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Nexus 6P review – powerful and ravishing

Google Nexus 6P has been launched recently. This phone is the descendant of Motorola Nexus 6 which was released previous year. Huawei, the Chinese maker, has taken control of the production of this new phablet. This is the first occasion when Google and Nexus have joined hands to work on a venture together. Let’s find out of this partnership has succeeded in coming up with a good end result.

Google Nexus 6P release date and price

The Nexus 6P was launched in late October. 6P is currently marked at US$499, US$549, US$649 for the 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB models correspondingly. All of these are available for sale at Google Play Store.

Vodafone is currently presenting Nexus 6P in the UK on a £35 pay monthly proposal with a £9 upfront charge, or £45 a month, with £9 up front, with six months’ admittance to various streaming services. Moreover, it is providing a free of charge Huawei MediaPad T1 7.0 tablet to those clients who make online purchases.

Google Nexus 6P design and build quality



Nexus 6P’s has the finest build quality. The clear cut and sleek outlook is very pleasing to the eye. One outstanding feature of 6P is the stick out horizontal ‘visor’ on the back side of the phone which basically, covers the camera, sensor and flash.

It does have an unconventional design, but it is the best way to leave the protruding camera behind.

The front and back of the device do not really go with each other the latter being of more elegant shape than the front. The big bezels on top of and under the display have made 6P seem unusually large.

Regardless of this, 6P gives quite a delight when one gets hold of it. The device is not really suitable for one-handed operation due to its large size however; it can be easily used with both hands.

Underneath the back of the Nexus 6P is a tactful plastic cut-out, that enables call response devoid of ruining the appearance of the high-quality metal accommodation.

6P is unquestionably Google’s best and most sophisticated smartphone.

Google Nexus 6P display


The display of 6P is of 5.7-inches and provides QHD resolution (2,560 x 1,440). The screen size is smaller compared to the 6-inch Nexus 6. I, which is an advantage as it is easier to grip.

The display and color contrast of 6P is quiet sharp and crisp filled with vivacious colors with the added feature of being secured with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4.

Google Nexus 6P performance


The technical specifications of 6P indicate high quality performance. Each and every detail of Nexus 6P gives the overall idea that it should give an efficient and smooth functionality.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 v2.1 controls the Nexus 6P, the similar processor that has been the foundation of overheating troubles in various phones this current year.

Google Nexus 6P camera


6P has the similar camera specs as the Nexus 5X: a 12.3 MP main camera with laser autofocus. However, the major difference and outstanding feature is its large pixels.

According to Google the large pixels enable the camera to capture more light that is, better light settings in dark areas.

Large pixels with a combination of large f/2.0 aperture lens are expected to give an even better quality result than the iPhone 6s. This is accompanied with a dual-LED Flash, for even more natural skin tones, and can record videos in 4K.

Google Nexus 6P battery


Nexus phones are not very famous when it comes down to battery life. Nexus 6 however did improve on it, with its 3,200 mAh battery.

Google has facilitated 6P with unpredictably big 3,450 mAh battery in the 6P. this indicates that this device could have a breakthrough and make its name in this department as well.

Like all other recent phone, 6P’s battery is also non-removable this time due to its metal unibody. Nexus 6P is also compatible with Qualcomm Quick-Charge, supposed to be competent of infusing approximately seven hours of battery in only 10-minutes of charging.

Early Verdict


Nexus 6P is a great achievement and outstanding product by Google so far. It’s striking, elegant, and efficient, consists of a large battery, and runs stock Android Marshmallow.

Not to mention that this partnership of Google and Huawei have proven to be very smart and fruitful.