Google has launched two new smartphones; Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X. Technical Specifications of Google Nexus 6P was leaked earlier when its presentation slides was spotted. The manufacturer of Google Nexus 6P is Huawei, and the Nexus 5 is manufactured by LG. However, we would tell everything we know about these devices.
Google Nexus 6P
In terms of technical specifications, Google Nexus 6P features a 5.7 inches 2K display protected by Gorilla Glass 4, Finger Print Sensor, 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 810 V2.1 Chipset, Adreno 430 GPU, 3GB LPDDR4 RAM, USB Type-C etc.. In terms of storage, you have 3 options to choose from; 32GB, 64GB and 128GB, and it doesn’t have any expansion option with MicroSD card. It features a 3450 in-built battery with faster charging option. 10 mins of charging can allow you up to 7 hours of usage, but Google didn’t mention kind of usage that 7 hours include.
In terms of Camera, Google Nexus 6P features a 12.3-megapixel primary camera with laser autofocus, Dual-LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1.55 µm pixels, and supports 4K video recording. You can also capture great selfie with its 8-megapixel front shooter. It has been wrapped in Aluminum body, and has 7.3 mm thick body. There are 3 colors to choose from; Aluminum, Graphite and Frost. There is one Gold Color option as well, but for Japan only. Google Nexus 6P is powered by Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.
Pricing, Offer and Availability
Google Nexus 6P 32GB model costs $499, 64GB and 128GB is available for $549 and $649 respectively. It is available for pre-order on Google’s online store, and the shipping will start in October. If you buy Nexus 6P before 25 October, you will get Google Promotional Play Store credit of $50 via email once the device is shipped. This can be redeemed by 31 December, 2015.
Google Nexus 5X
You may have only two reasons to buy Google Nexus 5X; either you care not comfortable with larger Nexus Phone OR you have tight budget and wants to save some money.
As far as technical specifications is concerned, Google Nexus 5 features a 5.2 inches 1080 pixels display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 64-bit 1.8 GHz hexa-core Snapdragon 808 SoC, Adreno 418 GPU, 2GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB / 32 GB ROM, USB Type-C etc.. It features a 2700 mAh battery with faster charging feature. 10 mins of charging can allow up to 3.8 hours of usage. It features the same 12.3 MP rear camera what we mentioned for Nexus 6P, and the front shooter is 5-megapixel. Google Nexus 5X is available in three colors; Quartz, Carbon and Ice, and its housing is made of polycarbonate. It will be running on Android 6.0 as well.
Pricing, Offer and Availability
Google Nexus 5X 16GB variant costs $379, and 32GB has a price tag of $429, you can pre-order here. Just like Nexus 6P, $50 Play Store promotional credit is applicable for Nexus 5X as well if you purchase before 25 October.
Which one to buy? Google Nexus 6P or Nexus 5X
16GB is not really enough these days, and Nexus 5X 32GB model is $70 cheaper compared to Nexus 6P. Do you think it’s enough saving? What are you loosing for this $70? Let’s know.
$70 will make you loose these features or specs if you choose Nexus 5X
- Premium metal body
- LPDDR4 faster ram (Nexus 5X has 2GB LPDDR3, and Nexus 6P feature 3GB LPDDR4 RAM)
- 5.7 inches larger display
- 2K/QHD resolution
- Better Protection with Gorilla Glass 4
- Bigger Battery
- Faster Snapdragon 810 Chipset
- Better Graphic
- 8 MP front camera
$70 doesn’t justify loosing that many things. To be honest, it’s not saving, but a great loss. However, if you are all about compact, then you can go for Nexus 5X. Google Nexus 6P is a much much better choice in these 2Nexus models.