Last night, Google dropped a note that they would be having an event on the 29th of September. That date had been rumored during IFA and was finally confirmed last night. We're expecting new Nexus devices from LG and Huawei at that event, alongside the final release of Marshmallow as well as a few other goodies. Now that we are a little over a week away from the Nexus event in San Francisco, we are starting to see even more rumors and leaks about the devices pop up.
According to Android Police's sources, the Huawei Nexus will come with a capacity of 128GB. Of course, there will also be a 32GB and 64GB model, which is what the Motorola Nexus 6 was offered in last year. This would mark the first time that a Nexus device have come with 128GB of internal storage. This does not count a microSD card slot, because well that likely won't be available. As we haven't had a microSD card slot on Nexus devices for quite some time. The sources had no word on what storage options we're getting with the smaller LG Nexus, also supposedly being announced on September 29th in San Francisco.
It took a while, but it looks like we are finally starting to get away from 16GB of storage being the norm. With most smartphones in 2015 and even in 2014, having 32GB of storage as the base model. Including the Galaxy S6, LG G4, HTC One M9 and the Galaxy Note 5. This is great as it means we have less need for a microSD card slot, and can store more photos, apps, videos and music on our phones and rely a bit less on the cloud. Heck even the Nextbit Robin – which relies heavily on the cloud – has 32GB of internal storage.
We'll be keeping our eyes peeled for more on the Huawei Nexus 6P and the LG Nexus 5X which we should see in about 10 days time. Definitely time to get excited about these two. Especially since they will both be featuring a fingerprint reader. Especially since it'll be supported in Android 6.0 Marshmallow.