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Google Nexus 5 release date tipped as October 31 as Nexus 4 sells out

The Google Nexus 5 release date is now just weeks away with latest reports pointing towards an October 31 arrival.

With Google Nexus 4 stocks having run dry in the US after the handset’s recent price cuts, it has been suggested that the Google Nexus 5 release date will follow in the near future, with a Halloween arrival reportedly on the cards

Citing unnamed sources, Android based tipsters Droid Life have claimed that the eagerly awaited Google Nexus 5 release date will be held on October 31, weeks after the LG G2, a handset tipped to feature a similar spec to the Nexus 5 hits the UK.

“The next Nexus phone should arrive sometime in October, possibly around October 31, according to sources of ours,” the reports stated.

Last month Google slashed £80 off the price of both the 8GB and 16GB Google Nexus 4 handsets, bringing the 4.7-inch smartphones down to an even more wallet appeasing £159 and £199 respectively on a SIM free basis.

Although the UK arm of the Google Play store is still listing stock of the quad-core CPU, 720p HD display hosting handset the phone is now completely sold out in the US. It has been suggested that Google will now not replenish stocks as its moves its efforts to the next-gen Google Nexus 5.

Rumoured to be 5.2-inches in size, the Google Nexus 5 has been tipped to be based on the foundation of the LG G2, just without the peculiar rear-mounted volume controls.

According to recent Google Nexus 5 rumours, the phone will be the first to come packing the as yet unconfirmed Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie OS alongside a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Pro processor, 2GB of RAM and the option of increased 16GB and 32GB storage capacities.

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