• 4.95" (1920x1080) IPS
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon 800 SoC
    16GB/32GB Storage
  • 8-MP, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2300 mAh W-Charge

The Google Nexus 5 phone has a 4.95-inch (1920x1080) IPS screen, a 8MP main camera and a 1.3MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2300 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 800 with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGoogle Nexus 5 (2013), Price: 195 USD at Amazon
Display4.95" 1920x1080 IPS
Rear Camera(s)
  • 30mm 8-MP (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 33mm 1.3-MP
  • Snapdragon 800 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB/32GB Storage
  • None
Battery2300 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP Rating, 130g (4.6oz), 137x69x8 mm (5.39 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$195
Diagonal (inches)4.95"
Display/Body Ratio71.5%
Sharpness (PPI)445 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 3
  • Multitouch
Primary Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 30mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)2300 mAh
Battery Features
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
Talk Time17 hours
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 800
Processor ModelMSM8974
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.3 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB/32GB
Memory Card TypeNone
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.4.4
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypemicroUSB
Connector Features
SAR US Head0.92 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.23 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.49 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.48 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • MP4
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • H.263
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Google Nexus 5 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much does Google Nexus 5 costs?

The last time we checked, the Google Nexus 5 was retailing at around $195 online. Things may have changed a bit since.

Is the Google Nexus 5 waterproof?

No. the Google Nexus 5 does not appear to be water-tight as we do not find an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Google Nexus 5 Dual-SIM?

No, the Google Nexus 5 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things could be different in Asian markets. We mainly track USA data.

Is the Google Nexus 5 4K?

No, the Google Nexus 5 resolution of (1920x1080) is not defined as 4K. 4K is normally defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but it has even more variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Google Nexus 5 capable of Wireless Charging?

Yes, the Google Nexus 5 has Wireless Charging.

Does Google Nexus 5 feature Qi Wireless Charging?

Yes, the Google Nexus 5 supports Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Google Nexus 5 support 4G wireless?

Yes, the Google Nexus 5 is a 4G smartphone that is rated 4G LTE cat4 (150 Mbps).

Is the Google Nexus 5 a 5G device?

No, the Google Nexus 5 does not work on 5G networks.

Is the Google Nexus 5 USB-C?

No, the Google Nexus 5 is not a USB-C handset.

If the battery of the Google Nexus 5 removable?

No, the Google Nexus 5 does not have a removable battery.

Google Nexus 5 Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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