Google announces Nexus 6 smartphone
Google today unveiled their next generation Android smartphone, the Nexus 6.
The Nexus 6 has a screensize of just under 6" measuring in at 5.96 inches. It's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core chip clocked at 2.7GHz and an Adreno 420 GPU. It includes 3GB of RAM. The screen offers a Quad HD display with 1440p resolution and 493ppi. The smartphone also comes with dual front-facing stereo speakers. The entire smartphone measure 6.3 x 3.3 x 0.4 inches. It includes a 3220 mAh battery and for fast charging works with Motorola's Turbo Charger. The battery is expected to provide a talk time of up to 24 hours and a standby time of 300 hours. The Turbo Charger will add 6 hours of use with just 15 minutes of charging. It also has support for wireless charging. It has a 13 MP rear-facing camera and a 2 MP front-facing camera. The rear-facing camera has optical image stabilization and also a dual LED flash. The phone doesn't include a SD card slot. It'll include the upcoming Android 5.0
The Nexus 6 will be available in two soft-touch plastic colors, Midnight Blue and Cloud White. The new smartphone is made by Motorola and will be available for purchase from Google Play and all major US carriers (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and U.S. Cellular). It becomes available for presale in late October and is available sometime in November. The unlocked versions cost $649 for the 32GB verison and $699 for the 64GB version. It'll be available subsidized from carriers.