Google will be unveiling two new Nexus smartphones and next-gen Chromecast at its launch event in San Francisco tonight. The company will also shed some light on Android 6.0 Marshmallow release date for Nexus devices. The two Nexus smartphones have been subject to a lot of leaks, and the latest reveals what little there was left for Google to announce tonight. Also Read - Google Workspace now available for everyone, including free Google account ownersAlso Read - UEFA Euro 2020: Colourful Google Doodle kicks off European Football Championship
According to Android Police, the LG Nexus 5X price for 16GB version is expected to start from $379.99 (approximately Rs 24,700) whereas the 32GB variant will be priced a little higher. On the other hand, the Huawei Nexus 6P price for 32GB version is expected to start from $499.99 (approximately Rs 32,500), which is $120 (approximately Rs 8,100) more than the Nexus 5X. The 64GB and 128GB variants of Nexus 6P are expected to cost a little higher. Also Read - Android 12 beta 2 rolling out: New privacy features, tweaked design and more
Both the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are expected to go up for pre-orders starting tonight, and will only be available online. While the Nexus 5X is expected to be available in the US, UK, Japan, Korea and Ireland, the Nexus 6P is expected to be available in the US, UK, Ireland, Japan and Canada.
LG Nexus 5X specifications and features: An accidental listing on Amazon India confirmed the smartphone s specifications and features. It is expected to feature a 5.2-inch full HD (1920 1080 pixels) IPS display, and will be powered by a 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM.
It is also expected to sport a 12.3-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash, 5-megapixel front-facing selfie camera. With 2,700mAh battery connectivity options such as 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB Type-C port present. On the software front, it runs on Android Marshmallow.
Huawei Nexus 6P specifications and features: The Huawei Nexus 6P will be a slightly bigger and expensive variant. Based on the leaks we have come across , the smartphone boasts a metallic unibody design. At the back is a fingerprint scanner and an ugly bump that houses the camera module.
In terms of specifications, it is expected to flaunt a 5.7-inch display with WQHD (2560 1440 pixels) resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 810 v2.1 64-bit octa-core processor paired with Adreno 430 GPU and either 3GB or 4GB of RAM.
The smartphone will be available in three storage variants – 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. For photography lovers, it is expected to come with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and an 8-megapixel or 5-megapixel front-facing selfie camera. Also featured will be dual front-facing speakers, 3,450mAh battery, and connectivity options like single-SIM card slot, 4G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and a USB Type-C port. It will run Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box.