Nexus 6 now official: What’s new with this smartphone?


The Nexus 6 has made an appearance on Google Play and pricing of the smartphone has revealed. This 6-inch premium phablet from Google will cost you Rs. 44000 for 32 GB version. The 64 GB will cost you Rs. 49000. The mid-range phones like Nexus 5 and Nexus 4 are over; Google’s Nexus smartphone is within the range of device as also competes with other handsets like Note 4, iPhones and Sony Z3 of the world.

This device will be only available in December. The company has made the page live with its price being mentioned. The Nexus device is manufactured by Motorola, that was earlier a Google company and now it is owned by Lenovo.

About Nexus 6

This phone is made by Motorola explains how the pricing is higher at a range of Rs. 40000 ensuring that Google has Android phones at all prices. When features are concerned, Nexus 6 comes with a 5.9” Quad HD display that comes to 493 PPI. It has 2 front facing speakers for stereo sound and a 13 MP camera with image stabilization and a 2 MP front camera.

Nexus 6 runs on 2.7 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 with Adreno 420 GPU backed by 3 GB RAM. The phone is fueled by 3220 mAh battery, which Google provides with 24 hours of battery.

Some features included are new notifications, Material design, better battery life and more.

The Nexus 6 comes with major upgrades over its previous launched handsets. Nexus 5 in terms of design, internal hardware specifications. If you want to get a more clear perspective of these Nexus siblings, get the story here.

Display and Design

LG’s flagship phone, Nexus 5 is known for its robust poly-carbonate material on its back as Nexus 7 to have a better grip. The body of Nexus 4 is covered by shiny glass based coat that makes the device a bit slippery.

Nexus 5 features the 4.95” HD IPS display with 445 ppi and features like Corning Gorilla 3 screen guard. Motorola scored up with Nexus 6 with the design of Moto X. Nexus comes with 5.96” QHD with AMOLED technology and protected by Gorilla shield.

RAM and storage

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Nexus 6 comes with an upgrade over its predecessor. It has a faster 2.7 GHz Snapdragon 805 series quad-core CPU backed by Adreno 420 engine with 3 GB RAM. Nexus 5 comes with 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 800 series. It comes with 2 models like 16 GB and 32 GB.


Nexus 5 has an 8 MP main camera with OIS and HDR+ with a 1.3 MP front-facing camera and a full HD video recording.

Motorola has upgraded camera specs to 13 MP main camera and 2 MP snapper that is same as Moto X. It has a 2 MP snapper on its front.

Operating System

Both these devices come with stock Android OS. The difference is that Nexus 6 comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop while Nexus runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. By the time Nexus, 6 will hit the store. Nexus 5 will function on its Android OS.

New Android Lollipop OS comes with a maintained design language with interactive user-interface.


The Nexus 6 smartphone available in 32 and 64 GB comes for Rs. 40000 and Rs.43000 respectively. It may seem to be expensive when compared to the handsets of previous generations, it is noted that Nexus 6’s cost when compared to handsets like Apple iPhone6 plus whose price starts from Rs. 62500 and Galaxy Note 4 for Rs. 61500.

Tech Specs of Nexus 5

  • Display: 4.95” HD IPS LCD
  • OS: Android v4.4.4 KitKat
  • Processor: 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Battery: 2300 mAh
  • Camera: 8 MP camera and 1.3 MP front camera

Tech Specs of Nexus 6

  • Display: 5.96” QHD display
  • OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • Processor: 2.7 GHz
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Battery: 3220 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP camera and 2 MP front camera

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Apoorva Singh is a technology lover person working in Zopper as Online Marketing Analyst. He is a computer science graduate and fond of blogging. He loves to be updated with latest mobile technology and write about them.

  • If you are using Nexus 6, right now you can upgrade your Nexus 6 to the latest version of Android: the Google Android 5.0.1 Lollipop because it’s now available over the air and also for download and flash it by yourself.