Google Nexus 5 smartphone leak. Is it any good?

| October 28, 2013

Specifications have appeared on-line for an LG-made model of Google’s future Nexus 5 smartphone, presently operating beneath the codename Megalodon. Google is reportedly aiming to launch its Nexus 4 in October.
The Google Nexus smartphone line is well known within the market for releasing devices with the same branding but made by different manufacturers. The Nexus 4 is made to Google’s specification by LG, whereas the last-generation Nexus S was designed by Samsung. Even the company’s tablet will be produced alternative corporations, with Asus building the popular Nexus 7.
However, an anonymous source claims that the manufacturer for the Nexus 5 smartphone has yet to be chosen, the specifications are already set in stone – and if the high-end Samsung Galaxy S4 seems to dominate the Nexus 4 in terms of specs, the Nexus 5 might very well turn the tables.

Nexus 5 specifications leak

According to the site’s source, that has seen the LG-manufactured pre-production model, the Nexus 5 is primarily based around a 5.2-inch OLED screen with a Full HD 1,080×1,920 resolution. It’s powered by the next-generation Qualcomm Snap dragon 800 quad-core processor running at a huge 2.3GHz – considerably beyond other phones on the market – and backed by 3GB of LPDDR3 memory. Consumers can reportedly have a selection of 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of internal storage.

The Nexus 5 smartphone will also embody a 16 megapixel rear camera with the power to record 1080p video at sixty frames per second or ultra-high resolution 4K video at thirty frames per second, presently the only smartphone with a powerful enough sensor to be capable of 4K video is made by OmniVision. Though we can’t tell for sure what will be in it till Google releases the official specs sheet.

Google Nexus 5 smartphone Leak

Google Nexus 5 leak

Next-generation Nexus 5 smartphone

Thus far, neither Google nor LG has offered to discuss the device, and the use of OLED screen technology, while LG usually uses LCD, triggers a warning signal – but it might actually be a direction that Google is seriously considering for it’s next generation Nexus smartphone.

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