Android Silver devices will succeed the Nexus 5, coming February 2015

By May 18th, 2014 AT 7:49 PM

Although there have been leaks about the Nexus 6 and Nexus 8 in the Chromium code, the latest report from @evleaks states that there will be no new Nexus devices in the future. Evan Blass tweeted that “There is no Nexus 6. Farewell, Nexus…” which means that LG Nexus 5 is the last Nexus smartphone ever.

Android Silver Devices Program
Android Silver Devices Program

There have been rumours about Android Silver devices succeeding the Nexus line-up of smartphones and tablets but no one imagined that it would be as soon as this year. Probably, there would be multiple Android Silver certified devices by February 2015. Android Silver certified devices might come with high-end hardware, water-resistance, latest version of Android with minimum UI customisations and guaranteed software updates.

Computer science engineer turned technology blogger. Following consumer electronics industry closely from 2006, he can now predict pretty much where the market is heading. He has a dream to own Android, Windows Phone and iOS smartphones all at the same time.

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Suvham

Thanks goodness LG is making the first Android Silver phone.

Suvham
Suvham

Android Silver must have pure Android without any bloatwares, that would be enough to keep the Nexus alive somewhere in the OS.

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Rama

*I won’t rule out the possibility of bloat in this case.The android silver line of smartphones as far as I have heard will be sold through carrier stores in The U.S. which means they might end up being sold on contract.The possibility of Android silver phones being sold on contract is also high given that android silver phones are going to be top-end model from various OEMs having a hefty price tag.For example a recent leak suggest that the first phone to join android silver might be a LG model sporting a QSD810.Now such a LG device will definitely not… Read more »

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