HTC's rumored Nexus handsets are codenamed T50 and T55?

HTC's rumored Nexus handsets are codenamed T50 and T55?
Yesterday, we passed along the latest Nexus-centric rumor. According to speculation, HTC is going to be responsible for two new Nexus handsets that will be released later this year. All we know about these handsets is that one will carry a 5-inch screen, and the other will carry a 5.5-inch display. Today, ROM developer @LlabTooFeR revealed some new information about these two new Nexus phones in a tweet.

According to the developer, who has provided a number of accurate tips on HTC in the past, the 5-inch Nexus phone is codenamed the T50 and the 5.5-inch model is the T55. Obviously, the codenames are derived from the screen size of each unit.

The Nexus One, the first Nexus device manufactured, was produced by HTC back in 2010. The company is also responsible for 2014's Nexus 9 tablet. Last year, two new Nexus phones were launched. LG released the Nexus 5X and Huawei delivered the Nexus 6P.


Thanks for the tip!

source: @LlabTooFeR via GadgetzArena

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30 Comments

1. Eclectech

Posts: 346; Member since: May 01, 2013

Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat? If true, this may get interesting. HTC made the first Nexus and the very first Android phone so I'm certainly interested.

11. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

My sentimental-favorite phone (Nexus) and my sentimental-favorite company (HTC) together again (I don't count the sh*t-show that the Nexus 9 ended up being...) I will definitely get one (or both) of these if the rumor pans out and they don't completely suck (and HTC is still actually in business.)

12. xq10xa

Posts: 808; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

I would like to an HTC phone again. Nexus at that? Yes.

17. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

The grand daddy of all Android is back!!

2. eman99

Posts: 409; Member since: Aug 03, 2010

Ohhhhhh yes htc is alive again

3. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

Here we goooo.....These are gonna be baddazz!!

4. rubertus

Posts: 57; Member since: Oct 07, 2014

If I get a 5"-5.2" inch phone with +64Gb storage then I'm fine with it, I skipped 5X cause of the storage.

30. QWIKSTRIKE

Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

I passed on the 6P because of the reuction in sreen while keeping close to the same size in length with merely a marginal screen improvement. The bezels on that thig is rediculous. The Nexus 6P with a lack lustre screen brightness is an achilles heel in my opinion. This screen size is now even smaller....why not keep it 5.7 and 5.2....wtf. Now I will not buy this if it is 5.5....I do expect dual speakers from HTC thats all that will be good outside of exceptional design. I like the Google software, but I am getting tired of their insonsistency in continuation with their product. I am no iPhone lover, but their product line is more consitent, and not all over the place from one year to the next Design wise. I guess it might be time to go "BACK" to Samsung, and deal with slower updates, and short lived software support. I may have to hold on to my Nexus 6. and OG Nexus 5 a lil longer...........uuuuuuggggggggggghhhhhh! I would love to see a 5.7" HTC nexus....please

5. qolamreza

Posts: 61; Member since: Jul 01, 2015

Two high end devices different just because of size i hope

6. prashant1707

Posts: 83; Member since: Nov 13, 2015

i hope SD820 will be powering both d handsets.

27. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

obviously.... but exynos is good too :D

7. QuadFace

Posts: 179; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

This is going to be the last Nexus. Best of the best.

8. Modest_Moze

Posts: 184; Member since: Mar 23, 2015

Don't say that, come on...

9. artificialintelligence

Posts: 166; Member since: Dec 05, 2015

HTC's last chance before the final nail in the coffin better not screw it up with horrible software and ultra pixel camera

10. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

oh please, people been saying that for years...and you do know that Nexus software is provided by Google right?

13. Joosty

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

I can't wait! !!!!!

14. Trickzter

Posts: 83; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

I'm interested in the 5.5" version. The specs I'm hoping for:- *5.5" 2K OLED display. *Snapdragon 820 or hopefully by Oct/Nov QC release an upgraded version ie. 821 or 825. *4GB LPDDR4 RAM. *Under the display Qualcomm Ultrasonic fingerprint scanner. *OIS. *USB 3.1 gen2 *Wireless charging and quick charge.

18. fyah_king unregistered

It will be 820.

21. tyger11

Posts: 289; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

SD820 pushing only 1080p would be an amazing performer, and OLED FTW! And hells to the yes for wireless charging. WTF was LG thinking with the new Nexuses (Nexii?). *shakes fist* I want the 5", though. I still fondly remember the design and build quality (though not the battery life) of my HTC EVO 4G, with built-in kickstand - that was an amazing feature that I'm sorry didn't catch on in the industry.

31. JunBringer

Posts: 138; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

Dude I loved my Evo kickstand as well. Does HTC do OLED displays though?

15. andynaija

Posts: 1255; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

YAASSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

16. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

Oh my gosh I'm excited!! A Nexus phone with BoomSound! just please have at least a decent camera and good display and my wallet, my future funds and bank account goes to this phone!! haha!

19. yonith

Posts: 226; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

I can only see myself waiting for this if it is officially announced BEFORE the Samsung GS7.

20. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Weren't Nexus phones codenames usually listed with fish (shark) names?

22. BLSEOTB

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 24, 2015

I can already picture it. Nexus 5X&6P looks on the front and One X9/A9 looks on the back.

23. avishekmukherjee

Posts: 362; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

O yeah HTC bring it on :)

24. lakki369

Posts: 114; Member since: Apr 10, 2015

HTC... Please dont suck at this with bad design(Oversized Bezels).

25. Darkerm

Posts: 322; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

can't wait

28. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

google should give one of those to sony since both still trying hard to keep survive :-/ one nexus with all metal build, dual camera, boomsound stereo speaker.. another one with front stereo speaker, waterproof, and great battery life

29. Chuck007

Posts: 1410; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

That's awesome! Hopefully with Google's help they'd find it in themselves to make good phones again.

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