Google launches new Nexus 5 smartphone

Posted: November 1, 2013 by Areeb Fazli in Technology

Global News

TORONTO – Google is marking the five-year anniversary of its Android mobile platform with the release of the new Nexus 5 phone, which is manufactured by LG.

The phone — which diehard Android fans had been expecting since some details previously leaked online — officially went on sale Thursday through the Google Play online store, starting at $349 for a 16-gigabyte unit.

“It was actually five years ago this month that we launched that adorable first Android brick called the G1,” said Google Canada spokeswoman Wendy Bairos during a product briefing.

“People just want things to work and they want it to look good and they want it to work simply and beautifully, and I think in the (last) five years we’re seeing that happen.”

Like Google’s previous Nexus phones designed in partnership with outside manufacturers, the Nexus 5 has top of the line hardware including: a 4.95-inch screen with…

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