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Nexus 6: specs, pricing and release date

Here's everything we (think we) know about the upcoming Nexus 6

It’s this time of year where Google usually take to the stage to announce the latest Nexus device. This year will be no different, with the Nexus 6 all but confirmed. But what can you expect from Google’s new device? Check below to get all the information you need regarding the upcoming release of the Nexus 6.

Nexus 6 specifications

The one thing you’ll hear more often than not is that the Nexus 6 is simply a slightly larger version of the new Moto X. This is largely true, as the  Nexus 6 will include largely the same exterior as the Moto X, but with the innards slightly tweaked. The 5.9″ display will be QHD and offer 495ppi. Expect to see a quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor and an updated 13-megapixel snapper also used here. One thing we’re certain about, is that the Nexus 6 will launch with Android’s newest update; which is rumoured to be called Lollipop.

Nexus 6 pricing

Don’t expect the Nexus 6 to be cheap. If sold directly through the Google Play store, we’d expect the Nexus 6 to cost anywhere between £350 to £399. However, with the specs that we know, it could go a little higher. Keep a close eye on the Nexus 5, as that’ll soon plummet in price.

Nexus 6 release date

With the announcement of the Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Android Lollipop all expected for mid-October, it’s a fairly safe bet to predict that we’ll see the new line of Nexus’ be available from November 1st. Perfect timing for christmas.


For further coverage on the latest Android devices, make sure to check out the new issue of Android Magazine.