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Google Nexus 5

The Google Nexus 5 is Google's latest member of the Nexus family, created in collaboration with LG. As with all previous Nexus devices, the Nexus 5 runs on a clean version of Android, in this case Android 4.4 KitKat. The Nexus 5 is powered by a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 2.3GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM and an Adreno 330 GPU. The 4.95" True HD IPS Plus display has a resolution of 1080 x 1920, with a pixel density of 445 ppi. Storage comes in at either 16GB or 32GB. Other features include an 8MP camera, LTE connectivity and a 2300mAh battery.

The Nexus 5 was released on October 31st, 2013. Initially available in black and white, it is now available red as well. The Nexus 5 has received strong developer support, and many custom ROMs, kernels and more are available on XDA.

Specs
Phone
Android 4.4
Released 2013-10-31
2.30GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
2GB RAM
32GB ROM
8MP
LTE
4.95" - 1080x1920
2300mAh battery
130 grams
 
How to root the Google Nexus 5

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Install prerequisites (for 64-bit Debian/Ubuntu-based install):
  • sudo apt-get install lib32z1 lib32ncurses5 lib32bz2-1.0 lib32stdc++6
  • Extract the zip file
  • Then "chmod +x root-linux.sh" to make the script executable.
  • Run "./root-linux.sh"
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.
On Windows Just Double Click the Batch File "root-windows.bat" instead of the Linux Script Shown in the Video.

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