Top 7 things to know about the Nexus 5X

After a long gap of two years, Google finally launched the upgraded version of the Nexus 5, which is the new Nexus 5X, the Nexus 5X was launched along with the Nexus 6P at an event this past month. Google have done a lot of improvements in the Nexus 5X so that it can stay in the competition with all the other devices available in this segment. Although, the Nexus 5X is not as powerful as the Nexus 6P, but it still packs a good hardware and comes at a lower price. The Nexus 5X is now available in India via Amazon, it sits with a price tag of Rs 31,990.Now, regarding the Nexus 5X, we are going to tell you the 7 things, which you should know about the Nexus 5X.


Here are the top 7 things which you should know about the new Nexus 5X-

1.Android v6.0(Marshmallow)

Other than the Nexus 6P, the Nexus 5X is the only other device available in the market to be running on the latest Android v6.0(Marshmallow).

2.Powerful Performance

When it comes to performance, the Nexus devices always gives a top-notch performance. The Nexus 5X packs a Snapdragon 808 hexacore processor paired with 2 GB of RAM, which gives a buttery smooth multi-tasking experience.

3.Improved camera

The camera of the Nexus 5 was really disappointing, but now all that is past, the new Nexus 5X carries a 12.3 MP rear-facing camera, along with dual-tone LED flash and a laser auto-focus system, the only setback is that it doesn’t have the optical image stabilization feature, which you will find in the Nexus 6P. When it comes to quality, the rear camera produces quality images with a good amount of detailing, even in low-lighting conditions. Coming to the front, there is a 5 MP front facing camera which takes good quality images in bright daylight but fails to shine in artificial lighting conditions.

4.Limited storage

Like its predecessors, the Nexus 5X also comes in two variants, which includes the 16 GB or 32 GB variant. And the storage is all that you get, as there is no microSD card slot, through which you will be able to expand the memory.

5.Fingerprint sensors

Like the 6P, the Nexus 5X also comes with a fingerprint reader, which Google has named as the ‘Nexus imprint’, the fingerprint sensors works very well and it’s very accurate, it unlocks the device in half a second .

6.Battery life

The Nexus 5X comes with a 2700 mAh non-removable battery, which will easily last a full working day, even for a heavy  user.

7.Value for money

Although, Google has made lot of changes and improvements in the Nexus 5X, but when we compare the device with all the other devices available in the market, the Nexus 5X just doesn’t makeup, devices like Asus Zenfone 2, OnePlus 2, Samsung Galaxy A8, LG G3,etc, offers much better specs at the same price point. So if you are not Nexus fan, then don’t go for the Nexus 5X.


Device name Nexus 5X
Company LG
Release Date October 2015
Sim Single-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 136 g
Dimension (5.79×2.86×0.31)inches
Colors available in Carbon,Quartz,Ice
Screen Size 5.2 inch
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
Pixel density ~ 424 ppi
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
O.S & Hardware
O.S Android v6.0(Marshmallow)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
Chipset 1.8 GHz Hexacore
GPU Adreno 418
Internal memory 16/32 GB
micro-SD slot No
Proximity Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Compass Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
Primary Camera 12.3 MP
Resolution 4608×2592 pixels
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video 4K recording at 2160p @30fps
Features dual tone-LED flash,laser autofocus,panorama,touch focus,
geo-tagging,face detection,dual recording
Wi-Fi Yes,Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v 4.2,A2Dp,LE
3G Yes
USB Type-C v1.0
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Loud Speaker Yes
Capacity 2700(Li-Po) mAh
Removable No
Talk Time up to 26+ (3G)
Store & Price
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