Mar 27, 2016 11:17 PM EDT

Nexus 7 Specs To Boast 3D Touch Display And Android N? HTC Device Not Worth It?

The rumored Nexus 7 specs will feature a 3D Touch display. The upcoming HTC device is also said to run on Android N.

Know Your Mobile reported that the Taiwan-based manufacturing company may be developing two Nexus devices for Google. The Nexus 7 specs are believed to have already been tested and running on Android N.

The HTC device is also said to support Google's 3D Touch feature. Xiaomi and OPPO, among others, will be using the feature sometime this year as well.

Although Huawei's Nexus 6P has become one of the favorite Android handsets in the market, the publication noted that all Nexus devices this year will be from HTC. This is surprising since the Taiwan-based company has been having difficulties in the smartphone market.

The deal could be beneficial for them, though, as it could help boost sales. There are speculations that there will be additional Nexus models from LG and Huawei.

According to Australia Network News, the Nexus 7 specs will have "revolutionary features optimized for maximum productivity." The upcoming HTC device is rumored to be a tablet.

Moreover, the Nexus 7 specs is widely believed to have a 7-inch display and powered by NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor. It may also have 4 GB of RAM.

There are speculations that the Nexus 7 2016 release date will happen this May 18 to 20 at Google's annual I/O Developer's conference. Other reports claim that the device would be launched in October.

Yibada commented that the Nexus device is rumored to be a disappointment. The publication urged consumers to hold off in buying the phone when it gets released.

It was noted that with the device running on Android N, there is no new software for the buyers to look out for. Plus, HTC phones are said to have failed to sustain consumer's interest.

Furthermore, Nexus devices have become pricey without super impressive features that overpower other companies' flagships. The publication added that current Nexus devices have fair specs and there are also other alternatives in the market.

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