Thursday , August 24 2017

Possible Huawei Nexus specs start taking shape.

Huawei Nexus
Huawei is making a Nexus. At this time of year, that’s a pretty strong rumour that’s been circulating. The reasons make sense: namely that Google wants an ‘in’ with China, and Huawei wants to expand in western markets. There’s been rumours circulating about specs for a while, but when our favourite leaker throws his 2-cents worth in, we tend to listen.

Evan Blass has tweeted out some specs from his famed @evleaks account, and it’s mostly in-line with what we’ve currently heard.


A 5.7″ QuadHD resolution (2560×1440) display, with a metal body – something we’ve heard rumoured for the Huawei Mate 8 that’s coming soon – and a smoking fast Snapdragon 820 SoC to power the unit and of course, with Android M introducing a new API for it: a fingerprint sensor.

The specs are shaping up pretty well, but will this be the year that Google brings some choice to the Nexus range and releases two phones? That’s the question we’ll need to wait till around October (Q4) for the announcement to see.

Huawei Nexus? LG Nexus? Let’s just get a new Nexus!

 
Source: @evleaks.

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22 Comments on "Possible Huawei Nexus specs start taking shape."

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freakapotamus
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freakapotamus

5.7″ is too big. It’s a Nexus 5 is should be closer to 5″ not 6″. Anything over 5.2′ and I don’t think I will be getting it. I am still using my original Nexus 5 and have been waiting for a new Nexus in a good size

jdt1986
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jdt1986

Totally agree with you. No bigger than 5.2″ please, Google/LG/Huawei/whoever!

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Luke Vesty

Just gimme stock Android, a SD820 SoC, a five inch display, a great camera, a 3000mah battery and a great finger print sensor. Don’t care what it costs. I’ll pay anything.

Leon
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Leon

This could be great !

TT
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which camera is better?

jdt1986
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jdt1986

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… As long as at least one of the upcoming Nexus phones is under $500 AUD, Google/LG/Huawei/whoever can take my money.

Benjamin Dobell
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Benjamin Dobell

Unfortunately, it’s doubtful, the Australian dollar has plummeted since 2013 when the Nexus 5 was released.

jdt1986
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jdt1986

I sincerely hope you’re wrong. The Australian dollar might have suffered recently, but $400+ is still a hefty amount of money to spend on what is a non-essential luxury…

Knowing my luck, they will price the “cheaper option” at something like $499…

Benjamin Dobell
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Benjamin Dobell

I hope I’m wrong too 😉

vijay alapati
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vijay alapati

So with premium build there will be no wireless charging?

Level380
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Level380

but usb c… so less hassle in plugging the device in.

Andrew
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Andrew

Premium build with Nexus software? Is this the dream phone?

Strand
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Strand

Sounds bigger than I’d like. I have a G3 and its 5.5″ screen with small chin is about as large as I’m comfortable with.

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The phone will be smaller than I’d like but I’m excited anyway 🙂

Duncan_J
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Duncan_J

I’m still finding my 5.5″ device just a bit to big, so here’s hoping for a 5″nexus.

However after having the G4s camera in not sure I could go back to mediocre imaging on my android device.

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considering the prices i’ve seen for the huawei p8, this by no means will mean a return to the great value of the nexus 4 or 5… though that’d be good, wouldn’t it.

Anon
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Anon

“Snapdragon 820” – welp, there go their sales.

altechi
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altechi

Think your thinking about the 810 Ano. 820 hopefully won’t have the same issues (Using Samsung 14nm process, Custom core)

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What’s wrong with the 820?

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