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LG Nexus 5 (32GB) Black - Open Box Special

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Nexus 5 is the 2013-released successor to Googles much acclaimed smartphone Nexus 4. It is the fifth smartphone in Googles Nexus series and is the slimmest, fastest Nexus phone ever made. Manufactured in collaboration with Korean tech giant LG which also co-developed the preceding Nexus 4 for Google, this handset offers improved software and hardware specs. Its primary camera now offers HDR+ mode for a stunning photography experience. You can also use the cameras Auto Awesome feature to make aniamations, panoramas and add a variety of effects to your images.

The handset showcases a bigger Full HD IPS touchscreen thats 4.95 inches in size and offers a pixel density of 445ppi for top notch clarity. At 8.59 mm thin and 130g, the Nexus 5 is sleek and stylish and comes with a trademark back cover. Its 1920 x 1080p screen is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for top grade protection from scratches and also supports multitouch as well.

LG Nexus 5 is powered by Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) and is now updateable to v4.4.2 iteration. When released, it was the first smartphone to offer this Android platform from Google. The OS provides an improved Android UI and brand new wallpapers as well. Voice Actions integration makes phone navigation a breeze. For instance, saying "Ok Google" will send text/search for images/provide directions and so much more.

The device works on a Quad-core, 2.3GHz processor housed on the sophisticated Snapdragon 800 SoC from Qualcomm. The chipset provides 2GB built-in RAM while an Adreno 330 450MHz GPU powers the phones graphics acceleration. This combination makes it an ideal choice for gaming and multimedia enthusiasts including app developers. Internet browsing is also seamless and works without any lag.

LG Nexus 5 sports an 8MP (primary) HD back camera as part of its construction and comes with Optical Image Stabilization to eliminate image blur due to camera shake. Other prominent specs offered on the phone are Dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity, 4G network support, NFC (Android Beam), Bluetooth 4.0, wireless charging support, micro USB port, HTML5 browser, 1.3MP front cam, built-in Google voice assist, GPS and a built-in non-removable 2300mAh battery offering up to 17h talk time / 300h standby / 8.5h on Wi-Fi.

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRSClass 12
EDGEClass 12
Announced2013, October
StatusAvailable. Released 2013, November
Dimensions137.9 x 69.2 x 8.6 mm (5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
Weight130 g (4.59 oz)
TypeTrue HD IPS+ capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size4.95 inches (~70.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels (~445 ppi pixel density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
OSAndroid OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
CPUQuad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400
GPUAdreno 330
Card slotNo
Internal32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Primary8 MP, f/2.4, autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Features1/3.2 inch sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Secondary1.3 MP
Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
USBmicroUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host
SensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
- Wireless Charging (Qi-enabled)
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- MP4/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
- Photo/video editor
- Document editor
- Voice memo/dial/commands
Non-removable Li-Po 2300 mAh battery
Stand-byUp to 300 h (3G)
Talk timeUp to 17 h (3G)

Generally speaking all items currently listed on the site are currently available. We hold some in stock and others are available from suppliers within a few days.

After placing your order we'll let you know the ETA and if there are issues securing stock (this is a fast-moving industry and items can duck in and out quick) we'll recommend any similar colours/variants.

To ensure that you receive your new phone as quickly and safely as possible, we use a range of delivery options. Delivery times for all options are detailed below. Note that we currently do not ship to PO Boxes.

INSURED COURIER DELIVERY - 2-7 days handling time. Freight generally handled by Toll Australia. Next day from our Hong Kong warehouse into Sydney International. Additional day to Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and major regional centres. Other more regional areas are usually between 2 to 7 days depending on remoteness.

EXPRESS SHIPPING SERVICE -1-5 days handling time, arrives on average 1 day sooner. Freight generally handled by Fedex. Overnight from our Hong Kong warehouse into Sydney International. Additional day to Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and major regional centres. Other more regional areas are usually between 1 to 5 days depending on remoteness.

Select your chosen method at the cart. There you can also enter your post code for an exact shipping quote.

VERIFICATION - Please note that handling times begin once an order has been verified. We may contact you after the order has been placed to verify order and account details. Please ensure that we can reach you on the email address supplied and that you respond promptly to any requests.

CONDITION - Unless stated in the product title, all devices are brand new. We do sell a small quantity of refurbished items but these all have a product title that begins with 'Refurbished'. Package seals may have been opened to check quality or perform basic testing or unlock functions however unless specified otherwise all devices are new and unused.

WARRANTY - All devices come with our comprehensive 12 month warranty, which is included in the standard purchase price. We'll even replace with a new item if yours can't be repaired.

PAYMENT METHODS - We accept Credit Card, Bank Transfer and PayPal for outright purchases. We also offer a monthly repayment option for purchases between $400 and $1200 via RateSetter. To begin a pay monthly application simply hit the 'APPLY NOW' button on the product page of applicable items.

RETURNS - All orders come with 30 days free returns. For more information on please read our returns policy. We also offer a new replacement policy for items that cannot be repaired.

SECURITY - Our shopping cart meets the strictest PCI requirements and is audited daily. We do not store any customer payment information and our servers are protected using Digicert's SHA2 High Assurance SSL.

OUR STOCK - Products sold through this store are unlocked, never locked or SIM-free. They offer the best combination of price and quality and can be sourced from international markets via parallel importation. Please check the network bands with your provider to ensure full compatibility. In some instances printed documentation may not be in English, even though the device is compatible with local network bands. Where this occurs and you require user manuals etc please contact us and we will provide a digital copy.

DISCLAIMER - Due to variations in stock and regional sourcing we cannot guarantee that all specifications listed are 100% correct at all times as the same model may be available in several variants. If you have any specific requirements please raise them with our team and they will provide availability on the model you require.

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