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LG Nexus 5 Review

By Nauman Shah Google+



LG Nexus 5 is a great offering of Google in nexus series. This is the first phone which comes with Android 4.4 Kitkat operating system and wireless charging. Phone comes with great specs and features which a android phone should have.
LG Nexus 5 comes with full HD 4.95” Display, 16/32GB storage, 8MP autofocus camera, Quad-Core processor and lots of RAM.

Retail Package:


LG Nexus 5 comes with retail package. When you open the packing you will find SIM ejector pin, AC adaptor and a microUSB cable. Earphones are not included in retail package of LG Nexus 5.

Look and Feel:


Body of LG Nexus 5 is fully made up of plastic like Nexus 7. Dimensions of phone are 131.9 x 68.2 mm. The design of phone is really great. On front side above the screen there is front-facing camera for video calling, plus ambient and proximity sensors are also available here. In between them speakers are located which play the role of ear piece during calls.
Below the screen there are three capacitive touch keys for Back and Home and Menu. On left side of phone there is place for microSIM card and on/off button. For opening the tray you will use the supplied SIM eject tool. On right side of phone there is volume rocker . On the top side of phone 3.5mm audio jack and Power/lock key is located in phone. On the bottom side there is microUSB port for charging and data transfer. The back side of phone is equipped with a noise cancelling mic and rear camera with LED flash. Non replaceable battery is also inside the back cover.
Phone is very light weighted having weight of 130g which is quite easy to grab in hand and for daily use it is very comfortable.

Color and Display:


LG Nexu 5 is available in two appealing colors Black and White. Phone supports 5-inch True HD IPS Plus, capacitive 16M colors having 1080 x 1920pixels, screen and 445 ppi which is really superb. Viewing angles are excellent and sunlight legibility is really awesome you can easily use the phone at day time. Display give pleasant and attractive colors which doubles the beauty of phone. Screen is protected by Gorilla Glass 3.

Camera:


LG Nexus 5 equipped with 8MP Autofocus camera and beautiful LED flash. Camera results are more better than Nexus 4 and pictures gives excellent result. Both camera and video results are great. Pictures will be in fine quality whether you would shoot them in day light or at night time. Front facing camera is also located in phone. Results of front camera are also good and you can easily use it for video calls.


Processor and Memory:


LG Nexus 5 supports Android OS, 4.4 (Kitkat) Operating System which runs smoothly with Quad-core 2.3GHz processor . You can easily run many applications at a time with such great processor. It also supports Adreno 320 GPU by which you can easily play 3D and all types of games on it.
Internal memory of phone is 16/32 GB storage along with 2GB of RAM but unfortunately microSD card slot is not enabled in phone for extending memory.

User Input:


You would definitely enjoy typing on such a big and beautiful screen. Tying on such a phone is a charm and keyboard of phone is also very comfortable as compared to previous Nexus phones.

Other features:


The other features that phone included are GPRS and EDGE supported. It also supports Wi-Fi 802.11, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetoothv4.0 with A2DP and microUSB v 2.0. It also contains GPU Adreno 320 with Accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass sensors. The phone also supports GPS, Java, NFC and SNS integration.


Battery:


LG Nexus 5 is 4G supported having 2300 mAh battery. Stand-by time of phone is 300 hours while talk-time is 17hours.

Conclusion:


LG Nexus 5 is a great phone with beautiful design and fantastic features. Camera of phone is well equipped having a lot of features and great results, both image and video results of camera are very good. Wireless charging and KitKat operating system made it different from all other phones. Like the other nexus phones LG Nexus 5 would also not support microSD card slot. On the down side battery life and battery time of phone both are not good.

Advantages:



- Very Big Display
- Wireless Charging
- Fast Processing


Disadvantages:



- Battery life is not good
- No microSD card slot
- Battery time not good