Google which had partnered with LG to launch its Nexus 5 smartphone way back in 2013 has repeated the same combination to launch the successor for the same smartphone. Today the Google has officially unveiled all new Nexus 5X smartphone which will be manufactured by LG. This is also the first time we are going to see the launch of two Nexus smartphone. Apart from the Nexus 5X, there is also another Nexus smartphone with a bigger display called Nexus 6P manufactured by Chinese manufacturer Huawei.
Talking about the device, it sports a larger 5.2-inch Full HD display compared to the 4.95-inches Nexus 5. It is also accompanied by Gorilla Glass 4 for extra protection to the display. Under the hood is the 64-bit Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz, and coupled with Adreno 418 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The device will be available in two storage option one with 16GB and the other with 32GB.
Coming to the camera, it has a 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture which is better than the recently launched iPhone 6S and 6S Plus that has a 12MP camera with an aperture of f/2.2. The Nexus 5X also includes laser autofocus along with dual LED flash. On the front, it has a 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture that can capture wider selfies.
It also features the fingerprint sensor placed right below the rear camera module. The device unlocks with a single touch on the fingerprint sensor and it also has options to lock certain apps which can be unlocked through fingerprint sensor. The back of the device has matte kind of finish that gives a good grip to hold the device.
With a battery of 2,700mAh capacity and Android 6.0 Marshmallow, we can expect the device to give a full day of usage. The device will receive the latest OS updates for a minimum period of two years. The pre-orders for the device will be starting from today and will be on sale on starting from 21st October.
The devices will be available in the colors – Carbon Black, Sports White, and Ice Blue. It will be available online exclusively through Amazon India and offline through branded retail stores. The 16GB variant of Nexus 5X is priced at Rs.31,990 and while the 32GB variant costs you Rs.35,990.