Predict the price for the Nexus 6

Predict the price for the Nexus 6

  • $349 or lower

    Votes: 2 4.0%
  • ~$379

    Votes: 3 6.0%
  • ~$399

    Votes: 16 32.0%
  • ~$419

    Votes: 2 4.0%
  • $449 or more

    Votes: 27 54.0%

  • Total voters
    50

EbookReader

macrumors 65816
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Apr 3, 2012
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About a year ago, I created this thread

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1652973
Predict the price for the 16GB Nexus 5

The predictions:

Your best prediction for the price for the 16GB Nexus 5
$299 7 14.00%
$309 or $319 5 10.00%
$329 11 22.00%
$339 1 2.00%
$349 15 30.00%
higher than $349 11 22.00%
Actual price: $349 for the 16GB

It's now time for the Nexus 6 price prediction.





http://www.gottabemobile.com/2014/10/09/htc-one-m8-android-4-4-4-kitkat-update-starts-rolling-out/

Popular Android developer Paul O’Brien recently confirmed from one of his sources that the Nexus 6 (also rumored to be called the Nexus X) will be available for under £450 in his region. A quick conversion and that has it coming in around $750 US dollars, which is obviously wrong.

It’s worth noting the Nexus 5 is £299 from the Google Play Store in the UK, and many UK retailers were asking £399 for it when it was first released, as they have quite the markup and pricing is different by region. This suggests that the phone could be upwards of £100 or more than last years model, which makes sense given the bigger HD display, front facing speakers, improved camera and bigger battery. This means we could be looking at a $449 and $499 Nexus 6 in the US, compared to the $349 and $399 starting price of the current Nexus 5.

So what will that get you? Here’s the specs based on rumors and reports received thus far.

Nexus 6 (Rumored)

5.92-inch 2560 x 1440 Quad-HD Display
2.7 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 805 processor with 3GB of RAM
32GB internal storage
Android 5.0 “L Release” (64-bit support)
13 Megapixel camera with OIS, 2.1 front camera
Ring Flash similar to Moto X
Front Facing Speaker (bottom, look close)
Aluminum frame around device like the new Moto X 2014
3,200 mAh battery
 

Lava Lamp Freak

macrumors 65816
Jun 1, 2006
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One thing to keep in mind is that the Nexus 5 cost more buying it from carriers last year than buying it from Google. I expect the same to be the case this year.

My guess is $499 from Google and much more from Verizon.
 

EbookReader

macrumors 65816
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Apr 3, 2012
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maybe they will get rid of the 16GB base model and start with 32GB

16GB Nexus 5 = $349
32GB Nexus 5 = $399

vs
32GB Nexus 6 = $449
64GB Nexus 6 = $499


they can justify the $100 more (base model) because of these reasons.

- bigger storage (32GB vs 16GB)
- bigger screen
- higher resolution
- better camera
- bigger battery


or it is just $50 more (32GB vs 32GB)

for

- bigger screen
- higher resolution
- better camera
- bigger battery
 

aeboi

macrumors 65816
Sep 20, 2009
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"Indian import/export Zauba recently listed two “Shamu phones (prototype)” with model number Motorola XT1112 arrived India on August 20. The devices were shipped from the U.S. and have a declared value of 34,982 Indian rupees ($578) each. Note that the price listing is a declared value, which may not accurately reflect the actual market price."

But everyone should still manage their expectations for a "cheap" Nexus
 

nviz22

macrumors 603
Jun 24, 2013
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There was a leaked price at Best Buy for $500, I think. I wouldn't mind paying $450 for a Nexus 6, but I really hope it's not a whale sized of a phone.
 

nviz22

macrumors 603
Jun 24, 2013
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Never understood the idea about a 64 Bit support on Android L being a highlight for the Nexus 6 itself. If it had a 810 processor, that's a different story.
 

nfl46

macrumors 604
Oct 5, 2008
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WOW! We were soooo wrong about the price!

Its $649 off-contract! :eek::eek::eek::eek:
 

aneftp

macrumors 601
Jul 28, 2007
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I want it to be $399 base price.

Probably looking at $499 16GB base price, $549 32GB at the cheapest.

Going to be a tough sell in the USA at those prices.
 

cnotes2019

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Aug 17, 2013
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I want it to be $399 base price.



Probably looking at $499 16GB base price, $549 32GB at the cheapest.



Going to be a tough sell in the USA at those prices.

Isn't there only going to be a 32gb at $650 and then a 64gb??
 

diamond.g

macrumors 603
Mar 20, 2007
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I want it to be $399 base price.

Probably looking at $499 16GB base price, $549 32GB at the cheapest.

Going to be a tough sell in the USA at those prices.
Nah, it will be available with subsidies like the iPhone is, so the on contract price will be far cheaper.
 

diamond.g

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