Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Android L show up in a leaked ad: 'Be Together, Not The Same'

The Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 along with the newest version of the Android L platform seem to be right around the corner, as all rumors point to an official unveiling tomorrow, and ads for the new Nexus family have just leaked out. These ad spots highlight a new ‘be together, not the same’ motto that is a perfect explanation of Google’s Android device philosophy.

Looking at the first commercial, the Nexus 6 (aka Nexus X, or Motorola ‘Shamu’) seems to be the gigantic device at the end, and it comes with a clear message - it’s not for everyone, and that’s so by design. It’s this kind of diversity that Google seems to embrace widely with such an extreme form factor. To freshen up your mind, the Nexus 6 is expected to come with a 5.9-inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560-pixel) display, a 13-megapixel optically stabilized camera, the latest Snapdragon 805 system chip by Qualcomm, and Android L, of course. In fact, you can see the new navigation buttons on the phone testifying to it running the latest version of Google’s operating system.

The Nexus 9 also makes a short cameo in another leaked ad spot for the same ‘be together, not the same’ ad campaign (in the hands of the blond beard guy), but there is much less that you can see about it.

Rumors point out that Google will unveil the Nexus 9 tomorrow, along with a new version of the Android Wear platform (Wear 2.0), and likely shed light on developments in Android TV. You can see it all come together in the third and last, 'Dance Party' ad spot right below. 

We ourselves can't wait for this Nexus party to start, can you?

Thanks for the tip, Sven-Erik Nystad!
source: Lou Kohn, Bogdan Petrovan



1. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Kind of weird, but not bad overall. Can't wait to see what they will release, hoping for a refresh on the N5 as well.

11. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

This tagline sounds like something out of a Halo Reach machinima, it does look like the launch will be much cooler than the impression though

15. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I like the subtle jab at Apple's control... It's true, Android caters to the masses BUT as individuals not as a flock or herd... GREAT commercials! lol

25. engineer-1701d unregistered

the nex6 is the blue phone on the sec vid the tablet to the left of him, the name lion 5.0 the driver is a hunter, hunting lion.?

2. megaSUNNY

Posts: 88; Member since: Jun 26, 2012

except the gigantic phone ad referring to nexus6 , no other ad refers to neither nexus9 nor android tv.

3. Bjray

Posts: 199; Member since: May 29, 2014

Well, you can see a tablet in the second video that's not a N7 nor N10. I guess that counts as something.

4. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

3rd video..boomsound of htc? nexus tablet with boomsound.. sweet!

5. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Be together not the same doesn't work. Yes it disses the same isheep quite well but the together part doesn't fit. The Android OEMS hate and have no respect for one another. Especially the ones jealous of Samsung being the only one making decent coin.

7. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

You're reading too deep into the message. You just turn a party into a land of hate.

20. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

The land of hate would be more fitting and funny if they were all brawling instead of dancing together. Haha

6. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Amazing song choices for the last two commercials, and they're all adorable. I really hope these ads air; not that Android really needs a ton more exposure, but marketing IS something Google's always fell short on with Android.

13. Awalker

Posts: 1977; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

Since these are developer devices why does Google need to advertise them?

18. jesusnexo unregistered

i am not a developer. neither is my gf and we both have nexus

16. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Sniggly, GOOD to see you! I agree, I would love to see these during let's say the football games... +1

8. Elfmonster unregistered

I am a nexus fan but these ads are very off-putting to me, because the art is way too post South Park coopted for phone commercialization soullessness, and the voice track creeps me out. Even the motto squanders a good concept, it should be, "Come together, we're different here."

14. troutsy

Posts: 382; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

You have opinions... cool.


Posts: 146; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Cry me a river, I'm sick of you people saying I don't like this,I don't like that, forget your thoughts

10. niceguy4allsocal

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 14, 2014

hopfully they make two version of nexus x. I like big phones. currently use 4.7" galaxy s3, looking to upgrade, but I don't know I want a 5.9" phone... its almost too big..

12. Awalker

Posts: 1977; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

Get the Nexus 5. It's a great device and they may lower the price. I'm keeping my Nexus 5 for another year. Hopefully, the Nexus 7 phone is around 5".

17. Ninetysix

Posts: 2964; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Surface 3 > Nexus 9 Sorry buddy, but the Surface Pro 3 is a tablet. You can't say otherwise. Sure it's expensive, but it can actually do stuff PC's can & do stuff iOS & Android tablets can't!

21. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Except once you use an iPad air sized tablet, you can't use a 13 inch one as comfortably. But hey, I agree. If the surface ever gets a 10 inch surface pro mini that is as light and same size as an IOS or android tablet and gets the official playstore, I'll never use a non surface pro tablet again. Right now it's still too big and defeats the purpose of the tablet. Convenience .

19. Stuntman

Posts: 843; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

I find these ads to be OK. I'm just not sure what the general public would think. Most people don't know a lot about mobile technology. If you don't know what Android is, the ads that doesn't show a mobile device may not mean anything to you. Only the bus stop one actually prominently shows a phone.

22. supraguy88

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 13, 2013

I agree. Seems like a lot of people don't know what android is. I have a few friends who call it "droid," (but they're thinking of the phone) and other's who don't even know that the Galaxy series of phones are Android phones. Brand recognition is important!

23. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2125; Member since: May 29, 2014

Awesome commercials!

24. MPain

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 28, 2014

.5.9 inch overkill no one will buy it

26. bob_monkeywarts unregistered

I think they are funny, but really, who advertises an entire OS, and only one of them showed a phone! I like Moto and Sammy ads better.

27. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

The best thing I've seen all week.

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