The Nexus 5 is also cheap. Google offers it for $399 unlocked on the Google Play Store, a price that is highly competitive with the Galaxy S4's unlocked price, the iPhone 5s' unlocked price and just about every single unlocked smartphone price on earth. We realize there are cheaper options but they don't come with the firepower that the Nexus 5 brings to the table.
Unlike the Galaxy S4, the Nexus 5 delivers stock vanilla Android straight from Google. Many people love stock Android and prefer it over TouchWiz and Sense. The Nexus 5 also comes with quicker updates from Google and a bootloader that's already unlocked.
Due to its features and price, prospective Galaxy S4 buyers should aim to rule out the Nexus 5 before latching onto last year's Galaxy S flagship.
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