Alongside the Nexus 5X, Google has also unveiled the Nexus 6P, which is the company's bigger Nexus offering, at its ongoing event in San Francisco. Ever since the inception of the Nexus series of devices, this is the first time that Google has partnered with Huawei for a smartphone. The specifications of the phone are in line with the previously leaked information. Let's take a look:
Key specifications and features - Huawei Nexus 6P:
The Nexus 6P is the successor to Motorola's Nexus 6 phablet, which was launched last year. The phone features a 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560x1440 pixels and sports ultra-slim bezels. It is powered by a Snapdragon 810 chipset.
It features a 12.3-megapixel rear camera with Sony sensor, 4K video recording, and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Google says that the camera on the device has a significantly larger pixels than the last year's Nexus 6 smartphone, allowing better low-light photography.
Furthermore, it has a USB Type-C port, and a fingerprint sensor, which as per Google claims is amongst the fastest when compared to others in the market.
Speaking of the software, the phone runs on Android's latest iteration - the 6.0 Marshmallow version out-of-the-box.
As far as price and availability is concerned, the Huawei Nexus 6P prices start from $499 (32GB version), $549 (64GB version), and $649 (for the 128GB variant). Like the LG Nexus 5X, the Huawei Nexus 6P will go up for pre-orders starting tonight, however only in the US, UK Japan and Ireland. The company will start shipping the smartphones in October.
Similar to the Nexus 5X, Google to start a new warranty program called Nexus Protect, providing two years of warranty coverage and accidental damage protection. It cost $89 extra for the Nexus 6P.