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The LG Nexus will probably look something like this

A render of the upcoming LG Nexus smartphone gives us our first glimpse at what the handset should look like.

Published onAugust 14, 2015


The other day, @OnLeaks lived up to his name and dished out several details about the upcoming Nexus handsets from LG and HUAWEI. Today, @OnLeaks has help to bring us a selection of renders, showing us what the next LG Nexus smartphone should look like.

The renders are based on factory schematic information provided to third party accessory-makers, so the dimensions are quite likely to be accurate, although the final look could well vary a bit, especially when it comes to build materials.

On the back, we can see the fingerprint scanner that has been rumored numerous times in the past. LG’s signature rear volume controls seem to have given way in order to include the scanner, which sits just underneath the protruding camera module.

The camera comes with an LED flash and also what appears to be a laser auto focus module. We can also spot the reversible USB Type-C socket at the bottom of the smartphone.

Other rumors have pointed to a couple of front facing speakers, which we can also make out on the front of the render. The size of the smartphone also apparently backs up claims that the LG Nexus will feature 5.2-inch display. The schematic states that the phone will measure 146.9 x 72.8 x 8mm, with the protruding camera extending the depth to 9.8mm.

Interestingly, there’s no sign of LG’s signature curved display with this handset, so the company won’t be bringing all of its proprietary technology to its next Nexus smartphone.

We will have to see if a similar render for the rumored HUAWEI Nexus shows up as well. Check out the video below for a full view of the render.

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