At this stage in the game, we’ve pretty much discounted the notion of a Nexus phone made by Google’s own Motorola, and instead all eyes are expectantly fixed upon South Korean manufacturer LG.
The Google Nexus 5, as we’re calling it, was seemingly accidentally leaked by Mountain View last week, and some pictures in an FCC filing appear to show the same device.
Somewhat confusingly, we were thanking the FCC last week for some Google Nexus 5 pics under the name LG D820, though it appears to have support for AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile-flavoured LTE.
Here, we’re looking at a "class 2 permissive change" for the LG G2 (LG-VS980), the manufacturer’s latest flagship. The Google Nexus 4, of course, was based on LG’s existing Optimus G.
This guy has support for LTE band 13, favoured by Verizon, suggesting that the Google Nexus 5 might come to all four US carriers.
Expected Google Nexus 5 specs include a 4.96in 1080p display (a tad smaller than the 5.2in LG G2), quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, and probably 2GB of RAM.
Oh, and not forgetting what will be the latest version of the world’s most popular smartphone operating system, Android 4.4 or “Kit Kat”. Yes, as in Rowntree's chocolate-covered wafer biscuit bar confection.