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LG Nexus 5
  • Operating system

    Android 5.0

  • Screen size

    4.95 in

  • Processor frequency

    2.3 GHz

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Key points

Video resolution

1080 p

Processor frequency

2.3 GHz

PPI

445

Weight

130 oz

HDMI

Yes

Barometer

Yes

Qi wireless charging

Yes

Internal storage (Version 32Go)

32 GB

Weak points

Removable storage

No

Radio

No

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Amazon Marketplace LG Google Nexus 5 D821 Factory Unlocked Phone, 32GB, White International Version No Warranty White $216.19 Free shipping $216.19 $216.19
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Expert reviews

CNet

Finally, we have an Android handset that deserves the Nexus name. The Nexus 5 is fast, gorgeous, and stocked with features (including LTE) and it is...

The Verge

In this review of the Nexus 5, I will attempt to answer one simple question: is Google capable of making a flagship, best-in-class smartphone it can...

CNet UK

With the launch of the Nexus 4, Google threw an entire bag of spanners into the works of the smart phone world. Not only did it have specs over and...

DigitalTrends

The Nexus 4 that changed things for Google. Unlike its predecessors, it came closest to Google's original vision of breaking away from the expensive...

phoneArena

The Nexus. Those who follow the mobile sphere surely know what the word means, as it's the name given time-after-time to Google's line of pure Android...

Expert Reviews

Google launched its latest own-brand smartphone with little fanfare. A simple press release, then two hours later the LG-manufactured Google Nexus 5...

SlashGear

Let's cut to the chase: at $350 without the ties of a two-year contract, the Google Nexus 5 is an excellent smartphone and a bargain at that. Flushed...

LaptopMag

It has all the makings of one of the best values in the smartphone world. At just $349 unlocked for the 16GB version ($399 for 32GB), the Google Nexus...

TechRadar

Scores in depthThe Nexus 5 with Android 4.4 KitKat carries on the recent tradition of top-tier specs and relatively budget prices from Google, and in...

GSMArena

Nexus phone releases are timed to let Google have the last word - and what a way to have it! A phone that matches any flagship on specs and premieres...

3G.co.uk

We’ve all been looking forward to having a break with the Android KitKat operating system – and it’s taken a while, but at last here comes the...

HotHardware

It almost goes without saying that the Google Nexus 5 is one of the most anticipated Android phones to launch in 2013, save perhaps for Samsung's...

TechSpot

It's that time of the year again, where Google releases a new Nexus handset for those wanting a cheap yet powerful device running stock Android....

Digit.in

Last year we saw a few great smartphones launches from LG including the Optimus G and the Nexus 4. Both the devices were similar when it came to their...

DigitalVersus

The Nexus 5, heir apparent to the Nexus 4, is still a Google smartphone, still built by LG, still conceived with the same precept: to give gadget...

PCMAG

The Nexus 5 is here—and now even better than before. Thanks to Google's obvious subsidy on what should be a $600 smartphone, the Nexus 5...

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The Nexus 5 is offically over, having been removed from sale on the Google Play Store earlier this year. It was a sad day, to be honest, as the Nexus...

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    9
  • Autonomy

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    7
  • Digital Camera

    1 comments

    6
  • Telephony

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Charly428, 2015-01-06 15:23:47

This is for me the best ratio between quality and price. If you can afford it, take the 32Go model, I took the 16Go one and I'm a bit tight. The OS lolipop is less stable than kitkat : more crash, more bugs, more lags. I hope they'll fix this with an upcoming update.

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Technical specifications

The LG Nexus 5 has several versions, you will find the features of the 16Go version then on the (32Go) alternative version, only with features that are differents form the principal sheet.

General
Operating system Android 5.0
Available Yes
Released (US) November 2013
Original price (US) 349 $
Released (FR) October 2013
Street price (EUR) 349 €
Design Candybar
Color
White
Black
Red
SAR 0.49 W/kg
Rugged No
Display
Screen type IPS LCD
Resolution 1920x1080 pixels
Screen size 4.95 in
Touchscreen Yes
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes
Colors 16 777 216
3D No
PPI 445
Network
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies 850
900
1800
1900
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
UMTS Yes
UMTS Frequencies 900
2100
HSPA Yes
HSPA+ Yes
Maximum theoretical bandwith 42 Mbit/s
CDMA No
4G LTE Yes
LTE Frequencies 800
1800
2600
WiMAX No
Digital Camera / Video
Back camera Yes
3D No
Photo resolution 8 MP
Video resolution 1080 p
Flash Yes
Flash type LED
Features Auto focus
Geo tagging
Image stabilizer
Front camera Yes
Photo resolution 1.3 MP
Front Flash No
Sensor
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Size and weight
69.17 in
8.59 in
137.84 in
130 oz
LG Nexus 5
Height 137.84 in
Width 69.17 in
Thickness 8.59 in
Weight 130 oz
Hardware
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
Processor frequency 2.3 GHz
Core number Quad Core
RAM 2048 MB
Internal storage 16 GB
Removable storage No
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standard 802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi hotspot Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.0
GPS Yes
GPS type A-GPS
GPS
USB Yes
USB version 2.0
USB connector type microUSB
USB features USB charging
Mass storage device
Audio Yes
Headset jack 3.5mm
HDMI Yes
HDMI type via microUSB (SlimPort)
DLNA No
NFC Yes
Dual SIM No
Infrared No
Multimedia
Music player Yes
Supported formats AAC
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
Video player Yes
Supports H.263
H.264
MPEG4
Radio No
FM Transmitter No
Battery
Battery type Lithium-Polymer
Capacity 2300 mAh
Qi wireless charging Yes
Type Embedded
General
Original price (US) 399 $
Street price (EUR) 399 €
Hardware
Internal storage 32 GB



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