The smart phone from Google. Nexus 5 helps you capture the everyday and the epic in fresh new ways. It's the slimmest and fastest Nexus phone ever made, powered by Android™ 4.4, KitKat.
Snapdragon 800 processors represent a leap forward in performance and power efficiency by supporting the latest mobile features, like 4K Ultra HD video capture and playback, visually stunning graphics and gaming, theater quality surround sound, and advanced photo capture and editing for premium-tier smartphones and tablets.
Hands on with the Google Nexus 5
28 Apr 2014
Today may be Halloween but thankfully, news of the Nexus 5 is no trick. The Nexus 5 is Google’s newest smartphone and the first to feature Android 4.4 KitKat, Google’s latest mobile operating system. Packing top-tier hardware, including a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor designed to support several advanced features, the Nexus 5 is likely going to be at the top of an Android lover’s holiday wish list.
Designed without compromise, the Nexus 5 features a Snapdragon 800 processor, engineered to deliver incredible performance, jaw-dropping speeds and incredible graphics that wow even the toughest mobile gaming critics. Add to that Snapdragon processor battery efficiency and you’ve a got a smartphone to do it all, while charging up less.
Global 4G LTE with less battery gulping
Nexus 5 is the first Nexus phone that allows you to connect to 4G LTE networks where available around the world—making it a must-have smartphone for international travelers who need lightning-fast connectivity. In addition to superior connection speed, the Qualcomm envelope tracker is designed to monitor and reduce the amount of power needed to maintain a better LTE connection resulting in less battery use for a charge that lasts up to 7 hours.
The best camera a Nexus smartphone has seen
The Nexus 5 comes with a 1.3 MP front facing camera and 8 MP rear facing camera that features optical image stabilization and HDR+ for capturing video and low-light images with incredible clarity. The Nexus 5 is also packed with special photo features including Auto Awesome which automatically creates animations, photo booth shots, and panoramas from your library and Photo Sphere for creating an immersive 360 degree view for capturing the full scene.
Nexus 5 supports wireless charging so you can charge your phone without having to search for your cable.
The Nexus 5 features a gorgeous 5-inch 1080p full HD display, while still being lighter than the smaller Nexus 4. Other features include a ceramic side panel power button, ceramic volume rocker, incredibly durable construction, and a silky soft-touch texture on back for a better grip.
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