Reviews and Problems with LG Google Nexus 5 / D821
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good house keeping
25 April 2014
Excerpt: The successor to the Nexus 4, the Nexus 5 comes unlocked and contract free and can be ordered through the Google Play store. Upon release, the Nexus 5 was the first phone to feature Google's all new Android 4.4 KitKat OS, which has optimized software and a modernized look.
Pros: Excellent display quality, Excellent performance – ideal for running the newest Android games and visual apps, Comfortable to hold in hand, Slim and portable, Easy to read on, Easy to navigate
Conclusion: To judge the Nexus 5, we need return to the Nexus 4 for a moment. For all its greatness, the year-old phone failed to break into the mainstream, as regular buyers still flocked to Samsung for their Android smartphone fun.
Google gets it right with Nexus 5 Android smartphone
20 November 2013
Excerpt: I've found Google's previous attempts to create a "pure Android" flagship smartphone uninspiring. Last year's LG-built Nexus 4 didn't support LTE, for example, and the previous year's Samsung-built Galaxy Nexus marred its nice hardware with a series of software flaws.
Summary: Inside the Nexus 5 is a non-removable 8 Wh (2,300 mAh) battery that�s complemented by Qi wireless charging. Compared to the Nexus 4, the Nexus 5�s battery is 10% larger, but still a full 30% smaller than the 11.4 Wh (3,000 mAh) battery used in the Xperia Z1 and LG G2, both Snapdragon 800-powered...
Excerpt: Halloween was one of the most anticipated days in smartphone history for many Android faithfuls like myself. The long rumored Nexus 5 device was finally announced by Google for purchase on October 31st and I immediately snagged it. I chose the Matte Black 16gig at $349.
Summary: The biggest weakness of the Nexus 5 is its camera. The image quality, performance and functionality don't measure up to the best smartphone cameras, so you might want to wait for Google to supply an update before snatching up this device. But it's really hard to beat this Nexus on value.
Excerpt: It’s become almost cliche to say that smartphones are boring now, but it’s true. The sleek pieces of hardware that once captured our imaginations have become more like traffic signals or televisions.
Pros: OK Google, your voice activation and navigation make for a great Bluetooth co-pilot in my car. Auto-just-about-everything, from photo and video editing, to letting me know the latest scores. Simply the best reading and video viewing experience there is on a handset, period, the end. The price is ...
Cons: Exceedingly slippery. Slow shutter. Slurry images. How did this camera ship?
Nexus 5 Review: A Perfect Marriage of Solid Specs and Optimized Android
5 November 2013
Excerpt: We’ve patiently waited for the newest Nexus smartphone, through countless rumors and leaks (intentional or not), and it dropped unceremoniously last week, which is unconventional in an era where each new device gets its own press event at some elaborate…
Excerpt: In this review of the Nexus 5, I will attempt to answer one simple question: is Google capable of making a flagship, best-in-class smartphone it can sell for $349 off-contract? And I don't just mean a nice, okay, swell, good, decent, better-than-the-last-one phone.
Pros: KitKat is a major and welcome update, Performance on the phone screams, Gorgeous display
Cons: The camera is frustratingly hit or miss, Battery life was inconsistent, Hardware design is unexciting