Red Nexus 5 Slated to Arrive in Time for Valentines' Day

Earlier this month, there was talk of the Nexus 5 becoming available in multiple colors. The photos themselves weren't the best quality, but that hasn't quelled talk that we'll see a Nexus 5 in a color other than black or white.
 

The latest rumors say we'll see a red Nexus 5 next week. Word comes via Android Central which obtained a photograph of what looks like Sprint's employee's computer screen. The screen displays information about the arrival of a red Nexus 5. Apparently slated for a February 4 release, Sprint warns staff that the phone is sold via Google Play without a UICC card (SIM card) and that customers with the device will need a 4G LTE Sprint SIM to activate service.

Of course, Google hasn't confirmed whether or not there will be another version of the Nexus 5 in any color, but now is the right time if the company does plan to release alternative colors. The Nexus 5 is still relatively new, having launched October 31, so a Nexus 6 is still the better part of a year away. Releasing fresh colors now caters to those who are still on the fence, as opposed to later in the year, when the majority of people who wanted a Nexus 5 probably already have one, and many shoppers are holding off in case a new model drops.

Check out our Nexus 5 review here.

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  • I read the title as "rad" nexus 5 and was severely disappointed.
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  • I got my Nexus five a day ago. Damn it. Well whatev, not like it's not gonna be covered up by a case anyway.
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  • 382074 said:
    I read the title as "rad" nexus 5 and was severely disappointed.


    Can red not be rad??

    1343014 said:
    I got my Nexus five a day ago. Damn it. Well whatev, not like it's not gonna be covered up by a case anyway.


    Yeah, right? I got the white one (tired of always getting the same black phone, I suppose) and I don't ever see it. So silly.
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