Google Nexus 5

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).

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

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging

Cons

  • 32GB basic storage (not expandable)

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Display

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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

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System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Processor: Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400
GPU: Adreno 330
RAM: 2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage: 32GB
OS: Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4) Screenshots

Battery

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Capacity: 2300 mAh
Type: Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Charging: Qi wireless charging

Camera

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Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 8 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Features: OIS, Video light
Front: 1.3 MP
Dimensions: 5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)
Weight: 130.0 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

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Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation, Video recording

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
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Nov 04, 2013
FCC ID value: ZNFD821 link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.92 W/kg
Body: 1.01 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.46 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.23 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 399
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Alternative variants

Google Nexus 5

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 16GB
Price: $ 349

Google Nexus 5

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

Carrier Availability

Discontinued

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