Google’s Smartphones Invasion – Nexus 5X & Nexus 6P

October 12, 2015

Google has raided the market with the launch of their masterpieces the Google Nexus 5X and Google Nexus 6P. These launches were much awaited by all. Both the phones are unique in many ways and are packaged with the most remarkable features as compared to the other smartphones. These phones are manufactured by LG and Huawei. The Nexus 5X is sold for $490 and has a memory of 16GB whereas Nexus 6P sold for $615 has 32 GB memory. These are the best in class possession for the technology lovers.

Prior to this Google had also launched Google Nexus 6 last year but due to the phone being over-priced it was not a hit in the market. There are many good smartphones like Sony Xperia Z3 and Samsung S6 and are competitors for the Nexus 6P and 5X. Both the phones have the typical Android Operating System and many awesome Google apps. Google also gives a free 90 days subscription of Google Play for the users with which they can enjoy music and also a Play credit of $50 for Google Play.

The phones have been launched with an improved 4k Camera and a fingerprint scanning feature. Moreover, the phone will enable the users to uninstall the apps which are pre-loaded in the phone. This is termed as Bloatware and rectifying it is an initiative of Google. Both the phones have a Type-C USB port and have the latest Android Marshmallow 6.0 Operating System.

Nexus 6P

Now let’s highlight the features of both the phones:
Nexus 6P : The Google Nexus 6P has a complete metal body and the material used is aluminum. This makes the phone look stylish. It has a big 5.7 inches Quad High Definition screen with a display of 1440×2560 pixels. To safeguard the screen the manufacturer is giving a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 4, over the screen. The phone has a 12.3 megapixel main camera powered with interesting features like 4k and 240fbs slow motion video recording. The secondary camera is of 8 megapixels with HDR+. Nexus 6P runs on 2GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 v2.1 SoC processor and has a 3GB of Low Power DD4 RAM. The 3450 MaH battery supports the phone and allows it to charge quickly. Google claims that the phone can charge itself in 10 minutes to run it for at least 7 hours. The Nexus 6P comes in many beautiful shades of Aluminum, Graphite and white.

• Nexus 5X : The Google Nexus 5X also launched with Nexus 6P has a 5.2 inches fully High Definition screen and resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. Nexus 5X also comes with a protective layer of Corning Gorilla Glass3 to safeguard the screen. The Google Nexus 5X is powered by a 1.8 GHZ Hexa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and has 2GB of Low Power DD4 RAM. Like nexus 6P, Nexus 5X also has a 12.3 mega pixel main camera and 5 mega pixel secondary camera with alluring features like 4K and slow motion video recording. The phone runs on a 2700 MAH battery and the company claims that the phone can run up to 3.8 hours with a charge of mere 10 minutes. The Nexus 5X comes in various colors like Quartz White, Ice Blue and Carbon Black.

Let’s also do a comparative study for both phones to understand their specifications and features with more clarity and identify the better out of the duo.

• Display : The display of both the phones is also different like the specs. Nexus 6P is sized like a tablet and has a 5.7 inched display with a 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution. Whereas, the display size of Nexus 5X is 5.2 inches and has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Comparing both the phones, Nexus 6P is any day superior and has a WQHD AMOLED display panel. The Gorilla glass used in Nexus 6P is also better as compared to Nexus 5X.

Nexus 5X

• Design : The look and feel of Nexus 6P is the best in class and makes it look classy and elegant. The metal body of the phone also makes it look alluring. The slimmer and sleeker Nexus 6P is any day a better looking phone when compared to Nexus 5X. Nexus 5X is 7.9 mm thick and on the other hand 6P is only 7.3 mm thick. The reason is that Nexus 5X is made of plastic and not metal. The phones are available in many shades.

• Camera : There is not much difference in the cameras of both the phones and have a flash and auto focus feature.

• Battery and Connectivity : The nexus 5X has a smaller battery as compared to Nexus 6P but that actually doesn’t mean that the battery of 6P is long-lasting as compared to Nexus 5X, though the same has been claimed by Google.

The conclusion is that Nexus 6P has better features and specification as compared to Nexus 5X and is a must buy!