Nexus 6 codenamed Google Shamu spotted on AnTuTu revealing Quad HD display, Snapdragon 805 CPU and Android L
So long, we have been hearing about the alleged Nexus 6 smartphone with the codename Motorola Shamu. Now, the specifications of the device have been leaked as the handset has been spotted on the AnTuTu benchmark database. According to this benchmark listing, the handset will be called Google Shamu confirming that it could be the next Nexus smartphone.
As for the specifications, the device is listed to feature a 5.2-inch Quad HD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels (rather than 5.9-inch, as reported earlier) and employ a 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor and Adreno 420 GPU. This powerful processor is claimed to be aided by large 3GB of RAM that can handle multi-tasking efficiently.
The Google Shamu is believed to carry a 13MP primary snapper at its back along with a 2.1MP front-facing camera that can help in making video conferencing and in clicking self portrait shots. Being a Nexus device, the handset will be coming with the Android L operating system out-of-the-box. No word on battery capacity yet. GFXBench website has listed the Google Shamu as Motorola Shamu featuring similar specifications.
As of now, there is no official word regarding the release date of the Google Shamu aka Nexus 6, but we believe that the device will be launched in the Q4 alongside the commercial release of the Android L.