Empty Google display case shows up at Best Buy, possible Nexus 5 display?

Empty Google display case shows up at Best Buy, possible Nexus 5 display?
A couple months ago we heard that Google was reserving space at Best Buy for 2014 in order to display Google Glass. Last week, we heard that Google-owned Motorola was gearing up to sell MotoMaker cards at Best Buy. Now, a new Google display has shown up at a Best Buy location, but there is no word at all about what might go into said display.

The display is definitely set up for mobile devices though. There is no reason to put those security stands on a display unless you plan to put a smartphone or tablet on it. Unfortunately, we don't know what is planned for that display. It could just be a fancy new display for the Google Nexus 7, which is sold through Best Buy. Or, it could be a nice display for something new like the Nexus 5. 

Some are saying that this is the display for the Nexus 5, and this has allegedly been confirmed by a Best Buy manager. And, from what we're hearing these are the displays that would be used for phones, the tablet pedestals are a clear plastic, whereas these are white. If this is for the Nexus 5, that could be big, because Best Buy doesn't normally carry unlocked devices. 

We are double-checking with some insiders at Best Buy to see if we can get some information that we can confirm, but right now it's just an empty display with a lot of potential.



1. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

Freaking awesome. Come on Google give us the Nexus 5!

2. Googler

Posts: 813; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

Color stripes reminds me of the Nexus live wallpapers. Hopefully the wait for the 5 isn't long.

3. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

The wood and colors in the display make me think moto x

4. Derekjeter

Posts: 1531; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

That display was in the best buy by my house 1 month ago when i bought my HTC one in blue. If this was news i should taken a picture then. The display had the Nexus 7 2013.

5. GeekMovement unregistered

Exciting! Nice display set up too.

6. BlueWolfX

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 15, 2013

That display is also in my BestBuy. In the middle, it had the Chromecast and on the two side were the 16gb and the 32 gb Nexus 7 2013.. I'll take a picture the next time I'm there.. I hope they add the Nexus 5 to it soon!

7. Dorothy69

Posts: 498; Member since: May 21, 2013

That's just pretty!!

8. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013


9. Danishs

Posts: 147; Member since: May 23, 2013

It's not even next to mobile

10. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

or the google watch?

11. N.Reynolds

Posts: 257; Member since: Feb 15, 2011

I bet it's for Chromebooks, Chromecast, and the Nexus 7.

12. jesuskz

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 05, 2011

Yea I just saw it at my best buy it has the nexus 7 and chromecast on the display and cases on the bottom.

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