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In two weeks from now we will likely have official confirmation of brand new smartphones from Google, the first to be designed by the company itself.

The web giant has teased an unveiling set for 2am AEST October 5, and unless it's planning to reveal a completely unexpected product that just happens to have the rounded oblong dimensions of a smartphone, it seems like the long-held rumours of a Google phone will come to pass. Here's everything we know so far.

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There are a ton of Android flagships to choose from, but if you want one that puts you in control of your experience — and when you get updates — you have two big choices: Google's Nexus 6P and the OnePlus 2. Specs aside, which should you buy? Well, here's how they compare, after long-term use.

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Not everyone wants a phone so big it's tough to slide into a pants pocket or use with one hand. Luckily, more manufacturers are hearing our cries, and two big contenders have stepped to the fore: Google's Nexus 5X, and the OnePlus X. Both are slim, thin, and powerful — but not pricey. Here's how they compare.

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It's been a long wait, but LG's latest addition to the Nexus fold has finally arrived. The Nexus 5X is a 5.2-inch Android smartphone that retains the lean operating system and zippy performance of Google's other first-party devices. For Android fanatics who crave speed and instant software updates, it's a logical — and affordable — phone upgrade.

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It's not an unreasonable expectation that a new phone should be faster than its predecessor and in the case of the Nexus 6, it's definitely a more powerful device than the Nexus 5. Unfortunately, a decision by Google with Android 5.0, also known as "Lollipop", the gadget isn't running anywhere near as quickly as it should, according to tech review site Anandtech.