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LG Google Nexus 5 / D821
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LG Google Nexus 5 / D821

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Overall 8

Nexus 5

good house keeping
16 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
  • Cons: Subpar battery life, Subpar speaker quality
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Overall 8

Google Nexus 5 (Sprint)

PC Magazine
15 February 2014
  • Conclusion: Sprint's Google Nexus 5 remains a blazing-fast, pure Android smartphone with support for the company's budding Spark LTE network, but it's not as good a deal as its unlocked counterpart.
  • Pros: Sprint Spark LTE support. Fast next-generation CPU and GPU. Beautiful full HD display. Android is better than ever with 4.4.1 "KitKat," and the camera is much improved. Solid battery life.
  • Cons: Hardware still isn't quite class-leading on all fronts.
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Overall 9
Performance 7
Sound 7
Battery performance 9
Display 9
Weight 9
Noise 10
Gaming performance 8
Connectivity 8
Keyboard 8
Temperature 9
Camera 7

Review Google Nexus 5 Smartphone

27 November 2013
  • Summary: The fifth element. As early as the Nexus 4, Google has offered a price-competitive challenge to the rest of the smartphone manufacturing world. The current hardware flagship puts its direct competitors under powerful pressure, because the Nexus 5 offers extremely high-powered hardware and Google's...
  • Pros: Price, Android 4.4 KitKat, Workmanship quality, Color fidelity of the display, High display brightness, Updates provided, The price of the Nexus 5 makes for a very clear argument to buy. Google has once again made its price spiral down and made life difficult for its competitors. In addition, the...
  • Cons: Storage cannot be upgraded, Non-removable battery, Speaker sound quality, Google should either have made it possible to switch out the battery or provided a version with greater capacity. It is obviously possible, as the LG G2 proves.
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Overall 9

Google Nexus 5: The TechSpot Review

20 November 2013
  • 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...
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Overall 8

Google Nexus 5 (Unlocked) Review

LAPTOP Magazine
8 November 2013
  • Summary: Nexus phones have always been about winning over Android purists who detest software skins and carrier bloatware. That's still the case, but Google has managed to broaden that appeal with the $349 Nexus 5.
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Overall 8

Google Nexus 5 review

6 November 2014
  • Conclusion: If you're after a phone that will happily cruise through any task you throw at it and allow you take advantage of everything Android has to offer, but can't afford the £500 phones at the top of the market, the Nexus 5 is the phone for you.
  • Pros: Price makes it fantastic value for money, powerful, quad-core processor, Android 4.4 KitKat, slim and neat
  • Cons: No microSD card slot, camera performance could be better, design might be too functional for some
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Overall 8

Expert Review

5 February 2014
  • Summary: Google Nexus 5 smartphone comes with charm and design influence that are hard to resist. The handset is very much comfortable to hold, is impressively fast and never stutters. Nexus 5 is strictly a developer’s device touted as one of the best Android smartphones ever made.
  • Pros: Android 4.4 KitKat OS , Impressive design structure , Blazing fast performance , Decent camera , Extremely fair Pricing , Hassle free video streaming
  • Cons: No microSD card support , Average battery life , NO FM Radio , Non user-replaceable battery
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Overall 8

Expert Review

14 January 2014
  • Summary: Android smartphones with top of the line specs are available dime a dozen. But these smartphones charge a premium that borders near the price of the iPhone. The only flagship class Android line that does not ask for a kidney is Google’s own Nexus line.
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Overall 8

Review: Google Nexus 5

9 January 2014
  • Conclusion: For around Rs 30,000, the Nexus 5 is the most powerful smartphone from a top-tier brand. Plus, it offers that “pure” Android 4.4 (Kitkat) experience. Maybe its design is too safe, but the construction is undoubtedly great.
  • Pros: Android Kitkat out of the box; Impressively sharp screen; Excellent for gaming; Well priced.
  • Cons: Battery life could have been better; Average camera.
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Overall 8

Despite a few flaws, the Nexus 5 offers impressive value for money and comes highly recommended

Good Gear Guide.au
7 January 2014
  • Summary: The Nexus 5 boasts an excellent screen, powerful internals and runs the latest version of Android, but is slightly let down by poor battery life, and a camera that can't quite match its flagship competitors. Despite a few flaws, it offers impressive value for money and comes highly recommended.
  • Pros: Excellent screen, Powerful internals and performance, Android 4.4 is a nice update
  • Cons: Mediocre battery life, Some camera quirks, No expandable memory
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