Huawei Nexus to be powered by Snapdragon 810, not Snapdragon 820 according to analyst

Huawei Nexus to be powered by Snapdragon 810, not Snapdragon 820 according to analyst
Just the other day, we passed along specs allegedly belonging to the rumored Huawei Nexus handset. The source of this leak was none other than Evan Blass of @evleaks fame. According to Blass' specs, the stock Android phone being prepped by Huawei will be driven by the Snapdragon 820 SoC. Blass has a well-deserved reputation for accuracy, but according to one analyst, this time Blass' sources have failed him.

Chinese analyst Pan Jiutang posted on his Weibo account the reason why the Huawei Nexus will have a Snapdragon 810 under the hood. According to the analyst, Qualcomm will not be shipping the Snapdragon 820 before December. This means that the first devices to have the new chip inside will not be launched before March 2016. Jiutang says that the Huawei Nexus will be unveiled in November, too early to have the Snapdragon 820 on board.

The analyst goes on to say that the first smartphone to come to market with the Snapdragon 820 will be the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus. We will have to wait until November to see who is right about the Nexus. For the record, Blass says that the Huawei Nexus will feature a 5.7-inch screen with a 1440 x 2560 resolution. He adds that the phone will come with a metal body and a fingerprint reader. Both Blass and Jiutang expect the device to ship in this year's fourth quarter.

source: Mobipicker

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27 Comments

1. feeth

Posts: 20; Member since: Jun 14, 2014

How about no?

14. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Dear Qualcomm, stop from being so lazy and move your a$$. You had this huge problem since one when you destoyed lots of flagships, but you behave like every thing is wonderful

24. sgodsell

Posts: 7456; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

If they go with the SD 810, then that is one of the chips that currently supports Qualcomms ultrasonic finger print scanner. I hope they add that to the Nexus, since its the first scanner that is the most accurate, and your fingers can even be dirty or even covered with food. I also hope they will add an IR blaster like Samsungs's flagships devices. That would be sweet to include a universal remote on a Nexus device. If Huawei doesn't add those things. They I would rather stick to a Motorola Nexus.

20. waddup121 unregistered

Huawei please.

27. plck74

Posts: 65; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

there goes boiling my egg. pls change to Nvidia.

2. Oneight

Posts: 33; Member since: Apr 04, 2015

What the hell are you talking, phonearena. You first said Huawei nexus would be powered by snapdragon 810 according to something, and then change your mind that Huawei nexus would be powered by snapdragon 820 according to something, and finally say Huawei would be powered by 810, please clearly state that which source is more credible!!!!!!!!!

21. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Google is already coming with project tango device with SD810, they would have gone for SD820 for project tango if that would have been possible, so SD810 (99% sure about that) for nexus also.

3. Zylam

Posts: 1817; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

What about that crazy antutu benchmark score the apparent Nexus 5 2015 hit recently? There's noway the 810 did that, the phone would probably melt before it'd hit that level on a 810.

13. hound.master

Posts: 1044; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

That should be the LG G4 pro since nexuses won't have 820.

4. Suo.Eno

Posts: 556; Member since: Feb 17, 2013

Eff that I'd rather they go w/ 808 instead.

26. EnigmaticPsychotic

Posts: 70; Member since: Nov 26, 2013

808 kick drum, 808 hat 808 snare drum, 808 clap Got an 808 this and an 808 that Got an 808 boom and an 808 bap

5. Suo.Eno

Posts: 556; Member since: Feb 17, 2013

Eff that I'd rather they go w/ 808 instead.

10. Suo.Eno

Posts: 556; Member since: Feb 17, 2013

dbl post my bad.. someone get rid of this tyvm

6. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Well that's a let down. Not really keen on them making a nexus device in the first place..

7. janno

Posts: 144; Member since: Aug 19, 2014

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO​OOO This better not be true. Total deal breaker!

8. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

Another Day, Another Oven to-be

9. Djz89

Posts: 447; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

LOL, great desicion.

11. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

Anyone knows what happened to my boner? It got 810ed.

15. DevilsAdvocate

Posts: 47; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

Well at least you tried to make a joke.

12. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

Hahahahahahaha.....

16. Amir1 unregistered

If true, RIP huawei nexus. "flawless victory, fatality" - s810 wins.

17. FoneAddict

Posts: 263; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

I'm NOT buying any phone that comes shipped with that heat generator SD810

18. .KRATOS.

Posts: 442; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

If it's really gonna be equipped with a 810 I guess it'll fail

19. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1271; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Last year SD801 equipped phone was Flagship Killer... This year SD810 itself is a FLAGSHIP KILLER...

22. StanleyG88

Posts: 240; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

Will it be a HOT seller?

23. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Google should just use the Exynos then, if the SD820 isn't ready on time.

25. wesley.

Posts: 217; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

The new Nexus probably comes with a new feature then - built in CPU fan...

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