Rumored LG Nexus 5 FCC filing seems to match supposed leak on Google lawn
6th Sep 2013 | 01:47
Take a closer look at the alleged Nexus 5
There's more evidence to suggest that LG and Google are working together on the Nexus 5 phone in light of newly declassified Federal Communications Commission documents.
The FCC filing points to a full-featured LG smartphone known only by the codename of LG D820.
While this mysterious codename doesn't tip us off as whether or not it refers to the Nexus 4 successor, it does cover most of the major bands in North America, a must for pretty much any flagship handset.
The documents list support for a 7-band LTE device compatible with AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint (bands 2/4/5/17/25/26/41), CDMA / EVDO rev A, pentaband DC-HSPA+ and quadband GSM / EDGE, according to Engadget.
Also on board are Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and dual-band 802.11 b/g/n/ac, rounding out a well-connected smartphone that would be compatible with every major carrier band in the region except Verizon's LTE 750.
The documents first appeared on the FCC site a month ago, but were pulled due to "confidentiality reasons," according to the blog S4Gru.
It appears to be around the same size and shape, complete with a larger-than-normal camera hole.
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