Nexus 5 torn down: screen, camera and chips pictured
The latest pictures reveal Nexus 5 components such as the screen, camera and mainboard as the device is torn down to pieces. The new Nexus has leaked out so many times that by now it seems that we know virtually everything about it, even those low-level details.
This time around, though - unlike other blurry leaks - we have a high-res photoshoot allowing us to peek inside the Nexus 5. The images once again show the 2300mAh battery (it is not user replaceable), the alleged optical-image stabilized 8-megapixel camera and the 4.95-inch 1080 x 1920-pixel display. We get a closer look at the peculiar circular-shaped earpiece and the front camera. All the smaller chips and connectors are also exposed.
You can take a look at them all right below as we eagerly anticipate some official information.
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Nexus 5 torn down: screen, camera and chips pictured
1. eisenbricher (Posts: 970; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)
Feels like Nexus 5 was launched a month back :/
8. cezarepc (Posts: 452; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)
True. Haven't even seen the official unit yet and it's already torn down. Next stop, a review of the 2014 Nexus phone before it's announced.
12. eisenbricher (Posts: 970; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)
Haha! We might get Nexus 5 units with expired warranty... Manufactured an year ago.
21. EgyDroid (Posts: 102; Member since: 10 Oct 2013)
LOL.......but i have another theory
What if we bought it months ago and nobody liked it when google found out it's a fail they hired men in black and they erased our memory and took the phone back to make it better
I want the nexus 5 badly, tho..
26. EgyDroid (Posts: 102; Member since: 10 Oct 2013)
Haven't sleep for two days to search if there's any news on the nexus
What do you expect i'm already seeing Michel Jackson dancing in front of me.....LOL
3. LoveHater (Posts: 92; Member since: 09 Oct 2013)
we have Pics , damm, we have Hands On .... dammm. we have info,.... damm we have Tear down..... dammm Reddit posting more posts about it ..... dammm
What the hell Google gonna unveil "THE BROCHURE"
5. Rocksteady (Posts: 196; Member since: 29 Apr 2012)
You forgot that we also have the benchmarks against iphgmdelgmivmrosw
18. speedsypher (Posts: 7; Member since: 31 Oct 2013)
We have also seen it in the play store with its price tag lol
4. draconic1991 (Posts: 117; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)
why doesnt the person who leaks stupid pictures and dimensions and what not himself give us the new features...there was already a video of a person playing with a nexus 5.....its getting really frustrating waiting for google to announce nexus 5 and kitkat...
also feel like smacking kitkat for those stupid teaser images...didnt mean anything and just built up the frustration....everyday was like..." in 2 days or 3 days or God knows how many days...."
11. Klamba92 (Posts: 195; Member since: 25 Jun 2012)
Well then that means mission accomplished for Nestlé and Google because they want everyone to talk about it and hype it up. This all without announcing anything that's official so this news does not get buried under competitors like apples iPads, Nokia new Lumias etc! The thing is due to the media posting all these teasers and leaks about it I can see people being disappointed and calling it over hyped! I personally can't wait still deciding whether I'll upgrade from n4 to n5 going to see if the battery life is significantly better and how well KitKat will run on the n4, but I'm positive it will run near flawlessly
16. draconic1991 (Posts: 117; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)
no...not mission accomplished....only those are getting frustrated who care about these stuff and therefore are already following them daily....we already know about it....the problem with these leaks are that they tend to get out of hand....and so much detail is already out that there doesnt remain any suspense...and thats what happened with apple's 5s announcement too...most of the tech sites were like...."nothing new...all the leaks were true"
i myself think i'l stop following these stupid news if they dont announce it today....not all publicity is good
17. _PHug_ (Posts: 380; Member since: 11 Oct 2011)
So you are blaming Google because you decided to seek out spoilers.
Do you also read movie spoilers then get upset that you know how the movie ends?
20. RebelwithoutaClue (Posts: 436; Member since: 05 Apr 2013)
I was very disappointed with the movie Titanic. It sunk!!!
22. draconic1991 (Posts: 117; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)
1st...i just wanted to know the announcement date...thats why ive been following every news...and i dont dig into "spoilers"...its just that every so called spoiler brings with itself a new announcement date...this started on the 14th of octobr...
2nd..u would consider it stupid and frustrating too if in the middle of a trailer they showed u how the muvi is going to end....the muvi spoilers u are referring to is by a third party too....and comparing a tech announcement to a muvi is like comparing apples to oranges...
im just saying that atleast by now google should have come clean wrt the announcement date...i consider google better than to look for some cheap publicity
25. orca99 (Posts: 87; Member since: 05 Oct 2013)
YOU made a choice to follow every news to find the announcement date. Nobody promised the announcement date will be released. Nobody put a gun to your head to follow the news. Google didn't say a word. It's the websites like PA that plays with your desperation for the announcement date. It's just a phone. Get over it.
27. draconic1991 (Posts: 117; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)
Its not the nexus 5 im interested in...its the android update...because it will someday come on my phone, so im interested...im passionate abt these things...so its not that easy to get over with...
6. LoveHater (Posts: 92; Member since: 09 Oct 2013)
These Teaser pics are not looking like teasers ,,, but like Expired p
10. Benalys (Posts: 1; Member since: 31 Oct 2013)
Seems to me that these pictures were not taken during the torn down time, they are from an unfinished phone, and the pictures were very likely taken during the assembling time.
From the high quality of the picture, they might be purposely taken in an assembly plant and been used for the pre-release free advertisement.
13. Mass88 (Posts: 48; Member since: 06 Jan 2012)
Does anyone else think the Nexus 5 looks a little too thick?
14. bloodline (Posts: 691; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)
hmm not going to lie - disappointed with the battery unless kitkat is super power efficient.
Probably stick with the s4
15. valapsp (Posts: 468; Member since: 12 Aug 2011)
reminds me of those iOSs jail broken before they were out.
23. GrapeEyes (Posts: 243; Member since: 01 Sep 2013)
Google have been to busy supplying the NSA with your details, they must have been that stupid that they even gave the NSA the details to the Nexus 5 and that is how it has spread all over the internet in volumes!!
Any marketing team will be in touch with what is going on in the internet world, via social networks and all mobile websites, if they were they would have released it already knowing how much information has been leaked.
Google biggest joke in the history of the internet.
Nexus 5 biggest fail in the history of all mobile phones.