tech2 News StaffSep 03, 2015 18:55:18 IST
Google is reportedly all set to host an event on 29 September in San Francisco, where it will finally unveil two new Nexus devices, one made by LG and the other by Huawei, respectively.
According to a report by CNET, people familiar with the company's plans have claimed that one smartphone, which will be the smaller version of a Nexus device will be made by LG while the second, larger handset will be made by Huawei. As of now, no information has been provided about the pricing or availability of the Nexus devices.
This will be the first time that Huawei will manufacture a smartphone for Google, while for LG, this would be the third time that the company will make a Nexus smartphone for Google, following the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 smartphones. In addition, these phones might the first to run Android 6.0, nicknamed Marshmallow.
The Huawei Nexus smartphone is rumoured to sport a 5.7-inch QHD screen translating to 2560 x 1440 pixels, a metal body, Snapdragon 820 SoC and a fingerprint reader. Going by some previous reports, the Huawei-built Nexus is codenamed Bullhead and will come with a 5.7-inch display.
Recently, details of the other Nexus smartphone, made by LG, were leaked. According to uSwitch, the new smartphone by LG will offer a rear fingerprint scanner along with a metal frame and plastic rear. In addition, the front panel will showoff dual-stereo speakers. Other rumoured specifications include a 3D camera along with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset. The report also suggests that the screen will be offered in 5.2 inches and will be 146.9mm high, 72.9mm wide and 8mm thick.
On the camera front, it is expected to come with a 12.3MP sensor and a front-facing 5MP sensor. The device will be made available in 16GB and 32GB models. The report also suggests type C USB port and a 2700mAh battery.
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