Google Nexus 5 Goes Official in India

Nov 21, 13 Google Nexus 5 Goes Official in India

Finally, internet giant Google is officially launching its Nexus 5 16GB model priced at Rs. 28,999 and the 32GB variant at Rs. 32,999.

The Flagship device was announced on November 1st and is making its way in to the Indian market within two weeks. According to Google, the device will ship 2 to 3 working days.

The phone is average priced for the Indian lot – under the 33k range, aimed to tap all class users in the sub-continent.

The dimensions of the device measure 137.8 x 69.1 x 8.59 and weighs 130 grams.

New features included on the Google Nexus 5 include Hangouts app that helps receive and send all text messages, a new dialer setup that automatically suggests people the most likelycall and Hangouts for Android now supports location sharing.

On the specification front, Nexus 5 has a 4.95-inch screen with 1920×1080 display which is at 445 pixels per inch. The display has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and thereby is scratch resistant to an extent.

Under the hood, it powered by 2.26GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core chipset and Adreno 330 clocked at 450MHz for Graphic coupled to 2GB RAM.

A 2,300 mAH battery fuels the device with company sources claiming solid talk time of 17 hours and internet time of 8.5 hours on Wi-Fi.

The Nexus 5 has wireless charging facility and incorporates sensors such as Accelerometer, GPS, Compass, Proximity/Ambient Light, Gyroscope.

An 8MP camera is fitted on the back with Optical Image Stabilization and an 1.3MP adorns the front. Exclusively, it runs on Android 4.4 or Kitkat.

There are two color options to choose from namely Black and White.

Google Nexus 5 Hardware Specs

  • Dimension: 137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59mm
  • Weight: 130gm
  • Display: 4.95-inch full-ID IPS
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 with 2.26GHz Quad-Core Krait CPU
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage: 16GB & 32GB
  • OS: Android 4.4, KitKat
  • Camera: 8MP rear & 1.3MP front unit
  • Battery: 2,300mAh

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