The comparative study here doesn’t include the user review on the Google Nexus 6P as it will be launched in the 1st week of November 2015. Both the phones are technically more or less on the same lines. Google nexus 6P is a slightly better performed phone as compared to Google Nexus 5X just because of the fact it is getting launched a little later. The article covers Google Nexus 5X vs Google Nexus 6P comparison on basis of specifications, design, build quality and price.
Google Nexus 5X vs Google Nexus 6P
Both the phones support the latest Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The weight of 6P is little more at 178 gms than the 136 gms of 5X since 5X has a plastic body whereas 6P has an aluminium body. The screen size of 6P is slightly bigger at 5.7 inches as compared to 5.2 inches of 5X. The screen resolution of 5X is 1080*1920 pixels, whereas that of 6P is 1440*2560 pixels. The display technology used in 5X is IPS LCD whereas in 6P it is Amoled. There is no doubt that the display of these phones is a class apart with good sun reflecting screen and scratch resistant too.
If we look at the camera specifications, the rear camera is 12.3 megapixels in both the phones whereas the front camera is 5 megapixels in the 5X whereas it is 8 megapixels in 6P. Apart from these, other features such as flash, aperture size, Camera Sensor, Pixel Size are the same. Add on features such as Face Detection sensor, Self timer sensor, Autofocus, Geotagging sensor is also present in both. But still, Google Nexus has always been framed by its consumers of the average quality of images captured. Hopefully, nexus 6P will answer all such complaints.
Coming to hardware technicalities, the 5X has Hexa Core 1800 MHz, on the contrary 6P has 2000 MHz. The graphics processor in 5X has Andreno 418 while in 6P, it is Adreno 430. The built in storage capacity of 5X is 32 GB and that of the Nexus 6P is whopping 128 GB, which is quite impressive. Google Nexus has improved the battery capacity of the phone as well from 2700 mAh in Nexus 5X to 3450 mAh in the nexus 6P. The multimedia features are the same.
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Overall rating on a scale of 10, for Google Nexus 5X will be 8.5 and for Nexus 6P will be 8.8. The bottom line is that the Korean Tech Giant LG, with the launch of these two phones in the market, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P is trying to change its consumer image. It is trying to break through to consumers who feel these phones are only meant for the technologically oriented people and not for the common folk. With these two phones, finally Nexus will be able to reach out to a wide number of consumers. These phones represent universal flagships with superior technology in the form of Android 6.0 Marshmallows. Unlike its past, Google Nexus has tried to woo the layman with simple and mundane needs by launching Nexus 5X but also remain true to its identity and loyal fan following among software lovers by launching a little premium Nexus 6P.