The new Nexus 6 as reviewed is offers a fast, top-notch Android experience on a fantastic 5.96-inch screen. Don’t toss last year’s Nexus 5 just yet though: Android 5.0 breathes new life into last year’s model.
This year’s Nexus 6 is a beast of a phone. Does that make last year’s Nexus 5 completely obsolete? Not at all, particularly after you install Android 5.0 on it, which runs well, improves the camera output and has enough horsepower for daily use.
After installing the next version of Android, you should see noticeably better battery life. How? Google scrutinized how individual phone components use power and optimized Android L to boost battery life because every one second of active use reduces standby time by two minutes.
A Sprint support page suggests a new version of Android is on the way. Don’t get too excited though: This is likely a minor maintenance release to address some lingering issues with KitKat.
Owners of new Nexus 5 phones have noticed some minor physical differences between the latest device and the one that was shipped at launch.
Good news for Nexus 5 owners who aren’t happy with the device’s camera: Android 4.4.1 will noticeably improve image quality and the overall speed of the camera app. The software is rolling out over the next few days.
If you’re looking to get a 16GB black Nexus 5 directly from Google, you’re out of luck. Google Play shows the phone is currently out of stock.
You’ll be able to get the Nexus 5 directly from T-Mobile next week, but it’ll cost you more than buying the phone from Google Play.
A leaked document suggest the Nexus 5 will be available directly from T-Mobile later this month.
The Nexus 5 launched this week and confirmed the many leaks from the past several months. KitKit had some surprises though as it can run on low-end hardware. And Samsung continues to push forward with its own flavor of Android, hoping developers bite.
After more leaks than the Titanic, Google finally launched the Nexus 5 with Android 4.4. I got a chance to spend a short time with the smartphone and I’m more impressed by this Nexus because there’s no glaring feature omission. Finally!
The Nexus 5 seems to be showing up everywhere. Can an announcement be far behind?
A new photo of the purported LG Nexus 5 has leaked, this time in white and with a November 1 release date.
According to a new report, the 16GB version of the Nexus 5 will cost just $299 without any carrier subsidies. A 32GB version of the phone will cost $399 and feature a bigger battery.
A service manual for the LG-built Nexus 5 handset surfaced over the weekend, showing off multiple images and full specifications for the yet-unannounced smartphone. LG requested the pictures pulled, adding some legitimacy to the details.
A new rumor suggests that Google might be planning to introduce a smartwatch later this month alongside Android 4.4 KitKat.
Another alleged Nexus 5 photo surfaced along with some reported hands-on impressions of the look and feel of the device. The reported specs continue to point to a high-powered smartphone… once Google officially announces it, that is.
Google Play is all out of stock for the Nexus 4. That’s a pretty good indication we should be seeing a Nexus 5 soon.
After a crazy week, it’s nice to rest up and game. The Moga Pro controller is a good way to do just that. The FCC showed images of what looks like the Nexus 5 while Asus’s Transformer Book Trio runs Android and Windows.
It’s pretty much a lock that LG is building the Nexus 5 for Google. After a leaked video image of the phone surfaced, the FCC has pictures of a similar LTE phone built by LG.
The FCC tested an LG handset that looks just like an unidentified Nexus phone in a Google video earlier this week, leaving little doubt that it was the Nexus 5. FCC information indicates the phone is running Android 4.4 and will support 7 LTE bands.
Earlier today Google released a promotional video for Android 4.4 (KitKat). If you look closely, you’ll see what appears to be a brand new Nexus phone.