Google has today showcased its latest and premium Nexus smartphones- Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P at an event in New Delhi, India. The company has tied up with LG once again to manufacture Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P is made by Huawei.
Nexus 5X is fitted with a 5.2 inch full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layer on top and powered by 64 bit Hexa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 SoC. It is equipped with 2GB of RAM and 16GB or 32GB of flash memory, but there is no microSD card. It houses a 2700mAh battery inside.
It is the lesser of the two Nexus with plastic built and some banner features like burst mode, 240fps slow motion recording, etc missing. It is still a very compelling Nexus device for those who value one handed usage.
Nexus 6P includes a 5.7 inch Quad HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It is equipped with 64 bit Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor where four cores clocked at 1.5 GHz and another four cores clocked at 1.8 GHz, assisted by 3GB of RAM and 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage which cannot be extended further. Nexus 6P comes is backed by juicy 3450mAh battery.
Both these smartphones come with 12.3 MP rear camera with dual tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and laser auto focus and also has an 8 MP frontal sensor which is good enough to capture selfies. Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are running Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. Connectivity options include EDGE / GPRS, 3G / HSPA+, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / A-GPS, NFC and USB Type-C port.
Speaking at the launch David Shapiro, Global Director of Chrome and Android Marketing at Google said, “India is now the fastest growing smartphone market in the world, and it’s exciting to launch our newest Nexus phones here. We’re looking forward to the Nexus 5X and 6P delivering premium experiences for Indian users, demonstrating what is possible when innovative hardware, thoughtful design, and the latest Android software all come together.”
Key Specifications of Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P:
|Model||Nexus 5X||Nexus 6P|
|Display||5.2 inch FHD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection||5.7 inch Quad HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection|
|Processor||64 bit Hexa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808||64 bit Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810|
|Camera||12.3 MP rear and 8 MP front camera||12.3 MP rear and 8 MP front camera|
|Internal Memory||16GB / 32GB||32GB / 64GB|
|Dimensions and Weight||147.0 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm and 136 grams||159.4 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm and 178 grams|
|Price.||31,900 / 35,900 INR||39,999 INR / 42,999 INR|
Both these smartphones are available for pre-order via online stores Amazon.in and Flipkart. Nexus 5X 16GB variant has been priced at 31,900 INR and 32GB variant will be available for 35,900 INR. On the other hand Nexus 6P has been priced at 39,999 INR for 32GB variant and 42,999 INR for 64GB variant.