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Nexus 5

By LG
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Verge score: 8.0

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.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Oct. 31, 2013
  • Price at launch: $349.00

Availability

  • 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)

Hardware

  • 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

Display

  • 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

Connectivity

  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon 800
  • Clock speed: 2.3 GHz
  • Number of cores: 4

Processor

  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: Adreno 330

GPU

  • RAM size: 2 GB

Memory

  • Internal size: 16 GB, 32 GB
  • External: No

Storage

  • Resolution: 1.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Rear Camera

  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 4.4

Software

  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB

Interface

Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer

Sensors

  • Capacity: 2300 mAh
  • Wireless charging: Yes

Battery

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