Nexus 5
Nexus 5Screenshot from Google website

Amid speculations that Google's upcoming flagship smartphone, dubbed as Nexus 6 would be released in the second half of this year, the device has been mentioned along with Nexus 8, hinting that it would arrive soon.

Nexus 6, which is likely to be based on the LG G3, and the purported 8.9-inch tablet, Nexus 8 have been confirmed in Chromium Code Review, according to

The site didn't give details on the products besides making a mention. It could turn out to be just a fake and at the same time can't rule out if Google has decided to name its upcoming tablet and smartphone as Nexus 8 and Nexus 6 respectively.

The reported changelog of Android 4.4.3 KitKat published on the Android Open Source Project (ASOP) has referred to HTC-made Flounder, and another product codename Molly, according to ZDNet. Flounder is possibly referred to Nexus 8, which is expected to be released at the Google I/O Conference to be held on 25 and 26 June in San Francisco, while Molly could be referred to Android TV.

Nexus 6 is expected to see the light of the day this fall though report has it that the sequel to the much-acclaimed Nexus 5 might be unveiled at Google's I/O Developers Conference next month. Google VP Sundar Pichai had earlier said at the Mobile World Congress 2014 (MWC 2014) that the device would be announced only in October.

The new device is expected to feature MediaTek 64-bit SoC, according to Taiwan's Economic Daily. However, G4Games reported that it is not sure whether the device would be powered by a "quad-core MT6732 64-bit chip clocked at 1.5GHz, or the octa-core MT6752 SoC running at a frequency of 2.0GHz."

Earlier, reports had claimed that the next-generation Nexus smartphone would come from LG, based on their new flagship device G3. It may sport a 5.2-inch full HD curved LCD display, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, powered by a 64-bit version of its Snapdragon 800-series chipset with 3GB RAM and run on Android 4.5 Lollypop. It is also expected to be waterproof and house a 3200+ mAh battery. Tech Cocktail claimed that the device would feature a 20MP camera with HDR mode, contradicting other reports that it would have a 13MP main camera and a 5MP front snapper.