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After complaints by many about the build quality of the Nexus 5, Google has apparently made certain hardware changes and released a revised version of its latest flagship handset in the last couple of days.

How can one ensure that they have the latest model of the Nexus 5 (or is it a given or matter of trust, that the Google Play Store and retailers will supply the latest). ?

  • All I've seen (so far) is a physical comparison of the two models, more-or-less requiring you to have both models in hand to compare. Not very useful when you're shopping. I've seen no mention of a modified model number or anything like that. You might just need to roll the dice. – ale Dec 14 '13 at 15:32
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    @Krampus I understand what you are saying, but I haven't physically handled "the original", so wouldn't know. – Simon Dec 14 '13 at 16:48
  • You can look at the photos, surely, then check the model you get and see if, for example, you have the old or new style holes at the bottom. On the other hand, if you're not sure but you don't have a problem with quiet sound levels or protruding SIM trays then you don't have a problem anyway. – user5506 Dec 14 '13 at 23:01
  • @Poldie Your second sentence doesn't really make a whole lot of sense. If they have produced a revised model, that has supposedly rectified issues, why on Earth would I be content with quiet sound levels and protruding SIM trays ? The whole point is to BE SURE !! – Simon Dec 15 '13 at 11:12
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    @AlE. This article may clear up any confusion forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2597276 – Simon Jan 25 '14 at 18:57

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