Is this LG's Nexus 5 2015 or G4 Pro? Mysterious LG device with Snapdragon 808 and 4GB RAM visits Geekbench

Despite what we suspect are relatively unimpressive sales figures, Google's Nexus program is still quite relevant in the mind's of techies, and so the rumor mill has been churning related reports and leaks for a while now. What's next for Google's evangelist line? Word on the street is that both LG and Huawei are working on a new Nexus phone, with the former supposedly focused (according to some sources) on a successor to the Nexus 5, while the latter will be attempting to fill Motorola's shoes after the Nexus 6...
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17. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

I think it's more the 20nm process it's on that makes both SD808 and SD810 eat battery and become hot, even if SD808 isn't as bad as SD810.

30. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

The reason for overheating is stock Arm core and big little architecture. Galaxy S6 evaded part of the problem by using 14 nm wich lower heat produced. Still i had several samsung S6 edge comming back with overheating. Its was also proven thats its trottle a lots when doing gaming for a long time and performance are reduced ( yes less than the SD810 )

50. Noonting

Posts: 135; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Then why the hell do GN4 has lower heat than HTC M9?

11. zenithar

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

Not a single world about the real Nexus we all want, lulz. Little phone fanboys, smdh.

12. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

I feel the Android phone makers are hugely screwed up by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 debacle. The 808 cannot help any flagship, the LG G4 lacklusture sales prove that. This is one are where Samsung is clever. Seems the S6/S6 edge is going to get a free run for a few more months before any real competition from other Android flagships. But by then Note 5 & S6 edge+ may be the one to beat.

21. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1806; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

The 808 has nothing to do with the lackluster sales of the g4... The general public has no clue that the 808 has two less cores than the 810... The g4 really isn't that much of a upgrade from the g4....There's where the lackluster sales come from

26. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Public may not check the model numbers, but bad performance surely hurts. Thats why Exynos 7 has made a mockery of Snapdragon 810 & 808. The feedback has damaged the sales of HTC One M9 & LG G4. No phone sells merely by looks.

31. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

There is nothing bad about performance of the G4 lol Its all question of marketing and propaganda an when you have lots of money ( samsung , apple ) you can trash about other and create issue where there is none. Did you know thats in Canada not a single HTC M9 was returned athe provider Telus for overheating or performance problems? IF there is issue why not a single return for thas supposed issue?

34. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

There is nothing bad but there is nothing to hype as a flagship performance. Check the battery tests for LG G4 & HTC One M9, the figures are worse than S6. HTC had to release an update to solve the overheating issue at the time of launch. The initial bad feedback ruined its fate.

13. surethom

Posts: 1634; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Cant wait to upgrade my nexus 5, lets hope the new nexus 5 has much much better battery life, but still have wireless charging.

16. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Thanks in part to Qualcomm 2015 has been a sh*t year for flagships.

19. V1nC3

Posts: 109; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Korean version of the G4 Pro, international one could have a S820.

23. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Disappointed with that single core test. Seems this late in the year should be getting something better. Guess wait see what final product gets. I would like to see Nexus compete more with ios.

32. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Google would have to put as much marketing money as Apple for several year to build up the same brand recognition ( In my eye its idiot to buy stuff for brand but sadly thats how majority of ppl base there purchase ) Even if the product is MUCH better its the one who is better presented and with the best marketing and brand recognition thats will always sell more.

49. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

People have higher expectation on Nexus sales numbers than what Google has. Nexus is merely a reference model and I don't think Google will ever compete with Android manufacturers on sales. Most of the time the nexus seen as sold out is due to the very little number of units that Google plans, not coz the manufacturers like LG or motorola not producing enough.

33. .KRATOS.

Posts: 441; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Hope not I want a nexus 5 with snapdragon 820

36. hound.master

Posts: 1044; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

Haha this should be the nexus 5 and the top of the antutu should be the LG g4 pro cause G4 pro should have more horsepower then this is nexus 5.

44. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

C'mon Nexus 5!! *Rolls dice.

51. Chuck007

Posts: 1410; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Hope this isn't the new Nexus 5..

56. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

My bet would be LG G4 Pro. LG Nexus 5 wouldn't come with 4GB of RAM if there is another bigger Huawei Nexus on the way.
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