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Nexus 5 shows up in a 3D render for a virtual hands-on

Nexus 5 shows up in a 3D render for a virtual hands-on
To be clear, this is not an official 3D render, but there have been enough leaks of the device that those putting together the build are confident in what the new LG Nexus will look like. We've seen renders put together before, but this time around it is a full 3D render that can be viewed from any angle you like. So, you can get your own virtual hands-on, and all you need is the Unity plugin.

There have been FCC filings, the original sighting in the Android KitKat statue video, and today (after this 3D render was put together) we even saw a real world leak of the device after it was left in a bar. So, there's plenty of evidence as to what the new LG Nexus (presumed to be called the Nexus 5) will be called. Of course, we still don't know if there will be changes to the UI of Android 4.4 KitKat. 

Likelihood is that there won't be any major UI changes, because those are usually reserved for the full point-oh releases of Android, and this is an incremental update. There is a rumor that the accent colors may change, like Google did between Android 2.2 and 2.3 though. As a placeholder, the Android 4.3 wallpaper has been put in the new render. 

source: Sketchfab via Droid Life

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posted on 16 Sep 2013, 20:06

1. Kishin (Posts: 706; Member since: 30 May 2013)

Looks Good
Hoping For a good pricing

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 20:13

2. iliketech (Posts: 75; Member since: 17 Aug 2011)

That was fun. Where's the SIMM slot?
Where's the Micro SD card slot?
Where's the Speaker(s)?
So many questions...
Where's the info. Google?

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 20:37 5

4. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2707; Member since: 26 May 2011)

There is zero chance that there will be a microSD card slot, so you can take that off of your questions list.

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 21:12 1

6. Shatter (Posts: 2036; Member since: 29 May 2013)

Someone needs to make cases that have a small battery in them with like 4 micro sd slots hidden in it. The case would then connect with the phone using NFC and have an app to manage all your data on the SD.

posted on 17 Sep 2013, 07:08

10. bloodline (Posts: 706; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)

I hope there is just prove you’re a rubbish biased phone tech journalist. Not as bad Ray s tho

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 20:53 1

5. a_merryman (Posts: 749; Member since: 14 Dec 2011)

I'd assume since it is supposedly based on the G2, and the speaker wasn't on the back in the photos earlier or the FCC documents, that it is on the bottom of the phone.

posted on 17 Sep 2013, 09:37

12. sanchitgangar72 (Posts: 1; Member since: 17 Sep 2013)

This is not officially by google
But still u atleast know where the location of the camera is :P

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 20:27 2

3. LG_is_the_best (unregistered)

Sexy beast :)

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 22:01

7. AKumar47 (Posts: 48; Member since: 11 Sep 2013)

Sexy but ugly looking design, ugly looking camera... spec wise its not new at all s8 with a 330 will be the set standards of tomorow and that is now,hoping its price wise......

posted on 17 Sep 2013, 07:17

11. NexusPhan (Posts: 632; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)

The camera looks identical to the Nexus 7 (2013) camera.

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 22:31

8. Andrewtst (Posts: 678; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)

Nexus series always ugly in design!

posted on 16 Sep 2013, 22:59

9. someones4 (Posts: 625; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)

no speakers? Kyocera's smart sonic tech perhaps?

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