The forthcoming Google Nexus 5, manufactured by LG, is set to be larger and more powerful than the Nexus 4 and will feature 4G connectivity, according to what is claimed to be a user manual that was reportedly leaked and posted on the Android Police website. The smartphone is expected to hit the
A screen shot of what is claimed to be a user manual detailing the specs of the Nexus 5, manufactured by LG. Photo: AFP
market by the end of October 2013.
The 280-page user manual lists the specifications of a device with the code name LG-D821 and bears the "Nexus" logo in some images.
The smartphone in question is equipped with a 4.95" screen (1080p) and a 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. Available in 16GB or 32GB versions, the device would include 2GB of RAM, an NFC chip, an 8MP rear camera with optical image stabilization, and a 1.3MP front view camera.
In terms of connectivity, according to the leaked manual, the Nexus 5 is compatible with Bluetooth, wi-fi and 4G LTE. The device also features a wireless charging solution and the latest version of Android 4.4, dubbed KitKat.
According to TechRadar, the LG Nexus 5 could hit the market at the end of October 2013 for around half the price of the most recent iPhone (around $450 for the 16GB version).