Google Nexus 5X announced, Will go on Sale in October starting at $379
At the scheduled event today, Google has officially announced their two Nexus smartphones, called LG Nexus 5X and Google Nexus 6P. Both these devices are yet another variants of their already launched Flagships Nexus 5 and 6. Talking about the Nexus 5X, it will go up for Pre-order starting today itself in US, UK, Ireland and Japan but will start shipping somewhere next month, in October.
Coming to the price, Nexus 5X will come in two variants, i.e. 16GB and 32GB. The 16GB variant is priced at $379 (Rs. 24,970 approximately), while the 32GB variant is priced at $429 (Rs. 28,270 approximately). It will be available in three color choices including Quartz White, Ice Blue and Carbon Black.
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The new Google (LG) Nexus 5X comes with a feature called “Nexus Imprint”. Well this is a fingerprint sensor which is nicely placed at the rear of the phone. The reason why Google has named it as Nexus Imprint because they claim it to recognize the fingerprint in less that 600 milliseconds. Really? Wow.Now obviously this to unlock the phone and making payments using Android pay. But it will also let you lock unlock applications.
The phone also comes with Always-on Google Now. Which means the phone hears your command even when it is locked or screen is turned off. You get a complete hands-free response. As we heard Google is bringing the USB Type-C support with their latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, well, Nexus 5X has the reversible USB Type-C port as well.
Google (LG) Nexus 5X looks great in specifications also. Running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, it sports a Full HD 5.2 inch display offering 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. LG is protected the screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for better durability. Supporting only a Single nano SIM, the device is powered by Hexa-Core Snapdragon 808 ( 4x 1.44GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A57 ) 64-bit processor coupled up with 2 GB LPDDR3 and Adreno 418 GPU making the phone better in multitasking, performance as well as in Gaming.
With the new LG Nexus 5X we get 12.3 Megapixel shooter at rear facing with dual-tone LED flash, 1.55 micron sensor, f/2.0 aperture and Laser Auto focus capable to capture stunning vibrant pictures and the Ultra HD 4K videos. The front facing carries a 5 Megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture for Selfie lovers. As mentioned above, the phone comes in 2 storage variants, i.e. 16GB and 32GB internal storage memory. There doesn’t seems to be any expansion slot provided.
As per connectivity, Nexus 5X supports 4G LTE, 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO dual-band, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C. The phone gets all these juice from a 2700mAh battery.
LG Nexus 5X specifications:
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Single nano SIM
- 5.2 inch Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
- Hexa-Core Snapdragon 808 ( 4x 1.44GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A57 ) 64-bit processor
- 2 GB LPDDR3
- Adreno 418 GPU
- 16GB and 32GB internal memory
- 12.3 Megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 1.55 micron sensor, f/2.0 aperture, Laser Auto focus
- 5 Megapixel front-facing camera and f/2.0 aperture.
- 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO dual-band, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C
- 2700mAh battery