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Google Nexus 2016 Marlin vs Sailfish Rumored Specs Compared

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Google Nexus 2016 is among this year?s highly awaited devices. A teaser has been released comparing the specs of its two variants ? HTC Nexus Marlin and HTC Nexus Sailfish.

DISPLAY:

HTC Nexus Marlin will feature a 5.5 inch 2K AMOLED display. Meanwhile, the display of HTC Nexus Sailfish will be a little smaller with its 5 inch 1080p display.

MEMORY:

Marlin will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SOC coupled with 4GB of RAM. It will have 32/128GB internal memory options. Its sister device will be armed with a 64bit 2.0GHz Quad core processor paired with 4GB RAM and up to 32GB internal memory.

CAMERA:

Selfie aficionados will surely enjoy HTC Nexus Marlin?s 12 MP Primary camera and 8MP front camera. The device is rumored to have USB Type C connectivity. HTC Nexus Sailfish will supposedly have the same camera features.

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Google Nexus 2016

OS PLATFORM:

Both HTC Nexus Marlin and Sailfish will run on Android 7.0 Nougat OS, Google?s recently announced operating system that will be released later this year.

BATTERY:

All these Google Nexus 2016 specs will be powered by Marlin?s 3,450 mAh battery. HTC Nexus Sailfish will pack just a less compared to its sister device, with only 2,770 mAh battery.

According to previous reports, both HTC Nexus Marlin and Sailfish are expected to the launched to the market this August.

The devices? similarities and minimal differences makes it up to the buyer to choose between the two Nexus phones. However, both are expected to compete with the highly-anticipated iPhone 7. The popular handset will reportedly be released by Apple this September alongside the Cupertino-based tech giant?s other product offerings, such as the Macbook Air 2016 and Apple Watch 2.

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iPhone 7 Plus

Google Nexus 2016?s closest rival might not have much to offer though, as insider reviews have revealed several negative aspects about the iPhone 7. According to Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities, Apple?s soon-to-be released is expected to underperform alongside the top five smartphone brands to be released before the end of 2016.

Nonetheless, several rave reviews from Apple patrons have pointed out aspects that could give the HTC Nexus Marlin and HTC Nexus Sailfish a run for their money.

What do you think of Google Nexus? 2016 releases? How do you think will they fare alongside this year?s other highly-anticipated devices? Let us know in the comments below!

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