Android 5.0, previously bearing the ‘L’ moniker has finally matured and graduated from its ‘preview’ status and ready to run the show on Google’s latest Android flagship smartphone and tablet. The update will also hit the Nexus 4, 5 and 7 (2013) as well as GPE devices in ‘the coming weeks’. Google has also announced that yet another batch of Android Lollipop preview builds will be released for developers in a couple of days.
The Nexus 6 is a 5.92-inch device with an AMOLED screen topping a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels (quad HD), underneath you’ll find the Snapdragon 805 SoC paired with the Adreno 420 GPU along with a healthy 3GB of RAM. There’s also a 4K -capable 13MP back shooter with OIS using a Sony IMX 214 sensor and a 2.1MP selfie cam, all powered with a 3,200mAh unit. The phone supports Qi wireless charging and fast charging via Motorola’s Turbo Charger. The Nexus 6 will be available off-contract for $650 (32GB) and $649.99 (64GB), Google has interestingly planned two specific variants, one exclusive to the U.S with support for specific LTE and CDMA bands and an international variant without CDMA.
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