Google prices Nexus 6 phone at Rs44,000, Nexus 9 tablet at Rs28,9001 min read . Updated: 07 Nov 2014, 02:31 PM IST
The date of availability of these devices in India is yet to be disclosed
New Delhi: After the successful debut of its affordable Android One devices, tech giant Google Inc. is all set to launch its premium Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet in India in next few weeks. The devices are priced at ₹ 44,000 and ₹ 28,900 onwards, respectively.
Developed by US-based Motorola, Nexus 6 was launched globally last month, along with Nexus 9, which was developed by Taiwanese major HTC Corp. Nexus 6 32 GB variant has been listed on Google’s Play Store for ₹ 44,000, while the 64 GB variant will be available for ₹ 49,000. The 16 GB Wi-Fi variant of Nexus 9 will be priced at ₹ 28,900, while the 32 GB LTE version will be available for ₹ 44,900. However, the date of availability of these devices is yet to be disclosed.
According to IDC, India is the fastest growing smartphone market in the world with over 44 million devices being sold last year alone and players are competing head-on to capture a bigger share of the pie. Last month, Google had also launched its first set of Android One smartphones in India.
Featuring a 5.96-inch display, Nexus 6 will come with the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. Weighing 184 grams, the device has a 13 MP rear and 2 MP front camera.