Rumor has it that the next generation Nexus phone will be called Nexus X. This piece of information was gathered from the website of US based renowned retailer Best Buy. From another website we came to known that Google is planning to launch Nexus X on 31st October during the Halloween holidays. Thetechnewsblog first spotted the news about Motorola Nexus X XT1100 in Best Buy’s list of upcoming products. It was also stated that this upcoming smartphone will be available to the buyers on a two years contract with Sprint wireless carrier for a sum of $499.99.
We also got some details about the specifications of this Nexus X from the website. If we are to believe in the list present on Best Buy, then Nexus X will come with a 5.9 inch quad HD display and powered by a 2.7GHz quad core processor. And of course the latest Android mobile operating platform will be integrated in it.
A whole lot of controversy surrounds the name of the next generation Nexus smartphone. If we go by tradition, then of course Nexus 5’s successor should be named Nexus 6. However, Google might not use this name as there exist a controversy regarding this name with family members of author Phillip K Dick. Even before the launch of the first generation Nexus phone in the year 2010, members of Phillip Dick’s family has opposed the use of the word Nexus 6 as it was being used in his book ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’
We get to know from PhoneArena that Google is arranging for a secret launch of Nexus X during the Halloween weekend at around 31st October without any formal announcement. The cyber space is filled with rumored specifications about the Nexus X phone. They are as follow: quad core 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 processor, 5.2 inch quad HD display, Adreno 420 GPU and 3GB RAM. It will come with a 13 MP primary camera along with a 2.1MP secondary camera and powered by Android L.