After the success of Nexus 4, Google has come up with this latest smartphone. The phone will include 5-inch Full HD display, 8 MP back camera and 1.2 MP front camera. The phone is powered by a quad-core 2.3 GHz processor and 3 GB RAM.
Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400
Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 chipset
True HD IPS Plus
1080 x 1920 pixels
441 PPI (Pixels Per Inch), Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
HTML5, Social Network Service Integration, Wireless charging, Image/video editor, Document editor
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LG Nexus 5 features
SIM or Subscriber Identity Module is used to identify and authenticate a device over a network. They also come with small storage space allowing you to store small number of Contacts and messages. Nano SIM is the small sized SIM and is used only in few of the latest devices. Dimensions: 12.3 mm by 8 mm.
Android is an Open Source Mobile Operating System by Google for touchscreen devices. Each OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer, e.g.: Samsung, LG, HTC) can use Android for free and tweak it for their device. There are more than 8 versions till date, latest one being Android Kit-Kat. This phones runs on Android 4.4 .
Processor: Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400
Multiple Cores help you multi-task better. Each core come with an Independent CPU. Also, multi core processors use power more efficiently and play an important role in increasing battery life.
Graphics: Adreno 330
GPU or Graphics Processing Units are dedicated processors assigned with a task of rendering computer graphics. Faster GPUs give better graphics experience while playing games or doing graphic intensive tasks.
Pixel density: 441 PPI (Pixels Per Inch)
Pixel density (PPI) gives you the number of pixels per inch of diagnol size. For good clarity (at 100% zoom), minimum acceptable PPI is around 300. Anything lower than 225 is considered below average.
The 4th Generation in wireless network technology is known for its ultra high speed data transfer speeds. Some of the technologies that fall under 4th gen network category are LTE, Mobile WiMAX etc. Transfer speeds allow you to stream Full HD videos and use other such features that require high download speeds. The network is not that popular in India yet. Though only the very latest products ship with this feature, the technology is slowly becoming popular.
A-GPS or Assisted GPS use an assistive server (over the data network or Wi-Fi) to decrease the startup time of a traditional GPS device. Traditional GPS device take around 30 to 40 seconds to detect the location.
NFC or Near Field Communication is used for radio communication with other devices. The essence of NFC is short-range wireless communication that is both safe and effective. The maximum distance is about 20cms, which ensures that no unauthorized communication takes place. It scores over various shortcomings of Bluetooth such as high power consumption and security concerns. This form of communications also works when one of the devices is not powered.
Video Recording: 1080p
1080p is a Full High definition standard for recording video. You can record videos at 1920 by 1080 pixels resolution and later view them on Full HD TVs for a better viewing experience.
Video Recording: 30 Frames per second (fps)
FPS or Frames per second refer to the rate at which videos are recorded. A high FPS rating will allow you to record fast moving subjects properly.
Front Camera: 1.2 MP
Also knows as secondary camera. It is used for making Video Calls, allowing you to look at the screen while doing so. They are usually of lower resolution than the primary camera.
Camera feature: Autofocus
Autofocus camera allows you to focus a particular area (distance) and blur everything except the subject. Some phones offer touch to focus, helping you focus at the subject just by touching the area you want to focus.