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Google – Motorola Nexus 6 features, price and availability

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Nexus6Nexus 6 is the most awaited Smartphone of this year, last Wednesday Google made an announcement about launch of new devices to nexus family. As rumour’s suggested Nexus 6, Nexus 9 were launched, in additional to these Google launched Nexus player which runs android TV operating system, with Nexus player you can experience Android functionality on your smart TV. A TV that plays almost everything, play games with game controller support, browse Internet, skype and video chat with friends, watch videos on YouTube, stream online tv channels and download applications from Google Play store. Nexus player offers more easier ways to connect via USB, HDMI, Bluetooth and WiFi etc.. 

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This year Google had launched Nexus devices with corresponding Hardware associates, Nexus6 was built in partnership with Motorola, Nexus9 tablet was built by HTC and Nexus player was manufactured by Asus. Google launched Nexus5 with Hardware partnership with LG. Nexus 5 was best budget flagship Smartphone of 2013. LG and Google built nexus 5, as one of the best performing Smartphone without compromising design and hardware, under low price. Nexus 5 unlocked price starts from ~ $350. Nexus 6 was not a budget smartphone, It is a top Spec device in terms of Hardware and more over nexus 6 is the first smartphone running latest Android 5.0 operating system, It is also Known as Android lollipop. Nexus 6 has two variants 32GB and 64GB.  Nexus 6 will be offered with all major us carrier support, it will be available for Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and etc…

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 Motorola Nexus 6 Specifications

Component  Description
Screen size 5.96 inches
Screen type AMOLED Display
Resolution 2560 x 1440
Pixel density 493 ppi
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
Type Quad-core
Speed 2.7 GHz
GPU Adreno 420
RAM 3GB
Storage 32GB or 64GB
Expansion No
Camera 13MP optically stabilized
Flash Dual LED
Front-facer 2MP with 1.4 um pixels HD
Battery 3220mAh
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop
Bands Varies by country/carrier
SIM type Nano SIM
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1 LE
WiFi 802.11ac 2×2 (MIMO)
NFC Yes
Infrared No
Sensors Accelerometer / gyro / magnetometer / prox / ambient light / haptics / Hall effect / barometer
Build Aluminum chassis
Size 82.98 x 159.26 x 10.06mm / 184g

 

Nexus 6 is a premium Smartphone which runs Android lollipop alies Android 5.0. Lollipop features material Design (known as android L), It was built by Motorola, well it’s not on eye catching design, nothing special about the design. Nexus 6 body design is almost similar to her sibling Motorola’s moto X 2014 edition.

 

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Nexus 6

SIX best reasons to buy Nexus 6

  1. Battery capacity: A large 3220 mAh battery, Nexus6 can give you 24 hours of up time on 4G LTE network.
  2. Power to do anything: 2.7GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 805 with quad-core CPU (APQ 8084-AB), Adreno 420 GPU  and 3GB RAM.
  3. Fast charging: 15 minutes of charging, get up to 6 additional hours of battery life.
  4. Water resistant design:  Play hassle free without worry. (This is not an IP57 certified device)
  5. Taste lollipop before others: Nexus 6 is the first smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop. (Get android updates directly from Google)
  6. Larger display: Enjoy 6″ inch QHD Amoled display with minimalist bezel.

These spec should definitely make nexus 6 your daily driver for next two years at least.

 

Pricing & availability

All new Nexus devices will be available for pre-order starting in mid-October (Nexus 9 and Nexus Player) and late October (Nexus 6) from Google, and also from Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular and  a variety of electronics retailers. Google confirms Nexus6 is going to be launched in 28 countries this year. Google Play Store Nexus 6 32GB unlocked was priced at ~$649 Dollars and Nexus6 64GB unlocked was priced at ~$699 Dollars respectively.

Nexus 6 availability in India: No official announcement yet available, Its price in India should be around Rs. 40,000 INR for 32GB variant and Rs. 43,000 INR for 64GB variant.

 

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