Nexus 6 vs iPhone 6 Comparison, Review: Google versus Apple in a Flagship Smartphone Fight

Since Apple launched the iPhone 6 last month, it has become a subject in several hardware comparisons against various devices on the market. The trend has gained momentum following the release of Apple's latest rivals - Samsung Galaxy 4, Motorola Nexus 6 and the Sony Xperia Z3.

Currently, the latest smartphones have been increasing in screen size, and falling under the category of phablet. Evidently, this trend is seen in a lot in the new devices that are coming out of top tech titan stables.

Google recently released its flagship smartphone manufactured by Motorola, the Nexus 6. This device appears to be the largest among the all the phablets released in 2014 so far. The Nexus 6 has even outsized the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus as well as the Xperia Z3. Here is a comparison of the specs of the Nexus 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.

As far as the Google flagship smartphone is concerned, the Nexus 6 comes with a 5.96-inch AMOLED touchscreen alongside a QHD resolution display (2560 x 1440). The Nexus 6 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset, a quad-core 2.7GHz processor together with an Adreno 420 GPU. This smartphone is available in two options - 32GB storage and 64GB storage variants with 3GB of RAM. However, the Nexus 6 does not offer microSD card support capabilities.

On a side note, the Nexus 6 runs on Google's latest Android Lollipop mobile OS.

On the other hand, the iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch touchscreen alongside a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080. It also comes with the Retina display. The iPhone 6 runs on Apple's latest 64-bit A8 chip together with a dual-core 1.4GHz processor and a PowerVR GX6450 GPU. It is available in three internal storage variants - 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB along with 1GB of RAM. Similar to the earlier iPhone models, iPhone 6 does not offer microSD card support either.