Nexus 6P review – first impressions for Google’s flagship

Nexus 6P was made official today! This year’s Google flagship was officially revealed and you can already pre-order it with the promise that you will receive the device in three to four weeks. 6P is the larger of the two Google smartphones and the first to come out of an association with Chinese manufacturer Huawei. The device will be the first, along with its brother Nexus 5X, to launch with Android 6.0 Marshmallow.


Nexus 2015 devices


Nexus 6P – Google’s flagship for 2015

Huawei Nexus 6P is branded as Google’s most recent flagship and it has the specs to prove it. It looks good, has a fully aluminum case – the first nexus device with such a design – and the back side bump that hosts the camera and flash modules. The design reminds us of high-end Huawei devices with its candy-bar shape and slim figure. It has frontal dual speakers and virtual navigation buttons and its 5.7-inch display is protected with Gorilla Glass 4.


Hiawei 6P



Nexus 6P official spec list:

  • display: 5.7-inch AMOLED screen at 2560×1440 resolution
  • processor: Snapdragon 810 (v. 2.1) processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 32/64/128GB storage
  • 12.3MP sensor for the rear camera with 1.5um pixel (similar to ultrapixel cameras)/without optical image stabilization
  • 8MP front camera
  • Android 6.0
  • USB Type-C port
  • 3450 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge.





Nexus 6P has the Quick Charge feature but it does not sport wireless charging, unfortunately. It weights 178 grams and is 7.3mm thick. Official colors include white, black and aluminum. The smartphone si available for pre-order on the Google Store and it can be pre-bought in the US, UK, Japan and Ireland for now.



The standard 32GB model costs $499.99, but there are upgrade versions with 64GB storage selling for $549 and 128GB storage versions selling for $649.


The device will not be available for US carriers, but Google may partner with carriers in other countries in the future. When you pre-order a Nexus 6P you also get $50 of credit and 90 days of free access to the Google Play Music premium subscription.


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