The next in line of Nexus phones from Google — the Nexus 5X is an LG device announced on September 29, 2015. The 5X is a 5.2-inch device that weighs in at 136 grams. Available in 16GB or 32GB models in Carbon, Quartz, and Ice — it's sporting a 2700 mAh battery, 64-bit processor, and 2GB of RAM. The Nexus 5X uses USB-C for charging and sync, and has the same camera as the Nexus 6P — the front camera coming in at 8MP with 12.3MP rear shooter.
There's a built-in fingerprint sensor on the back of the phone, a new way of authenticating dubbed "Nexus Imprint" — that works with Android Pay — and of course it's running Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Nexus 5X Specs:
|Operating System||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
FHD (1920x1080) LCD at 423 ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Fingerprint- and smudge-resistant oleophobic coating
1.55 μm pixels
IR laser-assisted autofocus
4K (30fps) video capture
120 fps slow motion video capture
Broad-spectrum CRI-90 dual flash
1.4 μm pixels
|Processors||Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 Processor, 1.8GHz hexa-core 64-bit
Adreno 418 GPU
|Memory & Storage||RAM: 2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage: 16GB or 32GB
|Dimensions||147.0 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm|
Ambient light sensor
Android Context Hub
|Ports||Micro USB Type-C
3.5 mm audio jack
Single Nano SIM slot
|Other||LED notification light|
Nexus Protect is available for the Nexus 5X as well, giving you extra protection beyond the 1-year manufacturer's warranty. For $69, Nexus Protect covers you from device malfunctions and accidental damage for 2 years. If something should happen, submit a claim and a new device can be yours as early as the next business day.
When purchased from the Google Store, the Nexus 5X also comes with a 90-day trial of Google Play Music.
The Nexus 5X is available via the Google Store starting at $329.
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