Rumor: Google Nexus 6 may not exist at all

Could the Google Nexus 5 be the last Nexus-branded smartphone? If yes, it looks like Google will replace the series with a so-called Silver Certification program...
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69 Comments

18. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

Just wait till you see the media calls the nexus line a flop our something, feels like it

6. Totse2k15

Posts: 478; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Derp! Meh... *Waiting for the OnePlus One*.

8. NoFanboy

Posts: 300; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

This is not a rumor. If it's from evleaks it's FACT

26. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

yeap, the same way they told microsoft would abandon the mordern ui... completely true fact

10. AJagtiani

Posts: 466; Member since: Apr 24, 2014

R.I.P Nexus.

22. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

RIP 3% market share no apps and games platform

24. AJagtiani

Posts: 466; Member since: Apr 24, 2014

4% marketshare worldwide. Fasted growing OS in the world. 250,000 WP apps. 150,000 Win8 apps. Selling more than the iPhone in 26 countries. Double digit market share in most of Europe and Latin America. Solid hardware, features and performance. YES, R.I.P.

41. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Meh. 520 is the reason. Pretty much BB old turf, that got them places too.

55. Sauce unregistered

Fastest growing? Obviously something has to grow fast coming from nothing lmfao. 250,000 WP apps? LMAOOOOOOOOOOOO Funny how you also had to mention iPhone, instead of Samsung or Sony or LG LMAAOOOOOOO.

11. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1175; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Well now that will be a major loss for those who want a

12. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1175; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Well now that will be a major loss for those who want a less than $300 device with +5inch FHD display, latest CPU, the stock Android Experience (incl. updates straight from the big G). I've seen many people (iPhone, WP, BB and Symbian users) buy a Nexus so to just get as to get a good taste of Android and become huge fans. Looking forward to them 'Silver Certified' devices, I wonder if the GS5 Prime and Htc One Prime aren't part of that to, hmmm...

17. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

Android Silver is looking at LG and Motorola, rumors say Google was actually doing it in part 'cuz of what Samsung is today (going tizen and all), beats me how far true that is but it kinda shows by Google's reaction to Samsung's over-customization of Android (Magazine UX)

19. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

When was a new Nexus device ever less than $300?

29. jellmoo

Posts: 2563; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

The Nexus 4 was $299 at launch.

36. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Oh yup, you're right. Furthermore, the 2012 Nexus 7 was $199 at launch. Isn't it amazing the things you can learn by just taking 30 seconds to check facts?

13. Kjayhawk

Posts: 294; Member since: Oct 07, 2010

well EV leaks has been wrong before ...but its rare. usually a pretty reliable source. So sad to see some of the best phones leave. If Google is not in charge of the google silver updates, then i really will be upset. to bad to see the best brand of phones come to a stop.

14. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

So they've pulled the plug? The right time for some OEM to come up with a Nexus branded knock off running on Cyanogenmod.

16. uchihakurtz

Posts: 427; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Does that mean I can sell my Nexus 4 on a higher price? :/

47. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

the old nexus phones don't become more expensive just because newer ones aren't coming. but you can still sell the nexus 4 for a higher price if you sell it in countries where nexus phones aren't sold by google because it such countries, they are sold at high prices in the websites like ebay etc and that too without any warranty.

20. Qbancelli

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 11, 2010

I don't really care, because I already bored with phones. Looking to get a watch with Android Wear. Now that gets me excited. My awesome N5 should serve me well for the next few years.

23. gnppw

Posts: 95; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

I don't really care. The 16gigs version has almost the same price tag as the 32gigs G2 here, in Indonesia.

30. Smokin

Posts: 120; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

What? No! My mom lives there and she bought Nexus 5 16gigs few days ago and its a good $100 cheaper

27. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

The Nexus line up offers great specs at super low prices. The Nexus 5 is a great phone and its priced really well. Google shouldn't discontinue the Nexus line up IMO, as its the only source to get smooth performance and stock Android phones with high end specs.

48. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

knock knock!!! is this really the NFTW guy that I've seen so far.

28. Professor

Posts: 223; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

I own a Nexus phone and although price was a factor my main reason to buy a Nexus phone was been able to have an android phone without all those useless applications . Even the pure android software has way too many applications that I wish i was able to erase.

35. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

T Mobile phones tend to have no junk on them. The Nexus 5 was a pretty great phone, though...

32. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I am pretty pissed actually since the Nexus 5 2014 was the phone that could have saved 2014 from being the worst Android year in a long time.

34. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

We will not know this for sure until the end of September...maybe Google and said OEM want to make even more money....

39. Chrisyahya

Posts: 59; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

:( so whats next? maybe Nexus 5.1?

42. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Sad, if true. Though my feeling is I don't believe this to be true yet.
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