Tech specs: Google Nexus 5

Learn about the key features and specifications of the Google Nexus 5.

 

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Key features

  • Snapdragon™ 800, 2.26GHz processor
  • HDR+ Photography
  • Android™ 4.4, KitKat®
  • Wireless charging
  • Hands free with "Ok Google" functionality

 

Specs

Battery

Usage time: 17 hours

Standby time: 300 hours

Wireless charging type: Qi

 

Dimensions

2.7 x 5.4 x 0.33 inches

Weight 4.59 oz

 

Display

4.95" 1920 x 1080 screen

Full HD IPS Corning Gorilla Glass 3

 

Keyboard

Touch screen with on-screen keyboard

 

Memory

2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM

16 GB internal storage

 

Network

2G/3G/4G/LTE Capable

North America

GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

CDMA: Band Class: 0/1/10

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

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

Globally

GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

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

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

Operating System

Android 4.4 KitKat

 

Processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 800

2.3 GHz Quad-Core Krait CPU

 

System Manager (Carrier IQ)

No

 

Emergency Alerts (CMAS)

Yes

 

HD Voice Capable

Yes

Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Wi-Fi web browsing
  • Wi-Fi sharing
  • NFC
  • Tethering APN
  • Micro USB
  • Bluetooth® 4.0,  A2DP (stereo Bluetooth), OPP (Object Push Profile), HFP, AVRCP, PBAP

Web

  • Android browser
  • HTML 5.0, XHTML 1.2
  • CSS 1.0/2.1 (Partial)/ 3.0 (Partial)
  • RTP/RTSP
  • ECMAScript 3rd edition

Camera

  • 8 MP (rear facing) OIS
  • 1.3 MP (front facing) HD
  • HDR+ Photography
  • 4X digital zoom
  • Flash
  • Auto focus
  • Face detection
  • Multiple shooting modes
  • Video recording

Multimedia

  • Built-in speaker
  • 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
  • Dual Microphones
  • Ceramic power and volume buttons
  • Stereo audio (with headset)
  • Audio support: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC, WMA, MPEG4, WAV, MIDI
  • Image support: GIF87A, GIF87A, PNG
  • Video support: 3GP, MP4, AVI, WMV
  • HAC support: M3