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Google could launch two Nexus smartphones this year

Google could release two Nexus smartphones this year
There has been a lot of info flying around about the Nexus X and the Moto S, which by all accounts are almost the same device with slightly different software and maybe different cameras. Last week, we learned that there were two Moto S devices in testing, and it turns out that could also mean that Google will release two Nexus smartphones this year.

As we learned, there is a 5.9-inch Moto S and a 5.2-inch model in testing and which one we see released will depend on the public reaction to the Moto X+1. According to a source close to the supply chain, Google may be cleaning up the unused devices. The main Nexus X is already set to be 5.9-inches, as we've stated before. But, word has it that if Motorola releases the 5.9-inch Moto S, Google may repurpose the 5.2-inch Moto S units as a second Nexus device. 

This would explain why we have been seeing leaks here and there for a 5.2-inch Nexus, but far more leaks regarding a 5.9-inch Nexus X. So, come Halloween, we may suddenly see two Nexus smartphones and the new Nexus 8.9 tablet released into the Google Play Store. No doubt, we'll get more info as we get closer to that time, but this is definitely something to keep an eye on. 

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