Google Nexus 6P versus Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5


Google today at an even in San Francisco introduced two new Android smartphones into the world–the LG-made Nexus 5X and the Huawei-manufactured Nexus 6P. Both devices are impressive handsets, but it goes without saying, the Nexus 6P is Google’s “flagship” model.

Equipped with a massive 5.7-inch Quad HD 2560 x 1440 display, this behemoth rivals Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 in a lot of ways. Hit the break to find out how these two premium devices stack up against each other!

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Google officially launches the Huawei-made Nexus 6P, pricing starts from $499


The live stream coverage of Google’s Nexus announcement is still ongoing, and here we have the official launch of the Huawei-manufactured Nexus 6P (and the Nexus 5X made by LG). As you may know, the Nexus 6P is the first Nexus device to be produced by a Chinese handset maker. Join us after the break for the specifications as well as the promo video.

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A microSD card slot, OIS, and wireless charging will be absent from the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P


So it turns out that three features that consumers often expect in a flagship phone will not be included with the upcoming Nexus phones. Android Police, the publication that has been the source of just about every Nexus-related piece of information surfacing in recent weeks and months, has clarified that both the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P will lack a microSD card slot, optical image stabilization (OIS), and wireless charging. It was originally reported that Google would implement these features in its latest round of Nexus hardware; however, that has ended up not being the case.

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New Nexus phones surface at FCC with clues to features, carrier support


Over the weekend Google’s new Nexus devices surfaced in the FCC database just ahead of their anticipated launch announcement tomorrow. Both the LG manufactured Nexus 5X and the Huawei manufactured Nexus 6P have passed through their FCC certification. One big piece of information that can be gleaned from the information is that the devices have support for all wireless bands, both CDMA and GSM, meaning they should work on any of the major U.S. carriers including Verizon. Read more

Tons of new devices have officially been added to the Cyanogenmod family

Cyanogen_New_Logo_February_2015Cyanogenmod has officially expanded support for several new devices from different manufacturers, expanding the list of phones that will support Cyanogenmod releases. This doesn’t necessarily mean that all of these devices have a stable build ready right this second, but they’ll be supported with future releases. Read more

Google Nexus smartphone retail boxes leak, confirms Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P naming convention


We’ve seen plenty of leaks leading up to Google’s September 29 event, and as such, we know almost every detail about Google’s upcoming Nexus handsets. An earlier rumor indicated that they would be called the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, and now images coming by way of Android Police offer concrete evidence of the purported model names.

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