Nexus 5: all there is to know

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OK Google... errr, we mean, OK people, you've successfully loaded our Nexus 5 info page - the go-to place for all things Nexus 5! But before we get down to it, let us give you a quick explanation of why you should be excited about this geeky piece of machinery. First of all, the Nexus 5 has all the latest high-performance silicon inside. We're talking Snapdragon 800 with quad-core Krait CPU and Adreno 330 GPU. Plus, it has a large, 5" display with a superb 1080 x 1920 resolution, which is bound to make your viewing experience even better than it already was with the Nexus 4 and other comparable smartphones.

Secondly, the Nexus 5 runs stock, vanilla, unaltered, clean Android 4.4 KitKat OS, which is not only the newest Android version with a bunch of cool new features, but is also perfectly free from any manufacturer or carrier bloatware (read: redundant apps and features that you're forced to look at, because you can't delete). Finally, you only have to pay $350 and all of this goodness is yours - no contracts, no nothing. Yes, you know now why we're so excited about this bad boy. With all of this background in mind, please, feel free to dive right in and explore our in-depth Nexus 5 coverage!

Google Nexus 5 specs, release date, price and features

Android 4.4 KitKat release date and features

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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. DaHarder

Posts: 177; Member since: Oct 10, 2009

One word for Google/LG... Bravo!

2. Tommy1960i

Posts: 144; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

A nice phone And a good price To Nexus Hello To iPhone goodbye No more problems Now things are clear We are out of trouble The Nexus is here!

5. Gigabinzle

Posts: 37; Member since: Aug 30, 2013

Your English is a joke !

8. LG_is_the_best unregistered

You're a joke

10. thephonedude

Posts: 60; Member since: Oct 27, 2012

Grammar Nazi's not welcome. Tommy's just typing like a poem..

13. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Your knowledge of poetry is a joke!

16. Zeeya

Posts: 331; Member since: Mar 17, 2013

poetry!! You F*ing Moron!!

6. InspectorGadget80 unregistered


3. Valdomero

Posts: 697; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Just a question: Is it worth upgrading from a N4 to N5? Obviously the N5 is an upgrade to the N4 (hardware wise) but the way I use the N4 will not be different of the N5. But that's my question, I have a N4 and I like very much the N5 but I don't feel like upgrading to this phone yet. Maybe if I had a lower specs phone... but well, that's my opinion I liked to share. Happy halloween :)

4. cse.vicky unregistered

Well, 18 months support cycle, so I would suggest Nexus 5 2014 version :) and now that Android has started optimizing ... hardware specs would not really matter anymore :).

12. Ray.S

Posts: 459; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

7. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2265; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

Happy Halloween Nexus5 kk 4.4

9. LG_is_the_best unregistered

Sexy beast!!

11. Chris_Bakke

Posts: 246; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Is there a way to switch the location of the on screen buttons? I am a lefty and would like the back on the right side of the screen like it is on my SGS4.

14. bwphotoguy

Posts: 18; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

What tragic shame...........NO REMOVABLE BATTERY. NEVER BUY A PHONE WITH A NON REMOVABLE BATTERY!! Other than that terrible design flaw, this phone has everything I would want. No bloatware too..........I'm waiting for an equivalent phone with a user-replaceable battery. Oh well........

15. HnT8906

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 18, 2013

hiii....plzzzzzzzzz can anyone tell me when it ll be available in india..????

17. weedl

Posts: 50; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

all i knew this phone will cost more than $600 in my country -_-

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