Over the past couple of months, we have been hearing a lot of stuff surrounding Nexus and what is the future of Nexus phones. We have heard that Google is planning on dropping the Nexus and starting a new program called Android Silver which will basically have devices from different manufactures. But then again, the program isn’t happening any time before next year so we still have some time to see where Google goes with the Nexus line up. We have been hearing talks about HTC developing the Nexus tablet, but what of a Nexus phone? The last 2 Nexus phones were from LG (Nexus 4 and Nexus 5) Samsung and HTC are already done with their take on Nexus phones. This leaves Sony and Motorola behind. I’d personally love to see a Nexus phone designed by Sony.
However, the latest leak suggests that Motorola will be taking the helm this time. Lenovo purchased Motorola earlier this year from Google. The leak suggests that the phone will be releasing in November which is understandable since the last Nexus (Nexus 5) was released in October, 2013. More information reveals that the phone is code named ‘Shamu’. This also gives another strong point since Google has a habit of code naming the devices against sea creatures. Nexus 5 carries the code name (Hammerhead) and Nexus 4 (Mako) and Galaxy Nexus was code named (Tuna). Continue Reading →