlocked version of iPhone 5S can be purchased for 650USD. Well, it does seems to be an expensive price tag. The price of Google Nexus 5 has not been announced yet but we feel that Google will keep it low like it has always done. The unlocked version of Nexus 5 is expected to be available for $299 or $399. Again, if you haven’t purchased the Apple iPhone 5S, we suggest you to wait little more and then when the Nexus 5 gets released, you can compare the specs and price of the two phones and then take a calculated decision.
What do you think about the Nexus 5? Will it be able to thwart iPhone 5S sales and popularity? Do share your views in the comments section.