So, as expected, the red version of the Nexus 5 has been announced today. LG and Google have just given us details of the new colour and, if you’re in a lucky country, you can purchase one right now from Google Play.
The same specifications apply, you still get the great Nexus experience and you can still purchase a 16GB or 32GB version. It’s available unlocked for the same prices of £299 and £339. Oh, and don’t forget our full Google Nexus 5 review
At time of posting this both models are available for dispatch in 1-2 business days but this could change as word spreads that it is now available.
Below is the full press release if you want to read it. But why read it when you can order one right now and appreciate in person> ;) Order one from Google Play here or, if you’ve already got a Nexus 5 and want the red shade, how about a bright red case?
SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The first red Nexus 5 device is now available on Google Play™. Nexus 5 is the first Google phone to be offered in three colors: red, white and black. Launched last October in partnership by LG and Google, Nexus 5 received praise as a stylish, high-performance Google phone. Nexus 5 is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 800 processor, a stunning 5-inch Full HD IPS display and runs Android 4.4, KitKat, the latest version of the Android OS.
“The Nexus line has always been about doing things differently and consumers who share this philosophy have been among our most loyal fans,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “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.”
The red Nexus 5 will be available on Google Play™ starting this month in the United States, Canada, U.K., France, Germany,Italy, Spain, Australia, Hong Kong, India, Japan and Korea with wider availability across Europe by the end of the month. Customers will also be able to purchase a red Nexus 5 in retail stores in select markets.
About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $52 billion global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. LG Electronics, a proud 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, sells a range of stylish and innovative home entertainment products, mobile phones, home appliances, commercial displays, air conditioning systems and solar energy solutions in theUnited States, all under LG’s “Life’s Good” marketing theme. www.lg.com.