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Video shows that Google is prepping new colors for the Nexus 5

Posted: , by Alan F.


Video shows that Google is prepping new colors for the Nexus 5
One of our loyal readers has just sent us an interesting video of what appears to be a revamped Google Play Store page for the Nexus 5. Can you figure out what's different? The page now shows 8 color options for the stock Android handset. The colors that appear are Black, White, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue and Purple.

The tipster didn't leave us much information, except for the video, which appears to show someone clicking on all of the possible color choices. Note how the image of the phone changes with each color option, showing the Nexus 5 wearing each different color. Unfortunately, we have no idea when the new colors are going to be available. Currently, Nexus 5 buyers can choose between a black or white version of the phone.

As usual, keep a skeptical mind about this until we actually see the new colors made official.

UPDATE: We now have a slideshow containing individual pictures of the new colors for the Nexus 5, along with the current Black color

Thanks, Anonymous Tipster!

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posted on 22 Jan 2014, 20:46 2

1. donphone (Posts: 64; Member since: 20 Oct 2013)

Would be nice if I could play the video with my nexus 5 :/

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 20:51

2. Doakie (Posts: 1789; Member since: 06 May 2009)

LOL. I was just retrying over and over on my Moto G.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 21:23

4. fay99 (Posts: 90; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)

Simply look for the cracked flash from xda, watch it on dolphin (yes! With your nexus 5)

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 08:50 1

24. akki20892 (Posts: 3872; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)

bought white one and google doing colorful damn it.........too late for choosing colors.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 21:05

3. camera531 (Posts: 321; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)

It'd be much better if they'd calibrate the screen properly so it isn't a washed out mess. The Nexus 4 was just as bad. Why can't google get this right!?

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 21:34

5. Teja171 (unregistered)

They dont provide amoled kind of displays for $350 smartphone.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 21:43 4

6. Bioload25 (Posts: 213; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)

Actually nexus 5's display is much better and vibrant than the 4's but it's not enough
they dont need to use amoled screens to get it right (see HTC One)

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 22:20 1

10. Teja171 (unregistered)

I think HTC One has the best display out there.

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 21:44 3

7. crazymonkey05 (Posts: 169; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)

i have heard nothing but good things about the nexus 5 screen its color temp. is around neutral a little on the cool side if i remember and the color calibration is excellent.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 06:46 2

20. NexusPhan (Posts: 600; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)

You would be correct on the display

"The Nexus 5 seems to have done the same, and wowed me with the best GMB color checker Delta-Es we’ve seen from any Android handset."


posted on 22 Jan 2014, 21:44 4

8. AliNSiddiqui (Posts: 382; Member since: 19 Sep 2012)

It is the most accurate display on an Android, what do you want? An oversaturated display? Guess which phone has that!

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 22:11 2

9. PootisMan (Posts: 241; Member since: 02 Aug 2013)

Gs4...Love my Nexus 5!

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 22:22

11. Teja171 (unregistered)

Amoled one's aren't oversaturated. It was Samsung, who made it look like that. Remember the HTC One S, it had a amoled display, but never was oversaturated,

posted on 22 Jan 2014, 23:57

12. Vanster (Posts: 124; Member since: 15 Jan 2014)

or L928

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 10:36 1

25. geodude074 (Posts: 99; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)

You must be joking. The Nexus 5 has one of the most well calibrated and accurate displays out there.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 00:37

13. halofan1996 (Posts: 8; Member since: 26 Sep 2013)

I want the purple one :)

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 00:56

14. hurrycanger (Posts: 1546; Member since: 01 Dec 2013)

Same here.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 01:12 1

15. joseram695 (Posts: 79; Member since: 28 May 2012)

I wish the front of the phone was not allways black, id love a all white nexus 5!!!!

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 01:18

16. AfterShock (Posts: 3698; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)

I like the blue one, might have took that over black if the choice was available when I got mine.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 05:07

17. RebelwithoutaClue (Posts: 2370; Member since: 05 Apr 2013)

Love the purple and orange one, especially the latter would go great with my homescreen. Is it me, or does his mouse button make a lot of noise.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 05:25

18. alrightihatepickingusernames (Posts: 474; Member since: 29 Dec 2013)

Didn't somebody do some really simply color editing and make the Nexus 5 appear in a bunch of colors already? That's what this looks like...

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 06:17

19. RebelwithoutaClue (Posts: 2370; Member since: 05 Apr 2013)

It does look a bit photoshopped indeed

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 07:20 1

21. Hatshipuh (Posts: 100; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)

Most likely a fake.

When you go to the Play Store and switch between the Black and White color devices, there is always a little animation showing, which is totally lacking in the video.

posted on 23 Jan 2014, 08:40

23. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)

Come on PA this is like an obvious fake.. Should do some research before writing an article, saying it's an exclusive etc.. Not the 1st time this site has jumped the gun just to be 1st etc

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 13:19

26. evarod48 (Posts: 153; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)

how stupid are you PA this has already been proven fake earlier this week.

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 13:56

27. VeronicaLovesHerNexus (Posts: 1; Member since: 25 Jan 2014)

I really want the Green one...even if it isn't true...Google will step up and realize that this is a great idea:)

posted on 11 Feb 2014, 05:45

28. vedraj (Posts: 74; Member since: 04 Oct 2013)

it's nice but, where is the RED colour option???

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