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Nexus 6 snapped next to the Apple iPhone 6 Plus

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Nexus 6 snapped next to the Apple iPhone 6 Plus
Earlier today, we showed you an alleged render of the Nexus 6 that was disseminated by retired serial leaker evleaks. We pointed out that the phone strongly resembled the Motorola Moto X. Now, we have another photo supposedly showing the Nexus 6 standing next to another big name in the smartphone industry, the Apple iPhone 6 Plus.
 
Even with both phones standing on their respective heads, we can see the larger sized-screen on the Nexus 6 (5.9-inch vs. 5.5-inch on the Apple iPhone 6 Plus) and the wider and longer footprint on the stock Android device. The Nexus 6 has some mighty mouth-watering specs, if the most recent rumors are true. For starters, we're talking about a 5.9-inch screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560. That works out to a scrumptious pixel density of 496.ppi. As a comparison, the 5.5-inch screen on the iPhone phablet offers resolution of 1080 x 1920, and a pixel density of 401ppi.

The rest of the Nexus 6 also sounds awe inspiring with a quad-core 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 CPU under the hood, and the Adreno 420 GPU crunching the graphics. 3GB of RAM is on board. The rear-facing camera is 13MP, records in 4K, and is equipped with OIS. The front-facing snapper comes in at 2MP. A 3200mAh battery keeps the lights on all day, and Android L is pre-installed.

There is speculation that we could see this unveiled as soon as tomorrow (Wednesday), along with the HTC produced Nexus 9 slate. With these specs, stock Android, quick updates, and Nexus-style pricing, there could be a new sheriff in town very soon.

Nexus 6 snapped next to the Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Thanks for the tip!

source: TKTech

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posted on 14 Oct 2014, 22:54 25

1. fzacek (Posts: 2486; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)


So much less bezel on the Nexus 6 than the iPhone 6 Plus. It packs a much bigger display than the iP6+ into just a slightly larger body...

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 22:56 4

3. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10456; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Both are equally beautiful.

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:09 14

9. fzacek (Posts: 2486; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)


That's subjective, but I guess they both have their pros and cons...

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 00:29

23. thesims2customs (Posts: 61; Member since: 12 Jul 2014)


I hope it won't be disappointed, please a decent camera and battery please

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 02:31 1

31. emilianaliz (Posts: 2; Member since: 15 Oct 2014)


I disagree. iPhone is smaller, more stylish,and has better specs. check it out versus.com/en/google-nexus-6-vs-apple-iphone-6

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 03:43 5

33. jael206 (Posts: 145; Member since: 18 Jul 2012)


First, this comparison is about the iphone6 plus, not the iphone6. Second, I read your link about the specs and in a technical point of view, the advantages that the Nexus has weighs more value than those of the iPhone6. (ie, clock speed, resolution, front and back cam megapix count, OIS, wireless charging, etc)

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 08:50 1

45. DocOc (Posts: 138; Member since: 23 Apr 2014)


How do you figure the IPhone 6 has better specs? Not true at all...

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 10:08 3

47. appleDOESNT.com (banned) (Posts: 456; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


iPhone 6's is the least stylish phone apple has ever created. The curved edges, ugly, the thinness, who cares, the top and bottom bezels, laughable, the protruding camera, horrible and the accent lines, uglier than the htc one it ripped iff

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:54 1

18. cnour (Posts: 752; Member since: 11 Sep 2014)


Don't forget the thickness that will affect the use of the phone with one hand. Moreover, Nexus phones are heavy.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 01:49 3

30. RebelwithoutaClue (Posts: 2891; Member since: 05 Apr 2013)


I don't mind phones being a bit thicker and heavier. I held the iphone 6 and it's very goodlooking, but it's too thin and light for me.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 05:44 2

39. NexusPhan (Posts: 625; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


Agreed. Apple's obsession with thinness makes their phones harder to hold, not easier. The smaller battery is also a minus because of the thinness.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 05:04 1

34. Awalker (Posts: 1501; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)


Both phones are two-handed affairs. They're way too big.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 09:45

46. TheYellowDart (Posts: 26; Member since: 18 Oct 2013)


Way to big for what? You, maybe. If it's coming to verizon hands down the nexus 6 is my new phone. And if you want smaller then you have the moto X 2014 or standard iPhone 6 to choose from.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 14:08 1

48. fzacek (Posts: 2486; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)


Yes, but the Nexus 6 has a rounded back that helps the phone fit in your hand. The iPhone 6+ is just thin and flat, no gripability...

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 00:20 9

20. E34V8 (Posts: 84; Member since: 16 Dec 2011)


iPhone = king of bezels :) .

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 00:31

24. thesims2customs (Posts: 61; Member since: 12 Jul 2014)


Well, those people who hate thick bezels and rage on everything with thick bezels and buy IPhone, they are naif.
Proved something

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 07:26

42. darkkjedii (Posts: 21262; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


And sales, and customers satisfaction rating :).

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 01:20 2

27. sipha (Posts: 434; Member since: 12 May 2012)


You blind and senseless!!

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 05:28 2

38. bengeo (Posts: 1; Member since: 15 Oct 2014)


TK is a total fraud this is a moto x and iphone 6 with a 6+ screenshot. Read this ht tps://medium.com/@derekmross/this-is-the-real-tk-t​ech-news-a-fraud-d9f4a9e51ecf I can't believe phoneArena is still reporting stuff he says.

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 22:55 3

2. Chuck007 (Posts: 1110; Member since: 02 Mar 2014)


I feel a sudden urge to flip my table right now. Looks like a great phone. Oh well might as well be happy with what I bought haha

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 22:57 11

4. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10456; Member since: 14 May 2012)


As you should be because if you try keeping up with the latest phones, your bank account will definitely take a hit. Trust me on this one.

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:08 4

6. Chuck007 (Posts: 1110; Member since: 02 Mar 2014)


Actually can't agree more.

Kinda wish I waited until the actual announcement and didn't base my judgement on those poor leaked renderings/pics though. Seriously thought it was going to be much larger than the iPhone 6+.

BTW rocking a Z3 and happy with it.

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:09 2

8. Derekjeter (Posts: 892; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


Lucky bastard! I want a Z3.

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:14

10. Chuck007 (Posts: 1110; Member since: 02 Mar 2014)


Oh you! Haha..

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:37 2

15. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10456; Member since: 14 May 2012)


I've been through the S3, Note 3, S5, M8, and 6 Plus. All in one year.

I can afford it since I don't party every weekend, but yeah. Glad to hear you're liking your phone. What are your pros and cons?

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 00:25 2

21. Chuck007 (Posts: 1110; Member since: 02 Mar 2014)


My impressions so far:

- Bright and sharp IPS screen with great viewing angles. There is a notable bluish tint but I am not too bothered by it.

- Dual speakers are loud, but are only audible enough 3-4 notches from max volume. Might be an Android thing? When it gets decently loud however, I can hear distortions every now and then when there are too many channels. As expected for a smartphone, they are tinny sounding. Almost the same as 5S in clarity here.

- Build quality is great. Personally love the simplistic+stylish looks. Unlike other smartphones with Gorilla Glass 3 however, the screen feels somewhat flimsy. Maybe it's part of the design... have no clue.

- Camera is decent. I've never been all that impressed with camera performance on phones with Android, but this one is at least acceptable for me. Minimal noise and low-light pics come out looking brighter than it really is (which can be a pro or con). Images don't come out as sharp (marginal difference) and vibrant as say the 5S with the Superior Auto mode, and getting things to focus properly is a challenge. Anyway, it's not that bad. Definitely not a deal breaker like it was with the Xperia Z1.

- Call quality is the highlight of this phone for me. I've been rocking a 5S for so long I've forgotten how speakerphones should sound like. It's simply jaw dropping. Feels like I am actually speaking with the person. No muffled sound.

If I was to give this a score out of 10, it'll be a 7.5. Not that perfect - but at least impressive enough to keep for a year until the next best thing arrives.

Hope this helps.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 01:22

28. tech2 (Posts: 3455; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)


Good points. Thanks for info m8. +1

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 07:39

43. Chuck007 (Posts: 1110; Member since: 02 Mar 2014)


Thank you!

Battery life seems to be superb as Phonearena reported. It's currently at 59% battery after two days of light usage (approx 5 hrs messaging, 30min of voice calls, but no gaming).

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 06:23

41. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 2183; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)


Amen to that. I've had to slow down this year because it has gotten ridiculous.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 07:48

44. darkkjedii (Posts: 21262; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Ditto, that's why I skipped the N4, no more two flagships per year.

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:08

5. Micah007 (Posts: 254; Member since: 09 Oct 2014)


Hopefully everyone will stop complaining about the size.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 00:34

25. thesims2customs (Posts: 61; Member since: 12 Jul 2014)


I won't, for 6 inch phones are great. But under 4 inch? Are joking, because it's fit in your pocket and sacrifice the entertainment, nah not me. It could be different for some people. But it is my opinion

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:08

7. Derekjeter (Posts: 892; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


I doubt this will come to Verizon. Their version will be the Droid Turbo. This is where I hate Verizon

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:19

12. Micah007 (Posts: 254; Member since: 09 Oct 2014)


It may come to Verizon, if the strong rumors hold true. If not, my next choice is the Droid Turbo, but I really want this.

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:27

13. Derekjeter (Posts: 892; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


Come one Verizon with a Nexus? Where did you see that rumor? I don't see them launching two Motorola phones with in two weeks specially two flagships. The turbo is set to released on October 27 or something like that. I do wish Verizon had a better Android line up.

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:41 2

16. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10456; Member since: 14 May 2012)


I'd pick the 6 over the turbo if everything remains the same. Imagine if Moto puts a 4000mAh battery.

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:53 1

17. Derekjeter (Posts: 892; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


I think anyone would pick the Nexus over the Turbo specially with what Verizon would have done to the Nexus. Remember the Galaxy Nexus nough said. I just want a great Android to go with my iPhone 6+. I'm gonna go with the note 4 but I'm not a big fan of TouchWiz

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:15 3

11. shamatuu (Posts: 159; Member since: 02 Nov 2011)


doesn't look that big next to the iphone 6 plus.

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:32

14. DRavago (Posts: 15; Member since: 11 Oct 2013)


I got a iPhone 6 plus ordered, depending on the cost of the nexus 6 I might get it just to have a second phone on hand, that thing looks nice
Just a giant screen staring at you to interact with

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 23:54 2

19. Tritinum (Posts: 471; Member since: 06 May 2014)


Tk Tech News was a fraud and is now arrested

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 01:05 4

26. Dubs816 (Posts: 24; Member since: 02 Jun 2014)


I can't believe these tech sites are all using him as a source. He allegedly tried to kill a police officer for Christ's sake.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 00:29 1

22. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


Holy crap the iPhone 6 plus is fricking HUGE.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 01:43 6

29. dankev (Posts: 7; Member since: 27 Sep 2014)


This is a fake. It's a Moto X next to a regular iPhone 6 (with the iPhone showing a screen shot from another article, hence landscape). This guy is a fake. Stop posting his fake garbage.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 05:11 1

35. Awalker (Posts: 1501; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)


Yeah, you're right. You can see the hand motion sensors on the Moto X. This guy is a fraud but PA keeps printing his stuff.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 02:40 5

32. Af1rPA (Posts: 688; Member since: 12 Jun 2014)


This is just a Moto X next to an iphone 6.
Don't be fooled by this TK scammer.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 05:21

36. Trex95 (Posts: 900; Member since: 03 Mar 2013)


The king of Android. But i don't think so Nexus 6 going to made by Motorola due to the ugly design and Super Amoled screen hope no.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 05:27

37. Suo.Eno (Posts: 498; Member since: 17 Feb 2013)


The only prob with the iPhone design moving forward is the home button placement + Touch ID. This takes a lot out of that room to maneuver for them product designers + designers and it's the side bezels that needs trimming.

Unfortunately the current setup are still central to the UX implementation, Apple should consider an onscreen home key instead and perhaps move Touch ID to the logo on the back (hell I think this is awesome if truly possible) for future vers. More excuse for the slightly added thickness to add to robustness and bigger batt too.

Not holding my breath but hey stranger things have happened, them 6s did went large finally..

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 05:53 1

40. wreis (Posts: 18; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


N6 come to daddy i love this size 6" is the new perfect.

posted on 15 Oct 2014, 17:06

49. Af1rPA (Posts: 688; Member since: 12 Jun 2014)


Booom! The nexus 6 has come out today and it looks nothing like the one in this article.
PA you were trolled by TK.
Look at that bottom bezel on the Motorola, it is clearly a Moto X as the Nexus 6 has a much thinner bezel.

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