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Nexus 6

82kjij186qGoogle released their new Nexus on November 2014 with their new Android 5.0. The nexus 6 with almost 6inches display is probably the largest for any smartphone yet. The new nexus 6 is curved on its back and comfortable holding in hand. But this is not a phone that you are supposed to use in one hand because this is a huge phone. This device is bigger in length, width and sadly also in thickness. And the price is also really high.

Design: The aluminum made body looks great. The word “nexus” is now engraved on the back of the body with metal looking material. The design is completely bendgate free aluminum body. The body is curved on the back side. So the thickness varies from the sides to the middle. At the sides it has a thickness of only 0.15inches but at the middle is about 0.39inches. The length is 6.22inches and the width is 3.15 inches.

Display: The display is 5.96 inches Quad HD display with 1440×2560 resolution and pixel per inch is 493. The new Android 5.0 fills the screen with incredible new animations and bright images. The big display is great for watching videos and movies in HD. The dual speaker makes video watching with stereo sound a good pleasant experience.

Hardware: The Nexus 6 has a snapdragon 805 quad-core processor that runs at 2.7GHz with an Adreno 420 GPU inside. The RAM is 3GB but sadly there is no memory card slot. But you can get your Nexus 6 at two different internal storage size of 32GB and 64GB. The power button and the volume button has been lowered a little for this device.

Camera: There is a 13Mega pixel camera with Optical Image Stabilization with wider aperture if f/2.0. The camera can capture images at 4128 x 3096 pixels and record videos of 2160 pixels at 30fps. There is also a secondary camera of 2Mega pixels. Although the New Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has a better camera of 16Mega pixels but the 13MP provided with the Nexus 6 is also capable of taking great pictures at 4k resolution. The Nexus 6 uses Google camera app for the camera.

Connectivity and Technology: The Nexus 6 is able to connect to all available 2g, 3g and 4g network using a Nano SIM within. It has edge, GPRS and Wi-Fi connectivity at great speed.

Battery: The Nexus 6 has a non-removable Lithium-ion battery of 3220 mAh inside. The Nexus 6 supports turbo charging technology. This special charger can add 6 hours of battery in just 15 minutes. The whole battery can be charged within 1 hour and 20 minutes. The nexus 6 also support the Qi wireless charging.

Multimedia and Other Features: The Nexus 6 has dual speaker for listening clear sound with good quality while watching videos. The 5.96 inches display is great for browsing internet, as well as for watching movies on your smartphone. The front facing dual feature is definitely something that is not available on other devices like Apple or Samsung.ambient-display-nexus-6

Software: The new Android 5.0 Lollipop is pre-installed on this device. You can see that there are animations everywhere of this new android device. The powerful hardware and big display of Nexus 6 makes it even better. All the animations have good FPS and looks great with the big screen provided. A lot of new feature has been added to the new Android 5.0. The menus and the multi-tasking interface is changed a lot. One of the new feature that Google has added is the smart lock system. You don’t need to type your unlock code if your nexus 6 finds a trusty Bluetooth device nearby. And when you are at the unlock screen, if the nexus recognizes your face, it unlocks the phone automatically. The nexus 6 also has the ambient display feature. That means you can see notifications without pressing the power button.


The pros are-

  • Great looking huge display.
  • Turbo charging.
  • Wireless Qi charging.
  • Good battery quality.
  • Great camera.


The cons are-

  • Over-sized for many consumers
  • Price is too high
  • Hard to use in one hand
  • Battery is nonremovable
  • No card slot


The Nexus 6 is great device for those seeking a good looking smartphone that has big attractive display. If you are not comfortable with big screen smartphone then Nexus 6 is not for you. Although if you want the latest updates from Google and a good camera than be ready to pay $649 for this smartphone.

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