Here’s our review of LG Nexus 5

So its been a while since Google announced their newest Flagship Phone, the most awaited THE NEXUS 5! Biggest advantage of having a NEXUS device is, You won’t have to wait for Latest Android updates; and Pure Android experience!

Short Specifications

  • Display: 4.95″ full HD 1080p with 445 ppi & Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 800, 2.26GHz
  • GPU: Adreno 330, 450MHz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage Options: 16 GB & 32 GB
  • Operating System: Android 4.4 (Kitkat®)
  • Standout Features: Wireless Charging built-in, Dual band WiFi, NFC(Android Beam), LTE etc..
  • Camera: (F) 1.3MP (R) 8 MP with Optical Image Stabilization

So What’s New? Well, There are tons of improvements compared to its fellow partner Nexus 4.

Camera & Performance

  • Nexus devices are known for their awful cameras , But in this device we can see the significant improvements. Front facing camera is 1.3 MP where as rear facing camera is powered by 8 MP with Optical Image Stabilization which provides beautiful pictures. It also provides 1080P video recording features.
  • As far as performance of the device is concerned, You won’t face a single glitch because of the newest Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 800 clocked at 2.26Ghz & 2 GB RAM.. It provides enough power to run Android’s purest from.
  • Android version 4.4 aKa Kitkat out of the box gives us the touch of Google’s perfection.

Graphics & Gaming

  • 1080P HD Display + Adreno 330 GPU = Best Android Gaming Device
  • 450Mhz GPU and 2.26GHz CPU along with 2 GB RAM; Enough hardware to play any game on the Playstore.


  • If you’re a tech geek , you can assume from the specifications that Nexus 5 tops all the benchmarks with a BIG difference compared to fellow android devices.

Battery life & Pricing

  • With Wi-Fi turned off and LTE activated the Nexus 5’s 2,300mAh non-removable battery has a reported talk time of up to 17 hours. When both are activated, Google says, the device lasts 300 hours on standby.
  • Though There are many concerns about its availability in local market, the prices which were unveiled by Google Play India; 16GB: 28,999 INR*; 32GB: 32,999 INR*

Finally, Looking at the statistics and enormous increase in usage of Android devices, if you’re opting for a Mid-High Range Android device I would personally prefer to go for LG Nexus 5 than other manufacturer’s devices like Samsung’s Galaxy Series or Sony’s Xperia Series because of this major advantage, Latest and Guaranteed Android Update! Always up to Date, Low-Mid Price compared to all the HIGH range device, Pure Android & Support by Tech Giant Google ! Money well spent.

Shivang Dave
Pursuing IT by Choice, Tech Geek and Football Fan by passion! On his way to become a successful Mobile Application Developer. A foodie! More interested in Practical things not in theories. Believes in Quality than Quantity! Fun loving and Apple freak! *Moody* Photographer and love Gadgets.