Nexus 6: Everything We Know So Far

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By Pavithra Rathinavel | May 8, 2014 10:56 PM EST

Google Nexus 5 has only been released in November 2013. But there are rumors that the next Nexus device set to be rolled out later this year.

Initial reports claimed  the next-generation Nexus device will be developed by LG (based on LG G3), expected to be launched by the end of May. But a new report suggested the Google Nexus 6 will be manufactured by HTC.

What's New?

Tech Web site My Gadgetic (via Phonearena) said the new Nexus 6 will come with a 5.7-inch Super LCD 4 display with 1,080 x 1,920 pixels resolution and not the 5.2-inch display as reported earlier. The concept image showed very thin bezels and the exterior will be a poly-carbonate body. The next Nexus device will house boom sound speakers.

Hardware

Nexus 6 will likely be powered by Qualcomm's latest 64-bit Snapdragon 810 processor and house a solid 3 GB RAM.

Software

Google Nexus 6 will run on the next Android v4.5 Lollipop, which is expected to be announced this summer.

Storage

Nexus 6 is expected to have 16 GB and 32 GB of internal storage options. Also, the company might offer a 64 GB variant.

Camera

The camera specifications include a 12 MP rear-facing camera unit with dual tone LED flash and a 5 MP camera unit facing the front. Also, it supports optical image stabilization.

Battery

The upcoming Nexus device will sport a 3,200 mAh battery and rumored to be dust- and water-resistant.

Release Date

Nexus 6 is expected to be released in the second half of this year, most probably by end of October 2014, according to Google's Sundar Pichai. To view the concept image and video - Click here.

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