Google and LG Show Off New Nexus 5 Smartphone

Google and LG have jointly shown off the first smartphone to ship with the KitKat variant of the Android OS — the Nexus 5 smartphone. It is also the slimmest and fastest Google Nexus phone to date.

The new smartphone comes with a 5-inch Full HD IPS display and will ship in either 16GB or 32GB versions.

Nexus 5 offers the ultimate functionality in a modern design and is a testament to the level of innovation that can be generated when two great companies come together for a second act.”

-Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

The Nexus 5 comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and supports LTE connectivity.

Nexus 5 will be available on Google Play starting today in the USA, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, U.K., Australia, Korea and Japan. Offline availability in Europe, Central/South Americas, Asia, CIS and the Middle East will begin in mid-November.

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Key Specifications:

o Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 with 2.26GHz Quad-Core Krait CPU
o Operating System: Android 4.4, KitKat
o Display: 5-inch (actual 4.95-inch) Full HD IPS (1920 x 1080 pixels)
o Network: CDMA/1xRTT/EVDO, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, WCDMA/HSPA+, LTE
o Memory: 32GB / 16GB
o RAM: 2GB
o Camera: Rear 8.0MP with OIS / Front 1.3MP HD
o Battery: 2,300mAh Li-Polymer (embedded)
o Size: 137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59mm
o Weight: 130g
o Others: Wireless charging, NFC

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