LG Nexus 5

Specifications
LG Nexus 5
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  • 4.95" 1080x1920 pixels
  • 8MP 1080p
  • 2GB RAM Snapdragon 800
  • 2300mAh Li-Po
Released 2013, November 130g, 8.6mm thickness Android 4.0, up to 6.0 16GB/32GB storage, no card slot
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Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
  CDMA 800 / 1900 - North American version
3G bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - North American version
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 17(700), 19(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 41(2500) - North America
  LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2013, October
Status Available. Released 2013, November
Body
Dimensions 137.9 x 69.2 x 8.6 mm (5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Micro-SIM
Display
Type True HD IPS+ capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.95 inches, 67.5 cm2 (~70.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~445 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform
OS Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 (28 nm)
CPU Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400
GPU Adreno 330
Memory
Card slot No
Internal 16GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 2GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.4, 30mm (standard), 1/3.2", 1.4Ám, AF, OIS
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 1.3 MP, f/2.4, 1/6", 1.9Ám
Video
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB microUSB 2.0 (SlimPort), USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Po 2300 mAh battery
Charging Qi wireless charging
Stand-by Up to 300 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 17 h (3G)
Misc
Colors Black, White, Red
Models Nexus 5, D820, D821
SAR 0.92 W/kg (head)     1.23 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.49 W/kg (head)     0.48 W/kg (body)    
Price About 260 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II: 1351 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 1016
Basemark X: 11638
Display Contrast ratio: 967:1 (nominal) / 2.228:1 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 65dB / Noise 64dB / Ring 65dB
Audio quality Noise -93.3dB / Crosstalk -94.3dB
Battery life Endurance rating 38h

User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous

The battery is bad after all those years, but they even got a Android 10 rom for it and it runs smoothly enough. People are still looking for batteries or for modded increased batteries to keep their phone alive.

  • Sunny

Had this phone for so long I can't remember, 4 or 5 years I guess. Never a single problem except for the occasional buggy apps I added and then quickly removed when the phone acted up. The battery is still good, had it on standby for three days still...

That was indeed a magnificent phone. I did have problems with the battery after a year though to the point that I had to charge it longer than leaving it unplugged.

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