Nexus 5 Red Variant Tipped to Debut at Google Play Store in US on 4 February: Report

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By Rohit KVN | January 31, 2014 7:37 PM EST

The long rumoured red Nexus 5 is being launched next month, according to a new report from US.

Technology blog, Android Central has got hold of the alleged snapshot of the internal memo of the US based network carrier Sprint, revealing the release details of the red Nexus 5. The search engine giant is said to debut the new Nexus handset via Google Play Store on 4 February.[To view the memo, click here]

"2/4/14: Google Nexus 5 in red available in Google play stores" read the document. This piece of information now almost confirms the existence of the scarlet Nexus 5 model.

If rumours are to be believed, Google is also slated to release five more color variants- cobalt, emerald, orange, purple and yellow along with the red model. However, the company is yet to officially comment on these speculations.

As of now, the company sells white and black models with three official bumper cases (Red, yellow and grey) at the Google Play store. Apart from new colours, the specifications of Nexus 5 is said to remain unchanged.

Key specifications of LG-Google Nexus 5:


LG- Google Nexus 5


4.95-inch full HD IPS display with 1080x1920p resolutions having pixel density of 445 ppi (pixels per inch), Corning Gorilla Glass 3


Android v4.4 KitKat


Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series quad-core processor with CPU speed of 2.3GHz (will come with Adreno 330 GPU)


450 MHz Adreno 330




32GB and16GB


Main: 8.0-megapixel camera  with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and HDR +, photo sphere with 360-degree view

Front: 1.3-megapixel camera



Talk time: up to 17 hours

Standby mode: 300 hours


3G And 4G/LTE


2.3GHz Wireless Dual-band Wi-Fi (2.5G/5G) 802.11 a/b/g/n/nc, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC (Android Beam ), micro-USB, SlimPort enabled, dual-microphones Ceramic power and volume buttons, 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, built-in wireless charging


137.84 x 69.7 x 8.59 mm


130 g

Price (At Google Play India store)

₹28,999(16GB) & ₹32,999(32GB)

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Google Nexus 5 (Credit: Google Play)
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