Google Nexus 2016 Release Date: HTC Marlin, Sailfish and Nexus 7 Among The Possible Devices

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Google Nexus Sailfish 2016 rumors

Google is gearing up for the release of its latest operating system Android Nougat. This is indication that the new Nexus devices will be released soon. Here are the details about Google Nexus 2016 release date and other rumors that we know so far.

Google releases a new Nexus device every year to showcase its latest operating system. Recently, the company has released the fifth and final preview of Android Nougat. Reports claim that the company will soon release Android 7.0 along with the new Nexus device.

There are a lot of rumors about this year?s Nexus device, but the one about HTC Marlin and Sailfish seem to be the perfect fit. HTC is reportedly working on a high-end device codenamed Marlin which is supposed to pack the top most hardware. The specs of so-called Marlin device have surfaced on internet.

If these specs are believed to be true, the device will be powered by Snapdragon 820 chipset and Adreno 530 GPU. The device is rumored to include 4GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage. HTC made Marlin can feature 5.5-inch AMOLED display. The device is supposed to include 12 MP primary and 8MP secondary camera. Marlin is supposed to include fingerprint reader as well. These high-end specs could be supported by 3,450mAh battery.

Google Nexus 2016

Nexus 2016

On the other hand, Sailfish will be a cheaper handset, powered by a 64 bit 2.0GHz Quad-core processor accompanied by 4GB of RAM. The device will be fitted with a 5-inch 1080p display. Both cameras will be the same in Marlin and Sailfish. However, Sailfish will include 32GB internal storage. The device could also include 2700mAh battery.

Meanwhile, Google could also introduce Nexus 7 as this year?s Nexus device. Nexus 7 is supposed to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 or Nvidia Tegra X1 processor chipset accompanied by 4GB RAM. The biggest feature of Nexus 7 is massive 2TB external storage support.

Google Nexus 7

Google Nexus 7

Although Google has not yet provided any detail regarding Google Nexus 2016 release date, these leaked specs and the release of the final preview of Android Nougat indicate that the new device would be released soon. If these rumors are true then Nexus fans can expect the new device within the following weeks.

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