Review of the Great Looking Google Nexus 5

The Google Nexus 5 has a solid and sleek look. It also has LTE for different carriers and available at a good price. The long battery life makes using this phone a great experience and it makes crystal-clear phone calls. The integration of Google Now is wide and deep. In other words, the Google Nexus 5 is a great phone to use and it is definitely a good buy.

The high-end specs and the strong performance of this phone are good enough reasons for anyone to consider buying one; with the addition of an affordable price, it makes ignoring this phone a stupid act on anyone’s part.

Google Nexus 5 Design

When it comes to the physical design, there is no doubt that the Google Nexus 5 is a real looker. Compared to its predecessors, the Nexus 5 looks more austere and stately because of the sharper curves and the straighter edges. The phone measure 5.43 inches in height and 2.72 inches in width. It is also lighter and thinner than the previous model because it measures 0.34 inches in thickness and weighs a mere 4.59 pounds. The size makes it an easy to hold handset; providing the user with a sturdy and dense feeling. The device is also easy to grab when laid down on a table because the back is curved.

The volume rocker is located on the left side and on top of it is the headphone jack (3.5mm). On the right side the slot for the SIM card and the power/sleep button reside. The Nexus 5 differs from the past model because it doesn’t sport rounded, soft edges and it has ceramic control keys.

The Nexus 5 also sports the biggest Nexus screen yet at 4.9 inches and made of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 LCD display. The display is touch screen with 445 ppi at 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution.

Google Nexus 5 Features

The Nexus 5 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU (quad core 2.26 GHz), GPU of Adreno 330 (450 MHz), a highly competent battery (2300 mAh) and the best OS yet, Android KitKat 4.4.

The notable changes in the features include; a searching dialer, Hangouts, Google Now. The dialer works by letting the owner not just to search for the list on the contact book, but also for the phone numbers of nearby businesses, places and other establishments. Based on the location’s relevancy, Google will gather the most useful search results. With Hangouts, the user gets all the necessary chat, texts, pings and video call notification all in one application. Google Now has been modified for the KitKat version; it can now be easily accessed with a simple left swipe on the home screen and it automatically launches too.


All in all, the Google Nexus 5 is a definite improvement from its predecessors. It may not be as powerful as the rest of the newly launched mobile devices in the market today, but it is the classiest and the best looking Nexus so far.

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