Nexus 5 dies on me due to water damage =(
Went on a cruise last week and came back with a dead water damaged Nexus 5. The phone is dead dead dead, and no amount of dry rice could save it. Currently on my Nexus 4 with a kitKat ROM (which is surprisingly very good and feels almost the same speed-wise).
Fortunately I was smart enough to back up pictures I took using my USB OTG drive. If I had not, I would have lost ALL pictures I took...because of no SD. As it is I still lost about 20% of them because the back ups were not completely up to date. All the SD opponents (including Google) are simply wrong. SD should be a standard thing on every phone. There are no significant downsides to it, and lots of upsides...and this is a good example of one. It is really nice of 3rd part companies to provide bandaids for design flaws like this. it saved me a lot of memories.
Ah well...I have a new one in the mail as we speak. I still love the phone so I am willing to put up with this giant festering wart, because the rest of the package is so perfect. Google said 32 gig Nexus 5s were 3-4 weeks...it shipped a day after I placed the order though. Don't believe Google Play ship estimates.