Since the launch of the Nexus One in 2010, Google has partnered several companies like HTC, Samsung, LG and Motorola for its Nexus lineup. At its ongoing event in San Francisco, Google added a new hardware partner to the above list Huawei. As expected, Google took the wraps off the Huawei Nexus 6P. As the name suggests, it is essentially the successor to Motorola s Nexus 6, launched last year. Read on for live updates of Huawei s Nexus 6P features and specifications. Also Read - UEFA Euro 2020: Colourful Google Doodle kicks off European Football ChampionshipAlso Read - Android 12 beta 2 rolling out: New privacy features, tweaked design and more
Google’s Dave Burke took the stage to unveil the Huawei-made Nexus 6P. It is the first smartphone to boast a full-metal body, while keeping the thickness down to only 7.3mm. The smartphone will be available in frost white, aluminum, and graphite color options. Also Read - Sundar Pichai: 5 interesting facts about Google CEO you never heard before
As far as specifications are concerned, it flaunts a 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED display, with ultra-slim bezels. It also features a 12.3-megapixel rear camera with Sony sensor and 4K video recording capabilities, 5-megapixel front camera, and stereo front facing speakers. The smartphone also features Nexus Imprint fingerprint sensor, which Google says is one of the fastest in the market. It is said to take only a couple of seconds to register a fingerprint, and can recognize a fingerprint to unlock the screen in less than 600 milliseconds. Nexus Imprint can also be used to authorize app purchases in the Play Store.
It also features an USB Type-C port, and on the software front, it runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box.
As for pricing, the Huawei Nexus 6P prices start from $499 for the 32GB variant. The 64GB variant is priced at $549, and the 128GB variant is priced at $649. The smartphone goes up for pre-orders tonight in the US, UK Japan and Ireland, and it will start shipping in October.