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The Nexus 4 is coming on half a year old and, as is tradition in the industry, rumours of its demise and successor are already making the rounds. The latest rumour to surface places the fifth Nexus smartphone once more in the grasp of LG who, along with Google, are working with Nikon to create the ultimate smartphone-based camera sensor and lens combo.

Nikon is getting serious about the growing smart phone market: last year the company released their first Andorid based camera. Just last month Nikon signed a patent agreement with Microsoft involving patents for cameras running on the Android operating system.

Of course the Nexus 5, or whatever it will be called, will be upgraded to a 1080p display — you can expect all high-end Android phones to join the Full HD ranks soon enough — but, along with the high-res display, bringing it to 5-inches may put it in the phablet space more than the smartphone one.

Other rumours point to a Snapdragon 600 processor (Snapdragon 800 is going into an eventual Google Nexus 10.2, they iterate), 2 GB of RAM, 8/16 GB of storage, and a 3140 mAh battery.

No point in getting ahead of ourselves, though; the next Nexus announcement is likely months away, at the very least.

Last year, in November, Google released the Nexus 4 to great demand. The device, which combines high-end hardware with the latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean software and a cheap unlocked and on-contract price, was extremely hard to find for its first few months of existence and remains one of the best Android smartphone options on the market.

[PhoneArena. Mobile Syrup]

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Shivaank Rana
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14 comments
PreethamPhirangi
PreethamPhirangi

Nexus 4 never got released in India so I'm not excited about Nexus 5's release b'cause Google won't bring it to India at the right time if they do... But nothings wrong with hoping people

PreethamPhirangi
PreethamPhirangi

Nexus 4 never got released in India so I'm not excited about Nexus 5's release b'cause Google won't bring it to India at the right time if they do... But nothings wrong with hoping people

Mandy Newcity
Mandy Newcity

rumours- nexus 5 to have 2.3ghz processor with 3gb of ram, rumors are everywhere:p Still its good to hear as nexus 4 is having worst smartphone camera, btw key lime pie sound good which I think n5 is gonna have

Mandy Newcity
Mandy Newcity

rumours- nexus 5 to have 2.3ghz processor with 3gb of ram, rumors are everywhere:p Still its good to hear as nexus 4 is having worst smartphone camera, btw key lime pie sound good which I think n5 is gonna have

Pranab Poira
Pranab Poira

nexus never made it 2 India, no good whatever dey do with it.

Pranab Poira
Pranab Poira

nexus never made it 2 India, no good whatever dey do with it.

Pritesh Palan
Pritesh Palan

will it be available in India as well???????????

Pritesh Palan
Pritesh Palan

will it be available in India as well???????????