Google Nexus 6 Launch Date Revealed: Reportedly To Be called Nexus X

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There have been plenty of rumors and speculations surrounding the launch of the Nexus 6. In fact, the device has become a hot topic for discussion among the tech media.

The last generation handset under the ‘Nexus' program, the Nexus 5, was critically and commercially successful. This time around Google appears to be more confident about its product, which is said to be designed and manufactured in association with Motorola Mobility.

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Google Nexus 6 Launch Date Revealed: Reportedly To Be called Nexus X

Now, according to PhoneArena, the forthcoming Nexus 6 will be simply known as ‘Nexus X', and the smartphone will have a model number XT1100. The report also states that Nexus 6 will be the official marketing name.

Most importantly, Nexus X will be secretly unleashed during the Halloween season that begins during late October. Therefore, users should expect the device somewhere between October and November time frame.

So far, there has been official word of the new Nexus 6 device, with Google's senior vice president, Sundar Pichai, previously confirming that the new handset would be released in the second half of 2014. Some reports in the past have claimed that the Nexus 6 could be launched around holiday season. This now seem to be a possibility, as an Android L update is expected to be rolled out for the latest generation Nexus devices in October.

Talking about the technical specifications of the upcoming Nexus X, the high-end handset is said to be n line with Motorola Shamu's hardware.

According to media reports, the Nexus X would feature a 5.9-inch display having a resolution of 2560 x 1440-pixels. Other highlighted specs of the device include: a quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB of RAM, 13MP rear-facing camera, 5MP front-facing shooter and connectivity options like 4G LTE and Wi-Fi, to name a few.

At the moment the pricing of Google Nexus X is still a mystery. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!

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