Google is set to hold an event September 29 in San Francisco to unveil two new Nexus devices, according to people familiar with the company’s plans. Based on multiple leaks, we’re expecting a handset made by LG and another by Huawei.
LG previously built the Nexus 4 and 5, two excellent Android devices. This year’s LG Nexus, a reboot of the Nexus 5 for 2015, should feature a fingerprint sensor and a higher resolution display alongside beefier internals. Images of it have been leaked a few times showing a similar polycarbonate body and a new camera design.
Huawei has been growing at a considerable rate in China, and currently is second in market share behind Xiaomi. The problem for the firm has been transitioning from that success to the U.S. and Europe. The Nexus 6 partnership should offer a boost in confidence for the company itself and its customers, especially if Huawei manages to solve the problems encountered with last year’s Nexus 6, built by Motorola.
We know that both smartphones will be showcases for the new version of Android, recently dubbed Marshmallow. It features some improved battery life management, a neat feature that searches Google automatically from any app, and much more.