After what seemed like a long wait for many, Google has officially launched the highly-awaited Nexus 5 in India today. As was revealed on day one itself, the Nexus 5 carries a price tag of Rs 28,999 for the 16GB variant and Rs 32,999 for the 32GB variant. Google, if you remember, had unveiled the Nexus 5 last month and surprised many by putting it up on the India Play Store on the same day, albeit with a coming soon badge. Also Read - Nord 2 5G explosion fiasco: OnePlus releases statement following investigation
To recap on the specifications, the Nexus 5 flaunts a 4.95-inch full HD display and is powered by quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.3GHz and paired with 2GB of RAM. Other features included are an 8-megapixel rear camera with OIS, 16/32GB internal memory and a 2,300mAh battery that the company claims is good enough for 17 hours of talktime and up to 300 hours on standby mode. The Nexus 5 also comes with built-in wireless charging support.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth 4.0 and on the software front, it runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. Google will also be offering the Nexus 5 with accessories like multiple-colored bumper cases (priced at Rs 2,499) and a QuickCover from LG (priced at Rs 3,299).
As mentioned above, you can head over to the Google India Play Store to buy the Nexus 5. Phone manufacturer LG too is expected to launch the Nexus 5 in India sometime this week. It will only sell the 16GB variant though, and price it at Rs 29,990, which is Rs 1,000 higher than Google s price tag. In the meantime you can read our extensive review of the Nexus 5.