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Nexus 6

Nexus 6
Front view of the Nexus 6
Codename Shamu
Developer Google, Motorola Mobility
Manufacturer Motorola Mobility
Series Google Nexus
Compatible networks 2G/3G/4G LTE
GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Model XT1103 (Americas):
CDMA band class: 0/1/10
WCDMA bands: 1/2/4/5/8
LTE bands: 2/3/4/5/7/12/13/17/25/26/29/41
CA DL bands: B2-B13, B2-B17, B2-29, B4-B5, B4-B13, B4-B17, B4-B29
Model XT1100 (International):
WCDMA bands: 1/2/4/5/6/8/9/19
LTE bands: 1/3/5/7/8/9/19/20/28/41
CA DL bands: B3-B5, B3-B8
First released November 2014
Predecessor Nexus 5
Related Moto X (2nd generation), Nexus 9
Type Smartphone
Form factor Phablet
Dimensions 159.26 mm (6.270 in) H
82.98 mm (3.267 in) W
3.8 mm (0.15 in)-10.06 mm (0.396 in) curve
Weight 184 g (6.5 oz)
Operating system Android Lollipop 5.0
System on chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
CPU Qualcomm 2.7 GHz quad-core Krait 450
GPU Adreno 420
Memory 3 GB of LPDDR3 RAM
Storage 32 GB or 64 GB
Removable storage Not available
Battery 3.8 V 12.2 Wh (3,220 mAh),[1] Qi wireless charging, turbo charging
Data inputs Multi-touch capacitive touchscreen
Display 5.96 in (151 mm) 16:9 aspect ratio, 493 ppi pixel density 2560x1440 QHD AMOLED, scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3 capacitive touchscreen
Rear camera 13 MP with OIS and Dual LED ring flash.
Front camera 2 MP @ 1.4µm pixel
Sound Dual Front Facing Stereo Speakers, 3.5mm headphone jack with 4 button headset compatibility
Connectivity Micro USB, NFC, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2x2 (MIMO), Nano-SIM
Other Notifications LED (requires root access)[2]

The Nexus 6 (codenamed Shamu) is a phablet co-developed by Google and Motorola Mobility that runs the Android operating system. The successor to the Nexus 5, the device is the sixth smartphone in the Google Nexus series, a family of Android consumer devices marketed by Google and built by an original equipment manufacturer partner.

The Nexus 6's hardware is similar to that of the second generation Moto X.

Contents

  • Release 1
  • Specifications 2
    • Hardware 2.1
    • Software 2.2
  • Known issues 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Release

The Nexus 6 was unveiled on October 15, 2014, with pre-order availability since October 29, 2014, and a delivery date in early November.[3] Off-contract pricing is US$649 for the 32 GB model and US$699 for the 64 GB model in the US.[4] The Nexus 6 will be available through Google Play Store, Motorola Mobility, Best Buy, T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, and U.S. Cellular in the United States.[5]

It will also be available in 12 other countries, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, India,[6] Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.[7]

The AT&T version is SIM-locked, tethering is disabled until fee is paid to enable it, and comes loaded with bloatware.[8]

Specifications

Hardware

The Nexus 6 is powered by a 2.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor with 3 GB of RAM, either 32 or 64 GB of internal storage. It features a 3220 mAh battery and Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 technology that promises to deliver 6 hours of operation with 15 minutes of charge.[9] The Nexus 6 uses a 5.96-inch (marketed as 6-inch) with 2560x1440 resolution (493 PPI) QHD AMOLED display, and includes a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with optical image stabilization (OIS), and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.

Like its predecessor, the Nexus 6 does not have a microSD card slot, a removable battery, or an FM radio receiver/transmitter.

Software

The Nexus 6 runs Android 5.0 "Lollipop"

The Nexus 6 will be the first Nexus device that will support T-Mobile's Wi-Fi calling. Wi-Fi calling functionality will arrive with an over-the-air update in early 2015.[10]

Known issues

  • Some devices delivered through AT&T have a bug that causes the devices to boot to a black screen. AT&T will replace these defective units.[11]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Nexus 6 Teardown". iFixit. November 25, 2014. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ The Nexus 6 has a secret LED, but it doesn’t show notifications — Tech News and Analysis
  3. ^ Kristin Mariano. "Nexus 6 pre-order date Oct. 29 with November delivery date; Sprint, Verizon, AT&, T-Mobile and US Cellular". Christian Today. Retrieved November 7, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Nexus 6 from Google and Motorola Mobility". Motorola. 
  5. ^ "Nexus 6". Google. 
  6. ^ Nexus 6 launching soon in india
  7. ^ "Nexus 6 to be available in 12 additional countries". Phone Horn. 
  8. ^ Nexus 6 Problems Plague Release Of Google’s Latest Android Flagship
  9. ^ "Nexus 6 Delivers 6 Hours of Battery Life With 15 Minutes of Charging: Google". 
  10. ^ "Nexus 6 Will Support T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling Following OTA Update Early 2015". Android Police. 
  11. ^ First in line to order a Nexus 6? AT&T has a BRICK for you • The Register

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website


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