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Google Nexus 5 nears as Nexus 4 is taken from shelves

The Google Nexus 5 looks set to receive a Google I/O unveiling next week, with insiders claiming UK retailers have stopped selling the current Google Nexus 4.

Long rumoured to be the successor to the hugely popular but frequently supply chain hit Google Nexus 4, the Google Nexus 5 has been widely speculated to be another joint venture between Google and LG, with latest reports suggesting the handset could be unveiled as early as next week.

According to claimed industry sources, both Phones 4u and Carphone Warehouse have halted sales of the Google Nexus 4, a potential indication of a new model on the horizon.

Although the two well-known UK based smartphone retailers are said to have stopped sales of the latest Nexus handset, those keen to get their mitts on the high-end handset with the wallet appeasing price tag can still do so via Google’s official online outlet and direct from networks.

Google Nexus 5 Rumours

While Google has yet to formally acknowledge the existence of a Google Nexus 5 handset, recent leaks have suggested the eagerly awaited handset will touch down with an expansive 5.2-inch display in tow.

A handset to go head-to-head with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One, the Google Nexus 5 is expected to be the launch device for the upcoming Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie operating system.

Having previously been spotted on leaked internal documents, the Google Nexus 5 specs sheet looks set to be bolstered by a 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM and the option of 16GB, 32GB or 64GB storage options.

With a 3300mAh Lithium Polymer battery reportedly in tow, the Google Nexus 5 screen is said to pair 5.2-inches of OLED real-estate with a 1920 x 1080p Full HD resolution.

Can’t wait for the Google Nexus 5? See which of its main rivals currently comes out on top in our Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One head-to-head.

Via: TechRadar

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