Update: They’re here. Are you going to grab the Nexus 5X or the Nexus 6P?
As we sit here on the eve of Google’s September 29th event, and with almost every single detail of what the company is planning to announce already leaked, there is only one question that remains: Which of the two Nexus devices are you planning to buy? Follow along as we round up the details of each phone, and be sure to vote in the poll below…
The Nexus 5X will have a 5.2-inch 1920 x 1080 LCD display clocking in at 424 ppi, a 12.3-megapixel rear camera, and a 5-megapixel front camera. The main camera sports an f/2.0 aperture, IR laser autofocus, support for 4K video capture and dual-tone flash. The front camera has 1.4 nanometer pixels and a f/2.2 aperture.
As was previously speculated, the Nexus 5X has a 64-bit Snapdragon 808 processor clocked at 2.0 GHz, paired with an Adreno 418 GPU. You’ll also find 2 GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and availability in both 16 and 32 GB capacities. On the back you’ll find a fingerprint sensor, and the bottom is adorned with a wonderful USB Type-C connector.
The phone of course has a plethora of sensors: Sensor Hub, an accelerometer, a gyroscope, a barometer, a proximity sensor, and an assortment of others. In terms of its dimensions, the Nexus 5X is clearly the smaller of the two devices at 147 mm x 72.6 mm x 7.9 mm and a weight of 136 g.
Previous rumors pitted the LG-made Nexus 5X at $400, but the latest reports say that pre-orders will start on September 29 from $379 for the 16 GB model. 16 GB and 32 GB storage options are likely for the phone’s three colors, and it will only be available in US, UK, Korea, Japan and Ireland.
The Nexus 6P will have a 5.7-inch AMOLED display clocked in at 2560 x 1440 pixels and 518 ppi, a 12.3-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The main camera sports an f/2.0 aperture, IR laser autofocus, support for 4K video capture and dual-tone flash. The front camera has 1.4 micrometer pixels.
Ac was previously speculated, the nexus 6P has a Snapdragon 810 system-on-a-chip, alongside a full 3 GB of RAM (up to par for 2015, unlike its brethren) and availability in three capacities: 32 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB. The phone will have an all-metal build, and you’ll also find USB Type-C on the bottom, and a fingerprint sensor on its rear.
The phone of course has a plethora of sensors: Sensor Hub, an accelerometer, a gyroscope, a barometer, a proximity sensor, and an assortment of others. In terms of its dimensions, the Nexus 6P is clearly the larger of the two devices at 159.4 mm x 77.8 mm x 7.3 mm, not far off from what we saw with the Nexus 6.
A report this morning from Android Police says that the device be on sale exclusively through the Google Store, with prices starting at $499.99 for the 32GB model. The Huawei Nexus will be available in Canada, unlike its smaller and cheaper sibling.
Which one is for you?
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