Nexus 5 Release Date: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

The Nexus 5 may be launched today or tomorrow, reports Artem Russakovskii and respectively. Here’s 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know.

1. The Phone May Launch Today at 12PM Pacific Time (3PM EST)

Artem Russakovskil predicted the Nexus 5 launch being today; he said the following in a Google+ post:

The release should happen no later than 11am Pacific, but knowing Google, it’s probably going to be between 8-8:30 and 10am. 11am is the worst case scenario.
Hold on to your butts, people, we’re about to finally have lift-off!

Android Fan Network reported a slightly later time of 12PM Pacific.

Other sites have stated later dates, but Artem appears to have an inside connection.

A redditor using a throwaway account posted the following pictures.

A redditor using a throwaway account posted the following pictures.

2. The Phone is Rumored to Retail at $349 With 16GB, No Contract

According to, the phone will see at a relatively low price of $349 retail.

The Verge had previous reportedly that what was likely an error in the Google Play store resulted in the listing of the phone. The price in this listing was identical at $349, and even included a $300 version of the phone with only 8GB of memory.

3. Nexus 5 Display and Inner Components Have Leaked leaked several images of the Nexus 5:

nexus 5

4. Redditor Reports Full Back-Up Support; Improved Camera, and Always On Microphone

After an “Ask me Anything,” regarding a user who had done a hands-on with the device, Redditor bckbck compiled the following fact sheet, based on information from this post.


5. Redditor Reports His Local Phone Store has Nexus 5s

Feeding the flames further, redditor BenjaminSherwood alleges that he called his local “Carphone Warehouse” regarding the Nexus 5 and was told that “Oh, we’ve just got some in this morning, actually…” He says that they could not disclose the price because it was not in the system yet.

More information as it emerges.