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The successor to the Nexus 5, the device is the sixth smartphone in the Google Nexus series, a family of Android consumer devices marketed by Google and built by an original equipment manufacturer partner. Nexus 6 along with HTC Nexus 9 served as the launch devices for Android 5. The Nexus 6’s design and hardware is very similar to that of the second-generation Moto X, which was released around the same time, with the Nexus 6 being larger and having higher specs while running stock Android.
The Nexus 6 was unveiled on October 15, 2014, with pre-order availability since October 29, 2014, and a delivery date in early November. 699 for the 64 GB model in the US. Cellular, and Verizon Wireless in the United States.
In November 2014, availability was announced for 12 other countries, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom. T version is SIM-locked, with tethering disabled until a fee is paid to enable it, and comes with custom ringtones.
Google services and applications, but still runs a similarly stock version of Android. On April 22, 2015, it was announced that the Nexus 6 would be the only phone then supported by Google’s new Project Fi venture. Due to the Nexus 6’s successor, the Nexus 6P, becoming more available, Google stopped selling the Nexus 6 on the Play Store in December 2015.
The Nexus 6 had guaranteed software updates through October 2016 and security patches through October 2017, however, Google announced that the Nexus 6 will receive the Android 7. This update was initially expected in December of 2016, but it was delayed until January 5, 2017 due to a “last minute bug”. In January 2017, Google announced that the Nexus 6, along with the Nexus 9 tablet, won’t receive the 7.