Google's Nexus 6: On sale in Australian stores from November

Motorola will bring Android 5.0 Lollipop to its current range of smartphones

Motorola has confirmed the Nexus 6 will be sold in Australian retailers. The Nexus maker also plans to bring Android 5.0 Lollipop to its Moto X, G and E range, although timing details were not disclosed.

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Australian pre-orders for the Nexus 6 will take place in late October through the Google Play Store. The smartphone will be offered in two colours, either Midnight Blue or Cloud White, and in options of 16GB or 32GB of internal storage.

The 6in Motorola-made smartphone will be sold in Australian retailers from November; however, Motorola did not specify which retailers will stock the smartphone.

Existing Motorola customers will receive an update to the next version of Android, which has been officially named 5.0 Lollipop. Motorola claimed in its press release the update will be coming to:

Moto X (1st Gen)
Moto X (2nd Gen)
Moto G (1st Gen)
Moto G 4G (1st Gen)
Moto G (2nd Gen)
Moto E

The Nexus 6 is the first ‘phablet’ from Google. The smartphone will compete against Apple’s first phablet, the iPhone 6 Plus, along with Samsung’s upcoming range of Galaxy Note devices.

The Nexus 6 has a 6in, 2560x1440 resolution screen, a next-gen 2.7GHz quad-core CPU, a 13 megapixel rear camera capable of UHD recording, a fast charge battery and a ring flash.

Google also announced today the Nexus 9 tablet, which is being manufactured by HTC.

Nexus 6 key specifications:

• 6in, 2560x1440 resolultion display, 493 pixels-per-inch
• Android 5.0
• Quad core Krait 450 CPU 2.7GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 SOC)
• Adreno 420 GPU
• 32GB and 64GB
• 13MP with optical image stabilisation
• 2MP front camera
• 4G Internet
• 3220mAh

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