At last the Nexus 5 smartphone has arrived, the first device to come with its Android 4.4 KitKat operating system pre-installed.
The LG made handset is quoted as the “slimmest and fastest Nexus phone” yet, with a 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and 2GB of RAM on board.
The Nexus 5 available in White and Black
With the Nexus 5 weighting at 130g and measuring in at 8.59mm thin, the device includes a 5-inch Full-HD display made of Corning Gorilla Glass 3, an Adreno 330 GPU running at 450 MHz, and a 2300 mAH battery with wireless charging functionality.
Available in black or white, the handset comes with an 8-megapixel camera with Optical Image Stabilisation on the rear, and a 1.3-megapixel snapper on the front for video conferencing.
Here is a video from Three in the uk showing off the new Nexus 5
Google are claiming that the Nexus 5’s battery is capable of providing up to 17 hours of talk time, 300 hours of standby time, and eight and a half hours of web browsing, dropping to seven hours on LTE.
With features include support for LTE, microUSB, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and dual-band Wi-Fi, as well as dual microphones, and a built-in speaker and a 3.5mm jack connector.