1. angry english's Avatar
    My old launch white Nexus 5 had a really loose power button and volume rocker, you could literally move them around in the cut outs. The new black one I have does not have this issue, everything is tight, no rattles no nothing.

    I know manufacturing techniques become easier after a while but I'm quite surprised.

    Or is it a case of the black Nexus 5 was always this way and it was just an issue with the white one?

    Not putting the phone down at all, was just something I noticed the very instant I first turned on this black N5




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    02-08-2014 10:49 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    It was a known issue they modified, along with the speaker grilles.

    http://www.phonearena.com/news/Nexus...uttons_id50321

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    02-09-2014 12:05 AM
  3. win465's Avatar
    It was a known issue they modified, along with the speaker grilles.

    Nexus 5 gets a hardware revision, currently shipping with new speaker grill and fixed buttons

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    Well they did fix the buttons but i dont think they fixed the speaker holes. I just got the red nexus 5 and i still think it has the small speaker holes.
    02-09-2014 02:43 AM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    How certain are you about that? From the article, the difference in grille size doesn't seem that pronounced. Are you able to compare your N5 with others?

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    02-09-2014 02:47 AM
  5. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    I have a white one from launch and no loose buttons or other flaws.

    Sent from my LG-LG870 using Tapatalk 2
    02-09-2014 06:47 AM
  6. J00P24's Avatar
    Well they did fix the buttons but i dont think they fixed the speaker holes. I just got the red nexus 5 and i still think it has the small speaker holes.
    I just got my red nexus 5, volume seems OK but the power is a bit loose in there (not so bad that I'd return it). Also I did notice smaller speaker holes.

    One small thing that I didn't like was that they used the same old nexus 4 charging cable which you'd have to turn upside down to plug in.

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    02-09-2014 08:01 AM
  7. angry english's Avatar
    It was a known issue they modified, along with the speaker grilles.

    http://www.phonearena.com/news/Nexus...uttons_id50321

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    Thanks for that, after losing my launch day white nexus 5 I kinda stopped following it due to being absolutely gutted it went down a drain lol

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    02-09-2014 08:29 AM
  8. srkmagnus's Avatar
    I have a white one from launch and no loose buttons or other flaws.

    Sent from my LG-LG870 using Tapatalk 2
    I think the issues are more pronounced on some devices. It's definitely there.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    02-09-2014 12:24 PM
  9. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    I think the issues are more pronounced on some devices. It's definitely there.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    I must have been unusually lucky.

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    02-09-2014 12:42 PM
  10. win465's Avatar
    How certain are you about that? From the article, the difference in grille size doesn't seem that pronounced. Are you able to compare your N5 with others?

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    Well actually i think i read that an LG representative denied the new hardware revision on the nexus 5. She said they hadn't changed anything on the nexus 5.
    02-09-2014 01:20 PM
  11. angry english's Avatar
    Well actually i think i read that an LG representative denied the new hardware revision on the nexus 5. She said they hadn't changed anything on the nexus 5.
    They have definitely have changed something as like I said in the 1sr post my newer black N5 had none of the issues that my white one did regarding build quality

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    02-09-2014 01:31 PM

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