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Best Google Nexus 5 alternatives

Best Google Nexus 5 alternatives
The newly-announced Nexus 5 is surely a big deal. While it's not necessarily an achievement of technology or engineering, its super-affordable price and stock Android OS do make it one very exciting proposition. Still, there's no such thing as an ultimate smartphone. There's always something that could have been done a little better, something that won't appeal to each and every user out there. As they say, one size doesn't fit all, and while there are certain products that manage to fit a larger part of the audience, most do not achieve this status of a pop icon.

Having said that, while we're sure there are many tech-savvy people out there who will fall in love with Google and LG's latest effort, there will be even more people who'd prefer something with a different flavor. After all, there's Samsung's Galaxy design language, which is different, there's the premium HTC One, there are the TouchWiz and Sense UI experiences, the iPhone... Sony, too, has been gaining some pace lately with its Z1. We also shouldn't forget Nokia and its WP-powered Lumia phones, the sales of which are getting stronger and stronger every quarter. There are all of these wonderful smartphones that could do all (or almost all) of the things the Nexus 5 can do, which, we guess, makes them great alternatives to Google's finest! Are you guys ready to take a look at the Nexus 5's biggest rivals? Let's go!


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posted on 31 Oct 2013, 13:07 12

1. silencer271 (Posts: 149; Member since: 05 Apr 2013)


Always finding a way to push the iphone. Most people we are shopping for the nexus 5 really dont want an iphone or a windows phone.. just saying.

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 13:20

6. Tsoliades (Posts: 209; Member since: 22 Dec 2012)


shhhh no tears
only dreams

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 13:48 1

8. Tommy1960i (Posts: 98; Member since: 11 Oct 2013)


A nice phone
And a good price
To Nexus Hello
To iPhone goodbye

No more problems
Now things are clear
We are out of trouble
The Nexus is here!

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 15:52

13. E.N. (Posts: 2231; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


The iPhone is #9/10 and you're complaining? Didn't they do the same for the iPhone 5S? and iPhone 5C? and iPad Air? and iPad 3/4?.. just saying

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 13:07

2. MobileCaseReview (Posts: 240; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


https://play.google.com/store/devices/details?id=nexus_5_black_16gb

boom officially on sale

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 13:09 1

3. cezarepc (Posts: 549; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)


Short answer - No.

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 13:11 1

4. androiphone20 (Posts: 1399; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


"Still, there's no
such thing as an ultimate smartphone.
There's always something that could
have been done a little better, something
that won't appeal to each and every user
out there." The same thing I was telling someone some time ago, he got the wrong impression altogther

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 13:18 6

5. ArtSim98 (Posts: 2426; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


iPhone not an alternative

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 13:22 7

7. mr.techdude (Posts: 541; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


How is a $700-$900 iPhone considered as an alternative to the nexus 5 priced at $350 with top tier specs at that price holy crap I just exploded on my undies.

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 14:55

11. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 629; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


+1 to you bro..!!!!

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 19:52

15. bibekpachhai (unregistered)


All the other Android phone cost the same? You can't compare any phone with this price point.

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 14:28 1

9. E.S.1 (Posts: 289; Member since: 14 Sep 2013)


Alternative is not something that costs much more. That's like saying Toyota is an alternative for a Ferrari.. .

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 14:55

10. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 629; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


+1 to you Bro....

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 14:57

12. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 629; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


No phone mentioned here is an alternative coz they all cost 1.5 times to 2.5 times Nexus 5 cost.....

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 16:37

14. E.S.1 (Posts: 289; Member since: 14 Sep 2013)


Agreed!

posted on 31 Oct 2013, 23:08 3

16. Prabs (Posts: 13; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)


I just wanted to let everyone know. I hate my cell company, Verizon...

posted on 01 Nov 2013, 09:31

17. siraj989 (Posts: 17; Member since: 27 Oct 2013)


Nexus 5 is perfect and it's really cheap the only thing that bothers me about it that it doesn't support micro sd card.

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