Nexus 7 faces Nexus 6

Not such a long time ago, mobile phones were used to send text messages and give phone calls. But these days, the majority of mobile gadgets have the ability to perform actions that would have been considered science-fiction a decade ago. The Nexus 7 and the Nexus 6 are only two of these smart devices, which fill up the shelves of electronics stores.

Launching Date

The Nexus 7 has been available to users for a year now. The smart phone hit the markets in July 2013. Since then, the phone has been praised for its features, design and sales performances.

The launching date of the Nexus 6 is still a mystery. However, there are lots of rumors which claim that the phone will be probably launched in October or early November.

Exterior Looks

At a first, superficial look the Nexus 7 and the Nexus 6 look pretty much the same. They have the features and the body of a tablet which make them extremely appealing. The screen is made of Gorilla Glass so there is no need of any screen protector.

The Screen

It is said that the Nexus 6 has a display of about 5.3 inch. This size is closer to a tablet than to a smart phone. The Nexus 7 is even bigger with its 7 inches.

Taking Photos

A smart phone is not a smart phone without a camera. It is believed that the Nexus 6 will come equipped with a rear camera having about 8 megapixels while the front camera will have around 2 megapixels. The Nexus 7 also has two cameras: the rear view one, having 5 megapixels and the front camera which has around 1.2 megapixels.

Processor Features

The Nexus 7 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro type of processor. It is a quad core one and it has a power of 1.5 gigahertz.

The processor of Nexus 6 will also be a Qualcomm Snapdragon. Buy it will have a power of 3 gigahertz and a random access memory of 3 gigabytes.

Software Characteristics

For the time being Nexus 7 is running on Android Jelly Bean, which can be updated to Android KitKat. It is believed that Nexus 6 will be functioning on Android KitKat which can be updated to Android 4.5.

According to all these rumors, Nexus 6 will be more powerful than Nexus 7, but with a smaller screen. The mobile phone will have very similar characteristics, but the Nexus 6 will probably be running in the latest upgrade of Android.