Google Nexus 5

Announced:
Oct 31, 2013
Status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 31, 2013

PhoneArena Rating:

9.5
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Display

Size:

5.0 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 445 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

70.89 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor:

Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

Adreno 330

RAM:

2GB

Internal storage:

32GB

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)

Battery

Capacity:

2300 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP

Features:

OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

OIS, Video light

Front:

1.3 MP

Design

Dimensions:

5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)

Weight:

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Colors:

Black, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP:

$ 399

This device is also known as LG Nexus 5, LG D820, LG D821

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Google Nexus 5 16GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16GB

MSRP:

$ 349

Google Nexus 5 North America

North American version

Differences from the main variant:

OS:

Android (4.4.3)

LTE (FDD):

Bands 17(700 b), 19(800 Upper), 5(850), 26(850+), 4(AWS-1), 2(1900), 25(1900+), 1(2100)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS:

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging

Cons

  • 32GB basic storage (not expandable)

Description

The Nexus 5 is an affordable device packing top-shelf specs. Made in collaboration with Google and LG, the Nexus 5 runs on the newest Android 4.4 KitKat. It is a solid performer featuring a Snapdragon 800 system chip and 2GB of RAM. It is also the first Nexus to put the focus on camera performance as it comes with an 8-megapixel shooter with optical image stabilization (OIS).

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