Google has recently released their next generation Nexus lineup, the Google Nexus 6, Nexus 5, 9 and Player. In this article let’s focus on the Nexus 6 first. The new Google Nexus 6 is built with some of the latest technology that the mobile industry has to offer. It will run and feature the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system, a huge 5.96-inch display with 1440p QHD resolution, 13 megapixel camera, and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Quad processor with Adreno 420. Check out more of its features, specifications and price below. Watch also the product video below.
Motorola/Google Nexus 6 Features
First off, the new Nexus 6 is built by Motorola and features Google’s latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system out of the box, which is said to be “sweeter” than Kitkat. It features a nice 5.96-inch QHD display with a resolution of 2560×1440 resolution and a pixel density of 493ppi. The display is also protected by a Gorilla Glass 3. It’s basically lager than the iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note 4, not to mention its resolution is also higher compared to the iPhone 6.
It features a 13 megapixel rear facing camera with f2.0 aperture lens, featuring optical image stabilizer. According to Google it uses “advanced computational photography technology and HDR+, the pre-installed Google Camera does the heavy lifting so you can effortlessly take great photos.”
Under the hood, the new Google Nexus 6 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad core processor clocked at up to 2.7GHz, paired with a 3GB of RAM. It’s graphics processing is handled by an Adreno 420, and will be available in 32GB and 64GB storage variants.
Another highlighted feature is that it is built with a fast charging technology. For only 15minutes of charging time you can use the Nexus 6 for up to 6 hours already. It uses a 3220 mAh battery which should be able to last for 1 day depending on your usage.
Goolge Nexus 6 Specifications
|Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA 800 / 1900 - XT1103
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1103
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2500 - XT1100
(Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 28, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2500 - XT1103
(Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 41)
|Dimensions||159.26mm x 82.98mm x 10.06mm|
|Weight||184 g (6.49 oz)|
|Screen||5.96-inch 1440x2560 display (493 ppi) 16:9 aspect ratio AMOLED with Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Operating System||Android 5.0 Lollipop|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 - Quad Core 2.7 GHz|
|Camera|| Rear Camera: 13 megapixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED (ring) flash
Front Camera: 2 megapixels
|Audio||Stereo front facing speakers; 3.5mm headphone jack with 4 button headset compatibility|
|Wireless||GPRS, EDGE, DC-HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, NFC
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyro, Magnetometer, Prox, Ambient Light Sensor, Haptics, Hall effect, Barometer|
|Ports & Connectors||Micro USB Single nano SIM Power and Volume key on Right Hand Side of the device 3.5mm audio jack|
|Power||Non-removable Li-Po 3220 mAh Talk time: up to 24 hours Standby time up to 300 hours Internet use time up to 8.5 hrs Wi-Fi, 7 hrs LTE Wireless charging built-in|
Price and Availability
The new Motorola Google Nexus 6 has suggested retail price of $649 for the 32GB and $699 for the 64GB. That’s definitely more expensive than the usual Nexus phones released in the previous years. It will start shipping next month November, but it’s available for pre-order towards the end of October. AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint would most probably have their units available later.