Android fans proved last year that the LG Nexus 4 was one of the hottest items to hit the market. Now “rumor control” has it that there is a Nexus 5 on the planning board that will come with Key Lime Pie pre-installed.
Allegedly, according to a recent IBTimes article, LG may will be basing the Nexus 5 on the LG Optimus G Pro. Sources indicate that Key Lime Pie may be released sometime in late spring and would be an improved version which could include the option of multiple user profiles. This would have the Nexus 5 hitting the shelves with performance options that would allow the user to choose either longer battery time or better hardware performance. Rumor control also says that there is the possibility of better Twitter integration.
The LG Optimus G Pro features a five inch, 1080p display and may have a 2GH quad core processor. According to inside sources, Google’s Nexus 5 will feature a Snapdragon 800 processor, 18mp camera and super PLS screen along with a 3000mAh battery. The concept device has been said to run Android 4.5 making one believe that it is the supposed Android Key Lime Pie system. The back side of the device looks a great deal like a compact version of the Nexus 4 with the same interesting design pattern. Hopefully the disaster of a easily broken glass back such as is on the 4 will be avoided.
Of course, all this is just possibly “water cooler” chitchat and there may be no solid evidence that the Nexus 5 will be made by LG, because there have also been rumors that Google is considering working with many phone companies for the new Nexus handset in 2013. There are signs that Sony may be the maker of the Nexus 5 as some of the techno-experts thought that LG did a less than stellar job with the Nexus 4. Bottom line, it is merely a game of wait and see.
While LG has done a superb job with the Nexus 4 that gave it great performance and looks along with a solid build, it is missing LTE and does have a problem with storage space along with a few other minor issues. The Optimus G Pro has both of these features.
It is to be hoped that LG will be given the go-ahead to make the Nexus 5 with all the great rumored features and any issues with supplies and technical difficulties all worked out.