It can be safe to say that both Apple and Samsung have become largely predictable about their smartphone updates. However, speculating on what Google’s Nexus brand will do for their next smartphone update is a task that is much harder to game. A new Nexus phone generally comes when there is a launch of a major update in the Android operating system. It is basically a chance for Google to showcase what all the latest features can do.
Nexus users can therefore rejoice in getting a firsthand experience of the new Vanilla installation on Android. The Nexus 6 was released last year, but what kind of phone should we expect from Google this time around?
Every major manufacturer has tried their hands at making a Google handset, which includes the likes of Samsung, Motorola, LG, and HTC, so who is next in line to make the Nexus 2015 and what things are in store for the users?
What you need to know
Let’s take a deeper looking into Google Nexus 2015:
What is it?
The latest Google smartphone is going to be made by Huawei and LG.
When is it coming out?
There is a press conference that is scheduled for September 29 and a launch is expected for late October and early November. Pre-orders are expected to open from 13th October and it is increasingly likely that a launch will happen sometime after that.
The handsets are going to include the newest version of Android, which will be 6.0 Marshmallow, but the hardware is going to be similar to last year’s models.
What will it cost?
The early signs indicate that the Nexus 5 should cost somewhere around $450-550, but it can be expensive as well, since it will be competing against other flagship devices.
The Lowdown on Nexus 5
The last Google Nexus smartphone was something of a disappointment for most people. It was the Google Nexus 6, which was basically a phablet designed by Motorola, and most people opted not to go for such a large phone.
The most successful Google Nexus smartphone has been the Nexus 5, which was designed by LG and was considered to be the most impressive Google phone to date. Following their impressive performances in previous Google smartphone models, both LG and Huawei look set to be making the Nexus products for Google.
According to rumors rampant on social media LG look set to be making a high-end Google device, whilst Huawei are rumored to be making a slightly cheaper and more affordable version of the device. In terms of features the Google Nexus looks set to have a 5.2 inch screen with a full metal body, along with a fingerprint sensor.
The name of the phone is definitely one that is getting the most attention, and it seems that Google is quickly running out of numbers for its products. We think that the latest smartphone could be the Nexus 5.1 or even the Nexus 5S or Nexus 5 2nd generation. According to rumors the phones are set to be named the Nexus 5x and Nexus 6P