Rumored HTC Phablet Could Become Next Nexus [Report]


Rumored HTC Phablet Could Become Next Nexus [Report]


As Google released the Galaxy Nexus made by Samsung in October 2011 alongside the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, the entire tech world is quite eager to witness the next Nexus smartphone this October as well.

Earlier reports claimed that Samsung will be the making the next Nexus handset but now there are fresh rumors claiming that the search engine giant could team up with HTC the Taiwanese handset vendor.

According to a recent GSMArena report, the rumored HTC phablet with a 5 inch display will be the next Nexus smartphone and it could be dubbed as Droid Incredible X or One X 5.

The report continues suggesting the specifications of the device through the recent leaks, claiming that it will pack a 5 inch display with 1080p resolution, the new quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 12MP rear camera, 2MP front camera for video calling, 64GB internal storage capacity, LTE support an a 2,500 mAh battery.

Also, as per the details suggested by the report, the Google Nexus 5 will run on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS with jawbreaking features including improvements in Project Butter, additional lockscreen and a few other tweaks.

However, these details are based on a rumor and the official confirmation on the same by the two companies is still awaited.

Anyways, this report could be true considering the information revealed by an earlier Wall Street Journal report, which suggested that multiple Nexus devices will be released this year. Though there were no updates on the same since then, the tech gossipers have been rumoring that Samsung Galaxy Nexus 2, Sony Xperia Nexus and LG Optimus Nexus could be some of them.


Since quite sometime, the tech media world has been witnessing many image leaks of the upcoming HTC phablet, which was expected to be unveiled on September 19 – Windows Phone 8 powered 8X and 8S launch event.

However, HTC did not uncover the device then building up the rumors regarding the hefty phablet.

At this point of time, it is uncertain if Google and HTC will combine for the fourth generation Nexus smartphone.

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