There has been quite a bit of speculations around who is developing the next Nexus smartphone. LG has already denied that it is working on the Nexus 6, and there have also been reports about Google s Android Silver program replacing the Nexus line. Now however, Android Police claims that Google is working with Motorola to develop a Nexus smartphone codenamed Shamu . Also Read - Moto E20 with 6.5-inch HD+ display, Android 11 Go Edition launchedAlso Read - TCL cancelled its clamshell foldable phone, aimed to take on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3
Not much is known about the device, except the fact that it will flaunt a 5.9-inch display as well as a fingerprint scanner. Without a photo, it is hard to believe the claim, but a device named Shamu was also spotted on Google s issue tracker. The publication reiterates that the device is indeed under development and the companies are looking at launching the device in the US sometime in November. Also Read - 5 best gaming smartphones on a budget to buy in India in September 2021
HTC is already believed to be developing the Nexus 9 tablet codenamed Volantis, which is said to feature a 8.9-inch 2048 1440 pixel display, an Nvidia Tegra K1 64-bit processor, 2GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization, 3-megapixel front-facing camera and stereo front-facing speakers.
Motorola on its part is said to be readying its flagship device, the Moto X+1. It is said to feature a 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 SoC, 2GB of RAM, 12-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, and 32GB/64GB internal storage. Like the Moto G and the Moto X, there is no microSD card slot to expand the storage.