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Nexus 5 Arrives with 4.4 KitKat


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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.

White Nexus 5

The Nexus 5 available in White and Black

Nexus 5 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.

Both 16GB (£299) and 32GB (£339) storage options are available,from Google’s online store front.

Chris Hare
Chris Hare
A True Tech Geek at Heart, I Started my life of being a Tech Geek at the age of 5 with the BBC Micro. Went on through most of Nintendo stuff and now a Xbox and PlayStation fan. I also leaked the information about the leaked Hotmail passwords story from October 2009 that went World Wide. I Started writing tech articles at the beginning of 2011, most of my articles are about Android phones and Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and other gaming news. When Chris has free time its with the family.

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