Google’s Nexus 6 to be a bigger version of Moto X (Gen 2): Report
The device, codenamed Shamu, will sport a 5.92-inch display in line with the ongoing trend of big-screen smartphones, as per 9to5Google. It adds that the device will most likely be a scaled up version of the new Moto X and will come with tweaked hardware buttons, including lowered volume and power keys, to make it easy to use.
The said phone had earlier appeared on GFXBench in the results for a single test.
The site’s Manhattan test placed the Shamu at par with Samsung Galaxy S5, Sony Xperia Z2, OnePlus One, and HTC One (M8) in terms of GPU power.
It also appeared on Antutu and according to data collected by the site Nexus 6 will have a 3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 chipset, the latest chipset by Qualcomm. The benchmark test suggested a 5.2-inch screen with 1440x2560p resolution, which will make it among the few smartphones that have a high-resolution 2K screen. The smartphone that appeared had 3GB RAM, 13MP rear camera, 2.1MP front camera and Adreno 420 graphics processor. The screen size recorded in the benchmark test contradicted reports that hinted at a 5.9-inch screen. Antutu data of Google Nexus 6 also shows that it runs on Android L, the OS version previewed by Google at I/O 2014 in June, but not yet released to the public.
Google is rumoured to unveil its new Nexus devices and the next version of Android, mid-October with the public availability of the devices and the OS update in November.