Naina KhedekarFeb 05, 2014 12:35:11 IST
The leaked Red Nexus 5 that sparked excitement last week was real after all. The LG-built Red Nexus 5 is now up for grabs on the Google Play Store. The new "bright Red" unit carries a similar pricing – the 16GB model is priced at Rs 28,999 and the 32GB model at Rs 32,999. It is also available in white and black colours. Moreover, it comes just in time, ahead of Valentine's Day.
The Play Store has said that both 16GB and 32GB models is supposed to ship in 1 to 2 business days. Soon after Nexus 5 video showing the device in multiple colours made its rounds and was subsequently found to be fake, we saw a leaked image of Red Nexus 5 that looked more like the real deal.
The Nexus 5 is the latest LG-built Google device. Let’s quickly brush through some of its specs. The Nexus 5 sports a 5-inch screen with 1920x1080 display, with a pixel count that goes up to 445ppi. The front camera is 1.3-megapixel, while the rear camera is 8 megapixels with Optical Image Stablisation. The smartphone has a 2,300 mAh battery with Google promising talk time up to 17 hours and Internet time up to 8.5 hours on Wi-Fi or 7 hours on LTE.
As far as processing goes, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core chipset clocked at 2.3GHz and Adreno 330 clocked at 450MHz for Graphic, along with 2 GB RAM. The smartphone also supports the newer Dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4G/5G) 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, comes with NFC, Bluetooth 4.0. The device has a Micro USB port, and list of sensors includes accelerometer, GPS, compass, proximity/ambient light and gyroscope. It supports 2g, 3G and 4G LTE.
The Nexus 5 is available in India, US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Korea and the company has promised wider availability across Europe by the end of this month.
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