T-Mobile Nexus 5 Will Arrive November 14

Last week we reported a leaked document that showed the availability of the Nexus 5 on T-Mobile starting this November 20. The device will definitely become available on this date at retail stores and select dealers however those who will avail of the device through will be able to get it 6 days earlier, which is November 14.

T-mobile will only be offering the 16GB model which will disappoint customers who want to own the 32 GB model. The Nexus 5 costs $349.99 if bought directly from the google Play Store however customers won’t have to shell out that amount if bought under the network. An upfront payment of $41.99 is required then $17 per month over 24 months. Over a two year period this totals to $450 which is $100 higher than the $350 price of the device Google has set.

A lot of consumers are asking why T-Mobile is charging $100 more for the device compared to Google. The carrier explained that LG charges them $450 for each device. Unless T-Mobile wants to lose a lot of money then then it has to sell the device at the set price. It is Google then that is offering a $100 discount on each device.

The press release made by the carrier at their website states that

“T-Mobile makes it easy and affordable to get the hottest Android smartphone in time for the holidays with an upfront cost of only $41.99 down and 24 equal monthly device payments of $17 with T-Mobile’s Simple Choice Plan. T-Mobile offers Nexus 5 customers an unprecedented wireless experience by freeing them from annual service contracts, overage worries, ridiculous upgrade restrictions and complicated plans while on a speedy nationwide 4G LTE network. Consumers can sign up for more information on Nexus 5 at”

Nexus 5 Technical Specifications

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 with 2.26GHz Quad-Core Krait CPU
  • Operating System: Android 4.4, KitKat
  • Display: 5-inch (actual 4.95-inch) Full HD IPS (1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • Storage: 32GB / 16GB
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Camera: Rear 8.0MP with OIS / Front 1.3MP HD
  • Battery: 2,300mAh Li-Polymer (embedded)
  • Size: 137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59mm
  • Weight: 130g
  • Others: Wireless charging, NFC

The Nexus 5 is created by LG and is one of the best Android smartphones in the market today. Google describes it as “the slimmest, fastest Nexus phone yet“.

via ubergizmo

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