Nexus 5
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In what could be seen as a move to clear the current stock, popular online retailer Amazon has cut the price of the Nexus 6, giving a clear hint that release date of the Google Nexus 5 (2015) aka Nexus 5X is not far off.

The launch of Nexus 5 (2015) looks imminent as online retailers usually cut the price of the current flagship device with an aim to deplete the remaining stock before the arrival of the new device.

Motorola Nexus 6 is now available at a huge discount on Amazon (via The Verge), priced at $349.99 for its 32 GB variant against the existing price of $499, and $399.99 for 64 GB model against current price of $549. 

The 32 GB Nexus 6 came with a price tag of $649 at the time of launch before it was reduced to $499 over a month ago, and the 64 GB version was reduced from $699 to $549.

Now, Nexus 6 could be cheaper than the upcoming Nexus 5 (2015) aka Nexus 5X. Android Authority has reported citing sources that Google's new smartphone will be priced around $399 for the 16 GB model and $449 for the 32 GB model. The same site has claimed that the device will be available on Google Play Store along with the bigger variant--Huawei Nexus 6 (2015), code named "Huawei Angler"--on 29 September.

According to reports that have surfaced so far, Nexus 5 (2015) aka Nexus 5X is expected to sport a 5.2-inch screen with 1440 x 2560 pixels and a plastic back. It may come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 64 GB internal memory, 4 GB RAM, 13 MP Sony IMX278 sensor with an OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) camera, 4 MP front snapper, and 3180 mAh battery under the hood.

The new device is also expected to come with features like NFC, Bluetooth 4.2., USB Type-C connector, fingerprint sensor and Android Pay, but nothing is certain at the moment.