It is almost confirmed that HTC and Google joined hands this year for the production of this year Nexus smartphone. Not just that, we also have reports from Chinese media suggesting that HTC could be producing Nexus smartphones exclusively for next three years.
For this year, HTC has got the chance of producing two Nexus smartphones, one will be having mid-range specs will be released Nexus 5x successor while the second one will be the flagship variant Nexus 6p successor.
The high-end flagship is expected to have 3D Touch feature which Apple embedded in their flagship iPhones. The well-known leaker, @evleaks also confirms that HTC is indeed working on two Nexus devices for this year.
So far up till now, HTC manufactured the first Nexus One back in 2010, since then company didn’t produce Nexus branded smartphone but couple of years ago back in 2014 they manufactured Nexus 9 which is even though discontinued from Google Play Store but HTC is directly selling this device
Definitely, for this year Nexus smartphone expectations are pretty high as this year Nexus smartphones will set a path for Google and HTC collaborating for next year Nexus smartphones.
Traditionally Nexus smartphones manufactured by OEMs have resemblance up to some extent with one of the top line smartphone of the manufacturer. Like the last year, Nexus 6P have fair resemblance the Huawei’s Mate 8. In 2015 Moto X 2014 and Nexus 6 have quite similarities, in fact, we can claim that Nexus 6 is the powerful variant of Moto X 2014. Same kind of rumors we heard when Nexus 5 was announced with similarities like the G2 and the list goes on. That is why, when we have confirmation that Nexus 2016 flagship will be from HTC, chances of Nexus 2016 having similarities with HTC 10 becomes high.
No doubt, the HTC 10 is one of the best smartphone company has produced in the last couple of years, I am sure many Nexus fans would love to grab an HTC Nexus this year after seeing the build quality and high-end specs of HTC’s latest flagship 10. You can also read out our review of HTC 10.
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