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Teardown: Google's Nexus 5 Deconstructed
11/13/2013

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The Nexus 5 is the first phone to ship with the latest version of Android's OS, KitKat. It may not be coated in chocolate, but it has plenty of tasty features:
- 4.95 inch full HD 1,920 x 1,080 display at 445 ppi
- Quad-core, 2.26 GHz Snapdragon 800 processor and 450 MHz Adreno 330 GPU
- 2 GB RAM
- 8 MP/1080p rear camera with optical image stabilization, and 1.3 MP front-facing camera
- 4G/LTE wireless support, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz) dual-band WiFi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, and wireless charging
- 16 GB or 32 GB built-in memory
- Android 4.4 KitKat

The Nexus 5 is the first phone to ship with the latest version of Android's OS, KitKat. It may not be coated in chocolate, but it has plenty of tasty features:

  • 4.95 inch full HD 1,920 x 1,080 display at 445 ppi

  • Quad-core, 2.26 GHz Snapdragon 800 processor and 450 MHz Adreno 330 GPU

  • 2 GB RAM

  • 8 MP/1080p rear camera with optical image stabilization, and 1.3 MP front-facing camera

  • 4G/LTE wireless support, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz) dual-band WiFi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, and wireless charging

  • 16 GB or 32 GB built-in memory

  • Android 4.4 KitKat

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Mydesign
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Re: Nexus 5 with Kitkat
Mydesign   1/29/2014 4:25:27 AM
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"The market is already ripe with speculation regarding the Nexus 6. Apparently, a six-month turn-around is the norm for new smart devices. So if the i5 is superior to the Nexus 5, just wait half a year."

Cabe, as of now you are right and now spectaculations are about Nexus 6. When technology is moving fast ahead, the time frame between releases becomes short. This can put customers in anxiety too.

Cabe Atwell
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Re: Nexus 5 with Kitkat
Cabe Atwell   1/20/2014 5:48:00 PM
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The market is already ripe with speculation regarding the Nexus 6. Apparently, a six-month turn-around is the norm for new smart devices. So if the i5 is superior to the Nexus 5, just wait half a year.

Mydesign
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Re: Nexus 5 with Kitkat
Mydesign   11/19/2013 9:33:02 AM
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"Yes this will give a great run to Apple I5 for sure. "

Pubudu, am not sure but reviews shows that i5 is superior that Nexus 5.

Pubudu
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Re: Nexus 5 with Kitkat
Pubudu   11/16/2013 8:28:13 AM
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Yes this will give a great run to Apple I5 for sure. 

Pubudu
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Re: lots of good stuff
Pubudu   11/16/2013 8:23:07 AM
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Naperlou to be very honest this processor speed is more than my laptop speed, 

Ralphy Boy
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Re: Battery temperature
Ralphy Boy   11/14/2013 5:45:09 PM
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I just had one of our battery engineers in here and I showed him the temp specs on this battery.

He said that 104 F is a normally suggested high end range for Lion batteries... It is a life span problem. At higher temperatures the service life falls off, and above 104F that degradation becomes significant.

Also note the 140F MAX... At that point expected life span drops to about 25%... It becomes a fire hazard somewhere above 200F

Just don't leave this phone in the car or lying in the sun on a hot sunny day and it should be okay.

NadineJ
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NadineJ   11/14/2013 12:12:54 PM
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@wayneo - Brilliant!  Thank you.

wayneo
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Re: slideshow reformat
wayneo   11/14/2013 11:32:23 AM
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You can at least skip to the last photo.  In your browser URL, you can edit the photo number to show the last slide.

bwomp99
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Re: Battery temperature
bwomp99   11/14/2013 10:18:10 AM
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I'm in Scottsdale as well, might have to do a little more research before I grab one of these.

hstearnsjr
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Battery temperature
hstearnsjr   11/14/2013 9:05:46 AM
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The battery's list of no-no's says keep the temperature less than 104° F !

Where I live, Scottsdale, Arizona, it can get as high as 122°F (50°C), and 

in the sun can reach much more.   I hope they don't mean that.

 

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