Google has silently announced its new generation Nexus Smartphone - the Nexus 6. The new Smartphone runs on the newest Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, which was also made official on the same day. This time Google has chosen Motorola to manufacture its new device.
Google Nexus 6 sports a 5.96-inch QHD AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels at 496 ppi. The display has an aspect ratio of 16:9 and is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Under the hood, it packs a 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor alongside Adreno 420 GPU and 3GB of RAM. It comes in two storage options - 32GB and 64GB with no expansion support.
The rear side of the device has a 13MP snapper with optical image stabilisation (OIS), f/2.0 aperture, dual LED ring flash and is capable of 4K video capture at 30fps. There's also a 2MP front facing camera with HD Video Conferencing. For connectivity, it has 4G-LTE, 3G-HSPA+, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), DLNA, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, Micro-USB v2.0, USB OTG, 3.5mm jack, and GPS. It houses a Non-removable Li-Po 3220 mAh battery with up to 24 hours of talk time and up to 330 hours of standby.
Google Nexus 6 Key Specifications:
- Android 5.0 Lollipop OS
- 5.96-inch, 2560 x 1440, QHD AMOLED display
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor
- Adreno 420 GPU
- 3GB of RAM
- 32GB/64GB internal storage
- No expansion support
- 13MP rear camera with OIS, f/2.0 aperture and dual LED ring flash
- 4K video capture at 30fps
- 2MP HD front-facing camera
- 4G-LTE, 3G-HSPA+, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) and DLNA
- Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, Micro-USB v2.0, USB OTG and 3.5mm jack
- GPS support
- Non-removable Li-Po 3220 mAh battery
- Dimensions: 82.98 x 159.26 x 10.06 mm; 184 g
Google Nexus 6 will ship in Midnight blue and Cloud white colors. The 32GB variant is priced at $649 without contract and the 64GB variant comes for $699 without contract.