Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 Now Officially Available on Google Play Storeby Sushant Bhosale November 21, 2013 0 comments
After much speculation, the official Google Android phone- Nexus 5 is now available for sale through Google Play store (Google’s online store). However the device was out of stock shortly after it was made available for sale. The device will also be available for sale across various retailers in India but with a slightly higher price.
There are two variants available- 16GB at Rs. 28,999/- and 32GB at Rs. 32,999/- Nexus 5 will be the first in India to run Android’s latest OS version 4.4, popularly called as KitKat. With dimensions of 137.8×69.1×8.59 the device weighs about 130 grams. It sports a 4.95″ full HD display and is powered with 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor with 2GB of RAM. There’s an 8MP main camera and 1.2MP front camera. For connectivity purpose there are options like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G and NFC. The device also supports wireless charging. The phone is equipped with 2300mAh battery that can more than 15 hours of talk time.
Google has made the device available in India within just two weeks after it was officially launched, which is quiet quick as compared the Nexus 4 that was available after about six months from the launch. The device will be shipped within 2-3 working days.
Along with Nexus 5, the new Nexus 7 tablet has also gone on sale through Play Store in India with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. There are 3 variants- 16Gn Wi-Fi only at Rs. 20,999/-, 32GB Wi-Fi only at Rs. 23,999/- and LTE variant at Rs. 27,999/- The device comes with 7″ full HD display with 1920*1200p resolution. It’s powered by 1.5Ghz quad-core processor with 2GB RAM. There’s a 5MP rear camera and 1.2MP front camera. It’s equipped with 3950mAh non-removable battery that claims to deliver 9 hours of HD video playback and 10 hours of web browsing.
The older version of Nexus 7 is being sold at a special price of Rs, 8,999 by Flipkart.
|Specifications||Nexus 5||Nexus 7|
|Display||4.95″ full-ID IPS||7″ full HD|
|OS||Android 4.4, KitKat||Android 4.3, Jelly Bean|
|Processor||2.26GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800||quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4|