Google’s Nexus 6 Is Now Available For Pre-Order In India From RS 43,999 ($712)

November 18, 2014 - Written By Kristijan Lucic

Google has announced Motorola-made Nexus 6 last month along with the Nexus 9, Nexus Player and a new version of company’s smartphone operating system, Android 5.0 Lollipop. Nexus 6 has been making its way to various countries all over the world and first units started shipping quite recently. The handset has just hit India as well and is available for pre-order via Indian retailer Flipkart. Pricing starts from INR 43,999 ($712) and the phone is available in 32 and 64GB variants while you’re able to choose between the Cloud White and Midnight Blue color options. If you decide to pre-order it, the device will ship in early December according to the listing. Nexus 6 32GB will cost you INR 43,999 while you’ll have to splash out INR 48,999 ($793) for the 64GB of this handset, both devices are avaiable in the aforementioned color options. As usual, Flipkart’s launch offers are also available, four of them to be exact. You can get a free 3-month subscriptions of Flipkart First, INR 1,500 Cachback on purchasing on 6/9/12 month EMI via HDFC/ICICI bank, preselected Flipkart eBooks worth INR 2,100 for free or the exchange offer.

Google Nexus 6 is a premium phablet and as such it carries a premium price, which is something new for company’s Nexus line and basically moves Nexus handsets into a completely new market. Nexus 6 features a 5.96-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440) AMOLED display along with 3GB of RAM for all your multitasking needs and 32 or 64GB of non-expandable internal storage. This phablet is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor clocked at 2.7GHz which comes along with an Adreno 420 GPU for graphics rendering. On the back of this device, you’ll find a 13-megapixel OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) camera while there’s a 2-megapixel shooter located on the front of the device. Nexus 6 ships with Android 5.0 Lollipop and a non-removable 3220mAh battery. The Nexus 6 measures 159.3 x 83 x 10.1mm and weighs 184 grams. This is a 4G LTE capable device and it has the usual array of sensors included, of course. As I already mentioned, depending on the market, the device is available in Midnight Blue and Cloud White color options, both of which are available from Flipkart.