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Report: Google Engineers Visit LG, Could be Chosen to Produce Next Nexus Phone

According to the latest from Korean press, Google engineers have been visiting LG and LG affiliates (LG Display and LG Innotek), which could lead to a possible collaboration for this year’s Nexus smartphone. 

While the Googlers enjoy themselves touring LG’s facilities, it is believed that talks will focus primarily on the next Nexus, with LG having a couple under their belt already.

LG manufactured the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5, and would be the first OEM to create a third smartphone, if in fact LG is selected by Google to help showcase the next version of Android. As it stands right now, nothing else besides this visit points to a Google and LG partnership, but with it being March, this is about the time Google and an OEM would need to start getting down to business for making a new phone.

As a note, the last time we asked our readers which OEM they wanted to make this year’s Nexus, LG was ranked at 5th with 11% of the vote.

If LG does make the next Nexus, whatever the name may be, what will be your reaction?

Via: G for Games | E Today

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