LG's rumoured Nexus phone has been photographed, in a series of blurry snaps that show off a glitzy sequin-style pattern on the phone's rear casing.
The phone in the pictures has rounded-corners and a lack of physical buttons that's highly reminiscent of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. More intriguing is the strip of chrome around the sides, which matches an earlier report from a source who claimed to have had some hands-on time.
That lends credibility to these latest snaps. Earlier reports peg LG's Nexus phone as having 2GB of RAM, an 8-megapixel camera and 8 or 16GB of storage. There's no MicroSD card slot though apparently.
Nexus devices differ from most Android mobiles in that they run raw or 'vanilla' Android, rather than a version that's been tinkered with by a manufacturer.
Running unhampered Android means no manufacturer-imposed bloatware, and faster updates when new software is released. HTC is reportedly also cooking up a 5-inch Nexus phone.
The end of October has been pegged as a possible release date for the next Nexus. Do you think LG will do a good job, or is there another manufacturer you'd rather see trying its hand at the Nexus brand? Tell me in the comments or on our Facebook wall.
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