The Wall Street Journal has published a new report claiming that Google plans to release the Nexus 6 at some point this month. The article, citing three sources, is incredibly sparse on details, but does corroborate all of what we exclusively reported last month.
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For one, the WSJ confirms that the device will pack a 5.9-inch display and that it has been tested internally as the Shamu. We, of course, reported last month that the device will also pack a qHD resolution of 2560 x 1440, which comes out to 498 pixels-per-inch. The device, according to our sources, will also pack a 3,200mAh battery and a 13MP rear camera with 4k video capabilities. Finally, the Nexus 6 will be powered by a Snapdragon 805 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM.
Earlier this week it was reported that the Nexus 9 would be released this month as well, perhaps on October 16th. It would make sense for Google to launch both the Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Android L on the same day, even if that day is also when Apple is expected to unveil new Macs and iPads.
Regarding pricing, the WSJ simply says that Google hopes to offer a Nexus phone that “rivals” Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus, which starts at $749 without a contract in the United States.