Leaked Nexus 5 Specs Detail Google's Next Smartphone

We've had plenty of Nexus 5 leaks over the last few weeks but just in case you didn't already have all the information you needed about Google's upcoming Nexus smartphone, we have a whole list of specifications for you.

Previous rumors have suggested that the Nexus 5 will be the largest Nexus phone yet with a screen measuring more than five inches. There's also been talk of a Snapdragon 800 chipset, 2GB of RAM and, of course, KitKat. Thanks to this latest leak, we now know that the Nexus 5 will pack a 4.95-inch 1,920 x 1,080 IPS display, the aforementioned quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor (clocked to 2.3GHz), 2GB of RAM, an 8-megapixel camera with a 1.3-megapixel lens up front, the same OIS present on LG's G2, a 2300mAh battery, up to 32 GB of storage, and support for CDMA, GSM, WCDMA, and LTE.

CNet reports that this new info comes courtesy of a user manual published to Scribd (since removed at the request of LG) and aimed at service technicians. Aside from containing technical diagrams, the specs listed above were also laid out. The handset will likely be the first Android 4.4 KitKat phone on the market and is thought to be arriving at the end of October or sometime in November.

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  • so no 13MP camera (best phone camera for Android phone) and 3000mAh battery from LG G2...This phone better be cheaper than LG G2... I would still choose Nexus 5 over LG G2 (or GS4) because it comes with stock Android (no bloatware from LG/samsung) and update directly from Google.
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  • 16GB model with 2300 mAh battery is 299$ and the 32GB model with 3000mAh battery costs 399$. this phone rocks IMO
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  • Basically a phone almost as good as a 6 month old Galaxy S4 but without an SD card. Why doesn't google want SD cards in android phones? Because they make money from you being forced to use google drive or other some other remote storage solution.

    Save yourself some money and put whatever ROM you want on a Galaxy S4. You will have a better phone made by an actual hardware company.
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