Motorola Nexus 6 vs. LG Nexus 5: What's New in Next-Gen Google Smartphone
Motorola Nexus 6 vs. LG Nexus 5: What's New in Next-Gen Google SmartphoneOfficial Motorola Blog

Motorola's recently unveiled Google Nexus 6 will reportedly set foot in India next month.

The Indian Express, while attending Google's annual Asia-Pacific press event, Taipei, learnt that India will indeed be a part of Google Nexus 6 first launch phase (India + 27 other regions) this month. The device will be rolled out to the market via Google Play Store and Flipkart by the first week of December.

[Also read: Google Nexus 6 Listed at Flipkart; Smartphone Tipped to go on Sale in India Soon]

It is said that the Nexus 6 -- 32GB and 64GB -- models are expected to be priced between ₹40,000 and ₹45,000 in India

Motorola is expected to host a local launch event for Google Nexus 6 on 18 November in India, added The Indian Express. The event most likely will be used as a stage to kick-off the pre-order service, before rolling out the smartphone next month.

Even in Europe, the pre-order service, which was supposed to go live on 3 November has been pushed to 18 November, reported TechTastic, a Netherland based website.

UK's popular multi-brand smartphone vendor, Clove Technology has also confirmed the same.

"News in from Motorola (the manufacturer of the Nexus 6) has confirmed that no pre-orders will be taken until approximately the 18th of November now," said the company.

Nexus 6 got an overwhelming response in the USA, where the pre-order service, which went live on 29 October at Google Play store ended in just a few hours. Both the Nexus 6 -- 32GB and 64GB -- models (Midnight Blue and Cloud White) pre-order pages currently display the message: "We are out of inventory. Please check back soon"-- with no mention of any specific time-line details of when Nexus 6 will be returning to Play store.

For the uninitiated, Nexus 6 sports 5.96-inch QHD (2560x1400p) AMOLED display and ships with new Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, Qualcomm 805 series Snapdragon CPU, 3GB RAM, 32GB/64GB inbuilt memory, 13.0-megapixel main camera, a 2.0-megapixel snapper on the front and 3220 mAh battery.

Key specifications of Motorola Nexus 6:

Models Motorola Nexus 6
Display 5.96-inch QHD (2560x1440p) AMOLED screen with Gorilla Glass 3 shieldPixel density: 493 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop
Processor 2.7GHz Quad core Krait 450 CPU (Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 SOC)
GPU Adreno 420
Storage capacity 32GB & 64GB
Camera Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with Dual-LED flash, f2.0 aperture, 4K video recordingFront: 2.0-megapixel camera with HD video conferencing feature
Battery 3220 mAh;Talk time: up to 24 hoursStandby time: close to 250 hours (with ambient display on) and 330 hours (with ambient display off)
Network 3G & 4G LTE
Add-ons Nano SIM, water-resistant, Bluetooth v4.1. Wi-Fi (802.11 ac 2x2 dual band; MIMO), NFC, micro-SUB v2.0, dual-front speakers, A-GPS Turbo Charger technology, lets user get up to six hours of use with only 15 minutes of charge, Qi Wireless charging support
Dimensions 159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm
Weight 184 g
Colours Midnight Blue and cloud white
Price 32GB: $649 (around € 510/ ₹40,000)64GB: $699 (around € 550/ ₹43,000)In India:32GB: around ₹40,00064GB: around ₹45,000
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