Nexus 5 arrives in India: 16GB for Rs. 28999 and 32GB for Rs. 32999

Nexus 5 one of the most anticipated smartphone has been unveiled in India. After the mammoth success of its predecessor, Nexus 4 the new Nexus has a tough act to follow. But the Nexus 5 delivers to its customers the fastest and sleekest Nexus till date. One of the highlights of the Nexus 5 is that it is the first smartphone to be unveiled with the Android KitKat 4.4 OS.

The Nexus 5 is armed with a 5″ Full HD IPS display offering a resolution of 445ppi to deliver unmatched display quality. As mentioned earlier, it is the first smartphone to use the Android 4.4 KitKat OS. The Nexus 5 uses the latest SnapDragon 800 processor offering a power of 2.26GHz for seamless transitioning. The smartphone uses a 2GB RAM and comes with internal memory options of either 16GB or 32GB.
Speaking at the launch Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps at Google said “We’re excited to collaborate with LG on a new Nexus device, the Nexus 5 is the slimmest and fastest Nexus phone to date and puts the latest platform innovations of Android 4.4, KitKat, right in the hands of consumers.”

The camera used is a standard 8MP which uses Innotek’s OIS technology similar to the one used in LG G2. Furthermore, it gives top quality dim light imaging and it uses techniques such as PhotoSphere which blend a series of picture seamlessly to give one 360 degree shot. It also has a secondary front camera of 1.3MP.

The Android Kitkat 4.4 is another important innovation by Google besides the Nexus 5! It is easy to use and provides functionalities of a new dialer which matches any business number even if the number is not placed in the contacts. While the Hangouts functionalities has also been expanded with the option of sending and receiving text also included in the App itself.

Key Specification

  • 5″ Full HD IPS display(1080p)
  • 2.26GHz SnapDragon 800 processor
  • Android 4.4 KitKat OS
  • 8MP OIS primary camera
  • 1.3MP secondary camera
  • Internal Memory 16GB/32GB
  • 2GB RAM
  • 2300mAh Li-Polymer battery

The Nexus 5 is available in colors of black and white and is already available on the Google Play Store in India. The pricing of the Nexus 5 16GB is Rs. 28999 while the 32GB Nexus 5 costs Rs. 32999.