After weeks of speculations, search engine giant, Google has finally launched the company's flagship devices - LG Nexus 5 and Asus Nexus 7 (2013 Version) in India. The much awaited gadgets are now available online.
The company's official e-commerce site Google Play has listed the new Nexus 5 (16GB) for ₹28,999 and the 32GB for ₹32,999 [To buy, Click Here], whereas the second generation Nexus 7 Wi-Fi only models are priced at ₹20,999 and ₹23,999 for 16GB and 32GB variants respectively [To buy, Click Here].
Google's 2013 flagship smartphone Nexus 5 manufactured by the South Korean tech major LG made its global debut just a couple of weeks ago. It sports 4.95-inch full HD IPS display with pixel density of 445 ppi (pixels per inch) and runs on new Android v4.4 KitKat OS powered by 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series quad-core processor, 450MHz Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB RAM and comes in two storage capacities 16GB and 32GB (no microSD card support).
On the other hand, Nexus 7 (2013 version) is a co-branded tablet developed by Google and Taiwanese PC maker Asus. It was unveiled in late July this year. The second generation device sports a 7.02-inch IPS full HD LCD screen with pixel density of 323 ppi (pixels per inch) and ships with v4.3 Jelly Bean OS out-of-the-box. (v4.4 KitKat update will be rolled out soon).
Nexus 7 (2013) packs a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor, 2GB RAM 16GB/32GB storage (non-expandable) and also boasts of 5.0-megapixel camera with full HD video recording ability and a 1.2-megapixel front-facing secondary camera.
Key specifications of Asus-Google Nexus 7 (2013 Version) and LG-Google Nexus 5:
|Model||Asus-Google Nexus 7 (2013 Version)||LG-Google Nexus 5|
|Display||7.02-inch IPS LCD screen with full HD 1080x1920p display resolution having pixel density of close to 323 ppi (pixels per inch), and comes with scratch-resistant Corning Glass screen shield||4.95-inch full HD IPS display with 1080x1920p resolutions having pixel density of 445 ppi (pixels per inch), Corning Gorilla Glass|
|OS||Latest Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS||Android v4.4 KitKat|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor with 1.5GHz CPU speed (chipset type: APQ8064)||Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series quad-core processor with CPU speed of 2.3GHz|
|GPU||400 MHz Adreno 320 graphics engine||450 MHz Adreno 330|
|Storage capacity||16GB & 32GB||16GB & 32GB|
|Camera||Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with full HD 1080p recording abilityFront: 1.2-megapixel camera||Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and HDR +, photo sphere with 360-degree viewFront: 1.3-megapixel camera|
|Battery||3950 mAh, with up to 9 hours of back-up||2,300mAh;Talk time: up to 17 hours
Standby mode: 300 hours
|Network||3G & 4G/LTE (optional)- available in select markets (In India only Wi-Fi only models are currently available )||3G And 4G/LTE|
|Add-ons||Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi Dual-band (802.11 b/g/n & 2.4GHz & 5 GHz), NFC, micro-USB v2.0, Wireless charging capability||2.3GHz Wireless Dual-band Wi-Fi (2.5G/5G) 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth v4.0, NFC (Android Beam ), micro-USB,|
|Dimensions||200.0 x114.0 x 8.65 mm||137.84 x 69.7 x 8.59 mm|
|Weight||Wi-Fi model:290 g; LTE model: 299 g||130 g|
|Price||32GB (Wi-Fi Only) - ₹23,999, whereas 16GB (Wi-Fi only) -₹20,999||₹28,999(16GB) & ₹32,999(32GB)|