Google Nexus 6: What’s New?

Google announced successor to Nexus 5, Google Nexus 6 made by Motorola. Nexus 6 comes with 6-inch QHD (2560 X 1440) display powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 SoC.

Nexus 6

The Motorola made Google Nexus 6 sports whooping 5.96-inch Quad-HD AMOLED display (2560 X 1440 resolution) with pixel desity of 493 ppi and has 16:9 aspect ratio. The display has Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

Nexus 6 powered by Quad core Krait 450 CPU clocked at 2.7GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 SOC) with Adreno 420 GPU. 3GB of RAM, 32/64GB internal storage.

The phone has 13-megapixel rear camera with OIS with f/2.0 aperture capable of capturing 4K videos at 30fps, Dual LED ring flash, 2-megapixel front camera capable of HD video conferencing.

The Nexus 6 has dual front-facing speakers as well as support for Motorola’s Turbo charger.

On communications front the Nexus 6 supports GSM, WCDMA Bands, LTE Bands,CA DL. The Nexus 6 has 802.11ac 2×2 (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC. The phone powered by 3220mAh battery.

The new Nexus runs on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) which is also announced by Google along with the HTC nexus 9 and Nexus Player.

Nexus Family

Nexus 6 has contoured aluminum frame. Google will offering Nexus 6 unlocked version for starting $649 (approx. INR 39,900) though Play store, or a monthly contract or installment plan through carriers, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular and Verizon in United States.

The new Google Nexus 6 smartphone will go on sale in November, however the consumers will be able to pre-order the phone starting October 29

Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs LG Nexus 5


Features Google Nexus 6 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 LG Nexus 5
Display 5.96-inch QHD 5.7-inch QHD 4.95-inch FHD
Processor 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 quad-core 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core
RAM 3GB 3GB 2GB
Storage 32GB/64GB 32GB expandable 16GB/32GB
Rear Camera 13-megapixel 16-megapixel 8-megapixel
Front Camera 2-megapixel 3.7-megapixel 1.3-megapixel
Battery 3,220mAh 3,220mAh 2,300mAh
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop Android 4.4.4 KitKat Android 4.4 Kitkat
Dimensions 82.98 × 159.26 × 10.06 mm 153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm 137.9 x 69.2 x 8.6 mm
Weight 184 grams 176 grams 130 grams

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