Finally, now Indian smartphone fans can buy the well-awaited Nexus 5, the official Google Android phone. The device is available in Google’s Play Store starting with today, but it can also be pre-ordered online on Flipkart and Snapdeal. However, its availability on different brick and mortar shops is not that good as it is in the case of various Samsung devices, but based on multiple sources, its availability is far broader than it was in the case of Nexus 4.
The device was last spotted on iBhrjo at the price of Rs 31,807 for the 16 GB model. However, on official Google Play Stores, the 16 GB model of Nexus 5 sells for Rs 28,999 while the 32 GB model is priced at Rs 32,999.
For those who do not know, Nexus 5, developed by LG, owns a high-end hardware but is sold at a cheaper price compared to other high-end smartphones such as LG G2 or Galaxy Note III since it was considered a low-margin product for Google. As far as the device is concerned, it sports a 2.26 GHz QualcommSnapdragon 800 quad-core processor. Nexus 5 offers 2GB RAM and 16 GB or 32 GB internal storage for users to occupy it as they please.
In the same time, related to the photography aspect, the device owns a 4.9-inch screen with 1089P resolution, an 8 MP primary camera with an optical image stabilization feature and a front camera of 1.3 MP. What is worth mentioning is the fact that the smartphone comes with Optical Image Stabilization and HDR+ more, among other amazing features. Moreover, the device is lighter and it weights only 130 grams. Related to the OS, out-of-box, Nexus 5 is powered by Android 4.4 KitKat, which happens to be the latest version of Android available on the market.
The Nexus 5 was a long time the target of critics and rumors since it was first released. However, most critics were positive, and it was considered one of the best smartphones for the price.
As mentioned above, Nexus devices are official Google devices and are powered by Android operating system, which makes them the fastest Android devices in the market. Despite the fact that they may lack some software or hardware features compared to other expensive phones and tablets, Nexus devices and tablets are also guaranteed regular updates for 18 months with delay, each time when Google releases a new firmware version.