The Nexus line is no more.

Google has first introduced the Nexus line of smartphones, tablets, and media players way back in 2010.

Starting with the Nexus One by HTC, it paved the way for a family of competent but relatively affordable devices. Unfortunately, it has come to an end. Pixel is officially replacing the Nexus line. Google also confirmed that it will no longer develop future Nexus products.

Let’s take a look back at the old smartphones and tablets that Android enthusiasts around the world loved.

Nexus One (HTC, 2010)


Nexus S (Samsung, late 2010)


Galaxy Nexus (Samsung, 2011)


Nexus 4 (LG, 2012)


Nexus 7 (ASUS, 2012)


Nexus 5 (LG, 2013)

Google Nexus 5

Nexus 7 2nd Gen (ASUS, 2013)

New Nexus 7

Nexus 6 (Motorola, 2014)

Google Nexus 6 (1)

Nexus 5X (LG, 2015)

Google Nexus 5X (3)

Nexus 6P (Huawei, 2015)

Google Nexus 6P (3)

The Nexus family has been widely considered as the best devices to represent Android. While it’s heavily favored by the online community and Android enthusiasts, it never enjoyed much popularity for the average consumers.

Recent Nexus smartphones will still be receiving regular security patches and Android updates straight from Google. However, we fear that the focus on Pixel would eventually take the lime light from the Nexus. If Google’s going to keep its word, the 5X and 6P should be updated for at least another major version of Android.

Google is now moving forward. Pixel will now continue the legacy of the Nexus devices, despite their massive differences.

Rest in peace, Nexus. You will never be forgotten.

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