Nexus 6P Overview Updated September 6, 2019

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From a design standpoint, this is the most premium-looking Nexus we’ve seen since the original Nexus One all those years ago. Huawei’s taste for metal unibody phones shines through, with a phone that looks incredibly elegant despite its obvious large size. The aluminum chassis will come with a choice four different anodized finishes: Aluminum, Gprahite, Frost, and a Japan-exlusive gold. The only part which isn’t metal on the back is the slightly protruding camera hump. The phone measures in at just 7.3mm thin, 77.8mm wide and 159.4mm tall, making it smaller in every dimension than the current Nexus 6.

The 12.3MP rear camera is housed in a large pill-shaped glass panel along with a dual-LED flash. It’s also equipped with optical image stabilization and 4K video recording, along with an f/2.0 aperture to ensure low light pictures look as good as they can from a sensor this small. It also has pixels much bigger than standard smartphone cameras and can take 30fps bursts of photos to help create cool GIFs and choose the best pictures.

Nexus 6P Stories September 6

As Google’s Pixel brand prepares to launch its fourth-generation flagship, a piece of the company’s past is being pushed further back. Recently, Google made the official Google Nexus account on Twitter private, hiding its legacy.

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Nexus 6P Stories June 7

The Nexus 6P offers fond memories for some people, but for others, it’s more like a nightmare. Google and Huawei have been sued twice regarding Nexus 6P issues, and now, owners of those faulty devices are entitled to a chunk of cash thanks to a lawsuit settlement.

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Nexus 6P Stories May 24

Google’s list of Android Enterprise Recommended devices are largely considered the most secure options for companies to hand out to their employees. As a result of the US ban on Huawei, though, Google has just removed the Chinese giant’s devices from the Android Enterprise list, and that even includes the Nexus 6P.

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Nexus 6P Stories November 7, 2018

As part of Google’s three-year update plan, the last Nexus devices have now received the final guaranteed OTA update. That means that build number OPM7.181105.004 will be the final official build on both the Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X and signals the true death of the Nexus line.

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Nexus 6P Stories March 8, 2018

Google and Huawei facing class-action lawsuit over bootloop issue on Nexus 6P

At the beginning of the month, LG settled a lawsuit pertaining to bootlooping issues found on the Nexus 5X and other handsets. Google and Huawei have also been being sued for a similar problem that affects the Nexus 6P, and a judge just ruled that the class-action lawsuit can move forward…

Nexus 6P Stories March 7, 2018

Google drops support for Nexus 5X and 6P in Android P Preview, Pixel C also dropped

It feels like it was just yesterday that I dropped my Nexus 6P on the concrete getting out of my car. On that day in 2016, I put my Nexus 6P to rest — thankfully only for a few weeks before I got my Pixel. But after many deaths it has already endured, Nexus is dying yet again today. The latest major release of Android, Android P, will never be released on the platform.

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