This Google Nexus 6 concept has a 5.7-inch display and HTC style

This Google Nexus 6 concept has a 5.7-inch display and HTC style
Last we heard, the next-generation Nexus smartphone was supposed to come from LG, reportedly being based on the South Korean company’s G3 flagship (which will most probably be announced on May 27). Even so, here we have a new Google Nexus 6 concept that’s designed as if it were manufactured by HTC.

Made by Indian website My Gadgetic, the new Nexus 6 concept proposes very thin bezels, a 5.7-inch Super LCD4 display with 1080 x 1920 pixels, BoomSound speakers, 3GB of RAM, and Qualcomm’s latest 64-bit Snapdragon 810 processor. A 12MP camera with dual LED flash can be seen on the back, while the front-facing camera should be a 5MP one.

Needless to say, a 5.7-inch display might be just too big for many users. Still, this concept doesn’t look bad at all. You can let us know what you think about it in the comments below. For the sake of comparison, the imaginary Nexus 6 was sized up against the 4.95-inch Nexus 5 (see the latest two images and the video).

As for the real Nexus 6, this will be released sometime in the second half of the year - that’s what Google’s Sundar Pichai said back in February.

Update: This concept appears to have originated from YouTuber Marques Brownlee (MKBHD), who may not have anything to do with the Indian website mentioned above. We're reaching out to MKBHD for clarifications. Update to the update: Marques Brownlee said that he didn't make the concept, but it does use his logo.



1. Chris_Bakke

Posts: 247; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

So Nexus. Much Android, Wow.

23. Ahmadovich

Posts: 43; Member since: Mar 16, 2014

Such Nexus. Much Wow.

36. eli577

Posts: 142; Member since: Jun 29, 2010

Couldn't agree more. Wow. Anyway I think it's the same design as the ones of the G3 rumours.

2. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

By the time the Snapdragon 810 is released next year, I think Android flagships will have 4GB of RAM.

22. KillerKeyboard

Posts: 372; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

And if they sport 64bit processors.

59. TruPatriot

Posts: 110; Member since: May 27, 2013

And google will try to put another tiny battery in it.

3. sriuslywtf

Posts: 297; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

"Heavy Breathing"

4. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014


5. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

daaaaaammmmm, thats sexy

6. Tuxedo_SNjr

Posts: 16; Member since: May 01, 2014


42. m3taz

Posts: 20; Member since: Oct 16, 2013

the BEST reviewer ever

56. saffant

Posts: 274; Member since: Jul 04, 2011

Who in their right mind would use a phone with a 19 yr old teens name on it. That's just sad.

7. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Barely looks any bigger than the Nexus 5, which i personally think is pretty manageable.

10. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

Totally agree. My Nexus 5 fits nicely in my hands (of course everybody's hands are different.) In fact, I invite a larder screen... The navigation bars on Android kill so much screen real estate anyways. To me 5.7 is a very nice step up, looking forward to it.

8. FriendsOfSamsung unregistered

Nexus fans should have done better concept than this, disgusting

11. ErenJaeger

Posts: 119; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Samsung fangirls like you make me embarrassed as a Korean.

52. eddiea

Posts: 12; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

Enjoying your disgusting hardware home button and excessive bloat on your Sammy?

53. saffant

Posts: 274; Member since: Jul 04, 2011

Hardware buttons are the best. Also you can get rid of the "bloat". What is bloat anyway? The fact that I can control my entire home theatre setup using my phone's IR and you can't? Would that constitute "bloat"? What about the fact that I actually have a usable panoramic mode unlike that which comes with stock android? Or maybe the fact that i can actually use my phone for university work (math) using my s-pen? Does all that count as bloat?

57. eddiea

Posts: 12; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

"Hardware buttons are the best" = Clearly an opinion which can be disputed 'til the end of time, but if you like it then I'm really happy for you. "The fact that I can control my entire home theatre setup using my phone's IR and you can't?" = Pure speculation about which phone I have, and I hate to burst your bubble but my phone is not a Nexus. You have 2 more tries before you strike out. Re: your other statements, I care not to spend more time going back-n-forth with you for fear of getting sucked into an endless debate. Nothing else to read here...move along.

63. boomboom22

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 22, 2014

Bloatware is any unnecessary software on a device, generally provided by a manufacturer or carrier, that can't be removed by the user. Things like S-pen and an IR blaster are obviously hardware accessories and not bloat. On a side note, there is no need for an IR blaster when you can control everything in your house via wifi.

9. mickeygosselin

Posts: 47; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

A little smaller screen and add waterproofness and I would buy instantly

51. TMach unregistered

And add memory card slot...........I'm there! Great concept phone, just wish Google is listening!

54. saffant

Posts: 274; Member since: Jul 04, 2011

Good luck. I'd bet $1000 that Google won't throw in a SD card in there.

12. DRO_ID

Posts: 40; Member since: Feb 20, 2014

Yeah sure!! HTC wish they could build a phone with such small bezels with boom-sound speakers. If this was designed with HTC current capabilities in mind that phone would probably be close in size to the Sony Z Ultra. lol!!

13. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

The one time I wish that there was a Verizon logo.

14. Gsizzle

Posts: 39; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

5.7" screen? Good god NO! More like 4.7" I have been buying the nexus line up since Google Nexus one but that's going to stop if that monstrosity is released.

21. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

I had that exact reaction when I saw this. I like the size of my current Nexus 5. I really hope that they don't follow Samsung, LG, HTC, and everyone else that makes their phones bigger every year. Google should just draw a line at 5" and keep it that way. Still, looking forward to the Nexus 6, though :D

38. g2a5b0e unregistered

Every Nexus Phone thus far has had a bigger screen than its predecessor, so you saying that you hope they don't follow other OEMs doesn't make any sense. They already have. Chances are it will continue to happen as well.

39. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Chances are they won't. They could have saved a lot of money and could have had a superior screen if they used the exact same screen as the G2. However, they felt 5.2 was too big and didn't want to use back buttons so they shrunk it. Remember the Nexus 4 used the exact same panel as the Optimus G. If you follow the Google logic, chances are fzacek will get his wish. Google has a pretty good read on the market and they will probably stick with 5 inches and just shrink the phone.

41. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

If you think logically, you will see that the growth cannot go on forever. It will have to stop somewhere, as our hands can only be so big. What I am saying is that I hope Google will draw that line at 5" for the Nexus line...

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