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86
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Summary

The Nexus 5 offers the best bang for your buck, with amazing specs and the latest OS for a very reasonable price.
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Scores

Engadget

86
 

User Reviews

100
ImTheStig
Had an great experience using this device and is defiantly my new daily drive....read more
100
RhymeBub
Love it! Keep in mind this phone is us $350 before complaining about every little...read more
100
lucassou
very good phone, at this price we can't have better, a little bit sad for the...read more
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84
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

85
 

Display

96
 

Battery life

70
 

Camera

74
 

Ease of use

80
 

Design and form factor

79
 

Portability (size / weight)

81
 

Media support

67
 

Durability

77
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

91
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

81
 

User

93
 
80

Engadget

80
 

Critic

80
 

User

Not yet scored
 
84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

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Critic

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User

93
 
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Engadget

80
 

Critic

80
 

User

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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