The Android world previously expected both the Nexus 5 and KitKat 4.4 to get unwrapped on Oct 24 but nothing came out of a scheduled Google event on the same day. The twin-debut was reportedly postponed no thanks to LG.
The South Korean device maker, according to earlier reports, pleaded with Google to defer the Nexus 5 and KitKat launch as the former wanted to first reveal the G Flex, which serves as the answer to Samsung's Galaxy Round.
There was no indication that Google had agreed to postpone its major product launch, per LG's request, though the stock Android device and the search giant's new mobile platform went missing in action without notice.
Now that the G Flex is an official LG handset, could it be that the KitKat-powered Nexus 5 is arriving anytime soon, most likely before the current week ends as suggested by numerous reports?
And what are the G Flex attributes that possibly will be ported to Google's 2013 flagship smartphone?
Per LG's press release, the most notable feature of the G Flex is its curved form-factor, which was made possible by fusing new manufacturing techniques and cutting-edge materials that made the smartphone light and durable.
Among the unique implements are the curved battery that allows for higher battery rating and a POLED display panel, which delivers a more immersive mobile screen rendering without becoming a power hog.
The G Flex casing, specifically the back cover, will remain scratch-free for the life of the device, according to BGR, thanks to "a 'self-healing' coating that will heal scratches and swirling on the back of the device as it occurs."
It should be noted that the G Flex will also sport a quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU and a 13MP main camera, which are some of the rumoured specs and features that the Nexus 5 is reportedly packed with, given it is built around the LG G2.
Save for these two, the Nexus 5 power and capabilities are exclusively determined by Google, analysts said, and the grand design is to provide a high-end device with a reasonable price tag, making the handset a must-buy for many consumers.
On its rumoured Nov 1 release date, the Nexus 5 is expected to rollout too with a 5-inch 1080p screen, 2GB or 3GB of RAM, an Adreno 330 GPU, 16GB or 32GB of built-in storage, LTE connectivity and a 2700mAh battery.
Android 4.4 or KitKat will run the show and the Nexus 5 asking price starts at $350.
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