2016 Google Nexus Rumors, News & Updates: Android Nougat Coming To Marlin, Sailfish Variants; Images Leaked

Google is in the spotlight once again as rumors of the 2016 Google Nexus spread through tech world. The latest iteration of the Google Nexus tablet phone is rumored to be released in 2016 but available Google Nexus specifications are still scarce.

The Sailfish and Marlin are both rumored to be the flagship brand of the 2016 Google Nexus. The leaked images point out that the units will probably have the latest Google Android OS Nougat. A Science World article mentions that the search engine giant is set to have the Google Nexus release date by 2016 as early as next month with the Android 7.0 Nougat in its arsenal operating system.

Reports in the past have identified Taiwanese phone maker HTC to be the primary developer of the upcoming Marlin and Sailfish units. However, Huawei Technologies may also be at the forefront in developing a third line up of phones for Google.

Google Nexus 2016 Specs and Features

While there are still no available specs about the 2016 Google Nexus phone, Parentherald has a good set of speculation as to what the upcoming phones will have. However, rumors suggest that the Marlin will be a high-end tablet with a 5.5-inch display on a 2K AMOLED screen. On the other hand, Sailfish will have a 5 inch full HD resolution. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor will run the device while a 4Gb RAM will be a standard. In terms of camera quality, both units will have an 8MP and 12MP for front and back camera lens respectively.

An exact information about the 2016 Google Nexus release date is still nowhere to be found but since the company has already released the final developer preview of Android 7.0 Nougat, it is expected that the Marlin and Sailfish devices will arrive soon since Nexus is always the first recipient of any Android OS releases.

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