Exclusive: Google Nexus 5 Rumor Roundup

Google’s Nexus 5 is officially the world’s worst kept secret. For literally months, we’ve been seeing leak after leak. We’re flooded with correct information. Here’s a roundup of the dozens of leaks we’ve seen so far.


Google released a video for the release of Android Kitkat which included a clip of an employee using the Nexus 5 for video.

nexus 5 leak roundup

FCC-released documents revealed further specs on the display and battery, as well as pictures of Nexus 5 components.

And ironically enough, a photo was leaked onto the Macrumors forum.


Italian tech site, tutto Android released leaked photos of the phone in action, including the lock screen, boot screen, and home screen, as well as further photos of the design.

A spec sheet showing similarities between the Nexus 5, and LG’s G2 was leaked just days after the Italian leak. Can we even call it a leak anymore?

Nexus 5: What We Know

  • 4G LTE Cellular

  • 2,300 mAh Battery

  • Dual Band Wifi

  • Bluetooth 4.0

  • Wireless Charging

  • 2.26 Ghz  Quad Core Snapdragon 800 Processor

  • And Android Kitkat

Michael Sitver

Michael Sitver is a technology insider who has been blogging about technology since 2011. Along the way, he's interviewed founders of innovative startups, and executives from fortune 500 companies, and he's tried dozens or hundreds of gadgets. Michael has also contributed to works featured in Newsday, The San Francisco Chronicle, and the associated press. Michael also occasionally consults, and writes for Seeking Alpha and Yahoo News.

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