New Nexuses Officially Official

2015 Nexus 5X and 6P

I’ve just finished watching the livestream of today’s Google event on YouTube. For the vast majority of users the big news will no doubt be Marshmallow, v6.0 of Android OS. But for die-hard fandroids like myself it’s all about the new Nexus phones.

So how do to the actual products compare with the deluge of leaks over the past seven days? Let’s find out!

LG Nexus 5X
5.2 inch full HD display
2700mAh battery

Available colours:
Carbon Black
Quartz White
Ice Blue

Huawei Nexus 6P
5.7 inch Quad HD AMOLED display
12.3MP rear camera / 8MP on front

Available colours:
Frost White
Aluminium
Graphite

Both Phones:
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
1.55μm pixel camera sensors
USB Type-C
Front-firing speakers
Android Sensor Hub
Nexus Imprint (fingerprint sensor)
Freebies: $50 Play Store credit / 90 days of Google Play Music
For purchase: Nexus Protect (2 years) – $69 USD for 5X / $89 USD for 6P

Neither Phone:
OIS camera lens
Wireless charging (??)

Availability:
Pre-order today in US, UK, Ireland and Japan.
(more countries soon)
Ships late October

5X starts at $379 USD
6P starts at $499 USD

Additional sources: Android Police (1) (2), reddit

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