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It's about to be on like Donkey Kong in the phablet space. Following the recent launch of Apple's 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, Google is getting ready to release an even larger handset, one that even King Kong would say is big. It's the Nexus 6, codenamed Shamu (after the whale at SeaWorld) and successor to the 5-inch Nexus 5. The Nexus 6 will arrive with a 5.9-inch display, the biggest yet from Google (in a smartphone). It's also larger than the iPhone 6 Plus by 0.4 inches and even outsizes Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 by 0.2 inches. However, as we saw when comparing the iPhone 6 Plus to LG's G3, panel size is only part of the equation -- the G3 is noticeably smaller than the iPhone... Read more...
We suppose a smartphone as big as the rumored Shamu from Motorola (likely to be called Nexus 6 or Nexus X) is tough to hide, hence all the leaks to the web. The latest leak comes from an anonymous person who has been posting a supposed photo of the giant handset shown sitting next to an LG G3 device on at least two different forums. The picture shows the back of the beast with a hand-written label taped to it that reads, "Shamu." Above that is a button with a Motorola logo on it (some have surmised it's a fingerprint sensor, though it could be a shutter button to take selfies), and above that is the rear facing camera. Image Source: Droid-Life According to previous rumors, Shamu will splash the... Read more...
Oh Google, you're such a tease! We say that because Google's Android team posted a rather interesting picture to Twitter seemingly intended to promote the ingredients feature in Google Search, but the true intent might be to tease a new smartphone release. The device Google chose for the Twitter post is one that's never been seen before, leading to instant speculation that it must the be an early look at the Nexus 6 handset. Not everyone is convinced. While Android fans are hoping that what they see is the unannounced Nexus 6, Scott Webster over at CNET believes it's nothing more than a "generic mockup." Quite frankly, we wouldn't be surprised if it turned out to be either one. #Android makes... Read more...
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