Google Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X Officially Announced

Google has recently launched its latest flagship smartphones- Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P at an event in San Francisco. Nexus 5X is the successor of Nexus 5 which was launched in 2013 and Nexus 6P is successor of last year’s Nexus 6.

Nexus 5X
Nexus 5X

Nexus 5X is made by LG and features a 5.2 inch full HD (1080p) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layer on top. It is backed by 64 bit hexa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor where four cores are clocked at 1.44 GHz and other two Cortex A57 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. It is powered by 2GB of RAM and comes with 16 or 32GB of inbuilt memory which cannot be extended further.

Nexus 5X packs a 12.3 MP rear camera with dual tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and laser auto focus. It also has a 5 MP frontal camera and houses a 2700mAh battery inside.

Nexus 6P

Nexus 6P
Nexus 6P comes from Huawei camp and flaunts a 5.7 inch Quad HD Amoled display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It is fired by 64 bit Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC where four cores clocked at 1.5 GHz and other four cores 1.8 GHz coupled, with 3GB of RAM. It comes in three storage variants 32GB / 64GB / 128GB.

Nexus 6P sports a 12.3 MP auto focus rear camera with LED flash, smart burst, f/2.0 aperture and 4K video recording. It also bears an 8 MP front facing camera and is powered by a massive 3450mAh battery.

Both these smartphones run on latest version of Android which is Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and come with 4G LTE connectivity. Other connectivity options include EDGE / GPRS, 3G, Wi-fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO dual band, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / A-GPS, NFC and USB type-C port.

Key Specifications of Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P:

ModelNexus 5XNexus 6P
Display5.2 inch FHD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection5.7 inch Quad HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
Processor64 bit Hexa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 80864 bit Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
Camera12.3 MP rear and 8 MP front camera12.3 MP rear and 8 MP front camera
Internal Memory16GB / 32GB32GB / 64GB / 128GB
Dimensions and Weight147.0 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm and 136 grams 159.4 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm and 178 grams
Dual SIMNoNo
Price$379 / $429$499 / $549 / $649

Nexus 5X will be available at $379 for 16GB variant and $429 for 32GB variant. Nexus 6P 32GB variant will be availabel for $499, 64GB version will be priced at $549 and 128GB variant for $649.

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