LG officially announces Nexus 5 open-market availability, 16GB version to be available for Rs. 29,999 & 32GB for Rs. 33,999

Google launched the Nexus 5 on Play Store recently, and now LG has officially announced that, Nexus 5 will be also available for purchase from LG Stores and other major retailer. The 16GB Nexus 5 will be available for Rs. 29,999, whereas the 32GB version will cost Rs. 33,999, which is Rs. 1,000 more than Google Play price.

Google Nexus 5

Hours after Google launched Nexus 5 on Play Store, the black coloured Nexus 5 (both, 16GB & 32GB) was out of stock. Considering such a huge demand, it might not be possible to see Nexus 5 available offline this month.

According to LG, the price of Nexus 5 for open-market is increased because of the distribution costs, store management and other expenses that come with selling phones in brick and mortar shops.

To remind you all, Nexus 5 comes with a 4.95-inch Full HD IPS display, 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB RAM, Android 4.4 KitKat, 8MP rear camera with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), 1.3MP front facing camera, 16GB/32GB fixed internal storage and 2,300 mAh battery.

Other specifications include, microUSB, SlimPort enabled, 3.5mm stereo audio jack, dual microphones, ceramic power and volume buttons, wireless charging support, penta-band 3G, 4G LTE, Dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4/5GHz) 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC (Android Beam) and Bluetooth 4.0.