'It's encased entirely in a comfortable, rubberized soft touch housing. '
'the Nexus 5 display is immaculately sharp.'
'Beastly specs usually mean high prices but the Nexus 5 retails from £299, making it one of the most affordable high-end smartphones ever produced. . '
'It runs circles around the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 on synthetic benchmarks, and those are by no means sluggish phones. '
'It is big, bright, beautiful, and perfectly suitable for every task. '
'Thin and wide the overall impression is of ultimate portability, a robust handset with a nice if plasticky finish. '
'Image and video quality is very similar to the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note II, which is to say good but not as stunningly detailed as the S4. - Lastly, the phone has physical front buttons rather than capacitive.'
'Phone quality wise, the device is strong, with calls coming through crisp. '
'all key are easy to feel and press without looking, with deep and clicky feedback to them.'
'Noise cancellation worked well in my tests, as the Z Ultra blocked out a good amount of loud street noise, but I did notice a persistent hiss. '
'It's almost impossible to reach anything in the top half of the display or on the opposite side to your hand.'
'Sometimes it felt like the Xperia Z Ultra was wandering into a design minefield as far as usability is concerned, because certain tasks ended up being made more difficult by its sheer bulk. '