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
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