TechAtHeart
3 years ago1,000+ Views
Google's Nexus 6: The Phablet of our dreams?
I don't know about you, but any time Google announces a new Nexus it feels like Christmas. The last time I was upgrading my phone I was choosing between the Nexus or Galaxy. I ultimately went with the Galaxy (which I love), but now with Android 5.0 and Nexus 6, I'm feeling some intense FOMO. Here are the specs: ---- SCREEN ---- • 5.96” screen size • 2560x1440px resolution • QHD AMOLED display (493 ppi) • 16:9 aspect ratio • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 The Nexus 6 is the largest screen yet, beating the Note 4 at 5.7" and iPhone 6 Plus at 5.5". Uses the same AMOLED display as the Galaxy Note 4, while the iPhone 6 Plus uses retina HD LCD display with 1920 x 1080 px resolution. AMOLED is great for saving battery life, just saying. ---- Camera ---- • 13MP with optical image stabilization • Dual LED ring flash • f/2.0 aperture • 4K video capture at 30fps • Front Camera: 2MP, HD Video Conferencing The camera is a good upgrade from the Nexus 5's previous 8MP. HD video in the front camera looks sweet! Definitely beats the iPhone 6 Plus in terms of numbers. ---- CPU/RAM ---- • Quad core Krait 450 CPU 2.7GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 SOC) • 3GB of RAM With these specs, I expect multitasking and overall performance will be speedy. Can't wait to see more performance reviews to come out. ---- Storage ---- • 32GB & 64GB The saddest thing is that it is non-expandable. I wish it had a microSD slot. ---- GPU ---- • Adreno 420 This GPU will provide better performance and reduce power consumption. Good news for android gaming. Read more here: http://goo.gl/CPpzgc ---- Wireless ---- • 802.11ac 2x2 (MIMO) • Bluetooth 4.1 • NFC ---- Battery ---- • 3220mAh • Qi wireless charging • Standby time (Ambient Display on ) up to 250 hrs, (Ambient Display off) up to 330 hrs • Internet use time (Wi-Fi) up to 9.5 hours, (LTE) up to 10 hours • Talk time up to 24 hours • Video playback up to 10 hours * Also important to note that this phone is water resistant and that the battery is not removable (sad news). ---- Overall ---- I'm impressed...I want to abandon my Galaxy S4 for this. Highlights, of course, would be having the newest Android 5.0. I love the fact that it will be compatible with wireless charging and really love the overall look and finish. The Nexus 6 is expected to be released in November will be available for pre-order soon (October 29 for $649 in the US @ Google Play Store). The price is high, but definitely understandable with all the new upgrades. Any of you planning to purchase this phone? Pre-Order Link: http://goo.gl/D976aI Images Source: http://goo.gl/AfCgYW
5 comments
I am nowhere near ready for an upgrade but I still really want to upgrade to this!! I'm not a big fan of the battery not being removable, though :/
3 years ago·Reply
@onesmile same here, it's so useful!
3 years ago·Reply
Well I know next to nothing about phones, especially smart phones, but 32GB sounds like more than enough room for me!
3 years ago·Reply
@pixiedust yes, I think the storage options are high enough that it shouldn't be a problem :)
3 years ago·Reply
yah this phone looks great...I'm thinking of either getting the nexus or htc...decisions, decisions
3 years ago·Reply
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