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Google Nexus 6 attacks Chinese manufacturers

Dale Davies |
Gogole launched the Nexus 6, a 6-inch phone made in collaboration with Motorola. With a big screen the Nexus 6 is Google's first try at a phablet, and a relatively good first try.

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The Nexus 6 is named for its nearly 6-inch screen size, but it is aloo 6th in the series. Under the hood there is the latest, top of the line, 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 Qualcomm processor. This is accompanied by 3GB of RAM memory, which makes it one of the most powerful devices around, shoulder to shoulder with the best Chinese models currently on the market. All that is enclosed in a 10.1mm thick body, not the smallest in the world but thanks to its design very nice to use.

That's 2,560 x 1,440 pixels spread over the 5.96-inch display, which comes out to a pixel density of 493 ppi. The device uses Quad HD AMOLED panel which means that you expect a very very good picture quality. The Nexus handsets to run Google's latest OS Android 5.0 Lollipop. The new OS comes with a number of new features including improved battery life as probably the most important, unlocking with trusted devices, improved Google cards and a new look called Material Design.

To run all of those new and great technologies, along with Adreno 420 graphics processor, you need a good battery. The Nexus 6 has a giant 3,220mAh which means you should get enough soup for many hours but don't forget that the huge screen needs a lot of power, add to that several apps and heavy usage, and don't be disappointed if your batter lives for 10 hours or so max. However, there is a quick charging option which makes your life a bit brighter: 16 minutes of charging will give you enough power for several hours.

The Nexus 6 is an interesting device, especially for those who love big displays, but if you are really into them you should check some Chinese manufacturers because they offer great characteristics at a lower price and with the latest technology.

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