Nexus 5 16GB 

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launchNov, 2013

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Design

  • Clean, minimalist design
  • Solid build, good ergonomics
  • Some people might find the design a bit too subdued, and simple, for a flagship phone

Display

  • Beautiful, high-resolution display

Software

  • KitKat is a nice step up for Android and brings a sleeker/cleaner dark/white gray theme, and deeper Google Now integration
  • Excellent web browsing experience
  • Direct Android updates from Google!

Performance

  • Slick, fast performance backed by top-end hardware

Camera

  • Decent camera performance

Audio

  • Average loudspeaker

Battery

  • Decent battery life

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  • Good video playback

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Nexus 5 16GB Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0 Marshmallow
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyro
  • Proximity
Processor/RAM
Processor2.3 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPUAdreno 330, 450MHz
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2300 mAh
Battery Standby300 hrs
Battery Talktime17.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Internet time up to 8.5 hours on Wi-Fi
  • up to 7 hours on LTE
Dimensions
Weight130 gm
Thickness8.59 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Optical image stabilisation
  • HDR+ Mode
  • Photo Sphere
Secondary Camera1.3 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes (limited band support)
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via Slimport
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
More
  • Direct Android updates from Google
  • Google Drive
  • Google Keep

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