Google Nexus 6 made by Motorola live images leaked online with specifications, sized up Moto X (2014)

The tech world is abuzz with numerous leaks and rumors regarding the upcoming Nexus smartphone reportedly made by Motorola. The Nexus 6 allegedly codenamed Motorola Shamu has been surfacing in many leaks speculating almost all the details regarding it. Being the hot topic, the device has been leaked lately showing is home screen layout with new design elements.

Google Nexus 6

An Android Police report has come up with an image leak that shows how the Nexus 6 will look like. As claimed earlier by other reports, it does resemble the new Moto X and looks like a scaled up version of the same. However, the Nexus 6 comes with similar Moto E like front facing stereo speakers and slightly repositioned volume and power buttons.

Talking about the home screen in this render, there are revamped icons for the Play Store, Dialer and Gmail and tweaked icons for Google and Maps. Also, there is a new folder on the home screen and it is for the Drive suite of editing applications. The new icon besides the dialer should be for the messaging app. Moreover, the status icons for Wi-Fi, battery and cell signal appear solid.

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In a different report again by Android Police, the Motorola made Nexus 6 has been spotted in the wild and it shows the front of the handset clearly. Though the complete front panel of the smartphone is not visible, it does have power and volume buttons at the middle tipping the large screen size, front-facing speakers at the bottom, center aligned headphone jack and the Android L platform with new solid status bar icons that have been leaked earlier.

In addition, a DroidLife report has come up with a leak of the live photo of Nexus 6 smartphone next to the LG G3. In comparison to the LG’s flagship model, the Nexus 6 appears larger tipping that the display size would be around 6-inches. In the picture, it is clearly seen that the Shamu features a soft touch plastic back that keeps the metal frame from the second generation Moto X. Similar soft touch plastic back were used on Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 devices as well.

Motorola Shamu with LG G3

Leaks aside, an Android Authority report reveals the possible launch date of the Nexus 6 smartphone. As per the report, the Nexus devices will be unveiled on October 16th, that is not too far away and the Android L update will go official on November 1st. This month, Google will show off the Nexus devices with Android L, but the update will see its final release only in November as mentioned above. 

In terms of specifications, the rumor mill suggests the Nexus 6 is going to come with a 5.92-inch Quad HD display with pixel density of 496ppi, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and Android L out-of-the-box. At the back, the camera is reported to have a 13MP sensor with OIS, LED flash and 4K video recording support and 2MP front facing snapper along with 3200+ mAh battery.