Google smartphones are popular because has a good quality and price. However, increasing competition from Chinese manufacturers may deprive this Internet giant that advantage.
Smartphones from China has a MediaTek processors, but Google Nexus are Snapdragon processors. With small cost of Qualcomm, they are begin to approach the Snapdragon performance.
Therefore Google will be release a new smartphone with MediaTek processor.
This fact will be good for price of a new smartphone.