7 things you need to know about the Google Nexus 6

4. It's powerful

7 things you need to know about the Google Nexus 6

The Nexus 6 is packing in the mighty new Snapdragon 805 quad-core 2.7GHz processor along with 3GB of RAM, matching the processing might of the Galaxy Note 4.

That should slice through Android 5.0 Lollipop like a lightsaber through a buttered-up Wookiee. Speaking of which:

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5. It's running the latest version of Android

7 things you need to know about the Google Nexus 6

Android 5.0 Lollipop, to be exact. Yes, that is what L stood for all along. Case closed.

Check out our Android L preview for everything you need to know about the latest iteration of Google's mobile OS in detail, but rest assured, you've got plenty of slick UI changes, performance improvements, enhanced security and much much more to look forward to.

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6. It's got a 3220mAh battery

7 things you need to know about the Google Nexus 6

Thankfully the Nexus 6 is packing a rather large battery to cope with that huge, pixel-packed display. 

There's no way of knowing just how much you'll be able to squeeze out of it until we review it properly, but with Android 5.0 Lollipop's battery life optimisations, we're staying tentatively optimistic for the time being.

7. Price and release date

7 things you need to know about the Google Nexus 6

According to Motorola's official press release, the Nexus 6 will be available to pre-order in late October, for an as-of-yet undisclosed price.

The US price has been reported to be US$650 SIM-free, although price tags are very rarely directly converted into other currencies.

Stay tuned for more info, as and when we get it.

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