As reported earlier, HTC and Google have signed up for the Nexus devices to be launched this year. The two HTC Nexus devices which are to be launched this year are allegedly codenamed as HTC S1 “Sailfishâ€ and HTC M1 “Marlinâ€.
Now specifications of the HTC S1 Sailfish smartphone have been leaked online. Sailfish is the smaller of both the devices and is likely a successor to the Nexus 5X. As per AndroidPolice, the S1 Sailfish will come with a 5-inch full HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and 440ppi pixel density. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset which has a 64-bit 2.0 GHz quad-core processor with 4GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage.
HTC Sailfish features rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and USB-C port at the bottom with a top mounted headphone jack. The handset has support for Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity and a Type C USB port. It is expected to be backed up by a 2,770mAh battery. It features a 12 megapixel rear camera and an 8 megapixel front camera. The leak has not revealed the operating system but as per earlier reports, it will be powered by Android N operating system.
There is no information on HTC Marlin but as per its previous spotting on Geekbench benchmarking website, the device will be coming with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Android N operating system and 4 GB RAM.
Last year, two Google Nexus smartphones were launched, Huawei made Nexus 6P and LG made Nexus 5X. The 16 GB and 32 GB variants of Nexus 5X were launched in India for Rs 31,900 and Rs 35,900 respectively while the Nexus 6P came with a price tag of Rs 39,999 for the 32GB variant and Rs 42,999 for the 64GB variant.
To recall, Huawei made Nexus 6P has a 5.7-inch Quad HD AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset which has a 64-bit 2.0 GHz octa-core processor with Adreno 430GPU along with 3GB of RAM. The device is powered by a 3,450mAh battery. It features a 12.3 megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and large 1.55 Î¼M pixels and an 8 megapixel front camera with 1.4 Î¼M pixel sensor.
On the other hand, LG made Nexus 5X comes with a 5.2-inch full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chipset which has a 64-bit 1.8GHz hexa-core processor with Adreno 418 GPU. Besides, it has 2GB RAM, 2,700mAh battery, and a 12.3 megapixel main camera that comes with f/2.0 lens, 1.55 Î¼M pixels, laser autofocus, and 4K video capture ability. For selfies, it has a 5 megapixel front camera.
Note – The top pic is for representational purpose only.