Rumor: Google Nexus 6 may not exist at all
0. phoneArena 16 May 2014, 17:05 posted on
Could the Google Nexus 5 be the last Nexus-branded smartphone? If yes, it looks like Google will replace the series with a so-called Silver Certification program...
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45. h27_Venom (Posts: 74; Member since: 16 May 2014)
What about rumored $100 nexus phone with mediatek soc....????
49. MobileNico (Posts: 58; Member since: 26 Aug 2012)
Guess it's either the Moto X+1 or GS5 GPe for me now. Stock Android is still the way to go, Nexus or no Nexus.
50. pureviewuser (Posts: 377; Member since: 11 Nov 2012)
Google don't discontinue the nexus it's a great device.
51. Rizchy (Posts: 57; Member since: 17 Jan 2014)
Google is busy fixing its gmail, maps and playstore to be bothered with a mediocre phone like nexus. They would probably refurbish their old nexus phone and call it nexus 5 2014. haha
52. AfterShock (Posts: 3698; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)
You just described apple to the letter.
57. choklatwasted (Posts: 15; Member since: 29 Oct 2013)
the Nexus phones arent really needed anymore. now that google is pushing core apps to the Play Store its pretty easy to get a nexus-like experience on any phone
66. joey_sfb (Posts: 4450; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
Google still need nexus to stay relevant. Remember they don't have Motorola as leverage to keep their OEMs in line.
Its too soon for another nexus anyway.
69. tokuzumi (Posts: 643; Member since: 27 Aug 2009)
It was a good run while it lasted. I guess we couldn't expect that train to last forever. Besides, with Google putting the core functionality out there in the Play Store, you can turn just about any Android phone into a Nexus-like device. But it's going to cost more, or you will have to turn to contracts again (*crowd gasps*).
I'll just go back to what I was doing before; buying last year's flagship devices.