Now that we know the LG G3's official specs, we have a better understanding of what Google's upcoming Nexus 6 could possibly bring to the table.
LG probably isn't too happy with Sprint today, now that the carrier inadvertently listed the unannounced smartphone's full spec list. The handset sounds very impressive and its standout feature is its 5.5-inch UHD 2560 x 1440 display. The smartphone is widely expected to follow last year's G2 summer announcement followed by a launch in the fall.
There have been multiple reports that Google's upcoming Nexus 6 could be based on either the LG G3 or HTC One M8, but considering Google has already released an HTC One M8 Google Play Edition smartphone, it's looking more and more likely that the smartphone will be based on the LG G3. Google is obviously a big fan of LG's manufacturing prowess, as the company has commissioned LG to build the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, and the company's first Android Wear smartwatch, the LG G Watch.
While the Nexus 5 was based off the LG G2, the device wasn't a clone; instead, Google chose to use a smaller display and keep most of the G2's internal specs intact. It's pure speculation, but Google will probably do the same with the Nexus 6. A 5.5-inch display is phablet territory and it seems highly unlikely that Google or Nexus fans would want a smartphone with such a large display. The display will probably be somewhere between 5- and 5.2-inches and pack in the same 2560 x 1440 resolution found on the LG G3. If this is the case, its pixel density will be even higher than the G3's rumored 530 pixels per inch. This display would be the perfect launch vehicle to show off the next version of Android, which is believed to be Android 4.5 Lollipop.
Having such a high-resolution display would also give Google bragging rights when competing with similar-sized smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, and Apple's iPhone 6.
As previously mentioned, this is pure speculation so we'll need to file this in the rumor category for now and wait for more concrete evidence.