Huawei Nexus 6P announced by Google

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Google today announced their latest Nexus model in partnership with Huawei, the Nexus 6P. It is now the first Chinese manufacturer to develop a Nexus smartphone. Another Nexus device, the Nexus 5X, developed by the Korean OEM LG has also been announced. This is in line with Apple devices, wherein two variants of iPhones are launched at a time.

Huawei Nexus 6P

The device runs on 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor, and possesses 3 GB RAM.

It runs on Android Marshmallow. Now this is the beauty and USP of Nexus devices, you get stock Android with the latest version installed.

On the imaging front, the smartphone features 12.3 MP rear camera. It is accompanied with laser auto-focus and dual LED flash. The front camera is a 8 MP shooter with f/2.2 aperture, and is capable of clicking wide-angle selfies.

The smartphone sports a 5.7-inch QHD display, which is smaller than that of Nexus 6 (6-inch).

Three variants will be available - one with 32 GB internal storage, another with 64 GB internal storage, and yet another with 128 GB internal storage. The battery capacity is 3,450 mAh.

At the rear of the device is placed a fingerprint sensor, to provide one-touch access to the smartphone and various apps. It is named the Nexus Imprint.

The device features the latest USB Type-C port.

The device is priced at $499 for 32 GB variant, $549 for 64 GB variant, and $649 for 128 GB variant. It can be pre-ordered beginning today in US, UK, Japan and Ireland. Shipping begins by the end of next month.

Huawei Nexus 6P specifications

Operating System: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor: 2.0 GHz octa-core
Memory: 3 GB RAM
Storage: 32/64/128 GB internal
Display: 5.7 inch WQHD
Resolution (pixels): 2560x1440
Primary camera: 12.3 megapixel
Secondary camera: 8 megapixel
Battery: 3,450 mAh
Dimensions (WidthxHeightxDepth): 77.8x159.3x7.3 mm
Weight: 178 g


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