Nexus 6P Review: A 2015 Google Phablet from Huawei

Nexus 6P

Google unveiled two Nexus smartphones as the year 2015 was nearing its end; LG’s Nexus 5X and Huawei’s Nexus 6P.

Nexus 6P smartphone is an unlocked model that has seen the Huawei-made Google flagship gain unexpected popularity in the United States market. Having a large 5.7-inch AMOLED display with a unibody aluminum cover, the amazing6P model has varied storage capacities thus dictating different prices for the gadgets. The lower 32GB variant of the Nexus 6P costs around $ 499, and it costs $ 50 extra for each storage increment along the 6P variants. The phone is also available in different appearances such as frost, aluminum or graphite.

Design of Nexus 6P

Weighing around 6.5 ounces, the Google Nexus 6P is extremely slim covered with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4 on its huge screen. The antennas, the IR autofocus window,and the rear camera,are all covered with this glass. The phone is also fitted with afront facing and much better-sounding stereo speakers than average phone speakers. Interestingly, Nexus 6P has a fingerprint scanner embedded init, and its wake screen displays a convenient glance at the status and notifications when the device is moved.In a rare display, the phone boasts of a symmetrical type C USB port.


The Nexus 6P smartphone runs on Qualcomm’s 8-core Snapdragon 810 chipset with an amazing speed of 2.0 GHz. As with such specs, this phone is superbly fast coupled with a 3 GB RAM of the DDR4 type as well as Adreno 430 graphics processing unit. This combination displays fast operations on the device as well as clear and detailed graphics. Seemingly, with the Snapdragon’s 810 known reputation for heating up, the manufacturer (either Huawei or Qualcomm) has worked out something that sufficiently runs the gadget relatively warmer when the phone’s operations are maximally utilized.

As a Google flagship, Nexus 6P runs on Marshmallow version of the definite Android operating system. Further, the gadget gets automatic Android updates from Google without the carriers getting involved. As aforementioned, the phone has three variants that are differentiatedbystorage capacities, and they include 32GB, 64GB and the 128GB model. Apparently, with the huge phone storage capacities for the Nexus 6P variants, these devices lack slots for external expandable memory storage.

What an amazing snapper and battery Google Nexus 6P has

Having a good rear snapper that captures very clear and sharp photos, this Google flagship from Huawei beats Motorola’s Nexus 6 and LG’s Nexus 5X regarding thequalityof shot images and videos. The images and videos captured have good and natural saturation of colors. The Nexus 6P has a 1.55-micron pixel Sony sensor in its 12.3 MP rear camera. Fora great experience in video chatting and amazing selfies, the Huawei Nexus 6P has an 8MP front camera. The front camera has a wide angular capture that can cover clear group selfie photos.

Despite running on a fast processor and having ahigh-resolution power, the smartphone has an internally sealed capacious battery of 3450 mAh that is capable of managing a number of operations for up to 6 hours. 3D gaming quickly drains the battery life of this device but with the 3 amp quick charger that comes with the phone, you can fast-top-up the battery to 30 percent in an astonishing span of 20 minutes.

Relatively affordable with amazing features and supported across major carriers, the Huawei Nexus 6P is a worth-having phablet. There are no reported flaws with the use of the device thus making it more recommendable.

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