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Massive leak tips Google’s LG Nexus 5, Huawei Nexus 6 specs

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Two new Nexus devices have been rumoured to be in the works for a while, but the specs have remained a mystery, until now.

Specs for both the LG Nexus 5 and the Huawei Nexus 6 – neither of which have been officially confirmed – have been leaked.

A report by GizmoChina purports to have obtained information about the much-rumoured handsets ahead of their expected autumn launch.

The Nexus 5 leak is fairly expansive, so here’s the full run-down of claimed specs:

  • 5.2-inch display
  • Full HD 1080p screen resolution
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 620 (MSM8976) processor
  • 4GB LPDDR3-1866 RAM
  • Up to 64GB eMMC 5.1 built-in storage
  • 3,180mAh battery (non-removable)
  • 13-megapixel camera (IMX278 RGBW sensor, 6-element f/1.8 aperture lens, OIS, laser autofocus, dual-tone LED flash)
  • 4-megapixel camera (OV4682 RGB-IR sensor, Iris Detection)
  • USB-C connector (with QuickCharge 2.0)
  • MediaTek MT3188 wireless charging receiver
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC
It's also tipped that the device will feature an aluminium frame with chamfered edges and matte plastic rear casing.

Pricing is revealed to be around $300 to $400 – that’s around £190 to £255 under a direct currency conversion.

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There are less details about the rumoured Huawei Nexus 6 device, but it’s tipped to feature a 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED display, a “metal unibody” design, a 21-megapixel IMX230 sensor camera, and wireless charging.

If you’re looking for a more tangible device, check out our smartphone group test video below:

Dead Words

August 4, 2015, 2:15 pm

A Snapdragon 620 with 4 GB of RAM? A Snapdragon 620 is perfectly fine, 6xx series chips usually offer good, solid performance, but 4 GB of RAM seems way overkill.

mothergoose85

August 5, 2015, 8:32 am

The comments on the GizmoChina article don't seem to put too much credence in to these, but then they are commenters like us, what do we know bar what we read?!

From what I have read, the 620 is better than the 810 on CPU speed but weaker when it comes to graphics...which is a little annoying!

@TR Eds - any info on that?

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