Google Nexus 2016 Release Update: HTC Sailfish Spotted On GFXBench

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Last month, known leaker, Evan Blass, let out a screenshot of a ?build.prop? file for the rumored HTC Sailfish. Although it listed quite a lot of stuff, for a common mobile phone user, its all gibberish. The leak showed a bunch of command line messages pertaining to the Sailfish. Unless you?re adept in interpreting these kinds of messages, you probably will not know 90 percent of what is said in it.

Luckily, the guys from GFXBench made it simpler for us. A recent check on their database revealed that someone did try and perform a performance check on the Nexus Sailfish. The generated report itemises the specifications of the new Google smartphone.

Google Nexus ?Sailfish? Specs
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit quad-core
GPUQualcomm Adreno 530


Display5 inches (1080 x 1920) with at least 5-finger gesture support
Front Camera11 megapixels
Rear Camera7 megapixels
Operating SystemAndroid NMR1

Although the GFXBench report did not exactly say that the Sailfish will have the Android 7.0 Nougat, the test report indicated that it detected an invalid Android version. Since the Andoid Nougat is still to be released, it just makes complete sense that the said operating system will not be in GFXBench?s database. This as good as confirm Android Nougat as the operating system for the new Nexus phones from Google.

In addition to its 11-megapixel specification, the rear camera also supports 4K video. While the front support 2K video. Unfortunately, there is no support for HDR imaging.

HTC Sailfish Specs

HTC Sailfish Specs on GFXBench

The report also enumerated a list of other features that the Sailfish will have such as pedometer, light sensor, gps, compass, NFC, proximity, and accelerometer among other things.

This leak perhaps tell of the final specifications for the said smartphone. According to sources, it is possible that Google will launch the product along with its new mobile operating system later this month. Whether it?s true or not, Nexus fans will not have long to wait for it to become a reality.

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