Smart exclusively offers LG Nexus 5 – first Android KitKat phone in the Philippines

Mobile leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) announced today that it will be exclusively offering the LG Nexus 5, the first-ever Android smartphone powered by Google’s latest Android 4.4 KitKat mobile operating system, to its subscribers for free at Unli Surf Plan 1500.

Smart LG Nexus 5 Launch
Smart LG Nexus 5 Launch

Manufactured by LG, the Google Nexus 5 brings the best and purest Android experience to users with its stunning 5-inch full-HD IPS Display and 8-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization (OIS) technology, along with the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor powering the entire device.

Under Unli Surf Plan 1500, subscribers can enjoy only the best mobile Internet experience with unlimited LTE surfing on the Nexus 5 powered by Smart’s widest and fastest 4G-LTE network. The postpaid plan also comes with 120 all-network texts and 60 minutes of calls every month under a 30-month lock-in period.

“Loyal fans of Google’s mobile OS can get the purest Android experience today through the LG Nexus 5 with the most advanced Android 4.4 KitKat software,” said Kathryn Carag, Postpaid Marketing Head at Smart. “Paired with Smart’s ultrafast LTE service with speeds of up to 42 Mbps, subscribers can expect only the most superior mobile experience from the leader in mobile.”

With Android 4.4 KitKat OS, Google brings the latest and sweetest features to its mobile platform including the “OK, Google” voice recognition prompt for mobile commands, a more intuitive caller ID feature, and overall improvements in multitasking and user experience.

LG continues to offer the most innovative design for its second Nexus phone that features a highly glossy front and a matte rear panel, ceramic side keys, a narrow bezel and a slim profile that measures only 8.59 millimeters thin.

Thanks to its long-lasting 2,300 mAh battery, users will be able to enjoy long and uninterrupted mobile surfing on Smart’s supercharged LTE network, the fastest and most expansive 4G network in the country today with more than 1,000 sites in close to 180 cities and municipalities in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, including all cities located in Metro Manila.

“A premium device like the LG Nexus 5 deserves an unrivaled LTE experience only Smart can provide its subscribers,” Carag added.

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