LG’s G Flex is arguably the more interesting of the two newly-announced curved smartphones, the latter being the Galaxy Round from Samsung.
If you’ve noticed something different about the Nexus 5, compared to Nexus devices in the past, you’re not alone. While the Nexus 4 put on a new facade, it was still essentially an Optimus G under its skin – a fact taken advantage of by modders interested in activating its dormant LTE support. But this Nexus 5 – while still based on an LG model – takes some much greater liberties, and ultimately feels more like a device that exists in its own right. The Verge recently sat down with some Android bigwigs to learn just how they designed this model the way they did, and hear about some of what went into making Android 4.4. Continue Reading
As soon as the LG-built Google Nexus 4 received the oh-so-tasty Android 4.4 KitKat goods, we knew it wouldn’t be too long before its sibling device, the LG Optimus G, also was given an unofficial taste. Now, XDA Recognized Contributor houstonn has created an early, yet highly functional port of Google’s latest and greatest for the device.
We all knew that the Google Nexus 5 would be rooted as soon as users and developers started getting their hands on the device. And now, that time has come. XDA Elite Recognized Developer Chainfire recently received his unit, and we can all guess what happened next. So if you’re lucky enough to already have your own, or even if yours is simply on the way, good things are in store for you. Continue Reading
We’re no strangers to seeing brand new smartphones get early software updates. Little issues can slip through the crack even with diligent testing, and sometimes a quick update is needed to stomp-out a bug. The Nexus 5 just went official yesterday, and early orders have already shipped, meaning it won’t be long before the smartphone is finally in users’ hands. From what we hear, though, all these Nexus 5 early adopters will have to install a mandatory software update before they can even finish setting up their phones. Continue Reading
We all have a lot of Nexus 5 and KitKat news to digest, but what’s really important is how you’ll get your hands on the latest Google phone. Right now there’s a handful of different ways to get one, and availability spans across several countries officially — so let’s take a look at when, where and how much it’ll cost to get your hands on a Nexus 5. Continue Reading
We’ve got a dozen or Nexus 5 photos waiting for you in the gallery after the break — enjoy! Continue Reading
The leak storm is finally over, Google has just made the Nexus 5 official. The latest Nexus smartphone is manufactured by LG. It rocks a 4.95″ LCD display with 1080p resolution, which adds up to a pixel density of 445 ppi. The good news keeps on coming with the addition of Gorilla Glass 3 for enhanced screen protection.
The oft-pictured Google Nexus 5 built by LG has been making the rounds quite a bit over the past several months. It left little to the imagination in terms of appearance, specifications, software version, and even pricing. The only thing that’s still ambiguous is the release date. Continue Reading
LG has officially unveiled its oft-rumoured curved G Flex smartphone. The 6-inch handset was leaked online a few times and the company states that this is its “first curved smartphone.” Continue Reading