03 Jul Nexus 6 Vs Google Nexus 5 (2015): The Distinctive Features to Help You Decide Whether to Buy Now or Wait
The announcement that the much anticipated Google Nexus 5(2015) will be launched/released between the months of October and November 2015 has caused a lot of excitement among users. Those who are yet to purchase Nexus 6 find themselves at a crossroad especially with the recent announcement of the amazing discounts given if one purchases the Nexus 6 now. Expected to be an update, many find themselves wondering whether it’s prudent to wait for the release of Google Nexus 5(2015) or simply buy now the discounted Nexus 6. If you are in a dilemma as to whether you should buy the discounted Nexus 6 or wait for the much anticipated new Smartphone, a comparison of the two is in order.
Nexus 6 spots an AMOLED display of 5.96 inches with an accompanied high resolution of 1440×2560. On the other hand, according to rumors, Google Nexus 5 (2015) is expected to have the same resolution as Nexus 6 while featuring 5.3 or 5.7 inches display.
Nexus 6 boasts of a 13MP rear facing camera with optical image stabilization and dual led flash in addition to specialized amazing features instrumental towards enhancing quality of images. Subsequently, rumors have it that Google Nexus 5 2015 will feature a 16 MP rear facing camera and an 8MP front facing camera.
Powered by a quad core Krait 450 2.7GHz processor, Nexus 6 boasts of a RAM of 3GB and internal storage of 32 or 64GB which unfortunately, cannot be expanded further. On the other hand, according to reports by Venture Capital Post, Nexus 5 (2015) is expected to be powered by a Snapdragon 810 chipset and an expandable internal storage of up to 128GB.
Nexus 6 prides itself in having a 3220mAh that essentially lasts for 24 hours when you make voice calls over 3G. Nexus 5 (2014) is rumored that it will have a 3000mAh battery that will be non removable.
The technology giant (Google) has discounted the price of the current Nexus 6 and therefore customers can buy it from Amazon at the amount of $500 for the 32GB handset and $550 for the 64GB handset.
To sum up, the discounted prices by Google of the current Nexus 6 is an indication that Google is setting grounds to launch Nexus 5 (2015) which according to Geek Snack, is expected retail below the $500 mark in spite of its amazing high end features. Based on the above comparison, the choice is yours on whether to buy now Nexus 6 or wait for the launch of Google Nexus 5 (2015).