New photos showing the red LG Google Nexus 5 appear, packaging included

New photos showing the red LG Google Nexus 5 appear, packaging included
Several new photos that allegedly show red Google Nexus 5 handsets appeared on Twitter today. This gives some kind of credit to all the previous rumors which had it that the smartphone would be released in different color options later this year.

The red LG-made Nexus 5 was photographed in its retail box. And it looks like someone got hold of quite many such retail boxes - all allowing us to see that they’re containing “RED” Nexus devices (16GB) made in Korea. Certainly, this is by no means a confirmation that Google will commercialize a red Nexus. But why wouldn’t it do it, right?

At the moment (as some of you may know), Google is selling the Nexus 5 in two color versions: black and white. Assuming that the red variant is real, we’re hoping that it will be launched in all the markets where the current models are available.


source: Twitter

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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

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16 Comments

1. papss unregistered

I'm a sucker for red and this one is no exception.

10. teja171 unregistered

Well even a deep blue looks cool, doesn't it ? Well remember the blue HTC one ? I love it.

2. Dowson unregistered

This is so bad photoshopped that I wonder if we need a prescription of eye glasses for authors of these "news"

7. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

photoshopped? hard to see but I agree

11. Ant34

Posts: 193; Member since: Aug 10, 2013

I agree. On the panda version of the phone the packaging has a front profile and side profile of the phone. This only has a front profile. Also, only the back cover is white while the front and sides are black.

3. Reality_Check

Posts: 277; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

Looks gorgeous !!

4. JewBakaUCFG

Posts: 176; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

What, no gold? Gold is the new thing, Google. Call it Goldgle.

5. gustavoace

Posts: 187; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

I still like the white over red.. but its nice to have choices

6. gustavoace

Posts: 187; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

I can see this on portal 'Is this Google going after iPhone 5C?'

9. teja171 unregistered

fingers crossed for people who want a red nexus.

8. teja171 unregistered

Where is the NEXUS logo on the back side ?

13. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

That's what I said last time this sorry broke. It's not shiny inlaid lettering.

14. Klamba92

Posts: 212; Member since: Jun 25, 2012

Yh this has to be fake Google would not leave the nexus out or have the Logo so faint that you can't make it out!

15. milesboy5

Posts: 179; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

The back of the phone has red smear all over it, either a bad photoshop deal or its blocking the nexus logo...see the rear camera (normally a black ring) it has a redish tint to it.

16. Burtalmighty

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 27, 2014

This may well be fake. (Personally I don't think it is) Either way the NEXUS logo is there in the image above, you can just about make out the first line of the N. It's also in the correct place, the right height above the LG branding. (I checked against my own Nexus 5) If you're still unconvinced, check out the news of this post on gsmarena, despite being the same pictures, weirdly the NEXUS logo is slightly clearer

12. NoFanboy

Posts: 300; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

Vzw version.

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