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Google Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P: Release Date, Specifications and More

Nexus 5X

A lot of speculation has been around regarding the launch of LG-made Nexus 5X and the Huawei-manufactured Nexus 6P and finally, the confirmation date of these two smartphone has come up. In line with the rumors, Google has begun sending out invites for a launch event in New Delhi, India on October 13, where the company will be launching its new Nexus devices for Indian market. The event will be attended by Rajan Anandan, Vice President & Managing Director, Google, South Asia & India. It is expected that the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow platform will also be launched.

All About Nexus 5X and 6P

The Nexus 5X by LG and Nexus 6P by Huawei have already revealed their Indian prices on Google Store. Nexus 5X (16GB) was listed at Rs. 31,900 while Nexus 6P (32GB) was listed at starting price of Rs. 39,999. Their US prices are $379 and $499 respectively.

Nexus 5X:

The Nexus 5X features a 5.2 inch screen, 12.3MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, 2 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor and 3GB RAM. It runs on 2,700mAh battery. There’s a Quick Charge support that provides up to 3.8 hours of charge in 10 minutes. The smartphone features slow-motion (120fps) video recording, apart from an f/2.0 aperture and 5-megapixel front-facing camera with HDR+ and a f/2.0 aperture.

nexus 5x

Nexus 6P:

The Nexus 6P is equipped with a 5.7 inch WQHD Corning Gorilla Glass 4 display, 3GB RAM, Android Marshmallow, Qualcomm 810 processor and 3450 battery. It features a 12.3 MP rear camera with laser assisted auto focus and 8MP front facing camera. Flipkart has also come up with a teaser page for Nexus 6P.

nexus 5x

A quick look at Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P:

Models LG Nexus 5X Huawei Nexus 6P
147.0 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm 159.3 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm
Weight 136 g 178 g
Colour variants Carbon, Quartz and Ice Aluminium, Graphite and Frost
Battery 2700 mAh 3450 mAh
Screen Size
5.2 inch 5.7 inch
Pixel density 423 ppi 518 ppi (pixels per inch)
Resolution 1920x1080p 2560x1440p
Screen Type Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield Corning Gorilla Glass 4 shield
Rear Camera
12.3-megapixel camera 12.3-megapixel camera
Front Camera 5.0-megapixel camera 8.0-megapixel
Internal Storage
16GB/32GB 32GB/64GB/128GB
RAM 2GB LPDDR 3 series 3GB LPDDR 4 series
PROCESSOR 64-bit class based Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 (2GHz ARM Cortex A57 dual-core + ARM A53 quad-core) 64-bit class based Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 v2.1 (2GHz ARM Cortex A57 quad-core + ARM A53 quad-core)
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 6.0 Marshmallow
32GB: Rs. 39,999
64GB: Rs. 42,999
16GB: Rs. 31,900
32GB: Rs. 35,999

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