Leaked photo shows Motorola Shamu breaching for the camera as next Nexus
After yesterday's render that suggests that the next generation Nexus, which may or may not be known as either the Nexus 6 or Nexus X, would sport a design aesthetic similar to Motorola Mobility's Moto X smartphone, we now have the first leaked photo. Today's image confirms that, and the code named Moto Shamu phone is shown with its oversized footprint, aping even the 5.5-inch LG G3 next to it.
Similar to the Moto X, there's an LED flash ring on the rear of the phone that surrounds the camera.
Is this 6-inch monster something you're interested in? Be sure to vote in our poll if you'll be upgrading to the new Nexus. If you're interested in the Motorola Shamu, also check out our review of the Moto X for 2014.
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$80 for unlimited data with tmo ($70 if you're grandfathered...yes, there are a few grandfathered unlimited Verizon users, but how many?) But I'll go on.... GSM > CDMA...ever heard of a chastity belt? Jump...upgrade every 6 months...awesome!! no terrible re-branding of devices to trick customers into thinking what they have is an exclusive with that carrier...'Droid' anyone? ...and c'mon....are you seriously defending the #1 (and don't try to argue, because you know it's true) most EVIL, anti-open source carrier in existence? (Galaxy Nexus debacle...yes, I'm still talking about that)
2. Where i live now in central PA, Tmo has NO coverage, none. AT&T and verizon are strong here. Ive also used AT&T in all 3 locations, its a tad more expensive (im talking prepaid offering here) but i never have a location problem nor does my signal go hell when i walk into a building. So for me they couple extra bucks a month are worth actually getting service. See where i said "for me?" there is no God carrier, if there was Tmo is far from it.
This thing is nothing more than a big Moto X. But without Moto maker customization. Or the excellent Moto app (touchless, glance, etc.). Why would someone but this vs a Moto X Pure? That's essentially a Nexus phone anyway. Posted via Android Central App
And this makes the G3 look small. I don't think this is intended for most Nexus nuts out there. I hope Google has another story to tell beyond this.
Remember the leaked Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 prototypes? Haven't had the Nexus logo either. So chill.
"The all new Nexus X, because everyone woman needs 6 inches or more. Powered by Android, Developed by Google." Posted via the Android Central App
I'm gonna call that this is a larger Moto X meant to compete with the bigger phones out there.
I may be wrong... If it is the next Nexus, god help Google. Posted via the Android Central App