Video shows that Google is prepping new colors for the Nexus 5

Video shows that Google is prepping new colors for the Nexus 5
One of our loyal readers has just sent us an interesting video of what appears to be a revamped Google Play Store page for the Nexus 5. Can you figure out what's different? The page now shows 8 color options for the stock Android handset. The colors that appear are Black, White, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue and Purple.

The tipster didn't leave us much information, except for the video, which appears to show someone clicking on all of the possible color choices. Note how the image of the phone changes with each color option, showing the Nexus 5 wearing each different color. Unfortunately, we have no idea when the new colors are going to be available. Currently, Nexus 5 buyers can choose between a black or white version of the phone.

As usual, keep a skeptical mind about this until we actually see the new colors made official.

UPDATE: We now have a slideshow containing individual pictures of the new colors for the Nexus 5, along with the current Black color

Thanks, Anonymous Tipster!

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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. donphone

Posts: 64; Member since: Oct 20, 2013

Would be nice if I could play the video with my nexus 5 :/

2. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

LOL. I was just retrying over and over on my Moto G.

4. fay99

Posts: 118; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Simply look for the cracked flash from xda, watch it on dolphin (yes! With your nexus 5)

24. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

bought white one and google doing colorful damn it.........too late for choosing colors.

3. camera531

Posts: 346; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

It'd be much better if they'd calibrate the screen properly so it isn't a washed out mess. The Nexus 4 was just as bad. Why can't google get this right!?

5. Teja171 unregistered

They dont provide amoled kind of displays for $350 smartphone.

6. Bioload25

Posts: 213; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Actually nexus 5's display is much better and vibrant than the 4's but it's not enough they dont need to use amoled screens to get it right (see HTC One)

10. Teja171 unregistered

I think HTC One has the best display out there.

7. crazymonkey05

Posts: 189; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

i have heard nothing but good things about the nexus 5 screen its color temp. is around neutral a little on the cool side if i remember and the color calibration is excellent.

20. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

You would be correct on the display "The Nexus 5 seems to have done the same, and wowed me with the best GMB color checker Delta-Es we’ve seen from any Android handset."

8. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

It is the most accurate display on an Android, what do you want? An oversaturated display? Guess which phone has that!

9. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

Gs4...Love my Nexus 5!

11. Teja171 unregistered

Amoled one's aren't oversaturated. It was Samsung, who made it look like that. Remember the HTC One S, it had a amoled display, but never was oversaturated,

12. Vanster

Posts: 124; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

or L928

25. geodude074

Posts: 99; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

You must be joking. The Nexus 5 has one of the most well calibrated and accurate displays out there.

13. halofan1996

Posts: 8; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

I want the purple one :)

14. hurrycanger

Posts: 1773; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Same here.

15. joseram695

Posts: 79; Member since: May 28, 2012

I wish the front of the phone was not allways black, id love a all white nexus 5!!!!

16. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

I like the blue one, might have took that over black if the choice was available when I got mine.

17. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Love the purple and orange one, especially the latter would go great with my homescreen. Is it me, or does his mouse button make a lot of noise.

18. alrightihatepickingusernames

Posts: 474; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

Didn't somebody do some really simply color editing and make the Nexus 5 appear in a bunch of colors already? That's what this looks like...

19. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

It does look a bit photoshopped indeed

21. Hatshipuh

Posts: 163; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Most likely a fake. When you go to the Play Store and switch between the Black and White color devices, there is always a little animation showing, which is totally lacking in the video.

23. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

Come on PA this is like an obvious fake.. Should do some research before writing an article, saying it's an exclusive etc.. Not the 1st time this site has jumped the gun just to be 1st etc

26. evarod48

Posts: 154; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

how stupid are you PA this has already been proven fake earlier this week.

27. VeronicaLovesHerNexus

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 25, 2014

I really want the Green one...even if it isn't true...Google will step up and realize that this is a great idea:)

28. vedraj

Posts: 77; Member since: Oct 04, 2013

it's nice but, where is the RED colour option???

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