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Google Nexus 6 release date, price and specs UK: Finally on sale but in limted supply

Chris Martin | Dec. 15, 2014
Everything you need to know about the new Nexus 6 made by Motorola with Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Along with the Nexus 9, it is the launch product for a new version of Android which we now know is 5.0 Lollipop. This will also be available for the Nexus 7, Nexus 6 and Nexus 10 in the 'coming weeks'.

Nexus 6 with Android 5.0 Lollipop

Back to the Nexus 6 and it features a 13Mp rear facing camera with optical image stabilisation (OIS), front facing stereo speakers and the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor which is clocked at 2.7 GHz. It includes the Adreno 420 GPU.

The Nexus 6 will come in 32- or 64 GB capacities but there's still no microSD card slot. Inside is a 3220mAh and Google touts over 24 hours of use. The firm also touts up to 6 hours of use from only 15 minutes of charging (if the battery is substantially depleted).

OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop
Display: 5.96in 1440 x 2560 display (493 ppi)
Battery: 3220 mAh
Camera: 13 Mp rear-facing with optical image stabilisation, 2 Mp rear-facing
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 805, 32-bit Quad Core 2.7 GHz, Adreno 420
Memory: 32/64GB

The new Nexus smartphone, the Nexus X or Nexus 6 (codenamed Motorola Shamu), is thought to be the next flagship Android smartphone from Google which could launch this afternoon with Android L. So here we take a look at the possible Nexus X release date along with rumoured price, specs, performance and features UK. 

Although tech sites have been referring to the new Nexus smartphone 2014 as the Nexus 6, it's more likely that Google will call it the Nexus X or Nexus 5 2014. It didn't change the name of the Nexus 7 with its follow-up model, plus the replicants in Blade Runner go by the name Nexus 6. 

Google Nexus 6 X Shamu

Nexus 6: Leaks and images look like huge Moto X
As you can see above via 9to5Google, we have an idea of what the Nexus 6 smartphone will look like. The mock-up is based on the Moto X as the Nexus 6 will reportedly be a bigger version of Motorola's flagship handset. It's going to look almost identical according to the site and apart from being made larger, will have the volume and power buttons moved downwards. The leak also includes detailed information on specs which we'll outline below.

Below are two more images of the Nexus 6 putting more weight on the device being firmly in a phablet category of the market and a similar size to the iPhone 6 Plus. Via Android Police and XDA Developers.

 

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