HTC made Nexus devices are expected to be launched this year which are allegedly codenamed as HTC S1 “Sailfish” and HTC M1 “Marlin”. Now a new report has surfaced online which has claimed the Nexus Marlin will come with an all-metal build, while Nexus Sailfish will have a plastic body.
This was claimed by a website, Nexus Blog, which said that the Marlin will get the same metal quality as the HTC 10, and the Sailfish will will be using a combination of metal and plastic. So the price of HTC Nexus Sailfish is expected to be less than Nexus Marlin. Earlier, renders of both the two smartphones have also leaked online.
As per earlier rumors, HTC M1 Marlin will have a 5.5-inch QHD display, quad-core Qualcomm processor, 4GB RAM, 32 or 128GB of storage, and a 3,450 mAh battery. It is expected to have a 12 megapixel rear camera and an 8 megapixel front camera. Besides, the HTC Marlin is said to have a fingerprint scanner on the back, bottom firing speakers, Bluetooth 4.2 and a Type C USB port.
HTC S1 Sailfish is expected to come with a 5-inch full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset, 4GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. HTC Sailfish is also rumored to have fingerprint sensor and USB-C port as well as a top mounted headphone jack. The handset has support for Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity and is backed by a 2,770 mAh battery. It features a 12 megapixel rear camera and an 8 megapixel front camera.