N5_Black_Frnt_3Q_Lft_Vrtcl-SIMP-LYRS_LGAs the price of the latest generation of popular smartphones creeps towards the $1000 mark you may be tempted to see what else is on offer.  Well the good news is that you can spend around half that amount and still get an great device.

A good example is the new Nexus 5 from Google and LG.  It’s the first smartphone to run the latest Android 4.4 operating system which proves very handy if you use Google features such as Gmail, calendar, drive and maps plus you can start a Google search by simply saying “Ok Google”.

For the fashion conscious the Nexus 5 is also a good looking handset, weighs just 120 grams and is compatible with 4G networks.  Full details HERE.

Tech specs

Processor: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 with 2.26GHz Quad-Core Krait CPU
Operating System: Android™ 4.4, KitKat®
Display: 5-inch Full HD IPS (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Memory: 32GB / 16GB Online (retail 16GB)
Camera: Rear 8.0MP with OIS / Front 1.3MP HD
Battery: 2,300mAh Li-Polymer (embedded)
Size: 137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59mm
Weight: 130g
Others: Wireless charging, NFC
Colours: Black/white