Google's subsequent Nexus flagship is the 5.7-inch, Huawei-constructed 6P
We knew with close to-certainty that (considered one of) the subsequent Nexus flagship telephone can be a Huawei-constructed gadget referred to as the 6P, and now Google has simply made that official at its occasion in San Francisco this morning. Naturally, the brand new telephone is operating the newest model of Android, 6.zero Marshmallow. Surprisingly, the system is slightly bit smaller than the Nexus 6 it is changing — the Nexus 6P has a 5.7-inch display operating at 1440p decision. That works out to 518 pixels per inch, an absurdly excessive ratio that is turning into commonplace on loads of flagship units. Additionally of notice is the system’s excessive-finish development: Google says that the telephone is made from “aeronautical-grade aluminum.”
There’s additionally a brand new fingerprint sensor referred to as Nexus Imprint, and Google says it opens up fingerprint recognition to the “complete app ecosystem.” As soon as educated, the sensor can acknowledge fingerprints in lower than 600 milliseconds, and it learns extra about your fingerprint over time to get extra correct. Naturally, this technique additionally works with Android Pay.
Dig deeper and the spec sheet continues to impress. The Nexus 6P contains a 12.three-megapixel entrance dealing with digital camera with a powerful f/2.zero aperture and what must be a reasonably strong autofocus system — Google says it makes use of IR lasers to help with autofocus, a function discovered on units like LG’s G4. It is too quickly to say for positive, however we could be wanting on the first Nexus telephone to have a very nice digital camera on board. The entrance-dealing with digital camera has equally spectacular specs, with an eight-megapixel decision and an f/2.four aperture.
The digital camera additionally as considerably bigger pixels than the unique Nexus 6, which permits for considerably higher low-mild images both indoors or outdoors as soon as it will get darkish. There is a new burst mode on board that captures photographs at 30 frames per second. The digital camera may also shoot sluggish-movement video at 240 frames per second, and it will possibly additionally shoot 4K video. And if you wish to get proper into the digital camera, you’ll be able to simply double click on the unlock button. The samples Google confirmed off definitely are spectacular, however we will need to put it via its paces in the actual world earlier than making any judgements.
The Nexus 6P is operating off of the Snapdragon 810 v2.1 processor with 3GB of RAM, one other spectacular spec that is seemingly turning into commonplace on a number of Android telephones. Google’s providing wholesome quantities of storage right here too, with the telephone out there in 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB configurations. And the telephone is Google’s first Nexus gadget to function USB Sort-C connectivity — not an enormous shock after the brand new Chromebook Pixel put it entrance and middle, however we’re nonetheless excited to see it turning into extra commonplace.
We have no particulars but on when this telephone might be obtainable or how a lot it’s going to value, however we should always discover these particulars out earlier than lengthy.
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