[How to] Install Flyme OS on the Google Nexus 5

The Google Nexus 5 is Google’s latest member of the Nexus family and runs on the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The Nexus 5 is powered by a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 2.3GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM and an Adreno 330 GPU. The 4.95″ True HD IPS Plus display has a resolution of 1080 x 1920, with a pixel density of 445 ppi. Storage comes in at either 16GB or 32GB. Other features include an 8MP camera, LTE connectivity and a 2300mAh battery.

Nexus 5, being a Google device, is a hugely popular device and lots of development support is available. Flyme OS developed by the Meizu team for their MX smartphone line can now be installed on the Nexus 5. Flyme OS is a heavily modified Android variant based on Android 4.4 and offers a few unique solutions that this Chinese OEM created for their project. And in the eyes of many, this OS is quite beautiful and almost every piece of the ROM and its UI elements have been themed to match Meizu’s philosophy. Follow the instructions given below to install it on the Nexus 5.


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Google Nexus 5 appears on the Play Store; 16GB will cost $349

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Google Nexus 5 as well as the Android 4.4 KitKat were rumored to release on October 15. But we were all disappointed that it didn’t happen. However, Nexus 5 was visible on the Google Play Store and the pricing will start at $349. The Nexus 5 came with a quote “Capture the everyday and the epic in fresh new ways”. Nexus 5 was later removed from the Google Play Store.

Initially, Nexus 4 was removed and replaced by the Nexus 5. Then again, Google updated the Play Store by removing the Nexus 5. After sometime, Nexus 4 was once more available on the Play Store.

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Catch sight of the upcoming Google Nexus 5 prototype in a leaked 7 minute video

Just previously, we have seen several rumors and leaks that have presented significant amount of information on the upcoming Nexus 5. At present we have been treated to some more details on this much anticipated revelation. The itemization briefing arrives in the form of a seven minute video which displays the Nexus 5 totally for the consumer’s view.

Based on the disclosed video, it is viewable that a prototype has been shown characterizing the reference to “Key Lime Pie” in the software in place of Android 4.4 KitKat. The device is seen missing with the Nexus branding on the back.

The displayable video exhibits a complete view of the hardware. The device features in a 4.95-inch IPS display alongwith the facilitation of a large rear camera in addition to the dual speakers appearing on the bottom hand side.nexus 5

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