Nexus 5 press render leaks
0. phoneArena 19 Oct 2013, 10:07 posted on
Here's something that will get your weekend off to a great start! A tweet has come in revealing what appears to be a press render of the Google Nexus 5; the most eagerly awaited handset on the planet will probably be unveiled sometime before the end of this month. If you have plans for next Thursday, keep them. As we told you on Friday, an invitation sent out by Google for an event on that date has nothing to do with any type of hardware announcement...
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9. orca99 (Posts: 87; Member since: 05 Oct 2013)
It's slightly narrower than a Nexus 4. Hardly bulky for a 5" phone.
2. apurb.lal (Posts: 13; Member since: 17 Oct 2013)
please ,, I cant take anymore leaks... when will it release.... Google!!!!
6. valapsp (Posts: 525; Member since: 12 Aug 2011)
according to kitkatic hints it will be 2 days from now!
27. Neutral (Posts: 30; Member since: 19 Oct 2013)
Me too, but I've always been dissapointed by atleast 1 thing of a nexus device's but at that price I can forget about it
4. hmd74 (Posts: 471; Member since: 31 Jan 2013)
Why Google didn't post a picture of kitkat in Google plus??
5. in_core (Posts: 80; Member since: 14 Sep 2012)
can't take these leaks any more.. sold my Galaxy S2 in July and waiting for this one ever since.. ugh :@
Google release it already :'(
12. Doakie (Posts: 1725; Member since: 06 May 2009)
Wow that's jumping the gun months too early to have sold your phone. What have you been using for the last few months?
8. THE.DARK.KNIGHT (banned) (Posts: 269; Member since: 09 Sep 2013)
I liked the previous render with that beautiful purple landscape wallpaper. I have purple landscape wallpapers on all of my devices. They're beautiful!
10. diamondflurry (Posts: 5; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)
Wait.. if it supports LTE, that means one can get it to work on Verizon, no?
20. najariner (Posts: 24; Member since: 31 Oct 2012)
No. Don't expect a Verizon version. The 5 doesn't have the bands to support Verizon LTE.
25. djriviera (Posts: 2; Member since: 19 Oct 2013)
That's not what these article no Cnet said:
FCC documents indicate that the Nexus 5 is equipped for penta-band HSPA+ and multiple LTE bands and should support all four major carriers in the US: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. This could mark the first time that Google is able to offer one device across all top-tier carriers."
31. JewBakaUCFG (Posts: 173; Member since: 25 Sep 2012)
Its because Verizon refuses to let google keep a vanilla version of android on the phone without tons of bloatware
11. wrm2013 (Posts: 196; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)
So what's the difference between this and the nexus 4? Besides a minimal bump in megapixels? I'll get the lol out now to the responses.
14. ArcWoolf (Posts: 8; Member since: 18 Oct 2013)
4g LTE for one. The newest chipset and gpu for two. Bigger screen for three. Thinner phone for four.
19. najariner (Posts: 24; Member since: 31 Oct 2012)
Higher def. Screen also. And there's no megapixel bump. Its still 8MP
21. TomTheNerd (Posts: 67; Member since: 11 Oct 2013)
what are you on about megapixels? it's still 8.
bigger screen, narrower dimensions, thinner, higher screen res, faster, etc...
not much, but there never is in a next gen phone.
17. imMature (Posts: 87; Member since: 04 Sep 2013)
The earpiece is the round thing in the middle.. I think.. What else could that be. The camera's on the side.
22. cam8613 (Posts: 5; Member since: 07 Jul 2011)
Not sure , but in the picture the round thing looks like glass. I guess it could be the earpiece.
23. cam8613 (Posts: 5; Member since: 07 Jul 2011)
It's the earpiece. You can see it clearly in the article "Nexus-5-briefly-appears-in-Google-Play-for $349"
15. rawbow (Posts: 428; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)
I am curious and not trolling here, but why couldn't they make it with minimal bezels at the bottom with software keys ?
16. av911 (Posts: 181; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)
Probably ergonomics. More accessible for the thumbs to reach the buttons.
18. imMature (Posts: 87; Member since: 04 Sep 2013)
You can also use the top and bottom bezel to rest your thumbs in landscape. I use it a lot on my Nexus 4 when watching movies or something.
28. lifeyourlive (Posts: 126; Member since: 23 Aug 2013)
But all manufacturers have those buttons at the very bottoms anyways, so what would be the difference here? Use the potention of the whole front of the device for display
29. Taters (Posts: 5757; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)
Probably for looks. Taller makes the phone more sleek and slimmer. If they shrunk the bezels it would look short and fat like the G2 and Nexus 4.
Looks much better like this.
26. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 1821; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)
not very thin bezel,but ok cant wait to see some camera sample pix.
30. kika530 (Posts: 2; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)
Some guy just came into my work with the lg nexus 5, this phone is awesome. He was looking for a universal leather case and I just happened to notice it. He gave me a little preview. :)