Nexus 5 in Bright Red color announced; Available in India at same price

After the press renders of the red coloured Nexus 5 leaked, the company has officially announced the colour variant of the device.


LG has officially announced the availability of the Bright Red colored version of the Nexus 5, which is the third color option after White and Black. The phone, which is priced the same, is already available on the Google Play store. While it is currently available in the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Italy, Spain, Australia, India, Japan and Korea, a wider European release is expected by the end of the month.

For the Nexus 5 lovers in India, the Red Nexus 5 is already available on the Google Play Store in India and ships within 2 business days. Meanwhile there are also rumours that the handset may be available in a yellow colour version too.

Speaking about the Red Nexus 5, Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company, said, “The Nexus line has always been about doing things differently and consumers who share this philosophy have been our most loyal fans. We’re carrying this thinking over to the red Nexus 5, which we think will catch the eye of consumers who want to make an even bolder statement.”

Specs of the Google Nexus 5:

  • 4.95 inch display
  • 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
  • 2.3 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor
  • Adreno 330 GPU
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory
  • 8 MP primary camera
  • 1.3 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.4 KitKat
  • 2300 mAh battery