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Google Nexus 5 Review

The Nexus 5 is the best that Google has to offer right now. It is a lean, mean Android machine, beyond the reach of OEM embellishment and carrier bloatware. It delivers a streamlined experience that's stylish, refined, and lightning fast, and it does all this at a jaw-dropping low price.
You can snag the 16 GB version of the Nexus 5 for Rs. 24,400/- or you can lay down an extra Rs. 3,265/- and get the 32 GB version for Rs. 27,670/-.
In terms of hardware the Nexus 5 is a premium smartphone, it just doesn't have a premium price tag. The Nexus 5 can just about hold its own with the top devices on the market, including the iPhone 5S (starting at Rs. 44,895/-), the Samsung Galaxy S4 (now reduced to Rs. 34,283/-), the HTC One (which you can find for Rs. 35,099/-), and also the Sony Xperia Z1 (now reduced to Rs. 35,099/-).
A 2.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 chip-set and 2 GB RAM place this on the cutting edge. The 5-inch 1080 p display is no slouch either, and the Nexus 5 sports the very latest platform update in Android 4.4 KitKat, with the elegant Google Experience Launcher on top.
If you're wondering how Google can offer the Nexus 5 for that much less than its competitors, then you might point an accusatory finger at the camera and the battery life, but make no mistake - this phone is a real bargain.
The Nexus line of smartphones may have started out as reference devices to show off the platform, but Google has improved Android immeasurably since the Nexus One and it has refined its strategy in the marketplace.