Don't look now, but the Nexus smartphone rumor mill is churning yet again.
Details, as is to be expected, are sparse: Allegedly, the device will be a "lightweight" version of the LG G2. Specific hardware that a phone like this might use is anyone's guess. For what it's worth, rumors point to a Quad HD (1,440x2,560 pixels) display, a 64-bit processor, and a 16-megapixel rear camera.
Google and LG have become quite cozy over the last few years, resulting in the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, and a Google Play Edition LG G Pad 8.3. Based on this history, and factoring in the new report, it sounds as if LG is the front-runner for the next Nexus.
As to when we'll actually see this new device is yet another mystery. Google's Sundar Pichai was recently quoted (translate) as saying the so-called Nexus 6 would not arrive before the third quarter. Keep in mind that the annual Google I/O conference takes place in late June this year. Maybe we'll see the Nexus handset shown off at this developer conference with promises of availability in the ensuing weeks.