Nexus 6P To Officially Carry Android 6.0 Marshmallow

The Nexus 6P

At an official press event held today, Google unveiled their latest flagships for 2015: The LG Nexus 5X and the Huwei Nexus 6P.  Both are great sounding devices but in this post, we’re going to focus on the Nexus 6P.

Google and Huwei have joined forces to create and distribute the Nexus 6P.  The Nexus 6P is built of aircraft-grade aluminum.  It has a 5.7 inch quad HD display for a 2560×1440 pixel resolution.  The Nexus 6P will be powered by a Snapdragon 810 v2.1 CPU and will have 3GB of RAM.

The top of the display is where we will find a 5 MP selfie-shooter. In the back, the camera is 12.3 MP with a Sony imaging sensor of 1.55 micron-pixels.  The front sensor will have a f/2.0 aperture and also 1.5 µm pixels There is a dual LED flash placed beside the camera.


The camera app will be based on Camera 3.0 API and will have slow motion video recording (240 FPS).  There will also be a burst shot mode that can be used to make GIFs.

The Nexus 6P will have a Nexus Imprint fingerprint scanner located below the back camera.  It’s a simpler and faster fingerprint scanner then those currently available on device from manufacturers like Samsung and Apple.  All you have to do is tap the Nexus Imprint and your screen will be unlocked.  Nexus Imprint is compatible with Android Pay.


This device will come with three storage options: 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB.  There will be no external card slot however.The battery of the Nexus 6P will be 3500 mAH.

The Nexus 6P will run the latest version of Android, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, out of the box.  It will have USB Type C support.

The Nexus 6P will be up for sale on the Google Play Store.  Users can begin placing orders.  The base variant with 32 GB of storage will be around $499 while the 64 GB variant will be around $549.  This is a 4G LTE supported smartphone.  It will be sold unlocked but will work with major US carriers.


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