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- Dec 30, 2010
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- Austin, TX
Earlier today, several media outlets jumped on the news that Google may have stopped production of the Nexus 5 smartphone, and that once they run out, there won't be anymore. Luckily, we decided to do some digging and wait to report until it was confirmed, because it turns out the report was not entirely accurate.
Still... it's close to the truth, and for fans of the Nexus 5, the news isn't that good. According to the latest information from a Google rep, the company plans to keep producing the Nexus 5 handset at least until the end of Q1 2015. It's still possible they may stop production at that time, but they didn't elaborate further.
It will be a shame if they choose not to build a new edition of the Nexus 5. It seems ideal to have the Nexus 5 in the regular sized handset marketing spot, while the Nexus 6 occupies the phablet space. Perhaps they will simply give a different company a shot at making another Nexus device. We will keep you apprised as more info is revealed.