News tagged: Nexus
For a few days, Google has been replacing out-of-warranty Nexus 6P smartphones with new Pixel XL. That was because of the well-known hardware issues that were causing continuously rebooting and Google even faced a class action lawsuit because of that.
Many users of the Nexus 5X and 6P ended up with broken phones due to a bootloop issue. Some of them were able to replace the phone if it was in warranty period, but a lot of them also failed to do that. If you still have one of the phones, there is a high chance that at some
Smartphone companies often launch improved version with more RAM and storage, occasionally paired with faster chipset. However, it looks like local Chinese companies have better solution. If you like your Nexus 5X, but you would like to have more RAM, for $60 you can.
Google has started sending out a new OTA update for Nexus 6 owners, which unfortunately doesn't update the phone to a newer version, but it downgrades from Android 7.1.1 to Android 7.0. While a Google community manager confirmed this news, he didn't reveal the issue with the
The new Pixel lineup is here to stay, meaning there won't be any new Nexus products. This was now officially confirmed by the company saying there are "no plans" for a future Nexus product. The company has also discontinued a few Nexus smartphones from its online store.
Exposing a flaw in Google's Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones could net you $200,000 as part of Google's Project Zero Security Contest. The content runs from September 13 to March 14, 2017. During that time, hackers can receive cash prizes by hacking the phones.
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.
If new reports are to be believed, Google has discontinued its Nexus program and the new upcoming smartphones will have new branding. Not only the new smartphones that are built by HTC will have different branding, but they are also expected to be more expensive.
Android 7.0 Nougat is finally official and rolling out for select Nexus devices, but if you are owner of the Nexus 5 smartphone or Nexus 7 (2013) tablet, then don't wait for the update. Google has decided to drop the support for two popular, but older devices.
A report from Apteligent has laid out which Android device makers are best for reliability and which make updates available the fastest. Sony's phones currently have the lowest crash rate and Motorola's devices come in second. Motorola and Samsung are good for updates.
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.
There is very little we know about next-generation Nexus phones. HTC is allegedly in charge of producing two Nexus 2016 phones codenamed Sailfish and Marlin. The former is rumoured to feature a 5.2-inch display with plastic chassis, while the Sailfish is a 5.5-inch metal handset.
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.
Next-gen Nexus announcement is due for next month according to latest details. Last year, Google launched two Nexus smartphones side by side, the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. For this year, we have heard that both HTC and Huawei are making Nexus smartphones.
Although HTC has allegedly signed a contract with Google for the next three years to design Nexus devices, it doesn't have exclusive rights to Nexus devices. According to new information and leaked images, Huawei might still be in the Nexus game this year.
HTC is reportedly in charge of making both upcoming Nexus smartphones codenamed Marlin and Sailfish. The latter is a successor to the LG Nexus 5X from 2015, while the other HTC-made Nexus is expected to be a completely new smartphone with a 5.5-inch display.
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.
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'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.
We have already heard rumours that HTC has signed a 3-year deal with Google to be the exclusive manufacturer of all Nexus phones, which is a first time Google signed something like that. Shortly after, it was rumoured that two Nexus phones codenamed T50 and T55 are in the works.