HTC rumored to make Google's next-gen Nexus smartphone for 2016

The new Nexus smartphone might be made by HTC.

Published Sat, Jan 23 2016 10:22 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:01 PM CST

While HTC is rumored to be spinning off its VR division, with hopes that the Vive headset takes off, the latest rumor is that HTC will manufacture the 2016 Nexus smartphones for Google.

HTC rumored to make Google's next-gen Nexus smartphone for 2016 |

According to numerous sources, Google has tapped HTC for its next-gen Nexus smartphones, which should debut later this year with Android 7.0 on-board. If HTC does indeed win the Nexus contract, we could see a considerable change in the company as the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer has been struggling for quite a while now.


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