There are a few rumors regarding the release of Nexus smartphone for 2015 originating from China. It seems like Google has shortlisted 2 companies to manufacture Nexus smartphone and both of them will be released this year. One of the companies is Huawei and the other will be LG. Previously, Nexus 6 was manufactured by Motorola.
One issue with Nexus 6 is its size. Nexus 6 looks more like phablets and it seems like there was not many customer who was looking for phablet during that period. Therefore, Google decided to keep the 2013 Nexus 5 around. According to Android Police’s Artem Russakovskii on a blog which he wrote on Google+, with confirmation from a trusted source, he mentioned that Huawei is working on Nexus smartphone which is going to have a 5.7-inch screen size whereas LG will make a smaller Nexus handset this year which is of 5.2-inch screen size.
The specifications for Huawei Nexus which is published on Weibo site belonging to a Chinese IT analyst firm, Pan Jiutang, it is rumored that Huawei Nexus will feature Samsung built 5.7-inch OLED display with resolution of 1440 x 2560. Huawei’s own product itself for the high-end models will be made of Hi-Silicon Kirin chipsets, whereas, Huawei Nexus will be equipped with Snapdragon 810 SoC. Thus, there is no doubt that this decision is coming from Google itself.
There are other Nexus handset manufacturers, for example, HTC for Nexus One and Samsung for Samsung Nexus S or Samsung Galaxy Nexus.