Purported Huawei Nexus photos leak, showcase its guts for everyone to see (Update: false alarm)


Strange things happen on Fridays, including, but not limited to, leaking alleged photos of the rumored Huawei Nexus 2016 smartphone. Chances are pretty good that these are the real deal, as according to the source, the smartphone pictured here carries the code H1621 + H1622. Last year's Huawei Nexus 6P was marked H1511 + H1512. Sounds like the markings of a successor, no?

UPDATE: Well, no. Turns out this is just an honor 5x for TracFone. False alarm, everyone!

We also get to learn that this year's Nexus from Huawei will come with a 3100mAh Li-iOn battery, and also features a fingerprint sensor. Not much of a revelation considering such stuff is to be expected from a high-end Nexus, but reassuring nevertheless.

To recap once more, we are expecting three Nexus devices from Google and its hardware partners this year. Two will be made by HTC, and one will ship out of Huawei. The ones from HTC are codenamed Marlin (M1) and Sailfish (S1), respectively. The one by Huawei isn't out in the wild yet, but a certain Mr. Charlene Munilall (CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group South Africa) confirmed that the company is "doing the Nexus again this year." May that, and the leaked photos reassure fans of the brand that its efforts are once again concentrated on building a high-end phone for Google.


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21 Comments

1. danny_a2005

Posts: 358; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

Doesn't look like a nexus to me

18. pagal

Posts: 49; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

No its not nexus . This year Huawei nexus will have the same design as the current one ,but with a bigger 6" display. I bet.

20. QWIKSTRIKE

Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

If it is a 6 inch phone take my money.... If not I keep my og nexus 6...... Then I bail for the note 7.

2. WPX00

Posts: 511; Member since: Aug 15, 2015

That's an honor 5x

6. RoBear

Posts: 12; Member since: Nov 23, 2015

Yep, just pulled my 5X out of my pocket and it's exactly the same. Either they're recycling parts or this is bogus. My money's on the latter

3. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Ohh so game on!!! Htc vs huawei !! Yeah!!

4. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

i thought nexus devices all have NEXUS in the back

5. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

This may be fake, because if it was a nexus the phone might have NEXUS ot G logo

7. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

That was Honor 5X, you all get cheated.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8AyEALgmLc Anyway, why PhoneArena believe that non-famous website? And Wow,

8. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

no google logo at back.

9. tgom222

Posts: 34; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

Isn't that a Tracfone logo on the back?

10. Darkkracker

Posts: 255; Member since: Jun 11, 2016

Huawei sucks in comparison of build quality of HTC. I will definitely be checking out the HTC nexus devices this fall!

11. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

Are you fanboy?

21. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Fanboy? just look at drop test and learn...

12. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

PA!!!!!! *facepalm* so you can't tell this isn't a nexus? "We're doing the nexus again this year" doesn't necessarily mean "we're making a new nexus phone this year". That interview was totally misinterpreted, they were talking bout the nexus programme and supply chain in india thus made that statement. So there's no way in hell that's a nexus, and even if they're making one, it sure isn't this phone we're looking at here (honor 5x).. Thought you guys were proffessionals?

15. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

They want click bait.

13. louisd

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 15, 2015

Umm.. If this is a nexus, why does it have Tracfone logo on it?

16. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Lol, I thought I was the only one who caught that :D.

17. hado86

Posts: 177; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

It's pixel or note for me.

19. Gabbarx

Posts: 13; Member since: Jul 20, 2015

I bet it's not honor Actually it is a copy of Honor 5x with the only difference that the bottom of the rear panel found the logo Huawei, not Honor . Maybe Google has a mid range Nexus device this year.

22. aegislash

Posts: 1476; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

So this post gets updated as a false alarm, but not the one yesterday claiming the official Milanese Loop for Apple Watch was on sale for $25 on Groupon, when in fact it was merely a knockoff being sold for that price? Alright then.

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