Google launches Nexus 6 and Chromecast in India

Google Nexus 6Google on Tuesday announced the launch of its new Nexus 6 and Chromecast devices in the Indian market at a press event in New Delhi. Both Nexus 6 and Chromecast will go on sale at midnight tonight as a part of Google’s Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF).

Talking about the Nexus 6 first, which had gone on pre-order at Flipkart late last month, the phone will be available at Flipkart as well as Google Play. It carries a price-tag of INR 43,999 for the 32GB version and INR 48,999 for the 64GB version.

Google Nexus 6 has been manufactured by Motorola Mobility and runs on Android 5.0. The phone features a 5.96-inch Quad-HD display, 3220 mAh battery, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor and 13MP rear camera.

“We are delighted to announce the launch of Nexus 6 in India with GOSF. The Nexus 6 brings with it better multitasking capabilities, helpful notifications and beautiful design enhancing the user experience and style quotient. We are confident that the Indian consumer will enjoy our latest offer,” said Amit Boni, GM, Motorola India.Google Chromecast

Coming to Chromecast, the media streamer from Google, will be available at and select Airtel stores in the country. It has got a price-tag of INR 2,999 and comes with bundled offers from Airtel and Eros Now.

To remind you, Chromecast is nifty little dongle, which plugs into any HDTV and allows the consumers to stream online media content. It also supports Chrome and Android mirroring. It was originally launched in July 2013 in US.

Google has stated that Chromecast users in the country will be able to stream content from YouTube, Google Play Movies, Eros Now, Spuul, YuPP TV and more.

Chromecast offer details

  • 20GB free data each month for three months for existing customers
  • No activation charge for new Airtel customers
  • Free two month subscription for Eros Now premium

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