Long rumoured HTC-built new generation Nexus device have surfaced online once again. Code-named the Marlin and the Sailfish, the new pair of Nexus device have this time been spotted on the FCC certification.
Though the new models could have been considered to be HTC's new Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle, the models that have passed through FCC are indeed the new Nexus handsets. We confirm the same considering that the documentation mentions that the final version of the User Guides to be made available at Support.Google.com/Nexus.
The documentation suggests that both models, G-2PW4100 (Marlin) and G-2PW2100 (Sailfish) would support the networks belonging to Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint.
As far as the specs and other details of the devices are concerned, the HTC Nexus Marlin is expected to be the bigger variant with a 5.5-inch QHD display packing in 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution. The Sailfish, on the other hand, is expected to have a 5-inch FHD screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels.
In terms of hardware, both devices are expected to be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chipset with quad-core CPU and the Adreno 530 GPU. A couple of days back, live photos of theHTC Nexus Sailfish model were leaked.
Now that the smartphones have been certified by the FCC, it seems that their launch would happen sooner than later.