Google officially announced three new things today, the first and second of the two was the announcements of the long rumoured Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, the third was the announcement of a new version of Android that both devices will be running called Android 5.0 Lollipop.
The Nexus 6 is the newest smartphone from the smartphone, built by Motorola it looks similar to the design of the 2014 edition of the Moto X and features a 6 inch Quad HD display with a 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution and 493ppi.
Inside there’s also a 2.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor, with 32GB or 64GB of internal storage, with a 3,220mAh battery, and Motorola’s Turbo Charger included that will add 6 hours of battery life in just 15 minutes.
On top of that, on the back of the device there’s a 13 megapixel camera with a f/2.0 lens and optical image stabilisation, and on the front there’s also twin speakers.
The Nexus 6 will be available to pre-order in late October and will hit stores in November for $649 in the US.
The Nexus 9 is the second new announcement, designed by HTC it features a similar but larger design to the Nexus 10, with a soft-touch plastic back and an 8.9 inch display.
Inside there’s also Nvidia’s 2.3GHz 64-bit Tegra K1 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16 or 32GB of internal storage, HTC’s BoomSound speakers, and a 6,700mAh battery.
The Nexus 9 will be available for pre-order for October 17th and will hit stores on November 3rd.
Both of these deices will also launch with a new OS, dubbed Android 5.0 Lollipop and was originally previewed at Google I/O with Google’s new material design, and improvements across the OS including Chrome, Google Play, Newsstand and notifications.
Android 5.0 Lollipop will also be making its way to the Google Play Editions of the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10.