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 4.4, 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 1, 2, 4, 5, 17, 19, 25, 26, 41 - North America
  1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2013, October. Released 2013, November
Status Discontinued
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+
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 4.4 (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
 eMMC 4.5
Main Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.4, 30mm (standard), 1/3.2", 1.4µm, AF, OIS
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 1.3 MP, f/2.4, 1/6", 1.9µm
Video
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
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
Type Li-Po 2300 mAh, non-removable
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 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

  • Guido

This has been my ultimate back up phone, still runs perfectly, battery is tired now and the plastic body is starting to go, starting to get cracks near the volume and power button from getting bent and the rubber coating has gone sticky and coming of...

  • GJ

Mine still in shape, i even play heartstone daily on it, from 2013 to 2020 such a beast, obviusly batery is tired (last half day), and usb port is loose a bit.. the only problem i had was the camera error once every 2 months, that force you to restar...

  • Chrisss

I dunno how this phone's cam beats my other phone's 23mp cam, pictures from n5 shows the pores and tiny sweats from the face when you zoom the pics, unlike the 23mp phone that's all sharp and pixelated already when you zoom in

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