The next iteration of Google's Nexus smartphone, tentatively termed Nexus 5 (2015), has been the subject of intense rumour mills for a significant period of time. The hardware for this device is speculated to be supplied by LG.
Now, a new report hints at a September release date for the device. According to a reliable Korean technology portal (translated), LG-manufactured Nexus 5 (2015) handsets will be launched as early as on 29 September. The Korean web portal quotes sources credited with providing exact pre-release information about Nexus products in the past.
The newest Nexus 5 smartphone is also rumoured to run Google's recent Android M out of the box. Other key technical specs of the next-gen Nexus 5 have also surfaced, as per this information; the smartphone will feature a 5.2in display and a 13MP rear camera.
Under the hood, the handset is also rumoured to feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 SoC and 3GB RAM. Other technical aspects such as a fingerprints sensor and USB Type-C connector are also predicted to be featured in the Nexus 5 (2015).
Google's new Nexus is also said to be launched alongside another Nexus smartphone that is rumoured to be manufactured by China-based Huawei. It is possible that both these handsets will be launched on 29 September.
Google's Nexus 5, once released, will compete with Apple's new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus smartphones. These next-gen devices are expected to be launched during an Apple-exclusive event to be held on 9 September, in San Francisco.