Category: LG


Confirmed: TELUS to release the Nexus 5 on November 8th

As expected, TELUS — and probably all the other Canadian carriers — will release the Nexus 5 on November 8th. Only the 16GB version in black will be available to consumers, and will cost $99 on a 2-year term, or $500 outright. Check out our hands-on of the Nexus 5 here. (Thanks tipster!)


Video: This is what the inside of the Nexus 5 looks like

If seeing the innards of the latest smartphone is your thing then iFixit has ripped open the Nexus 5. The company has posted a 15-step process of how to take apart the Nexus 5 – stating that it’s relatively easy as most of the device is held together by plastic clips. The most challenging part


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Canadian carriers start receiving Nexus 5 inventory

The Nexus 5 has started to arrive at Canadian carrier retail stores. This should be available on November 8th — as previously reported the 16GB version will cost about $100 on a 2-year or $500 outright. In addition, the initial stock will come with a sticker on the box that will ask you to do



Rogers to sell the Nexus 5 for $100 on a 2-year

As expected, the Nexus 5 became available last week on Google Play for as low as $349. Several Canadian carriers have already confirmed plans to launch this LTE-enabled Nexus on their lineup, including Rogers, Fido, Bell, Virgin, Koodo, TELUS, WIND and Videotron. We previously revealed that the carrier no-term pricing will be above what Google Play



Update: Winner announced in our Google Nexus 5 contest!

Update: This contest is now closed. We’re happy to announce that long time MobileSyrup reader Matthew Pilon has captured the win of the Nexus 5. No worries if this isn’t you as we’ll be holding another Nexus 5 giveaway tomorrow! Nexus 5! KitKat! Finally. Here she is! The purest of all pure Android devices. Our



Google releases Android 4.4 factory image for Nexus 5, begins AOSP rollout

Google has done its civic duty and released the Android 4.4 factory image for the Nexus 5, offering build KRT16M to owners of the new hardware that may need to restore it back to factory settings. The Nexus 5, codenamed “Hammerhead,” is the only device currently offering Android 4.4, but Google has begun rolling out the source



Hands-on with the Nexus 5 (video)

Though we’re still getting over the excitement of the announcement — go buy one and return here, quickly! — but the Nexus 5 is here and we’ve had a brief chance to play with it. The TL;DR version is that this is a very nice phone, and is a bargain at $399 CDN for the 32GB LTE version.



Nexus 5 officially announced and now back in stock! (Update)

Update: November 5th: The Canadian Google Play has been updated to show the Nexus 5 inventory in both black and white are in stock, along with improved shipping notification times to depart the warehouse “in 3 – 4 weeks.” Go forth here: Google Play (Thanks Jonathan!) After the numerous leaks, Google and LG officially announced