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Nexus 5

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Verge score: 8.6 Verge score: 8.6 Verge score: 8.0 Verge score: 8.0

The latest in the popular line of Samsung's Galaxy S smartphones, the Galaxy S4 ups the ante with a larger 5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and 2600 mAh battery to match. The Google Play edition is an unlocked device featuring a stock version of Android 4.2.

Description

The HTC One Google Play edition is a Stock Android Jelly Bean, LTE handset with an aluminum unibody construction and features a 4.7-inch, 1080p display and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600 chipset with a quad-core 1.7GHz processor. It comes with front- and rear-facing 1080p cameras with an f/2 aperture and optical image stabilization.

The Moto X is Motorola's first big phone under Google's influence. While it comes with mid-range specs, a handful of special features help to set it apart: flicking your wrist will automatically open the device's camera, and just by talking to the phone, you can have Google Now look up information and read it back to you. The device's color scheme is also wildly customizable, creating up to 504 different versions of the Moto X.

The latest in a line of smartphones made for Google to be part of its Nexus smartphone portfolio, the Nexus 5 by LG takes the screen size up to nearly 5-inches with a sharp 1080p resolution, and also brings the return of LTE networking to the Nexus phone line not seen since the Galaxy Nexus.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 26, 2013
  • Price at launch: $599.00

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 26, 2013
  • Status: Announced
  • Availability date: 2013
  • Price at launch: $199.00
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Oct. 31, 2013
  • Price at launch: $349.00
  • Height: 5.38 inches
  • Width: 2.75 inches
  • Thickness: 0.31 inches
  • Weight: 0.29 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: White, Black
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)

Hardware

  • Height: 5.41 inches
  • Width: 2.69 inches
  • Thickness: 0.37 inches
  • Weight: 0.32 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Silver
  • Loudspeaker: Stereo
  • Height: 5.09 inches
  • Width: 2.47 inches
  • Thickness: .41 inches
  • Weight: .29 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black, White
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)
  • Height: 5.43 inches
  • Width: 2.72 inches
  • Thickness: .34 inches
  • Weight: .29 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black, White / Black
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.99 inches
  • Technology: Super AMOLED HD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGBG (PenTile)
  • Resolution (Y): 1920 px
  • Resolution (X): 1080 px
  • PPI: 441
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive

Display

  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.7 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1920 px
  • Resolution (X): 1080 px
  • PPI: 468
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.7 inches
  • Technology: AMOLED
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1280 px
  • Resolution (X): 720 px
  • PPI: 316
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.95 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1920 px
  • Resolution (X): 1080 px
  • PPI: 445
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • CDMA: Yes
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 900, 2100, 1900, 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • LTE frequencies supported: 700, 1900
  • Max WWAN downlink speed: 100 Mbps
  • Max WWAN uplink speed: 50 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11 a/c
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Media streaming: AllShare

Connectivity

  • Other carriers: Factory Unlocked
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • LTE: Yes
  • LTE frequencies supported: 700
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Media streaming: DLNA
  • Carriers: AT&T
  • GSM: Yes
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • GSM: Yes
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11 a/c
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon 600
  • Clock speed: 1.9 GHz
  • Number of cores: 4

Processor

  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon 600
  • Clock speed: 1.7 GHz
  • Number of cores: 4
  • Manufacturer: Motorola
  • Brand / family: X8 Mobile Computing System
  • Clock speed: 1.7 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon 800
  • Clock speed: 2.3 GHz
  • Number of cores: 4

GPU

  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: Adreno 320
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: Adreno 330
  • RAM size: 2 GB

Memory

  • RAM size: 2 GB
  • RAM type: DDR2
  • RAM size: 2 GB
  • RAM size: 2 GB
  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 64 GB
  • External type: microSD

Storage

  • Internal size: 32 GB
  • External: No
  • Internal size: 16 GB, 32 GB
  • External: No
  • Internal size: 16 GB, 32 GB
  • External: No
  • Resolution: 2 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Front Camera

  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Resolution: 2 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Resolution: 1.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p
  • Resolution: 13 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Rear Camera

  • Resolution: 4 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Resolution: 10 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 4.2.2

Software

  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 4.2
  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 4.2.2
  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 4.4
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB, MHL

Interface

  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB, MHL
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Barometer, Temperature, Humidity, Infrared

Sensors

Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Infrared
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
  • Capacity: 2600 mAh
  • Removable: Yes
  • Wireless charging: Yes

Battery

  • Capacity: 2300 mAh
  • Removable: No
  • Capacity: 2200 mAh
  • Removable: Yes
  • Capacity: 2300 mAh
  • Wireless charging: Yes
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