Nexus 5 system info screenshots emerge, rehash top shelf specs and 12 GB user-available memory

Nexus 5 system info screenshots emerge, rehash top shelf specs and 12 GB user-available memory
A couple of Android system Info app screenshots have been grabbed from a Google Nexus 5 running Android 4.4 KitKat again, listing the specs from the alleged source itself.

What the app confirms is a 2.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor with a blazing Adreno 330 GPU, and a 1080 x 1920 pixels Full HD display. The listing says 1080 x 1776 pixels, to be precise, indicating on-screen buttons will be present on the handset. Since 442ppi pixel density is also listed, the back-of-the-napkin calculation returns about a 5" display with no physical or capacitive keys underneath, or near the panel of the LG G2, on which the Google Nexus 5 is supposedly based.

We will be getting 2 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of internal memory with the basic Nexus 5 version, of which about 12 GB are user-available, with no microSD slot listed for a good measure. The camera resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels shown returns an 8 MP module, which is likely to have optical image stabilization, with plenty of flash and focus modes listed, plus a number of color effects. Nothing really new, but allegedly the first phone-derived system info coming straight from the Nexus 5.

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Nexus 5
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 2300 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow



27. mafflambo

Posts: 18; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

I hate on-screen buttons...

25. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2267; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

where is 32gb and 3000mah?hope the phone still have this spec..

19. Android4Ever

Posts: 89; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

This phone "sounds" awesome BUT only 12gigs of useable storage + no expandable memory is a automatic deal breaker for me. After you download a few large apps and take a bunch of pics you're screwed. Cloud storage is WAY to expensive! I'll pass on this "pure bland experience"...

21. greenmunky

Posts: 13; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

I agree... if there's no expandable storage option, there needs to be a 32GB model. I'm really hoping that this screen grab was taken from a 16GB version of the phone, with a 32GB version (and mayhaps a 64GB version... in the land of makebelieve) that will be available as well. If 16GB is the only option, I may have to go with the Moto X once MotoMaker is available on VZW.

23. ucandisqusthis

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

just depends on how you use your phone. When I take pics, they upload to google+ in the bg, don't need em on the phone. I stream any music I want to hear, movies from netflix etc. honestly, i've been using this 16gb S4 without a single thought to storage space for several months. just checked,still have 6GB free despite tons of apps and never worrying about it. So while I agree an SD card slot or 32GB model would be nice for some people, it really would make no difference at all to me. I guess google is assuming there are enough folks with usage patterns similar to mine that the 16gb model will sell?

24. puckhead

Posts: 81; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

16 isn't bad. I have 8 on my Nexus7 and that's not enough. I could def get by with 16 on my phone by using the cloud. Can't forget they are trying to keep the price down as low as possible.

17. _PHug_

Posts: 482; Member since: Oct 11, 2011

I want to like the new Nexus, but 12GB without expansion is a deal breaker. If there is a 32GB with 28GB usable for $350 I MIGHT bite just for the price. I got my niece the first Nexus 7 and was able to use the Stickmount app to expand her storage, If that is possible on the new Nexus 28GB usable will be hard to pass up @ $350

16. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1258; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Why is there no mention of why it is maroon in the picture! There's different colors?

15. deathgod

Posts: 122; Member since: Nov 23, 2011

16GB? Cmon Google, my Nexus S was 16GB, my Galaxy Nexus is 16GB, why not start at 32GB since you don't have expandable storage. You make progress in other areas, so why not internal storage?

26. GTR722

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

Google is stuck on 2007....and no Google, you cloud sucks.

29. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Your galaxy s and GNEX didn't cost you $300 brand new either.

13. nicknowsky

Posts: 13; Member since: Sep 30, 2013

The only conflicted reports I've read is nanoSIM and now MicroSIM

11. nicknowsky

Posts: 13; Member since: Sep 30, 2013

I'm not gonna open the nexus 4 I got sitting here...if the specs hold true ill be getting it. Camera is the deal breaker if its as good as's a go

8. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Phone in my hands, last year's nexus, less then three weeks old to me and I'm already jones'n for this... Sweet.

14. nicknowsky

Posts: 13; Member since: Sep 30, 2013

Me too I got a new nexus 4 sitting here..I haven't used it yet..gonna sell it now while value is still there on Craigslist

4. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

what about 3000 mah ?

9. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Not gonna happen. PA should not have posted that previous article. It was wrong. We have exactly 0 evidence to back that rumor up other than their anonymous tipster.

3. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

Are are going to be any pre-orders made available by google?

7. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Google doesn't do pre-orders from what I recall. You just buy it when it's available and they'll give you an estimated ship time based on availability.

2. brar.arsh

Posts: 202; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Nexus 4 (2013), Not Nexus 5.

5. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

It's not official yet, so it's still called a Nexus 5.

6. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

I'm still 50/50 on this. Could easily go either way. But if it is Nexus 5, we'll see it stay as Nexus 5 for a while (Nexus 5 (2014) ...)

10. nicknowsky

Posts: 13; Member since: Sep 30, 2013

I agree it could be Nexus 4 (2013)

18. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

If it is a 5 inch phone, then calling it a nexus 4 wouldn't continue to make sense. It will probably called the Nexus 5 with each subsequent thereafter being named the same with the (20xx edition).

20. greenmunky

Posts: 13; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

There is no reason for them to call it the Nexus 4 (2013). The only reason they did that with the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 is because the form factor didn't change. Since this is going to be the 5th iteration of the Nexus phone and it has a 5" screen, the logical assumption would be that they would call it the Nexus 5... imho

22. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Form factor didn't change much here either. Nexus 4 has a 4.7" screen and the nexus 4 (2013) has a 4.96" screen. Only time will tell.

28. Avenger337

Posts: 94; Member since: Apr 14, 2013

The nexus 4 came out in late 2012 and already has nearly a year on the market. The Nexus 5 will be out in a couple of weeks before they finalize the year

1. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

Let´s see the camera performance in low light , and the camera sensor size.

12. PootisMan

Posts: 267; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

Seriously, so many details have been leaked on this phone already. Where's the damn phone Google! LoL!

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