Google took the wraps off its new red Nexus 5 on Tuesday and the phone is now available on Google Play store India at Rs. 28,999 (16GB). The Google Play store India notes that the red Nexus 5 is in stock and will leave warehouse in 1 to 2 business days. The 32GB red Nexus 5 is available for Rs. 32,999.
The red Nexus 5 is now available via Google Play in other countries as well, such as United States, Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. The company has also announced that the new red Nexus 5 will be available across Europe by end of February. The red Nexus 5 will also be available in physical retail stores in select markets.
Google announced the Nexus 5 smartphone on November 1 at Rs. 28,999; however the deviceofficially reached Indian shores only in the third week of November.
Google Nexus 5 comes with a 4.95-inch full-HD IPS display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and boasts a pixel density of 445ppi. The Nexus 5 also sports Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Nexus 5 is powered by a 2.26GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor alongside 2GB of RAM. It sports an 8.0-megapixel rear camera with Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) and a 1.3-megapixel front camera. It comes in 16GB and 32GB storage options, with Black and White colours to choose from. Unfortunately, much like Nexus 4, the Nexus 5 does not support expandable storage. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and 3G. The Nexus 5 also support wireless charging and comes with dual microphones. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat.
It packs a 2300mAh battery which can deliver up to 17 hours of talktime and 300 hours of standby time. The Nexus 5 comes with dimensions 137.8 x 69.1 x 8.59 and weighs 130 grams.