What better way to welcome the Nexus 5 into our lives than by putting it through a series of gruelling camera conditions. We're not just challenging the Nexus 5 camera though, we've included the best camera  phones on the market in our comparison, specifically, the Apple iPhone 5S, Google Nexus 4, HTC One, Nokia Lumia 1020, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Sony Xperia Z.

We need to take some time to analyse the results and give you a considered verdict, but rather than make you wait until next week for that, we're serving up the samples along with full resolution versions (just click the thumbnails), so you can see how the incredibly new 8-megapixel powered optically image stabilised Nexus 5 compares against the best of the rest.

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Apple iPhone 5s ​​
Google Nexus 4
Google Nexus 5
HTC One
Nokia Lumia 1020
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1

So enjoy the images, post initial thoughts in the comments section below and we'll be throwing in our two cents next week.