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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
Dis­play5.96-inch QHD5.7‑inch QHD4.95-inch FHD
Pro­cessor2.7GHz Snap­dragon 805 quad-core2.7GHz Snap­dragon 805 quad-core2.3GHz Qual­comm Snap­dragon 800 quad-core
Stor­age32GB/64GB32GB expandable16GB/32GB
Rear Cam­era13-megapixel16-megapixel8‑megapixel
Front Cam­era2‑megapixel3.7‑megapixel1.3‑megapixel
OSAndroid 5.0 LollipopAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 4.4 Kitkat
Dimen­sions82.98 × 159.26 × 10.06 mm153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm137.9 x 69.2 x 8.6 mm
Weight184 grams176 grams130 grams
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