Motorola Nexus 6 Specs & Price

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Motorola Nexus 6 Key Specs & Features

  • 5.96-inch AMOLED Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (493ppi)
  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 CPU, 3GB RAM
  • 13MP Rear Camera, 2MP Front Camera
  • 4K Video Recording
  • 32GB / 64GB built-in Storage
  • 4G LTE Data
  • 3220 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery

Hardware & Software

Motorola Nexus 6 is the biggest Nexus phone yet and with its 6-inch display is a Nexus phablet. According the Google, the bigger size is to give users “more space to explore”.

But the Nexus 6 is not just big in size, it also comes with more power, more RAM, more pixel density, and a bigger battery for longer battery life.

Motorola Nexus 6 is all about showcasing Android 5.0 (Lollipop). The new OS promises a more playful experience to Android lovers worldwide and with the Nexus 6 you will get the latest Android updates first.

Motorola Nexus 6 is powered by a state of the art quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 clocking at 2.7GHz. Everything should run smoothly with 3GB of RAM and you get to choose between a 32GB or a 64GB model.

Motorola Nexus 6 comes with a 3220 mAh Li-Po battery, which is not removable but boasts of up to 24 hours talk time. It also comes with Motorola Turbo chargers, which can charge your phone to up to 6 hour worth of battery life in just 15 minutes. Wireless charging is also built-in.

Display & Camera

Motorola Nexus 6 features a brilliant 6-inch AMOLED display 1440 x 2560 pixels (QHD), making it one of the best 6-inchers. The screen is actually 5.96-inch, which isn’t much of a difference. The display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Nexus 6 comes with a 13 megapixels camera on the rear. The camera features dual-LED flash and can record ultra HD videos (4k). It features a 2 megapixels front facing camera.

Pricing & Availability

Motorola Nexus 6 launched in October, 2014. We have no information on pricing and availability. However, Google appears to be departing from her strategy of pricing Nexus devices low with a $649 starting price for the Nexus 6. Motorola Nexus 6 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 105,000 Naira to 120,000 Naira.

Motorola Nexus 6 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Motorola Nexus 6:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: 2.7GHz Quad-core Processor (Snapdragon 805)
  • GPU: Adreno 420
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Colours: Midnight Blue, Cloud White
  • Dimension: 159.3 x 83 x 10.1 mm
  • Weight: 184 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM


  • Display: 5.96-inch AMOLED Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (493ppi)
  • Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video, 2160p Ultra HD Video (4K)
  • Rear Camera Features: dual-LED Flash, Autofocus, HDR, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
  • Front Camera: 2 MP Camera, HD Video Conferencing


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB or 64GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes (only in North America)
  • 3G WCDMA: 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes (only in North America)
  • 4G LTE: 700 / 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 / 850 / 2500 MHz

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 300Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB Host, USB on the Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, Dual front-facing stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Temperature Sensor: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3220 mAh Li-Po Battery (non-removable)
  • Talktime: up to 24 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 330 hours
  • Internet Use Time (Wi-Fi): up to 9.5 hours
  • Internet Use Time (LTE): up to 10 hours
  • Video Playback: up to 10 hours
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Motorola Nexus 6 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: July 26th, 2019
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