Google Nexus 5: Still a solid smartphone, but it’s no longer king of the price point

Google Nexus 5: Still a solid smartphone, but it’s no longer king of the price point

Google Nexus 5 Review

There’s a minimalist charm to the Nexus 5 that’s hard to resist. It’s comfortable to hold, the display looks great, it’s extremely fast, and it never slips up or stutters. This is Google’s invitingly priced vision of a premium Android smartphone

Google Nexus 5

When the Nexus 5 launched in October 2013 it was lauded as “the best that Google has to offer”, but more than a year on is that still the case or has the search giant’s darling handset fallen behind the times?

The Nexus 5 has always been updated with the very latest software and it now boasts Android 5.0 Lollipop. I’ve updated this review to reflect this change and everything that the fantastic Lollipop update brings, as well as the increasing pressure from the new fleet of low-cost, yet highly specced competitors.

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That said, the Nexus 5 is still a lean, mean Android machine, beyond the reach of OEM embellishment and carrier bloatware.

It delivers a streamlined experience that’s stylish, refined and fast, and it does all this at a low price. Although, as already mentioned, that price isn’t quite so jaw-dropping now.

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