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    Looks like the rumours of a release yesterday amounted to nothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    Looks like the rumours of a release yesterday amounted to nothing.
    It's looking like it will be 28th or 30th October now.



    ^ This is a picture of the real Nexus 5.


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    215 in real money... wow

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    215 in real money... wow
    Don't forget to add VAT on - 215 + 20% is 258 - so a bit more than the Nexus 4 that was 240/280 iirc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofsanta View Post
    Don't forget to add VAT on - 215 + 20% is 258 - so a bit more than the Nexus 4 that was 240/280 iirc.
    Might just get a grey US import and pay state tax

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    Is it just me or is anybody surprised that Google still have LG making these devices considering they own Motorola?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofsanta View Post
    Don't forget to add VAT on - 215 + 20% is 258 - so a bit more than the Nexus 4 that was 240/280 iirc.
    Its actually the same price/ cheaper since the base model is 16GB.

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    Its like ive had good luck! my overtime is due on pay day, a few days later the N5 could be getting released!

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    Quote Originally Posted by glennda View Post
    Is it just me or is anybody surprised that Google still have LG making these devices considering they own Motorola?
    It's just you. Google have said that they won't give any preferential treatment to Motorola despite owning the company. I'm sure Google doesn't want to jeopardise relationships with other OEMs.

    I reckon Sony should make a Nexus phone next. They haven't had a go yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post

    I reckon Sony should make a Nexus phone next. They haven't had a go yet.
    Just brought the missus an Xperia SP. Great phone, the high end stuff they make really competes well.

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    I went in to the phone shop to have a look at the lg g2 which is meant to be a similar build to the coming Nexus 5. I must say the LG G2 phone is one fantastic looking phone, I actually prefered it to all the Samsung ones in the shop although you do have to get over the buttons being placed on the back of the phone, which is a silly place to put them.

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    The main differences between the Nexus5 and the G2 (leaked specs) is the N5 has a slightly smaller screen, lower spec camera and smaller battery. My issue now is that I prefered the size of the G2 screen and the camera quality was blinking awesome and something I would want.

    Not sure I can justify the difference in price but would really like the LG phone. What do I do.

    EDIT: http://www.techradar.com/reviews/pho...1171025/review
    Last edited by edutech4schools; 27th October 2013 at 04:37 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by edutech4schools View Post
    Not sure I can justify the difference in price but would really like the LG phone.
    The G2's hardware looks very nice but the biggest issue for me would be LG's software/skin. Not only is it ugly, but there are also some annoying bugs (like the missing overflow button). Also, since LG's software takes up ~9GB this leaves you with just 7GB's of free space on the 16GB model before you even start using it!





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    Thanks for the info. Looks like it will be the Nexus 5 when it comes out.

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    I hope the Nexus 5 is released soon. The waiting is agonizing!



    ^ The white N5 looks quite nice too.

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