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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews

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  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Learning how to .... not easy.

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    This is so much better than my old Samsung phone. The battery life on the Galaxy S 2 was terrible. The Nexus 5 battery lasts all day and into the night. The Nexus 5 was tested and is truly unlocked. Despite being sold as a Sprint phone it worked fine with a AT&T card. It has many radios built in and permits access to them. I plan to use it overseas when traveling. I can't say enough about how good the speaker phone is. The sound quality is fantastic! The sales person at Best Buy was outstanding. We experimented with the phone and made sure it was what I wanted. He loaded some apps that have been very useful. I use the voice thing frequently. It works great. I am very pleased with this device.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Best Nexus Phone Yet

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    This is hands down the best Nexus phone made. My prior phone was the HTC One which is also just a beast of a phone and very hard to part with, however I always switch phones every 6 months or so and I wanted the latest Android version and the piece of mind knowing for the next 2 years or more it will get updates first. This phone is just one sexy piece of hardware to look at, the back has a nice matte finish that feels great in the hand and resembles the back of the 2013 Nexus 7. The phone is also super light but durable and is running the latest Android 4.4 Kit Kat right out of the box. When I first got the phone the battery life was not that good, but after a full charge and the phone set up the way I liked it, I had 4 hours of screen time and still 45% battery life which is great, especially when considering the screen size. I played every hardcore game I could find to throw at it and it never skipped a beat, and was never hot in the hands and throw in the fact it supports wireless charging and you have the best phone of 2013 with the LG G2 which is the bigger brother to the Nexus 5. My only knock on the phone is the speakers are not very good, especially coming from the HTC One which has the best speakers I knew I would have to compromise, but the Nexus 5 appears to be hit or miss in the sound department but a update is coming next week to fix some of these issues that I read are software related and that Google implemented them to help conserve battery so I will see. Can't go wrong with this phone at this price point, I do wish the 32GB version would have been at best buy because I would have preferred that since there is no SDcard slot on this device. The camera is more than good enough with tons of options, especially on HDR+ mode.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Excellent phone

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    I was a little reluctant getting a phone with no removable battery, mediocre camera and low sound quality; however, the app store fixed my issues with a download. I am very happy with this phone and glad I made the purchase for the price. I would recommend this phone to anyone. Charging the phone takes 20-30 minutes when on red. You can't beat that. Camera: Download FX camera it makes the picture quality much better with more options. Sms: Handcent sms( just released an update so that it is compatible with the Nexus 5# Sound: download volume booster, bass volume, bass booster #any of the three will work Notification: download Notification toggle This phone is very customizable and the 16 is more than enough room. I came from the Samsung Galaxy SIII and this phone doesn't make me miss my previous phone at all. BUY BUY BUY

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Smoothest Android phone experience yet

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    This is my 3rd Android phone and the quality of the design, construction, and overall user experience is so much better. Hardware - I like the screen size, quality and brightness. I suspect the phone could be too big for one-handed operations for people with small hands, but otherwise it is thin and light and easy to grip. Calls and data - so far, call quality is quite good. Unfortunately I live in a city without Sprint LTE so I don't get the fastest, highest quality data service. When I visited a city with LTE, the phone data feels very fast. Ex) navigated Boston using Google Maps on foot and transit and had no glitches. OS and software - The newest Android OS really does feel much smoother and intuitive. The Google Now service (if you use Gmail) is handy, anticipating directions, reminders and other info you need without you asking. Voice recognition for search is pretty good and I expect will get better as I use it more. Camera - if you want your phone to also be your only high-quality camera, then this isn't the best choice (though I don't know what phone would be...). However, photos are otherwise good quality for sharing over social media and the built-in HDR+ and editing features are helpful for everyday use.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great phone but not enough storage

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    I really like the size of this phone. It's feel comfortable in my hand and I'm able to use it one-handed. The picture quality and size of the screen is great. So it's comfortable watching videos, or looking over photos and videos you have taken. Speaking of which, this phone has really great photo and video capture capability. With this phone, you truly don't need a separate point-and-shoot camera anymore. Another thing I like about his phone is it is plain Android as Google intended. I have used other interfaces (such as Samsung TouchWiz and Motorola Blur) and I always come back to the simplicity of Google's interface. My only real complaint is that 16GB has turned out to not be enough storage and there isn't a microSD slot for expansion. I have always have a had phone with a microSD slot before this one and I thought I wouldn't need it. But I've learned my lesson. It's microSD slot or bust the next time.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    awesome

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    The Nexus 5 is the best kept secret in the Android line. Full of performance with no added bloatware. If you want a no frills high quality phone this is it. CyanogenMod 11 ROM runs perfect on this device.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great Phone!!!

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    I got this phone with the Sprint/Best Buy student promotion. Needless to say, I fell in love with it right from the beginning. It is extremely easy to setup, very powerful, no lag and a gorgeous screen. You will find the sound well more than adequate and even the lower 16 gig model will leave with enough hard disk space for apps if you are habitual of storing your data in the cloud. The only thing that I found to be less than adequate is the battery life, which by no means is deal breaker, might die after a day of intensive use. It would be better to condition your battery(How to do it here : http://dottech.org/17705/tip-condition-your-new-cell-phones-battery-to-make-it-last-longer-but-be-sure-to-condition-it-properly/). After some time you might need an external battery case. But all in all, it is THE best android phone in the market, period.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    great value

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    The best phone value at the time of purchase. Paid full unsubsidized price in order to get a free year of service on the student program. Paying $37.50 a month to pay it off in a year and also paying $7.50 for taxes on the free plan. So, for a total $45 a month for the phone and service. Great deal. After the free year of service I can take this phone to almost any carrier (except Verizon) since it is carrier unlocked. Can't do this with any other Sprint phone. Lots of support on the XDA forums. It's a great phone since it's not loaded up with the normal carrier bloatware. It's fast and responsive. The battery will last about a day and a half average. The only thing I don't like is the material the back if made of. It's kind of grippy so it's a little difficult to get in and out of my pocket. The HTC One X was much easier to slip in and out.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Love this phone, it is so quick & easy functionali

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    I would definately recommend the Nexus 5 to others. It is a fun, fast phone with great apps & service.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Dilemma

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    Generally is a really good phone but with some problems. I upgraded my old but still nice working iPhone 4. I really like my new nexus 5 phone but it has some problems. First of all battery life is really problematic and short. The other thing that might annoy you is that there is no SD card slot so you should always check the status of your memory. And the camera is really good but it has a little lag which is not a problem for me but can annoy some. And finally the print network is not that much good and some times my phone has no signal, let alone LTE or 3G

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Excellent phone, Poor network

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    This phone is amazing. Great 5 inch display, superb camera, amazing Android experience the way Google intended. Sure some of the features of other phones are nice, but the snappy performance and clean look make up for it. The only Heel is the network. They are doing work, but right now the now network is nearly unusable. I would recommend to everyone in the market for a new android device, just maybe not on Sprint.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great phone for the price.

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    All in all, I really like this phone. I've had it month now. It's really fast. Has no carrier bloatware. It gives you a true Google experience. Only drawbacks( for me at least, even after tech support from Google) are that the conference call feature doesn't work and you HAVE to use Google Voice for your voice mails. These problems are software bugs and can be solved with an update from Google, the only question is when.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great Android Phone

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    Very fast and touch response is excellent. Best of all there is no usual sprint bloatware on it.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Best Droid Available

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    This a a great phone for the android market. It is super fast for games apps and the like and the screen size and resolution are right on. It will handle whatever you need. The one drawback is it doesn't come with some nifty features available on 3rd party markets phones such as the gestures feature in the galaxy line. Also the stock SMS app is hangouts which is kinda dated when it comes to messaging.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Good phone.

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    Nice phone. Very comfortable in hands. Sound not loud enough, cannot change battery and add memory

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Nexus phones are great

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    The Nexus 5 is a great smart phone, very nice screen, decent camera and battery life. The fact that it is unlocked means you take it to whatever carrier you want, but avoid all the crummy apps the carriers like to install. Being a Nexus device, you also get updates to android much faster than you would if you were waiting for the carrier to deliver them.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great. Phone.

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    Excellent phone for the price, even better results with general use. The best part is the nexus brand, with current software and speed despite not the top of the line hardware. No kins out of the box, easy access to Google user info, Google Now is the icing on the cake with current valid info at your fingertips, without being pushy.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great specs for a cheap phone

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    Nexus 5 is one of the best android phones in the market. With such a cheap price, its hard to get with top end specs. The not so good: Sound is not that good, No external memory card storage.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    GREAT PHONE

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    Did my research and was sure this was going to be the right phone and I was right. Has good battery life and is easy to use. Size is large put it is just what I was looking for.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    This phone is great

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    It was finally time for my upgrade so j wanted something different no Galaxy or iPhone so I decided to go with the Nexus and I am completely satisfied with it.

    I would recommend this to a friend