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LG Google Nexus 5 – Value for Money

The Nexus 5 from Google appeared to be one of the best smartphones in its segment. Nexus 5 is also the successor of Google Nexus 4 which is also made by LG. The huge success of Nexus 5 in the market was due to the amazing features it offered that too in a very competitive price. The Nexus was released having a very powerful 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 chipset and with 2GB RAM. It also featured with the latest version of Android i.e., 4.4 KitKat.

Design Specifications:

The Google Nexus 5 has made a remarkable improvement as per the design standards than its predecessor Nexus 4; it comes with a bigger screen at 4.95 inches, which is slightly bigger than that of Nexus 4. The biggest improvement can be seen in terms of quality of display, which is now 1080×1920 pixels compared to 768×1280 pixels in Nexus 4, also the pixel per inch is 445 in Nexus 5 as compared to Nexus 4 thus giving it a very crisp display. Even though the quality has improved a lot, but the display is slightly less vibrant than that of the Apple iPhone 5S as iPhone tends to display much vibrant color.

The phone is moderately handy as its dimension are 5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches and so would not cause much problem if you try using it with just one hand. The phone is really light weight having weight as 130 grams, as this time LG had decided to use fiber for the front and back rather than glass as in Nexus 4. The Google Nexus 5 is available in 3 variants Black, White and Red.

Display Features:

The Google Nexus 5 features, 5-inch 1080p IPS display that gives 1920×1080 pixels, thus giving a noticeable display. The pixels are so clear that you can easily see the difference between the display of Nexus 5 and Nexus 4 by comparing the same image on both the phones keeping them side by side. The display of Nexus 5 is really good and is protected with corning gorilla glass 3 making it have a scratch resistant surface, but if one would observe very closely they would find that the colors of Google Nexus 5 are less saturated than other smartphones like HTC One or Apple but it really is very insignificant compared to the amazing price you get to have it.


Memory Storage:

The Google Nexus 5 comes in 16GB and 32GB models, while Nexus 4 came in only 8GB and 16GB models. While the thing to note here is that the internal memory cannot be increased as it has no option to expand the memory and also does not have any SD Card slot.


The Google Nexus 5 comes with a very powerful quad processor having 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 chipset. It also has 2GB RAM, thus making this phone a rock star amongst its competitors in its price range. While Nexus 4 had 1.5GHz   quad-core processor having a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro the new Nexus 5 has managed to raise its bar significantly. The Nexus 5 has a really powerful processor, thus making the phone with zero lag is highly unlikely to disappoint anyone with its performance related issues as the functioning itself is very smooth.

Camera Features:

The camera’s functionality has been really improved in the Google Nexus 5 as it has been given amazing new features. Even though the primary sensor is the similar to that of Google Nexus 4, as they both have the front and rear cameras with 8-megapixels and 1.3-megapixels, respectively. But the major difference is that the Nexus 5 now comes with an optical image stabilization technology. The Nexus 5 camera now features Photo Sphere using which you can take 360-degree shots thus giving you the ability to capture everything around you, using the HDR+ mode will let you take burst shots after that it would automatically choose the most suitable picture for you, and the amazing Auto Awesome feature that improves your photos in the library and lets you share it.

Battery Backup Life:

The only disappointing thing about the Google Nexus 5 is its battery; the Google Nexus 5 comes with a 2300mAh battery which supports 17 hours talk time and 300 hours standby time has improved from Nexus 4 which had 2100mAh battery that provided 10 hours talk time and up to 250 hours standby. The battery seems to be the weakness for this amazing phone as you need to plug it as much as two times a day if you use it effectively.

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Technology Aspects

The Google Nexus 5 is really fast and has no lag which is possible due to its 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor. The Photosphere feature serves as an amazing aspect in the camera section and with the image stabilization feature this phone works wonders. The Google Nexus 5 also includes wireless charging compatibility, also note that the wireless charger has to be bought separately as it’s not included in the set box while instead it comes with the traditional plug-in charger, while also having Bluetooth and NFC support. Nexus 5 is 4G enabled and has dual band Wi-Fi, which makes downloading and streaming video very fast. The micro USB port provided in the Nexus 5 is also Slimport enabled thus giving you the ability to connect it to the television directly thus saving you the hassle of buying HDMI cables. With all these features included, LG Google Nexus 5 is able to score good for its features on PriceJugaad mounting to 79.


It’s a must have phone if you want a phone with amazing features and really competitive price. Though the phone was released a year before, it still remains in the top picks of various mobile experts. As per the current trends, its price has fallen due to the advanced version that will be hitting the markets soon thus making it a good deal right now. Because of its good user reviews, LG Nexus has managed to gain 72 score on PriceJugaad.com. It has also featured at number 1 position in the Pricejugaad list of Top 5 Best Android Phones in India. LG Google Nexus 5 really qualifies as the must have phone in its segment.



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