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Google Nexus is a discontinued line of
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devices that run the
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Android
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operating system
.
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Google
managed the design, development, marketing, and support of these devices, but some development and all manufacturing were carried out by partnering with
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s (OEMs). The line also included tablets and streaming media players, though neither type of device are currently available. The most recent tablet was the
Nexus 9 The Nexus 9 (codenamed Volantis or Flounder) is a tablet computer A tablet computer, commonly shortened to tablet, is a mobile device, typically with a mobile operating system and touchscreen display processing circuitry, and a rechargeable ...

Nexus 9
(made with
HTC HTC Corporation ( zh, t=宏達國際電子股份有限公司, s=宏达国际电子股份有限公司, p=Hóngdá Guójì Diànzǐ Gǔfèn Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī, first=t) (High Tech Computer Corporation, literally ''Hongda International Electronics ...

HTC
), and the most recent streaming media player the
Nexus Player The Nexus Player is a digital media player co-developed by Google, Intel and Asus. It is the second media player in the Google Nexus family of consumer devices. Originally running the Android Lollipop, Android 5.0 ("Lollipop") operating system, it ...
(made with Asus). Devices in the Nexus line were considered Google's
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Android products. They contained little to no manufacturer or
wireless carrier A mobile network operator (MNO), also known as a wireless service provider, wireless carrier, cellular company, or mobile network carrier, is a provider of wireless communications Wireless communication (or just wireless, when the context allo ...
modifications to Android (such as custom
user interface 300px, The Reactable, an example of a tangible user interface In the industrial design field of human–computer interaction, a user interface (UI) is the space where interactions between humans and machines occur. The goal of this interaction ...
s), although devices sold through carriers may be
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ed and had some extra branding. The
Verizon Verizon Communications Inc., commonly known as Verizon, is an American multinational telecommunications Telecommunication is the transmission of information by various types of technologies over wire, radio, Optical system, optical, or ot ...
Galaxy Nexus The Galaxy Nexus (GT-I9250) is a touchscreen Android (operating system), Android smartphone co-developed by Google and Samsung Electronics. It is the third smartphone in the Google Nexus series, a family of Android consumer devices built by an or ...
featured a Verizon logo on the back and received software updates at a slower pace than the unlocked variant, though it featured different hardware to accommodate Verizon's
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CDMA
network. All Nexus devices featured an unlockable
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bootloader
to allow further development and end-user modification. Nexus devices are often among the first Android devices to receive updates to the operating system. With the expansion of the
Google Pixel Google Pixel is a brand of consumer electronic devices developed by Google Google LLC is an American Multinational corporation, multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include o ...
product line in late 2016, Google stated that they "don't want to close a door completely, but there is no plan right now to do more Nexus devices." In 2017, Google partnered with
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in making new
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Nokia
phones, which have been considered by some as a revival of Nexus.


Devices


Phones


Nexus One

The Nexus One was manufactured by
HTC HTC Corporation ( zh, t=宏達國際電子股份有限公司, s=宏达国际电子股份有限公司, p=Hóngdá Guójì Diànzǐ Gǔfèn Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī, first=t) (High Tech Computer Corporation, literally ''Hongda International Electronics ...

HTC
and released in January 2010 as the first Nexus phone. It was released with Android 2.1 Eclair, and was updated in May 2010 to be the first phone with Android 2.2 Froyo. It was further updated to
Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Android 2.3 Gingerbread
. It was announced that Google would cease support for the Nexus One, whose
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(GPU) is poor at rendering the new 2D acceleration engine of the UI in
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
. The Nexus S and newer models have hardware designed to handle the new rendering. It was the only Nexus device to have card storage expandability ( SD). * Display: 3.7" display with 800×480 pixel resolution * CPU: 1 GHz
Qualcomm Qualcomm () is an American multinational corporation headquartered in San Diego, California, and Delaware General Corporation Law, incorporated in Delaware. It creates semiconductors, software, and services related to wireless technology. It ow ...

Qualcomm
Scorpion Scorpions are predatory arachnids of the Order (biology), order Scorpiones. They have eight legs, and are easily recognized by a pair of Chela (organ), grasping pincers and a narrow, segmented tail, often carried in a characteristic forward curv ...
* Storage: 512 MB (expandable) *
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RAM
: 512 MB * GPU: Adreno 200 * Camera: 5 MP rear camera


Nexus S

The Nexus S, manufactured by
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, was released in December 2010 to coincide with the release of Android 2.3 Gingerbread. In December 2011 it was updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, with most variations later being updatable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in July 2012. The device's support was ended after 4.1 Jelly Bean and no longer receives updates from Google. * Display: 4.0" display with 800×480 pixel resolution * Chipset: Hummingbird * CPU: 1 GHz single-core
ARM Cortex-A8 The ARM Cortex-A8 is a 32-bit processor core licensed by ARM Holdings implementing the ARM architecture, ARMv7-A architecture. Compared to the ARM11, the Cortex-A8 is a dual-issue superscalar processor, superscalar design, achieving roughly twice ...
* Storage: 16 GB (Partitioned: 1 GB internal storage and 15 GB USB storage) * RAM: 512 MB * GPU:
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SGX540 * Battery: 1500 mAH (replaceable)


Galaxy Nexus

The Galaxy Nexus, again manufactured by Samsung, was released in November 2011 (GSM version, US version released on December 15, 2011) to coincide with the release of
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
. The device support was ended after 4.3 Jelly Bean and no longer receives updates from Google. This device is known in
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Brazil
as Galaxy X due to a trademark on the "Nexus" brand. It is also the last Nexus device to have a removable battery. * Display: 4.65" HD Super AMOLED display with 1280×720 pixel resolution * CPU: 1.2 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex A9 * Storage: 16 or 32 GB * RAM: 1 GB


Nexus 4

The Nexus 4 smartphone, also known as the LG Nexus 4 or LG Mako, was released in November 2012 and manufactured by
LG
LG
. It was the first Android device that used
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
update version. Nexus 4 is the first Nexus device to have
wireless charging Wireless charging pad used to charge devices with the Qi standard. Inductive charging (also known as wireless charging or cordless charging) is a type of wireless power transfer. It uses electromagnetic induction Electromagnetic or magnetic ...
capabilities. It was updated to Android 4.3 in June 2013 and to Android 4.4 in November 2013. It can run Android 5.1 as of April 2015. The Nexus 4 has the following characteristics: * Display: 4.7" Corning
Gorilla Glass'' Gorilla Glass is a brand of chemically strengthened glass developed and manufactured by Corning, now in its seventh generation, designed to be thin, light and damage-resistant. As a brand, Gorilla Glass is unique to Corning, but close equivale ...
2, True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, 768×1280 pixel resolution, 16M colors * CPU: Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait * Chipset:
Qualcomm Snapdragon Snapdragon is a suite of system on a chip A system on a chip (SoC; or This article uses the convention that SoC is pronounced . Therefore, it uses the convention "an" for the indefinite article Indefinite may refer to: * the opposite ...
APQ8064 * Storage: 8 or 16 GB * RAM: 2 GB * GPU: Adreno 320 * Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 2100 mAh battery, wireless charging * Camera: 8 MP rear camera with 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, and LED flash; 1.3 MP front camera


Nexus 5

The Nexus 5 smartphone, again manufactured by
LG
LG
, was scheduled for sale on October 31, 2013 for US$349 at the Google Play store. It was the first device to run
Android 4.4 KitKat
Android 4.4 KitKat
. The Nexus 5 did not receive an official Android 7.0 Nougat update, meaning that
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
is the last officially supported Android version for the device. The Nexus 5 has the following characteristics: * Display: 4.95" Corning
Gorilla Glass'' Gorilla Glass is a brand of chemically strengthened glass developed and manufactured by Corning, now in its seventh generation, designed to be thin, light and damage-resistant. As a brand, Gorilla Glass is unique to Corning, but close equivale ...
3, IPS LCD touchscreen, 1080×1920 pixel resolution (1080p) * Processor: 2.26 GHz Krait 400 quad-core processor on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC * Storage: 16 or 32 GB * RAM: 2 GB * GPU: Adreno 330 * Battery: 2,300 mAh lithium polymer, wireless charging * Cameras: 8 MP rear camera with optical image stabilization (OIS); 1.3 MP front camera * Connectivity: 4G LTE, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 * Colors: Black, White, or Red


Nexus 6

The Nexus 6 is a smartphone developed by
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Motorola
, originally running
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.0 Lollipop
(upgradeable to Android 7.1.1 Nougat). It was first announced on October 15, 2014 along with the Nexus 9 and the Nexus Player. * Display: 5.96" Quad HD AMOLED PenTile (RGBG) display with 1440×2560 pixel resolution (493 ppi) * Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 - Quad-core 2.7 GHz * Modem: Qualcomm MDM9625M * Storage: 32 or 64 GB * RAM: 3 GB * GPU: Adreno 420 * Battery: 3220 mAh with Turbo Charging technology, non-removable, wired charging * Cameras: 13 MP rear camera with f/2.0 lens featuring OIS; 2 MP front camera * Speakers: Dual front facing stereo * Colors: Midnight Blue and Cloud White


Nexus 5X

The Nexus 5X is a smartphone developed by
LG
LG
originally running
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
(upgradeable to Android 8.1.0 Oreo). It was first announced on September 29, 2015, along with the Nexus 6P and several other Google devices (such as the
Pixel C The Pixel C is a 10.2-inch (260 mm) Android (operating system), Android tablet computer, tablet developed and marketed by Google. The device was unveiled during a media event on September 29, 2015. On October 9, 2018, it was succeeded by the ...
tablet). * Display: 5.2" FHD LCD display with 1080×1920 pixel resolution (423ppi) * Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 - Hexa-core 1.8 GHz * Storage: 16 or 32 GB * RAM: 2 GB LPDDR3 * GPU: Adreno 418 * Battery: 2700 mAh with rapid charging, non-removable * Cameras: 12.3 MP rear camera with f/2.0 lens and IR laser-assisted autofocus; 5 MP front camera with f/2.0 lens * Speakers: Single front-facing speaker * Colors: Carbon (black), Quartz (white), and Ice (mint)


Nexus 6P

The Nexus 6P is a smartphone developed by
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originally running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It was first announced on September 29, 2015 along with the Nexus 5X and several other Google devices (such as the Pixel C tablet). * Display: 5.7" WQHD AMOLED display with 1440×2560 pixel resolution (518ppi) * Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 - Octa-core 4 × 1.95 GHz, 4 × 1.55 GHz * Storage: 32, 64, or 128 GB * RAM: 3 GB LPDDR4 * GPU: Adreno 430 * Battery: 3450 mAh with rapid charging, non-removable * Cameras: 12.3 MP rear camera with f/2.0 lens and IR laser-assisted autofocus; 8 MP front camera with f/2.0 lens * Speakers: Dual front-facing stereo * Colors: Aluminum, Graphite, Frost, or Gold


Tablets


Nexus 7


=First generation

= On June 27, 2012, at its I/O 2012 keynote presentation, Google introduced the Nexus 7, a 7-inch
tablet computer A tablet computer, commonly shortened to tablet, is a mobile device A mobile device (or handheld computer) is a computer A computer is a machine that can be programmed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations auto ...
developed with and manufactured by Asus. Released in July 2012, it was the first device to run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The latest Android version supported by Google for the device is Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. * Display: 7" display with 1280×800 pixel resolution * SoC:
Nvidia Nvidia CorporationOfficially written as NVIDIA and stylized in its logo as nVIDIA with the lowercase "n" the same height as the uppercase "VIDIA"; formerly stylized as ''n''VIDIA with a large italicized lowercase "n" on products from the mid 199 ...
Tegra 3 * CPU: 1.2 GHz quad-core
Cortex-A9 The ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore is a 32-bit processor core licensed by ARM Holdings Arm Ltd. (stylized as arm) is a Great Britain, British semiconductor and Computer software, software design company based in Cambridge, England. Its primary busines ...
* Storage: 8, 16, or 32 GB * RAM: 1 GB * GPU: ULP
GeForce GeForce is a brand A brand is a name, term, design, symbol or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from those of other sellers. Brands are used in business Business is the activity of making one's ...
* Battery: 4325 mAh (non-removable)


=Second generation

= On July 24, 2013, at Google's "Breakfast with Sundar Pichai" press conference, introduced the second generation Nexus 7, again co-developed with Asus. Keeping with Google Nexus tradition, it was simultaneously released with the latest version, . It was made available on July 26, 2013 at select retailers and on the
Google Play Google Play, also branded as the Google Play Store and formerly Android Market, is a digital distribution Digital distribution (also referred to as content delivery, online distribution, or electronic software distribution (ESD), among other ...

Google Play
store in the United States. On November 20, 2013, it was available from the Google Play stores in Hong Kong and India. On the same day, the Nexus Wireless Charger was made available in the United States and Canada. In December 2015, Google released Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for the device. The Nexus 7 (2013) will not receive an official Android 7.0 Nougat update, meaning that Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is the last officially supported Android version for the tablet. * Display: 7.02" display with 1920×1200 pixel resolution * Chipset:
Qualcomm Snapdragon Snapdragon is a suite of system on a chip A system on a chip (SoC; or This article uses the convention that SoC is pronounced . Therefore, it uses the convention "an" for the indefinite article Indefinite may refer to: * the opposite ...
S4Pro * CPU: 1.51 GHz quad-core Krait 300 * Storage: 16 or 32 GB * RAM: 2 GB * GPU: 400 MHz quad-core
Adreno Adreno is a series of graphics processing unit (GPU) semiconductor intellectual property cores developed by Qualcomm and used in many of their System on a chip, SoCs. History Adreno (an anagram of AMD's graphic card brand AMD Radeon, ''Radeon'') ...
320 * Battery: 4325 mAh (non-removable)


Nexus 10

The Nexus 10, a 10.1-inch tablet manufactured by
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, was revealed in late October 2012 by the
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data of photos taken by Google executive,
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, along with the leaks of its manual and a comprehensive series of photos. The leaked photos revealed a design similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, with a 10.1-inch 2560×1600 display, 16 or 32 GB of storage, Android 4.2, and a dual-core 1.7 GHz
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5 processor. The Nexus 10 was expected to be unveiled officially during a Google press event on October 29, 2012, but the event was postponed due to
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. The Nexus 10 would not receive any official updates beyond Android 5.1.1. * Display: 10.1" Corning Gorilla Glass 2 with 2560×1600 pixel resolution * CPU: 1.7 GHz dual-core
Cortex-A15 The ARM Cortex-A15 MPCore is a 32-bit processor core licensed by ARM Holdings implementing the ARM architecture, ARMv7-A architecture. It is a multicore processor with out-of-order execution, out-of-order superscalar pipeline running at up to 2.5& ...
* Chipset:
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5250 * Storage: 16 or 32 GB * RAM: 2 GB * GPU: Mali-T604 MP4


Nexus 9

The Nexus 9 is an 8.9-inch tablet running Android 5.0 Lollipop, developed in collaboration between Google and HTC. It was first announced on October 15, 2014 along with the Nexus 6 and the Nexus Player. * Display: 8.9" Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with 2048×1536 pixel resolution * CPU: 2.3 GHz dual-core 64-bit Nvidia Tegra K1 "
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" * Chipset: Nvidia
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* Storage: 16 or 32  GB * RAM: 2 GB * Dual front-facing speakers featuring
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HTC
BoomSound


Digital media players


Nexus Q

The Nexus Q is a discontinued
digital media player A digital media player (also sometimes known as a streaming device or streaming box) is a type of consumer electronics Consumer electronics or home electronics are electronic Electronic may refer to: *Electronics Electronics compri ...
that ran Android and integrated with Google Play, to sell at US$299 in the United States. After complaints about a lack of features for the price, the Nexus Q was shelved indefinitely; Google said it needed time to make the product "even better". The Nexus Q was unofficially replaced by the
Chromecast Chromecast is a line of digital media players developed by Google. The devices, designed as small dongles, can play Internet-streaming media, streamed audio-visual content on a high-definition television or home audio system. The user controls ...

Chromecast
, and further by the
Nexus Player The Nexus Player is a digital media player co-developed by Google, Intel and Asus. It is the second media player in the Google Nexus family of consumer devices. Originally running the Android Lollipop, Android 5.0 ("Lollipop") operating system, it ...
. * Storage: 16 GB * RAM: 1 GB


Nexus Player

The Nexus Player is a streaming media player created in collaboration between Google and Asus. It is the first device running
Android TV Android TV is a smart TV operating system based on Android (operating system), Android and developed by Google for television sets, digital media players, set-top boxes, and soundbars. A successor to Google TV (smart TV platform), Google TV, it ...

Android TV
. It was first announced on October 15, 2014 along with the Nexus 6 and the Nexus 9. On May 24, 2016, Google discontinued sales of the Nexus Player. In March 2018, Google confirmed that the Nexus Player would not receive the upcoming version of Android,
Android Pie Android Pie ( codenamed Android P during development) is the ninth major release and the 16th version of the Android Android may refer to: Science and technology * Android (robot), a humanoid robot or synthetic organism designed to imitate a ...

Android Pie
, and that security updates had also ended for the device. * 1.8 GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor * 802.11ac 2x2 (MIMO) *
HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a proprietary hardware, proprietary audio/video Interface (computing), interface for transmitting uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from an HDMI-compliant s ...

HDMI
out * Remote control (with 2
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) * Gamepad (Purchased separately)


Philip K. Dick estate claim

Upon the announcement of the first Nexus device, the Nexus One, the estate of
science fiction Science fiction (sometimes shortened to sci-fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction which typically deals with imagination, imaginative and futuristic concepts such as advanced science and technology, space exploration, time travel, Parall ...

science fiction
author
Philip K. Dick Philip Kindred Dick (December 16, 1928March 2, 1982) was an American writer known for his work in science fiction File:Imagination 195808.jpg, Space exploration, as predicted in August 1958 in the science fiction magazine ''Imagination (magaz ...
claimed that the Nexus One name capitalized on
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from Dick's 1968 novel ''
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? ''Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?'' (retitled ''Blade Runner: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?'' in some later printings) is a dystopian science fiction novel by American writer Philip K. Dick, first published in 1968. The novel is set i ...
'' and that the choice of name was a direct reference to the Nexus-6 series of
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in the novel.


See also

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Android Dev Phone The Android Dev Phone (ADP) is a Subscriber Identity Module, SIM-unlocked and bootloader unlocked Android (operating system), Android device that is designed for advanced developers. While developers can use regular consumer devices purchased at ret ...
*
Android One Android One is a family of third-party Android (operating system), Android Smartphone, smartphones promoted by Google. In comparison to many third-party Android devices, which ship with a Original equipment manufacturer, manufacturer's customize ...
*
Chromebook A Chromebook (sometimes stylized in lowercase as chromebook) is a laptop or Tablet computer, tablet running the Linux-based Chrome OS as its operating system. Initially designed to heavily rely on web applications for tasks using the Google Chrom ...

Chromebook
*
List of Google products The following is a list of products and services provided by Google LLC. Active, soon-to-be discontinued, and discontinued products, services, tools, hardware, and other applications are broken out into designated sections. Web-based products ...


References

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