At an event in New Delhi, Google India has launched today its new Nexus smartphones- LG Nexus 5X and Huawei Nexus 6P, which were unveiled last month in US. The price of LG Nexus 5X is Rs 31,900 (for 16GB variant) and Rs 35,900 ( for 32GB), while Nexus 6P will be available at Rs 39,999 (32GB) and Rs 42,999 (64 GB). This is for the first time that both the new Nexus devices will be available on online and offline channels. LG Nexus 5X will be available on Amazon.in and in offline retails stores of Reliance Digital, The Mobile Store, Vijay Sales, Jumbo Electronics, Croma etc. On the other hand, Huawei Nexus 6P will be available on Flipkart and Sangeetha, Reliance Digital, Croma and Poorvika etc.
Both the Nexus devices are now available for pre-orders in India on above listed online and offline channels and the delivery will start from 21st October.
To make the offers sweeter, LG Nexus 5X comes bundled with Bluetooth Headset worth Rs. 2500, cashback offer of Rs, 3500 if bought against HDFC credit card, free screen repalcement warranty for one year, and Huawei Nexus 6P will come with Chromecast worth Rs. 2999 if pre-ordered on Flipkart or Bluetooth Headset worth Rs. 2495 if pre-ordered via offline channels and Airtel 4G double data for free for 6 months.
Besides above, both the devices can be bought against interest free EMI’s from all major credit cards.
LG Nexus 5X features a 5.2-inch 423ppi Full HD IPS display with advanced In-Cell Touch technology that is claimed to enable faster recognition, better outdoor visibility and crisper images. It is powered by 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 Processor coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB or 32GB internal storage options.
Nexus 5X is equipped wih 12.3MP rear camera and a 5MP camera in the front. Both the 1.55um sensor on the rear camera and 1.4um above the display are capable of absorbing more light than any previous Nexus device for delivering brighter photos with good details even in less than ideal lighting conditions, as claimed by LG. Nexus 5X is also capable of capturing 4K and slow-motion videos.
This device has Type-C USB port, which according to LG has fast charging feature and a 10-minute charge will provide enough power for almost four hours of battery life.
The other novel feature of Nexus 5X is its fingerprint sensor, which Google calls Nexus Imprint, which is located on the back behind the camera sensor. With a single touch of the sensor, you can power on and unlock Nexus 5X for immediate use.
The LG Nexus 5X is equipped with 2,700mAh (embedded) battery and runs on the latest Android Marshmallow 6.0 OS. This phone has dimensions of 147 x 72.6 x 7.9mm and its weight is 136g.
Key Specifications of Nexus 5x:
Chipset: 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Display: 5.2-inch Full HD IPS (1920 x 1080 / 423ppi)
Memory: 2GB LPDDR3 RAM / 16 or 32GB eMMC ROM
Camera: Rear – Up to 12.3MP with F2.0 Aperture
Front – 5MP with F2.0 Aperture
Battery: 2,700mAh (embedded)
Size: 147 x 72.6 x 7.9mm
Network: LTE-A Cat 6
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac / Bluetooth 4.2 / NFC / Type-C USB
Colors available: Carbon / Quartz / Ice
Other features : 4K Video / Dual Flash / IR Laser Auto-Focus / Fingerprint Sensor
Huawei Nexus 6P – This is the first time that Huawei has made Nexus device. The Nexus 6P has been designed keeping in view of current trend of metal casing. The Nexus 6P has metal unibody design to give its an elegant look.
This phones has aluminum chassis and comes in two anodized finishes: Aluminum and Graphite. Despite its large display of 5.7 inch, this phone is still 7.3mm thin.
This phone also boasts of powerful hardware features. The Huawei Nexus 6P flaunts a 5.7-inch QHD AMOLED display having a pixel density of 515ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Under the hood is Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor, Adreno 430 GPU combined with 3GB RAM and storage options of 32GB and 64GB.
The 12.3MP rear camera of this phone has a Dual-LED flash, f/2.0 aperture4K video recording and slow motion (240fps)video recording capability. It also houses an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. This phone gets its juice from 3,450mAh non-removable battery with Quick Charge, which can provide 7 hours of charge in 10 minutes. For crisp and enhanced audio experience, this phone is equipped with dual front speakers.
The Nexus 6P also incorporates Imprint fingerprint sensor and USB Type-C charger. According to Google, the Nexus Imprint is capable of recognizing your fingerprint in less than 600ms and USB Type-C charger has fast charging feature. It runs on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box.