Daily dose of Nexus 5 rumors: announcement tomorrow, release date November 1st, more images

Daily dose of Nexus 5 rumors: announcement tomorrow, release date November 1st, more images
The Nexus 5 has been all the rage in recent days and weeks with wild speculations about its release date, but now we seem to finally have near-perfect clarity. After hitting retailers across the globe, now a Shanghai store claims the Nexus 5 will (finally) get officially announced by Google tomorrow, on October 31st. The release date for the store is expected to be right after that on November 1st.

This corroborates all credible sources with inside information that have been claiming an October 31st release in the last month or so, despite conflicting rumors. Again, we have no inside information of our own to confirm or deny this, but it seems that all people in the know have given their nod and the much awaited release date will be tomorrow.

So what can we expect? There is almost nothing we don’t know about the Nexus 5, we are still hoping to see it on Verizon Wireless, but apart from that the spec puzzle has been leaked and solved by various sources including FCC filings, carrier listings and so on.

Nexus 5 specifications:

Display 4.95-inch Full HD display, 442 ppi (potentially 4.97-inch)
Dimensions137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm (5.42 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches)
Processor2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974)
GPUAdreno 330
Internal Storage 16GB or 32GB
Camera 8MP auto-focus camera with OIS
Front Camera1.3MP
Sensorsaccelerometer, magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity, light, barometer, orientation
Battery2300mAh with support for wireless charging
OtherMultiple LTE bands - support for Verizon (not confirmed), AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile; Pentaband HSPA+ (works across the globe), NFC, Nexus 7-like design, ceramic physical buttons

The Nexus 5 price is said to be $349 for the basic 16GB model, and there will be a 32GB version as well. The handset should be available in black and white from the get-go.

source: PCM via Reddit

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Nexus 5
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2260 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2300 mAh(17h talk time)



1. droidgoms

Posts: 17; Member since: Oct 26, 2013

very nice the white one

2. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

This would make sense to what evleaks said! So guys i guess the announcement is tomorrow!!!!!!!

3. 0scar1Ox

Posts: 12; Member since: Oct 05, 2013


4. androidornothing

Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

This phone is sooo sexxxyyyy!!!!! If it comes to Verizon ill prob have 2 phones. I dont care i lovvvveee this years Nexus. Ill carry around a Note 2 and Nexus.

5. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Please stop with the BS Verizon support. It has been well reported by ever other reputable tech news site that there is no Verizon support. Go look at the FCC filings. No Verizon bands. Stop outright lying to your readers. You know there is no band 13 in that phone. Just the BS.

6. av911 unregistered

No 802.11ac?

7. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

There is. This is a previous leak that was from WindMobile. It's full of typos and was clearly not ready to be seen by anyone. Not sure why PA has decided to repost it again with the typos. That "nc" in the Wi-Fi is supposed to be ac. Just a typo.

8. JMartin22

Posts: 2372; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

How boring, we know everything about the phone before it's even introduced to us. Maybe they should dial back on all these controlled leaks and leave some room for build up and anticipation. All we have to look forward to now is finding out what the improvements and changes are in the new Android version.

12. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

"leave some room for build up and anticipation"? Haven't you seen the huge build up of people going crazy in anticipation? I've never seen so many adults antsy like 7 year olds on Christmas morning. People are reading every one of these rumor stories hoping to find out release dates so they can be the in the first batch of orders. I think Google is doing well at building up hype without spending a bunch on advertising.

39. Adrian38

Posts: 142; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

How is this different from any other highly anticipated device? Lol Same crap, different day Lol

9. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Nexus love getting stronger

10. MalakiMills

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 15, 2010

Please let it be true, I cant deal with the heartache.

13. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

If phone has OIS , that means phone has slow shutter speeds ?

17. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

18. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

thx . I interested in photography. I am an amateur now. I read somewhere that OIS is very efficent when slow shutter speeds used.

23. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

I'm not sure. I've never used it before. That article used a bunch of different shutter speeds in a camera that uses OIS. It sounded liked that OIS did not affect shutter speed settings.

34. Deicide

Posts: 82; Member since: Jul 02, 2011

OIS just helps when you have to use slow shutter speeds in that it cancels out the vibrations from your hands. It's a good thing for night time photography and if you have heavy lenses.

14. uchihakurtz

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

I just want the KitKat update and the good sleep afterwards. Can't wait for tomorrow if it's true.

15. cse.vicky unregistered

Can Nexus 5 record videos at 120 fps for 720p ? Can we have slow motion ? What extra features does it have ? or is it just a Spec beast and fresh android phone ?

16. Kartio

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

What about Nexus 10?

21. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Google probably couldn't justify it. I mean the Nexus 10 was 2560 x 1600, had the latest A15 chip set, 9000 mah battery, all at 8.9 mm thin, and it was only $399 and it still sold like s**t.

19. marcusxv3

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

How do we know its really 8.59 mm? the phone looks thicker than the s3? and the s3 is 8.6 mm.. not that im complaining, it would be really nice indeed!!!

33. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

The GS3 has more tapered surfaces than flat ones. At it's thickest point, which is a very minor surface area of the phone, it is 8.9mm but everywhere else it's probably closer to 7.9mm. This is exactly why the thickness rating can be subjective. Either way, 8.6mm is thin enough for me. The 9.3 on the HTC One and 10.7 on the lumia 920 is bordering on too thick for my tastes though.

20. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Release date on or one day after the announcement? All announcements should be like that.

22. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I would love that sexy red. If I only could of hold out for a few more weeks.

24. Tuxedo

Posts: 356; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

I can't get past the fact that it does not have an uSD card slot. Somebody, please!! convince me that I don't need it.

26. E.S.1

Posts: 308; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

You don't need it!! Just get the 32 GB version and you should be fine. I would rather have a bigger battery if possible.

32. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

If you're always on wifi or 4g just keep it in the cloud. For the times you're not, buy a USB otg cable and keep your movies and biggest files on a flash drive.

25. gustavomp

Posts: 7; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

I am sick and tired of your bulls**t, google.

27. E.S.1

Posts: 308; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

Do you think 2300mAh battery is sufficient for a day of moderate use? I'm trying to decide between N5 and LG G2. Thank you

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