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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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  • Avus
    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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  • shahrooz
    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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  • Grandmastersexsay
    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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  • Grandmastersexsay
    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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  • Grandmastersexsay
    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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  • eklipz330
    Specs look good, I'm never really excited for nexus devices because they aren't known to push the envelope. However, it always becomes the device of my choice. Hopefully it's battery suffices
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  • somebodyspecial
    Talk of a snapdragon is just a rumor right? Repeatedly posting leaks that are nothing more than speculation seems dumb. It's not a leak if it's a rumor. I expect an article with this title to say "CONFIRMED" this or that. Not "well, we have here some rumors again that we're going to call specs today".
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  • Be0wulf22
    Ho hum. Where's the innovation?
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  • smeghead4269
    11677794 said:
    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.

    Perhaps it is a better phone, but the Galaxy S4 is currently $600 off contract. I doubt the Nexus 5 will cost more.

    And I'm pretty sure LG is also an "actual hardware company".
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  • Avus
    "Ho hum. Where's the innovation? "

    The innovation is you can buy a pretty high specs phone without selling your kidney. Galaxy S4/Note 3/iPhone 5/LG G2/Nokia 1020 are all $600+ phone. For me, I really don't want to spend too much for a phone. Phone tech just evolve TOO FAST!! (specially compare to computer)
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