Google is scheduled to host an event tomorrow, September 29, where it is expected to announce the LG Nexus 5X and the Huawei Nexus 6P smartphones. These two devices will be the first to come with Android Marshmallow v6 pre-installed, as well as a host of new features and improvements introduced in the new version of Android OS. Huawei’s Nexus device is tipped to be more powerful as compared to the LG one. Here is all we know about the upcoming Nexus smartphones.
The Nexus 6P is expected to come with an all-metal body. At the back, there is a slight bump on top that stretches across the whole width of the device, and is where the camera module is placed. The fingerprint scanner may be located just below this bump. The Nexus 5X may also have a slightly protruded rear camera module. The fingerprint scanner is located just below the camera module.
Huawei’s Nexus device has been tipped to have a 5.7-inch QHD display. The screen may be protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The Nexus 5X has been rumoured to have a slightly smaller 5.2-inch display with Full HD resolution.
The Nexus 6P has been tipped to come with a 13MP camera at the back. At the front will be an 8MP camera. LG’s Nexus device may have a 12.3MP rear camera with a 5MP front camera.
Processor, RAM and Storage
The Nexus 6P has been tipped to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor and will have 3GB of RAM. The Nexus 6P may be available in two variants. One is tipped to have 32GB of internal memory, while the other may have 64GB. However, it has also been rumoured that there will be a 128GB version of the smartphone. The Nexus 5X is rumoured to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 SoC along with 3GB of RAM. It may come in two variants, a 16GB version, and a 32GB one.
The Nexus 6P may come with a USB Type-C port which allows faster charging and quicker data transfer rates. The device is tipped to come with a 3450mAh battery. The 5X may also come with a USB Type-C port. The phone has been tipped to come with a 2700mAh battery.