Nexus 5 Specs

The Nexus 5 was released in the fall of 2013 and was the first device to ship with Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The starting price was just $349 for the 16GB version and $399 for the 32GB model. The Nexus 5 was based off of the LG G2; the CPU is the same Snapdragon 800 with 2GB RAM, and the 4.95″ display has 1080p resolution via an IPS LCD panel.

Nexus 5 Specs

Screen
4.95″
1080×1920, 445ppi

Camera
8MP with OIS
[email protected]

Power, Memory
MSM8974 Snapdragon 800, Adreno 330
2GB RAM

full-battery-512Battery
2300mAh

Reviewers say: The display on the Nexus 5 is crisp, but is less saturated than displays found on other similar phones. Reviewers tout the excellent performance of the Nexus 5, but complain about the camera, which is inconsistent. Finally, some reviewers note the unexciting, though utilitarian design of the Nexus 5, which offers a good in-hand feel thanks to its size, shape, and texture.

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Launch

AnnouncedReleasedAndroid VersionSkin
October 2013November 2013Android 5.0, 5.1.1None

Camera

AperturePhoto ResolutionOptical Image Stabilization?Video CaptureFront
f/2.53264x2448 (8MP)Yes [email protected]1.3MP

Performance

CPUCoresSpeedRAMROMGPU
Snapdragon 80042.3GHz Krait 4002GB16/32GBAdreno 330

Communications

WiFiBluetoothLTENFC?SIM Type
802.11 a/b/g/n/acv4.0YesYesMicro, Single

Battery

CapacityTalk TimeFast-Charging?Wireless Charging?Removable?
2300mAh 17hrsNoYes-QiNo

Dimensions

WeightHeightWidthThickness
4.59 oz (130 grams)5.43″ (137.9mm)2.72″ (69.2mm)0.34″ (8.6mm)

Updated: August 14, 2015