More Google Nexus rumors have emerged as the Nexus 5 sees its price reduced. It make sense, as many companies reduce the prices of their existing stock once a new model is released. There is the understanding that people will not pay full-price for a model that is a year old when there is a new model out.
After seeing the reduction in price on the Google Nexus 5, many have suggested that the Nexus 6 smartphone will be released. There are already rumors that this phone will be released around Halloween and will be the Nexus X instead of Nexus 6. However, Google has still not confirmed whether there will even be a new smartphone out this year, let alone an upgrade to a larger screen.
For those excited about the idea of a price reduction on the Nexus 5, this is only on eBay. The Google Play Store still has the 32GB device available for $400. On eBay, the device is available for $324.99, when it is usually available for $349.99 on the site. Free shipping is also available.
This would suggest that a new device is not actually on its way. eBay is notorious for lower prices than those at the Google Play Store. The Nexus 5 has received a price reduction in the past on the site, along with other devices, and will make many angry that there are more Google Nexus rumors because of it.
The only time that this could be genuine is if Google reduces the price on its own Play Store. This is a sign that the company wants to get rid of as much stock as possible before the new model comes out. Once a Nexus 6 comes out, fewer people will want its predecessor and the tech giant could be left with excess stock.
It is not the first time a price reduction has led to some Google Nexus rumors. In 2013, a price reduction to the Nexus 7 device led to suggestions that the Nexus 8 was on its way. There were also suggestions that a second generation Nexus 10 was on its way after the first generation version went out of stock on the Google Play Store website around the world. Those looking forward to these new devices were left disappointed after nothing new came about.
While the Nexus 5 is receiving a price reduction, many have decided to ignore the signs. There have been too many rumors about the Nexus devices and fans were let down last year when there was no Google Nexus 10 2.
There are also signs that the tech giant could release a number of new devices between October and November. This would certainly make sense considering it would avoid the competition from competitors like Apple and Samsung, and would mean that the devices hit the market just as the sales period hits. People are always looking for new tech devices around November for Christmas presents. However, there will be some who hold out hope for the new Google Nexus rumors as the Nexus 5 sees a price reduction.
Opinion by Alexandria Ingham