Google is known to release a new Nexus device with every new version of Android OS. This year, rumor has it that HTC will be releasing two smartphones under the Nexus brand. The same strategy was implemented last year, when Huawei released the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X.

One of the biggest releases in the next few months is certainly that of two Nexus smartphones expected to hit the market at the same time as Android N. Information on the upcoming handsets has started to leak online, and Android Police has actually managed to get their hands on the specs for Nexus “Sailfish,” the smaller device in the pair.

According to the report, Nexus “Sailfish” will feature a 5-inch 1080p display with a pixel density of 440ppi. Then, the device is also expected to have a quad-core 2.0GHz 64-bit processor, but the exact model is unknown at this point.

Battery capacity is set to reach 2,770mAh while 4GB of RAM should also be provided. In addition, leaked specs point to a 12MP rear camera and an 8MP front selfie snapper, together with a fingerprint scanner on the back of the smartphone.

Nexus smartphones will be released with Android N out of the box

Nexus “Sailfish” is set to come with a USB-C port at the bottom, together with bottom-firing speaker(s) and a top-mounted headphone jack. Connectivity options should include Bluetooth 4.2, among other unspecified options.

HTC is said to launch two Nexus smartphones this year, with initial codenames T50 for Sailfish and T55 for Marlin. At this point, there’s little information to speculate on, and it’s even unclear whether HTC’s brand name will be featured on the phone’s case.

Details on pricing or release date haven’t surfaced yet, but considering that Android N’s debut date is set for this fall, more information should be arriving soon. Speaking of Android N, Google has yet to reveal the moniker of its upcoming Android OS version, but rumors point to Nutella.

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