Nexus 6 specs leak online: 5.2-inch QHD display

Google logoThe previously thought to be canceled Nexus 6 has just been spotted online in a benchmark’s database, along with some of its specs. We reported yesterday that the smartphone appeared in GFXBench as Motorola Shamu, but apart from its performance score, no other details on the device were made available.

However, it looks like Dutch blog TechTastic uncovered the specs of the device that’s been listed in GFXBench’s database as Nexus 6, so we now know what to expect from Google’s next flagship smartphone.

For those unaware, Google was previously rumored to have canceled the Nexus lineup of smartphones, and some sources claimed the search giant might have replaced it with the new Silver series.

Soon after these speculations hit the Internet, several Google officials denied that the company had decided to cancel the Nexus lineup and that a new device would be launched, as expected, this fall, along with the next version of Android.

Nexus 6 specs leak online: 5.2-inch QHD display

The problem is that we still don’t know which company will manufacture the next Nexus smartphone. Google worked with LG, Samsung and HTC in the past, but now it appears that the search giant is going to pick one of the not-so-successful handset makers.

We’re talking about Motorola, the company purchased by Google and then sold to Lenovo. Even though the US-based handset maker had a rough start this year, according to the latest financial results, Motorola made a lot of money from Moto G and Moto E sales.

Regardless of the reasons, there’s a high chance that Motorola will produce the next Nexus device, which was recently spotted in GFXBench and seems to pack lots of top-tier specs.

First of all, the alleged Nexus 6 has been listed with a 5.2-inch QHD display that supports 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution. At the heart of the flagship smartphone, there’s an incredible quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor clocked at 2.7GHz.

The phone’s powerful CPU is complemented by a no less impressive Adreno 420 graphics processing unit and 3GB of RAM. The smartphone also packs 32GB of internal memory, but only 24GB will be available to use, while the rest will be occupied by the Android L operating system.

On the back, the Nexus 6 will boast a 12-megapixel photo snapper with autofocus, LED flash and 4K video recording. In the front, the handset will pack a standard 2-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls.

The Nexus 6 is expected to arrive around the same time Google announces Android L, which means we should expect it this fall.

Source: Softpedia

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