Leak mentions LG, Sony, and Samsung Nexus devices

Leak mentions LG, Sony, and Samsung Nexus devices
Earlier today we saw some leaked specs for a possible Samsung Galaxy Nexus refresh, but a new leak is showing that the old news about Google expanding the Nexus program may have been correct. The new leak shows that in addition to Samsung, LG and Sony may be building Nexus devices. This is news that a lot of people have been waiting for. 

The leak shows what is said to be the Winter 2012 release schedule for NTT DoCoMo in Japan. In addition to a slew of devices from NEC Casio, Panasonic, Fujitsu Toshiba, Sharp, Kyocera, HTC, Huawei, ZTE, Nokia and LTE, the leak shows some interesting listings for LG, Sony, and Samsung. It lists the Samsung Galaxy Nexus II, which we heard about earlier, but it also lists an LG Optimus Nexus, and a Sony Xperia Nexus. 

There isn't really any info aside from the names. All three are listed as having NFC, which is expected of a Nexus device, and are part of the Xi series, which is DoCoMo's LTE service. The only other interesting bit is that the LG Optimus Nexus is expected to be waterproof. 

What do you guys think? Should we believe it?



1. hunted

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

Sony would be great!! thats is all i wanted :)

20. Santi_Santi unregistered

waiting for Xperia Nexus...

67. CharlieAtInfinity

Posts: 253; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

Stole my words hahah :D Xperia Nexus also sounds really awesome!!! thumbs up! :)


Posts: 61; Member since: Aug 21, 2012

Me to. With quality and style like there Z series laptop on a phone.

40. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 2011

Hell yeah! that's what I'm talking about, any brand other than Samsung should be good and nice enough, sick of Samsung for so long already, their Nexus devices feel so generic and cheap, yeah samsung's trademarks.

85. megaSUNNY

Posts: 88; Member since: Jun 26, 2012

yeah,samsung is good but feels cheap and boring.its time for something new

51. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Love what Sony brings..... I would be very interested In a Sony with stock Android. Wonder why more handset makers must don't put out stock Android. Who says Skins make the Android experience better, especially with the improvements in ICS/JB?

83. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

sony makes really good phones... hope google will let manufacturers release a nexus phone on its line samsung galaxy nexus II motorola razr nexus sony xperia nexus lg optimus nexus huawei ascend nexus asus transformer nexus it will be a nexus party!!!

86. a961009

Posts: 120; Member since: Aug 04, 2011

how about htc one nexus?? or One N(nexus)??

87. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

oh sorry... i forgot about htc... my bad...

2. smdeezy

Posts: 66; Member since: Jun 17, 2011

I can't believe Motorola isn't on this list.

9. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

Moto can't make a NExus device for a while Google is trying not to show favoritism toward that OEM if they got a contract for a Nexus device all other Android OEMs would go Apes**te.

12. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

How long should they wait for? 12 months later? I'll wait ...

13. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Don’t agree with that comment.... If Google just opened the Nexus program to other OEMs there should be no issues with Moto making one too. I welcome the idea every OEM making a "Vanilla" Nexus device.

14. smdeezy

Posts: 66; Member since: Jun 17, 2011

Totally agree. Equal opportunity on this one.

49. RamyRamz69

Posts: 390; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

To be honest I think the Razr's ICS is the nearest if not exactly the same as Vanilla...

52. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

but still many users are complaining about the UI. I think they hate stock android a lot

53. amancarlos

Posts: 42; Member since: May 09, 2012

i think motorola and htc too r on the list but haven't yet applied for NFC

59. torr310

Posts: 1677; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Google are laying off Motorola's employees. There is the possibility that Google just want to acquire Motorola's patents.

100. lauremar

Posts: 181; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

No, Google laid off the team/employees working on the feature phones (flip phone like the razr and the likes) to concentrate more on smart phones... Which makes sense.

68. lauremar

Posts: 181; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

Right! I want a Motorola Razr Nexus or simply, Google Nexus!!!

73. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

yeah.... its unfair to motorola....

80. MeoCao unregistered

Every Moto's phone now is a Nexus.

3. FrostyDanny

Posts: 90; Member since: Jul 15, 2012

Omg that sounds awesome! Let's hope Verizon gets its s**t together and actually gets one of these top of the line phones so I can buy it :)

8. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

Carriers destroy Nexus devices with bloatware and no updates or 8 months too late look what Verison did to the SGN what a shame

18. GNexus4G

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 21, 2012

Nexus didn't have any bloatware on Verizon. Plus who really needs OTA updates when it takes maybe 2 minutes to root a phone and flash a ROM. My Nexus on Verizon has zero bloatware, and I've been running 4.1 for over a month now with no problems.

35. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

This^ I don't understand why everyone complains about the Verizon Galaxy Nexus not receiving updates. Did anyone actually think Verizon would OTA everything faster JUST because it's a Nexus? The reason I bought the Nexus is so I didn't have to rely on big red to make decisions for me. When I wanted Jelly Bean, I had it. That being said I will never buy another Nexus from Verizon but that's more about my data plan than anything....

41. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

I'd buy off contract but somehow verizons GN is twice as much as everyone elses so... I wont be buying one anytime soon.

4. Fuego84

Posts: 357; Member since: May 13, 2012

Let HTC make a Nexus just don't let them put sense 4 in it, have them keep it stock.

7. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

All nexus devices are stock

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