Images of Nexus 5 2300mAh battery leak

Earlier this month, a tipster told us that the Google Nexus 5 could have two different batteries powering the phone, depending on which model of the phone you're looking at; according to our source, the 16GB version of the phone will be powered by a 2300mAh cell while the 32GB variant will be powered by a larger 3000mAh battery...
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40 Comments

1. maguro

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

enough of this leaks.. I am going to bang my head on wall....

10. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

okay man. keep drinkin' that kool aid.

21. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

What?

33. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

What?

36. Pancholo

Posts: 380; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

In the butt?

2. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

hope 32gb model has 3000 mah . then google can take my money :D

3. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

Is been kind of confirmed a while ago that it won't have a bigger battery so....

6. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Its absolutely confirmed. Phone arena is just stringing along the gullible so they can profit off of these wild rumors with the horrible full screen ads they love so much.

11. kozza3

Posts: 777; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

thanks goodness for Adblock! aaammmmmiirrriiighht?

18. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

AdAway if you're rooted. ;)

26. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

Yous should also use Do Not track me. Phone arena has 14 trackers.

35. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

22. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Same thing with the Verizon support. Zero chance. Yet they still have it listed under the Nexus 5 spec page and keep referencing it.

28. Finalflash

Posts: 4062; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Look, you guys have to stop asking for everything and the kitchen sink. You can't have it all in a phone that is half the price of all other high end phones. That would be a d**k move by Google to their partners and therefore, not going to happen. Just be thankful it isn't called Nexus 5c and is a shafted version of the nexus 4.

4. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Its not all about the battery capacity but the software utilisation :P

14. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

I guess so. But the problem now would be the 1080p screen eating the battery life. Let's hope it would last a day. Anyway, Qi is always there to light up the day.

5. hmd74

Posts: 539; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

Doesn't Google event have live blog?

7. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Drools over the 32gb. But I couldn't wait for the Nexus 5.

8. Luuthian

Posts: 332; Member since: Sep 09, 2011

Ugh, I hate that Google insists on its phones having sub-par battery life :(. Both my Galaxy Nexus and my gf's Nexus 4 were terrible. And that was after using a decent ROM and the Franco kernel.

12. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I get almost two days out of my n7, about 4 hours more than my gfs iPad mini 1g

30. Finalflash

Posts: 4062; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

lol 1g, but still, he is talking about phones. The tablets always last long enough mainly because at home there are more chargers around. The phone battery issue may also be less of a concern with Android 4.4 which would probably be more optimized. Think of the jump in smoothness and usability between ICS and JB, that kind of jump in performance in some regards (likely battery and general performance).

31. PK1983

Posts: 215; Member since: Aug 08, 2012

Usability between 4.0 and 4.1 worse from 4.1 to 4.2. 4.3 is slightly worse than 4.1.

38. Luuthian

Posts: 332; Member since: Sep 09, 2011

Maybe, but the problem with all these optimzations is that they're based on getting better stand by time, not screen time. I don't think they can do much about actual useage time. Samsung combated it by using a larger battery and more efficent parts. Google builds the Nexus devices cheaper so they can acheive that awesome price point. I think the battery life here is simple physics... Without a better battery, Nexus phones will continue to suck in the battery department.

9. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

2300mAh? I'm kind of disappointed :/ I was hoping it to have about 3000mAh... I guess my Nexus 4 won't see its brother when I get my next phone

13. kozza3

Posts: 777; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

GE Note 3 would be nice although expensive

19. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

It wouldn't utilize the S-Pen which defeats the purpose of the Note series...

15. Mass88

Posts: 58; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

How much of a difference will it make between having a 3000mAh and a 2300mAh?

16. in_core

Posts: 80; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

quite a lot, duh!

17. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Well, simple mathematics suggests about 30% more.

20. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Depends. S800 is power efficient, so if the N5 lasts 8-12 hours, then there should be no reason to complain.
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