Seemingly lost in the fanfare of the numerous features and specs of the Nexus 5 were a few highly innovative and handy add-ons—a low-power step detector and step-counting sensor—useful for tracking fitness data.
Both of these sensors are supported by Android 4.4 KitKat, but the Nexus 5 is the only device right now that has them, giving it one of the most accurate pedometers available in a smartphone right now. Only problem is, there's no built-in apps to fully harness its power.
What Makes the Nexus 5's Pedometer Different?
Fitbits and Fuelbands aside, most phones have been capable of... more