Nexus 5 (2015) Rumors: Major Leak Reveals Full Specs and Pricing
2015 will mark the first time when Google unveils two Nexus smartphones in one year. A new report has surfaced online that sheds light on what we can expect from the two devices, which are said to be manufactured by LG and Huawei.
According to a tech site GizmoChina, the LG-made Nexus 5 (2015) model will sport a 5.2-inch P-OLED screen with Full HD (1080x1920p) resolution and will run on the upcoming Snapdragon 620 processor. It is said to pack up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB eMMC 5.1 built-in storage.
Its connectivity features will include Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, and Wi-Fi, along with the Mediatek MT3188 charging receiver.
The report also claims that the upcoming LG Nexus 5 smartphone will boast a 13MP rear camera with IMX278 RGBW sensor, 6-element f/1.8 aperture lens, optical image stabilization, laser autofocus, and dual-tone LED flash. As for selfies and video chat, it will have a 4MP front-facing camera with Iris Detection and OV4682 RGB-IR sensor.
Other key features of the new Nexus 5 include frontal stereo speakers, rear-placed power button with fingerprint sensor, and USB Type C connector with QuickCharge support. The smartphone will supposedly have an aluminum frame with chamfered edges and a matte plastic back cover.
According to the report, it will be priced at between $300-400.
The site also mentioned some specs of the Huawei-made Nexus, though not as many details were revealed. The report claims that the Huawei Nexus phablet will have a 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED display, metal unibody design, 21MP rear camera with IMX230 sensor and Rezence/WiPower wireless charging.
It is expected that Google will unveil the two new Nexus smartphones at some point this fall with the official launch of Android M.
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