Google Nexus 6 officially listed on Google Play in India, pricing starts at Rs. 44,000

Google officially took the wraps off the next-generation Nexus smartphone called the Nexus 6 last month. The smartphone is made in partnership with Lenovo-owned Motorola Mobility. Soon after its official announcement, Motorola revealed that the Nexus 6 will be launched in 28 countries later this year, out of which Google has listed the smartphone on Google Play in 12 countries recently, including India.

Google Nexus 6

Other 11 countries include Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom. There is no word on when exactly the smartphone will go on sale in the country, but the listing has revealed the final price-tag of the phone. Online retailer Flipkart has also listed the Nexus 6 on the website but with a coming soon tag. 

Google will be launching both the Midnight Blue and Cloud White variants of Nexus 6 in the country. The 32GB version of Nexus 6 is priced at Rs. 44,000 and the 64GB version costs Rs. 49,000. Google is expected to release the smartphone in the country in the first week of December. 

In another news, Google has officially revealed two protective cases for Nexus 6. The cases are designed and manufactured by Case Mate. The cases include Stand Folio Case aka flip cover and Naked Tough Case aka protective plastic shell with a kickstand to the back. The former is priced at $40, while the latter costs $35. Both cases are listed as coming soon, no word on availability date. (via)

Google Nexus 6 Stand Folio CaseGoogle Nexus 6 Naked Tough Case

Talking about the specifications, Google Nexus 6 comes with a 5.96-inch Quad HD AMOLED display with resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, 493 ppi density and Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, Adreno 420 GPU, 3GB RAM and latest Android 5.0 Lollipop. The smartphone measures 159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm and weights 184 grams.

Other specifications include an 13MP rear camera with dual-LED ring flash, 4K recording support and OIS, 2MP front facing camera, 32GB / 64GB internal storage without expandable support and 3,220 mAh battery. Connectivity series include 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2x2 MIMO, GPS and NFC support.