Google Nexus 5 officially launched

The new Google LG Nexus 5 has a 4.95” Full-HD IPS display with resolution of 1920×1080. It has a pixel density of 445ppi which is more compared to iPhone 5s (326ppi) and Samsung Galaxy s4 (441ppi). The phone’s display has Gorilla Glass 3.nexus 5

It has the latest Android OS which is KitKat 4.4

Nexus 5 comes with a 2.26 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and Adreno 330 GPU clocked at 450 MHz.

It has two variants of 16GB and 32GB internal storage capacity alongside 2GB of RAM. You only need to pay 50$ extra for the 32GB internal storage phone whereas in iPhone’s you have to pay around 100$ extra for the same.

The phone is available in black and white colors. It has a 1.3 mega-pixel front camera and 8 mega-pixel rear camera.

The battery life is just 8.5 hours while browsing the web on Wi-Fi and 7 hours on LTE, whereas the iPhone 5s has 10 hour battery life on both Wi-Fi and LTE.

It comes with an important feature i.e Wireless Charging.

The phone is priced 349$ for the 16GB variant and 399$ for the 32GB variant.

 

Specifications:

 

SCREEN

 

4.95” 1920×1080 display (445 ppi)

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

Full HD IPS

 

CAMERAS

 

8MP rear facing with Optical Image Stabilization

1.3MP front facing

 

DIMENSIONS

 

69.17×137.84×8.59 mm

4.59 ounces (130g)

 

BATTERY

 

2300 mAh

Talk time up to 17 hours*

Standby time up to 300 hours†

8.5 hours on Wi-Fi, up to 7 hours on LTE‡

Wireless Charging built-in

 

AUDIO

 

Built-in speaker

3.5mm stereo audio connector

 

PROCESSING

 

CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 800, 2.26GHz

GPU: Adreno 330, 450MHz

 

WIRELESS

 

Dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4G/5G) 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Bluetooth 4.0

NFC (Android Beam)

 

NETWORKS

 

2G/3G/4G LTE

 

North America:

 

GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

WCDMA: Bands: 1/2/4/5/6/8/19

LTE: Bands: 1/2/4/5/17/19/25/26/41

CDMA: Band Class: 0/1/10

 

Rest of World:

 

GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

WCDMA: Bands: 1/2/4/5/6/8

LTE: Bands: 1/3/5/7/8/20

 

MEMORY

 

16GB or 32GB internal storage

2GB RAM

 

PORTS AND CONNECTORS

 

microUSB

3.5mm stereo audio jack

Dual microphones

SlimPort™ enabled

Ceramic power and volume buttons

 

SENSORS

 

GPS

Gyroscope

Accelerometer

Compass

Proximity/Ambient Light

Pressure

Hall

 

 

Source: Google

HTC devices with RAM 512MB or less will not be upgraded to Jelly Bean (Android 4.1)

HTC’s Updates on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and Frequently Asked Questions page made it clear that devices having RAM 512MB or less will not be upgraded to Android 4.1.

That means there are several devices which won’t get this upgrade and at present it includes HTC One V and HTC Desire C. These two devices will remain on Ice Cream Sandwich as both phones have just 512MB of RAM.

The smartphones released in the year 2011 will be considered for Android 4.1 updates after the Jelly Bean development on devices released within 2012 are completed. HTC confirms that upgrade to Android 4.1 will include the latest Sense 4+.

They are planning to make generic development ROMs of Jelly Bean available for both the HTC One X and HTC One S for the developer community.

 

Source: HTC