First unboxed Nexus 5 image continues the never-ending tease

The day has barely even started,and the Nexus 5-related leaks have already made quite the field dayout of it. Wefirst had all these Sprint renders, and then even a few more technicalsnaps from the TaiwaneseFCC. And that's just today, meaning that the week as a whole has been quiteeventful as far as the new handset is concerned. It would, however,appear that the day is hardly out, and at this rate, the Nexus 5 looks sure tosteal the day's thunder.

A new tip in our mailbox points toa PhotoBucket album that reveals a single Nexus 5 snap, with the boxand all. We've come to recognize the bright-blue box as authentic,and in fact the image and the device itself both appear legit. 

Seeingas whoever took the picture didn't bother to power the device on, andshow us a teeny bit more (or the entire thing!), we'll be lightingsome incense, in hopes that whoever this mystery man is, isn't quitedone.

If anything, this accelerating rateof seemingly uncoordinated leaks coming to light should indicate onething, and one thing only: the Nexus 5 is near!

source: KSIXylem

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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. in_core

Posts: 80; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

oh please :@

2. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2265; Member since: Jun 07, 2013


4. in_core

Posts: 80; Member since: Sep 14, 2012


15. EgyDroid

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19. Mittal

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20. EgyDroid

Posts: 111; Member since: Oct 10, 2013


23. LukeTT

Posts: 13; Member since: May 03, 2013


3. in_core

Posts: 80; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

There is a small something on the top left of the phone. Looks like a feont camera or it just could be a reflection. As far as i know the camera in the Nexus 5 was supposed to be in the top middle

16. raamblings

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

The circular thing that you see in the middle is not a camera. It is the speaker. it is built like that for surround sound to your ear. the camera is placed off to the left

17. daniu

Posts: 5; Member since: Jul 29, 2013

What? - who told you that? No, the circle in the middle is the ear-speaker ;) But to be fair, I was also very confused, because of the shape (it usually is rectangular)

5. devoncatt

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

More hype and marketing but no announcement of a Google event? Or is it to be a Google Trick or Treat Surprise? Will it release Worldwide or only US or US and EU? All of this speculation unless some unwary carphone warehouse or best buy employee sells one to a punter early?

11. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

They are simply delivering the product to the stores before announcing it.

6. Kitkat_4.4

Posts: 74; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

29. _PHug_

Posts: 482; Member since: Oct 11, 2011

That link is worthless. Seems like the moderator deleted all the relevant posts. Which is dumb because no one will care about that site after today, he had a chance to get new members

7. 0scar1Ox

Posts: 12; Member since: Oct 05, 2013

why won't they already announce the phone, all these leaks are getting ridiculous :|

12. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Because they want it to be already available in the stores before the announcement, so that people will be able to go in a best buy store and get it.

14. ayephoner

Posts: 858; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

all these leaks are free publicity and hype. every mobile tech site out there is wildly anticipating this device and every leak like this results in a new story, a new link on their page, a new post on all of their social media. i think everyone is pretty excited for this phone. it sure seems like more hype and more excitement than the sgs4. i think google knows exactly what they are doing.

8. Datta26

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

The bottom bezel seems bigger than on my galaxy nexus...

9. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

No, it's not.

21. damian88

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 19, 2012

Yes it is. Gnex bezel has around 15mm height, and in this picture:​G-Nexus-5-NCC-Image-7.jpg we can see that N5 has somewhere between 15-20mm.

28. LoveHater

Posts: 234; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

But it would be 1000 times better than yours

10. mr.techdude

Posts: 571; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Imagine all this turned out to be a lie by Google.

13. devoncatt

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Imagine if it turned out to be a photoshopped picture? Notice you only see part of the box cover, not the whole Box. There have been comments about the location of the camera. Compare this to pictures from Taiwan, and the previous leaks?

18. eddyphone

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

outrageous suspense with this device

22. iampayne

Posts: 322; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

Who takes portrait pics anyway

24. EgyDroid

Posts: 111; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

what if ALL these leaks was meant to be by Google they're a very weird company and would do that What the hell am I saying I'm becoming an idiot....

25. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

You know when news is sort of slow when you keep seeing the same type of story again and again... I think we all know what Nexus 5 is going to look like unless Google throw a curve ball in the end.... Shocking!!

26. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Ladies and gentlemen, it's the industry's first ever announcement via dozens of leaks! Seriously, at this point Google could just quietly slip the Nexus 5 onto Google Play and completely skip the press bulletins. The tech sites will announce it for them.

27. siraj989

Posts: 17; Member since: Oct 27, 2013

Seriously I am sick and tired of waiting when it's going to be released.

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