Google Nexus 5 is probably the most anticipated device in recent times. The device had its launch just few days back. At the launch it was evident that the device will arrive in India in the first wave. LG stores in India now have started selling the device for Rs. 29,999 for the 16 GB version.
Nexus 5 comes in 16 GB and 32 GB internal storage versions. Google play store have listed both the devices, but they have not yet started selling them. Both the pages shows ‘Coming Soon.’ The 16 GB version that cost Rs. 29,999 in LG stores is Rs. 1000 less at Play stores. Retailers says that the 32 GB version will also see a similar pricing pattern and it will also be Rs. 1000 more at LG stores. Currently the play store shows 32,999 for 32 GB version.
The pricing phenomenon is quite strange but Google follows the same pricing pattern for the device internationally. There were reports about this in some international media wondering what kind of deal does Google have with LG. According to Google, they will be selling just 2 million device through play store at a discounted price and after that it will be just LG selling the device.
LG Nexus 5 features a 5 inch full HD display. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 clocked at 2.3 GHz along with 2 GB of RAM. Nexus 5 is the first to feature Google’s Android 4.4 Kitkat. It comes with a 2300mAh battery. The camera features a new HDR+ mode that automatically takes rapid burst of photos and then combine to give the best single shot. Google’s Android 4.4 Kitkat too have some surprises in it.
Several tech medias around the world have tagged Nexus 5 as the best smartphone in this price range. Going through the specifications we also feels the phone offers a high value for money. Let’s go through the specifications of the phone.
Key Specifications of LG Nexus 5
- 4.95 inch wide full HD display ( 1920×1080, 445 PPI)
- corning Gorilla glass 3
- 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 800 processor
- 2 GB of RAM
- 16/ 32 GB Internal memory
- Android 4.4 Kitkat
- 8 MP rear camera, optical image stabilization
- 1.3 MP front camera
- 3G / 4G LTE
- 2,300 mAh battery
- 69.17 x 137.84 x 8.59 mm dimensions
- 130 g
- Adreno 330, 450MHz GPU