News tagged: Nexus

Google Renames Nexus Launcher To Pixel Launcher

It looks like rumours that Google plans to retire the Nexus branding could be true as a new report reveals more substantial evidence. According to ROM Developer @LlabTooFeR, the company has now renamed the Nexus Launcher to Pixel Launcher and included a few new improvements.

Nexus Sailfish Now Spotted On AnTuTu And Geekbench

After GFXBench, Google's upcoming Nexus Sailfish smartphone has surfaced on AnTuTu and Geekbench. The listings of the smaller Nexus smartphone are in line with previous rumours, and is expected to be officially announced by HTC later this year, alongside Nexus Marlin.

Nexus Marlin Phone Now Revealed In New Render

Google plans to launch two Nexus phones this year that are going to be made by HTC, but the lineup is still a big mystery as Huawei is also allegedly involved in next-gen Nexus lineup. The phones are codenamed Marlin and Sailfish, and the latest render shows the new Nexus Marlin.

HTC Nexus Leak Reveals Core Specs

HTC's upcoming Nexus smartphone is going to come with a 5-inch 1080p display, 2.0 GHz quad-core processor, 4 GB of RAM, 2770 mAh battery, 12 MP rear camera, fingerprint scanner, USB-C, and bottom speakers, according to a source speaking to Android Police.

Huawei Confirms It Is Working On Nexus Device

We know that HTC is making two next-gen Nexus smartphones this year and probably next year as well, but according to latest report, it isn't the only one that is working on Nexus device. Huawei's Consumer Business Group General Manager for South Africa has confirmed this news.

Google Doesn't Intend To Manufacture Phones

Google's involvement in the mobile phone business isn't going to move beyond working with third-party manufacturers, says CEO Sundar Pichai. While speaking at the recent Code Conference, Pichai mentioned Google doesn't plan on making its own smartphones.