The claim follows several postings by the designer responsible for Android statues.
A total of 1 million Android device users around the world encountered dangerous software between August 2013 and July 2014, according to Kaspersky.
An upcoming Nexus 6 could have a display that's larger than the iPhone 6 Plus.
Apple is also making such a move as IT leaders look to more ways of ensuring the security of data, including emails, for users.
Gartner expects adoption of smartwatches and other devices to ramp up in 2015 and beyond, but says design and competition from China will be hurdles.
The phones, starting at about $105 each, are aimed at bringing affordable, quality phones and mobile service to billions of users around the world, Google said.
Users of Microsoft's OneDrive app for Android can now access both their work and personal files on the same app.