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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17 Comments

1. silencer271

Posts: 254; Member since: Apr 05, 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.

6. Tsoliades

Posts: 228; Member since: Dec 22, 2012

shhhh no tears only dreams

8. Tommy1960i

Posts: 144; Member since: Oct 11, 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!

13. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 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

2. MobileCaseReview

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

3. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Short answer - No.

4. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 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

5. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

iPhone not an alternative

7. mr.techdude

Posts: 571; Member since: Nov 19, 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.

11. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 892; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

+1 to you bro..!!!!

15. bibekpachhai unregistered

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

9. E.S.1

Posts: 308; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

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

10. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 892; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

+1 to you Bro....

12. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 892; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

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

14. E.S.1

Posts: 308; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

Agreed!

16. Prabs

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

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

17. siraj989

Posts: 17; Member since: Oct 27, 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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