Rumors surrounding the next Nexus smartphone release by Google have been plenty. Reports of the company ditching the Nexus tabletaltogether and launching two new Nexus smartphones instead made by LG and Huawei have been surfacing online recently. NowAndroidPit is reporting that the company has definitely roped in LG for its next flagship. The report does not hint at two Nexus smartphones, but does rubbish rumors about the next Nexus flagship being heavily inspired by the LG G4. Also Read - Google Play Store announces blanket ban on Sugar Daddy apps over sexual contentAlso Read - Google, Facebook make vaccination mandatory for employees returning to office
Citing anonymous sources, the report sates that this year’s Nexus smartphone will be built from scratch with significant upgrades, and will not be based on the company’s current flagship – the LG G4. Comparing it to the Nexus 6, the next flagship seems to backtrack to its original formula and will reportedly be made smaller and cheaper than its predecessor. Also Read - Fake Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) Lite APK links going viral on the internet: How to spot them
Google ditched LG last year to let Motorola build the Nexus 6. However, it is bringing back its Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 device manufacturer back on board for its next Nexus smartphone.
Earlier leaks suggest that the LG-made smartphone is codenamed Angler internally, and will have a 5.2-inch display, fingerprint scanner and a Snapdragon 810 processor. Reportedly, the company is testing a 3D assembly module for its 2015 Nexus smartphone camera. The smartphone s headline feature could be this camera setup, that will be somewhat similar to that of the LG Optimus 3D.
As the tradition goes, Google will release the next Nexus flagship alongside the Android M release sometime around the end of the year.