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Google Nexus 6P

Specifications

Google Nexus 6P
Google Nexus 6P (Nexus Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
, LPDDR4
Display
5.7 inch 16:9, 2560 x 1440 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, AMOLED, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 24.8 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm stereo jack, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: accelerometer, proximity sensor, gyroscope, hall sensor, ambient light sensor, barometer, compass, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, OTG, Nano-SIM
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), UMTS/WCDMA (Band 1/2/4/5/6/8/9/19), TD-SCDMA (Band 34/39), CDMA (BC 0/1), LTE (Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/9/17/19/20/28/38/39/40/41) Cat. 6 (300 Mbps/50 Mbps), GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.5 x 159.3 x 77.8 ( = 0.3 x 6.27 x 3.06 in)
Battery
13 Wh, 3450 mAh Lithium-Ion, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 440 h, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 23 h
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix Autofocus with IR laser f/2.0, 2160p-Video @ 30 fps
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix Fixed-focus f/2.4, 1080p-Video @ 30 fps
Additional features
Speakers: stereo speakers (front), Keyboard: virtual, PSU, 2 USB cables (type C to type C, type C to type A), SIM tool, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
178 g ( = 6.28 oz / 0.39 pounds), Power Supply: 88 g ( = 3.1 oz / 0.19 pounds)
Price
649 EUR

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 89.27% - very good
Average of 35 scores (from 69 reviews)
price: 79%, performance: 82%, features: 79%, display: 87% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Google Nexus 6P

87.7% Google Nexus 6P Smartphone Preview | Notebookcheck
First impressions. Short measurements before our full review on the Google smartphone.
87.7% Google Nexus 6P Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Heavy Metal. Google's latest Nexus flagship 6P follows in the footsteps of the old Nexus 6 with its 5.7-inch display and the fastest SoC you can currently get from Qualcomm. However, there is now another rival from Google itself, the Nexus 5X, and it is even 120 Euros (~$131) cheaper. Is the more expensive smartphone worth the money and how does the top model hold up against other competitors?
80% Nexus 6P
Source: Gadgetspeak English
Early last summer I attended a Google launch I have already told you about Chromecast and Chromecast Audio. Here is a Chrome phone running AndroidMarshmallow (Android 6) – also launched at that event - from Nexus part of Google but made by Huawei and this one is from Vodafone, follow that, good.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80%
HTC 10 VS Nexus 6P
Source: Android Authority English
The HTC 10 is available for the premium monthly installment rate with the various network carriers, but can also be picked up unlocked, priced at $699. On the other hand, the Nexus 6P is currently available for the far more affordable $399, which is a great prospect, given that you are able to get a solid high-end flagship for a lower price, while providing a lot of the same features.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/13/2016
LG G5 vs Nexus 6P
Source: Android Authority English
So, there you have it for this in-depth look at the LG G5 vs Nexus 6P! This has been a very back and forth comparison, with one superior to the other in some areas, and vice versa in others. The Nexus 6P remains consistently good across all aspects of the smartphone experience, and while the LG G5 excels in some aspects, it under performs in others, such as battery life.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 04/25/2016
Google Nexus 6P
Source: It Pro English
The Nexus 6P is a phone to showcase Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Thanks to well-executed features at a fair price, the Nexus 6P is one of the best large-screen Android phones around. However, with phones like the LG G4 and Samsung Galaxy S6 already dropping significantly in price at many retailers, the Nexus 6P isn’t quite as outstanding value as other Nexus devices were when they launched.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2016
Tested In-Depth: Nexus 6P Android Smartphone
Source: Tested English
We review Google's Nexus 6P smartphone, which launched recently as the premium flagship for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Kishore's been testing it for a month, and we discuss how its performance compares to other flagships, the new camera, and what it's like to use Google's Project Fi cellular plan.
video review
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/02/2016
Which flagship Android phone is better?
Source: PC Advisor English
Not forgetting that this comparison is based on our hands-on review of the S7 and considerably more in-depth testing and prolonged use of the 6P, we can only come to preliminary conclusions about this particular battle. The Nexus 6P has two main advantages over its rival: price and plain Android. Those who use their phone’s built-in speakers a lot will also like the front-facing stereo speakers. The bigger screen may also be an advantage if you want a larger phone. The S7 is more expensive, but is also faster, has expandable storage, is waterproof, and has optical stabilisation for the camera and native support for 1080p60. Few will buy it for the heart-rate monitor. For some people, that list will make the S7 worth the extra price, while others will see the 6P’s drawbacks as reasonable compromises for the cheaper price.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 02/29/2016
Google Nexus 6P
Source: It Pro English
The Nexus 6P is an excellent phone to showcase Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Thanks to well-executed features at a fair price, the Nexus 6P is one of the best large-screen Android phones around. However, with phones like the LG G4 and Samsung Galaxy S6 already dropping significantly in price at many retailers, the Nexus 6P isn’t quite as outstanding value as other Nexus devices were when they launched.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/17/2016
iPhone 6S vs Nexus 6P review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Without wanting to understate the iPhone 6S's qualities, including the best-in-the-business A9 chip, we have to give this to the Nexus 6P. Even with a higher-specced screen, longer-lasting battery and superior cameras, every single variant - 32GB, 64GB and 128GB - manages to stay at least £110 cheaper than its iPhone 6S equivalent. Apple's smartphone is faster and more compact, to be sure, but perhaps not to the extent that this premium suggests.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 02/09/2016
Huawei Mate 8 vs Nexus 6P
Source: Android Authority English
The Nexus 6P is available unlocked through the Google Store and through select retailers globally, priced at $499 for the base model. On the other hand, the Huawei Mate 8 is not offered in North America, though it is avaliable in Europe and parts of Asia. For those interested in picking it up in the US, the good news is that the Mate 8’s variety of bands means it will play nicely with US LTE networks. You can find imported international models for around $600 on Amazon, alongside a number of other e-tailers.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 02/05/2016
100% Google Nexus 6P review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Huawei's own-brand smartphones can be a bit inconsistent in quality. This team-up with Google, on the other hand, has produced something excellent: a powerful, well-built, long-lasting phablet with a superb display and highly capable main camera. What's more, all that comes at a price that makes Apple and Samsung's nearest equivalents look like preposterously lavish indulgences.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/02/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% Fast and Furious Google Phone
Source: Techtree.com English
There's something special about a smartphone that starts up with the Google logo. My expectations of a device that does that immediately form themsleves in my head. I expect it to feel clean on the inside with no intrusive apps I wouldn't want; I expect it to work very smoothly, and I expect it to be the best Android experience possible.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
Nexus 6P vs. LG V10 vs. Galaxy Note5
Source: GSM Arena English
Spoiler alert: the results of the voting are revealed below. It's not too late to check out the camera samples on the second page with an open mind and pick your favorite. Thanks to everyone who voted on the blind shootout! We made it more difficult this time around by concealing the FoV of the different phones, but we saw some very accurate guesses in the comments.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/13/2016
90% Nexus 6P Review
Source: Android Authority English
So there you have it for this in-depth look at the Nexus 6P! Some people might scoff at the price, especially those who still consider the Nexus line to be an affordable series that brings with it essential Android experiences. Last year’s Nexus 6 bucked that trend, and the Nexus 6P continues it by truly looking and feeling high-end, while offering a premium experience under the hood, including a camera that finally does justice to the flagship line. If you do want Android in its purest state, either of the two 2015 Nexus smartphones will do, but when looking for a high-end experience, the Nexus 6P takes the crown. As an Android phone that is capable of satisfying just about anyone, the Nexus 6P is definitely worthy of your consideration.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/10/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 85% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
Huawei Nexus 6P review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Nexus 6P doesn't cut any corners and delivers well as this year's Google flagship. The price is considerably cheaper than an iPhone 6S Plus and still cheaper than the Nexus 6 was when it came out last year. The improvements and hardware updates make this Nexus the one to beat for the next iteration.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/21/2015
95% Google Nexus 6P Review
Source: Techspot English
The Nexus 6P is a premium handset, it will cost you at least $100 more than the Nexus 5X, however its combination of price and value makes it easy to recommend. The entry-level 32 GB model will set you back just $499, which is currently $130 less than the similar Samsung Galaxy Note 5, and over $300 cheaper than the iPhone 6s Plus. The Moto X Style, another recent 5.7-inch handset running stock Android, is $50 cheaper than the Nexus 6P, but I would recommend spending the extra cash to get the better device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/17/2015
Rating: Total score: 95%
Google Nexus 6P
Source: AnandTech English
As we reach the conclusion of our Nexus 6P review, we’re hopefully left with a more educated view of how the 6P performs and why it perform as it does. It’s also the first showing from Huawei as a Nexus partner, and I think that Huawei has proven itself to be an extremely competent partner at that.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/16/2015
Nexus 6P – Second Opinion
Source: Android Authority English
So, there you have it for this second look at the Nexus 6P! Google and Huawei have built a phone that can finally compete with the best Android flagships out there with their being no corners cut with the high-end Nexus offering. This smartphone is a great choice for not only fans of the Nexus line, but Android fans in general, and if you are looking for the best Android experience that Google has to offer, look no further than the Nexus 6P!
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/16/2015
Google Nexus 6P review
Source: Androidbeat English
After using the Nexus 6P for well over a month now, I can confidently say that it is the best Android smartphone released this year and also the best Nexus smartphone ever released by Google. After years of releasing Nexus smartphones that compromised on one area or another, it is great to see Google greatly stepping up its game with the Nexus 6P. Even better, at its $500 price point, the Nexus 6P offers a price-to-performance ratio that can be matched by very few phones out there.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/12/2015
Nexus 6P Review
Source: Ubergizmo English English
The Nexus 6P is a great handset, which brings a lot of value for the money. As the high-end Nexus handset it has been designed with a “Premium” feel and hardware that justifies its $499 price, especially since it often behaves like a $700 phone. The camera is very good, but despite the large-pixel sensor, it can’t beat the Galaxy S6 Series (Note 5, S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+) which remains the top Android camera phone at the moment. But since the S6 currently costs about $510 (unlocked), the difference isn’t as big as one may think. In the end, I am impressed by the overall quality of this phone which is built by Huawei. This is without a doubt the best Huawei handset to date and we’re looking forward to seeing what this brand will come up with in 2016. To conclude, I’d like to add that beyond the handset itself, I have heard a lot of praise about Google’s customer service, which seems to be impeccable, not only in the USA, but also in European countries. Also, keep in mind that Nexus phones tend to be the first ones to get new Android updates, which is a big selling point for many.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/03/2015
Google's Magnificent Marshallow Powered Flagship
Source: Hot Hardware English
Performance wise, the Nexus 6P sits atop the Android crowd. Its unadulterated edition of Android Marshmallow paired with Qualcomm's mighty Snapdragon 810 V2.1 posted to top-tier results across all our benchmarks, from browsing to gaming. You'll be hard-pressed to find a more elegantly performing device for under $500.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/01/2015
85% Nexus 6P – Review
Source: Cool Smartphone English
Now we reach the conclusion of this review. I have been really impressed with the Nexus 6P. It ticks all the boxes in what you could want for a flagship Android phone and it can even play in the same sandpit with the big boys in the market. Whilst it may not be perfect, for instance I would like more built-in camera control, it is pretty damn close. The only negative’s that I can really place my finger on are the price of entry and no expandable storage. The price feels a bit high for those looking for a Nexus class device. That being said, the full package delivers on what it says it is going to do. If there’s one good thing last year’s Nexus 6 did, it was to cause the perception of Nexus devices being cheap to shift.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 90% features: 90% workmanship: 85%
85% Google Nexus 6P review: The Android flagship smartphone to go for
Source: Tech2.in.com English
If you have read the review completely, you may have seen some words quite often such as smooth, fast, quick. In the Android ecosystem, the Google Nexus 6P clearly stands much higher than other flagship competition. The Samsung Galaxy S6 series is the only true competitor to the Nexus 6P. But the Nexus 6P has one weapon which is still to come to competition – Android 6.0 Marshmallow! At Rs 39,999, the Google Nexus 6P is the Android smartphone to go for if you are looking for a smooth experience, stock Android OS, great camera and a good battery life. There were barely any issues we faced with this phone. Large phone size, rear side getting warm while gaming would be nitpicking when put beside the advantages and user experience the phone offers. The Nexus 6P running Android 6.0 offers one thing that has been missing from other Android flagships – optimisation. Something we only observed with the Apple iPhone 6s Plus and iOS 9 this year. The way Nexus 6P has managed to keep the hot Snapdragon 810 chipset under check is praise worthy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 85% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 90%
100% Nexus 6P review: Put your hands together for this two-handed phablet
Source: T3 English
The Nexus 6P is the best Google-designed smartphone, and it fully competes with the stellar Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ and LG G4, even before you factor in the significant price difference. The processor is fast, the aluminum body feels solid in one hand while operating it with two and the fingerprint sensor and Android Marshmallow software just work. The camera is a bit ugly, though it takes some pretty photos, and there’s no wireless charging. Those are okay oversights with a price that starts at £449. You’ll struggle to find a better Android for this amount of money.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/20/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
Outstanding phone, even better value
Source: Gizmag English
If you're looking for a new large-ish smartphone, we recommend taking a long and hard look at the Nexus 6P. You won't be able to do that in stores, as it's an online exclusive (from the Google Store and Huawei in the US), but if you take the chance and order blindly, we think you're unlikely to be disappointed.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/19/2015
100% One word - AWESOME
Source: PC Pro English
Delivers style, practicality and most of the features you need from a smartphone in an affordable package.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/13/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% Huawei's Android phone joins the ranks of the elite as one of the best around
Source: PC Advisor English
Originally, Nexus phones stood out for being excellent value at a price that was low, but not the lowest. They weren't an alternative to flagship phones, but they had the advantage of running stock Android and getting the next version more quickly. The 6P, though, is not only a flagship, but is arguably the best Android phone to buy at the moment. It won't suit everyone due to its size, nor those looking for a phone with dual-SIM slots or a removable battery. There's no support for wireless charging either. But the excellent screen, front-firing speakers, quick charging, great cameras, speedy performance and Android Marshmallow add up to make this a phone that's a pleasure to use. And yes, it's also cheaper than its rivals, so unless you think it's worth shelling out extra on the Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+ or iPhone 6S Plus, the Nexus 6P is the one to buy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/12/2015
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 80% features: 90% workmanship: 90%
100% Nexus 6P review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The first no compromise Nexus is a beautiful, fast and worthy canvas for Android Marshmallow. If you’re looking for an Android phone, this is the one you want.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/10/2015
Rating: Total score: 100% price: 90% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
78% Huawei Nexus 6P
Source: Think Digit English
If you are looking for a flagship device running stock Android, then the Nexus 6P is the device for you. It has a great camera, vibrant display and overall good performance. However, if you want a smartphone that can give you more than just stock Android performance, then we suggest you take a look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, OnePlus 2, Sony Xperia Z5 and the LG G4, before making your decision.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/09/2015
Rating: Total score: 78%
100% Google Nexus 6P Review: In Depth
Source: Recombu English
It looks good, packs great hardware all-round and can deliver when pit against the market’s biggest rivals, literally as well as technically.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% Google Nexus 6P review - Marshmallow goes large
Source: Expert Reviews English
Google finally gets the phablet right with the Nexus 6P, delivering the best big-screen Android experience under £450.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/06/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
The best Nexus device to date
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Nexus 6P starts at £449. Although that's a lot of money in the grand scheme of things (and much more than in the US), it isn't really in the smartphone world, where top-tier phones can cost a few hundred more and beyond. At this price point, you're typically looking at sub-flagship phones with premium specs, such as the HTC One A9. By comparison the Nexus 6P refocuses attention by offering plenty for its asking price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/04/2015
90% Nexus 6P Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Nexus range of smartphones from Google has usually been excellent, and the devices have consistently been rated highly by experts around the world. However, all previous iterations of the Nexus flagship have had some shortcomings that have held them back from being true competitors to flagships from Samsung, Sony and others. If not the battery life, it was average camera performance. This is where the Google Nexus 6P triumphs. It is, in fact, free of all significant shortcomings that could impact your ability to properly use this phone.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/02/2015
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
A close call in this phablet battle
Source: PC Advisor English
Our comparisons are written to help you decide which to buy rather than declare one an outright winner. In this comparison, it's clear that the Nexus 6P is better value with 128GB on offer for less than the 32GB Edge+ and with no Micro-SD card slot this is a big deal. It also has an 8Mp front camera, USB Type-C and the latest Android. However, Samsung's phone is arguably more stylish, is more manageable, has a better rear camera and has wireless charging.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 11/02/2015
Google Nexus 6P
Source: Liliputing English
In a lot of ways, the Nexus 6P really is the best Nexus smartphone to date. It has all the features I loved about the Nexus 5X, including the excellent camera, the Nexus Imprint fingerprint sensor, long battery life, and quick battery charging. But it also has a higher-resolution display, stereo speakers that sound much better, more memory, a faster processor, and (optionally) more storage.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/30/2015
Which one's right for you?
Source: Computerworld.com English
Now, all of that being said, if you simply prefer a smaller phone, I certainly wouldn't steer you away from the 5X. As far as more compact devices go, it's hands-down the best all-around user experience you can get with Android right now -- with the same superb software, ongoing speedy updates, and outstanding camera the 6P provides. And it really is comfy to carry and use in a way that plus-sized phones just can't match.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 10/28/2015
Nexus 5X and 6P deep-dive review: Google's dynamic duo
Source: Computerworld.com English
Google's Nexus brand has been a lot of different things over the years. With the Nexus 5X and 6P, it's fully living up to the idea of representing true universal flagships for the Android platform. Both devices serve as demonstrations of just how good Android can be -- not only for power users but also for ordinary folks just looking for an outstanding all-around experience.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/27/2015
Camera Wars: iPhone 6s Plus vs Galaxy Note 5 vs Nexus 6P
Source: Tom's Guide English
With good clarity, vibrant and accurate colors, as well as excellent low-light performance, the iPhone 6s Plus consistently produced great shots. It was also one of the faster cameras tested, while the Nexus was sometimes slow to shoot. Those looking for the best smartphone camera around will find it in the iPhone 6s Plus.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/27/2015
90% A Nexus flagship worthy of its premium moniker
Source: Android Authority English
So there you have it for this in-depth look at the Nexus 6P! Some people might scoff at the price, especially those who still consider the Nexus line to be an affordable series that brings with it essential Android experiences. Last year’s Nexus 6 bucked that trend, and the Nexus 6P continues it by truly looking and feeling high-end, while offering a premium experience under the hood, including a camera that finally does justice to the flagship line. If you do want Android in its purest state, either of the two 2015 Nexus smartphones will do, but when looking for a high-end experience, the Nexus 6P takes the crown. As an Android phone that is capable of satisfying just about anyone, the Nexus 6P is definitely worthy of your consideration.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2015
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 85% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
Nexus 6P Vs Nexus 5X
Source: Android Authority English
We have to tip our hats to Google for bringing the best high-end Nexus they have ever put together, yet they also made a lot of Nexus 5 fans happy with the 5X. Those grabbing the mid-end device will have an amazing experience, but if what you want is to be on the cutting edge, the Nexus 6P is the obvious option. The Nexus 6P is incredible, the Nexus 5X is essential. Assess your needs, take your pick, and you can enjoy the best that Google has to offer in this year’s two great Nexus offerings.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2015
90% Nexus 6P review
Source: Techradar English
The Nexus 6P is a luxury phone without the premium to match. Behind its aluminum finish are powerful phone specs that nearly keep up with Apple and Samsung's flagship phablets. That's because the Snapdragon 801 v2.1 processor gives Qualcomm's troubled chip new life, plus 3GB of RAM is just enough to future-proof the phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/24/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
91% The Nexus returns to its roots
Source: Pocketnow English
There are shortcomings here as with any phone: some of Android Marshmallow’s new features aren’t quite ready for primetime; there’s a missed opportunity to take full advantage of the screen size; and the slippery casing is a big drop hazard. But the Nexus 6P really nails the fundamentals. It’s got a great display, a really good camera, solid battery life, and smooth software that’s guaranteed to get timely updates. The Nexus 6P is probably the most balanced Nexus Google has ever commissioned: it’s got the power to keep most diehard Android fans happy, the price to keep it accessible to “normal” folks, and a design that doesn’t alienate either group. That’s a tough mix to achieve, and Huawei and Google deserve kudos for getting there.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/23/2015
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 80% features: 90% mobility: 90%
Nexus 5X and 6P vs. Galaxy Note 5: A quick camera comparison
Source: Computerworld.com English
These samples are just scratching the surface, of course. I'm taking and looking at tons of different types of shots with the new Nexii -- including lots of on-the-go shots of my ever-moving little one in all sorts of awkwardly lit real-world environments -- and I'll have a full analysis of how both phones hold up in my upcoming review. I'll also tackle the broader issues of what each phone is actually like to use in day-to-day life, including some crucially important comparisons related to the devices' forms and displays.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 10/22/2015
90% This is the way Android phones should be
Source: Greenbot English
Of course, the Nexus 6P isn’t entirely perfect. It’s missing a few flagship features, like wireless charging and OIS. But those aren’t deal breakers. If it’s the pure, premium Google Android experience you’re looking for, and you can handle its larger 5.7-inch size, you’ll want the Nexus 6P. And for about $200 less than the current crop of high-end phones, you’re getting a phone directly from Google that works on any cellular network.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/22/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
88% Google Nexus 6P Review
Source: Phone Arena English
Huawei, in the end, stands to greatly benefit from the Nexus 6P. Its name on the back of the phone might be overshadowed by the humungous Nexus moniker that’s splashed on there as well, but it very well has deeper implications to its reputation. The Nexus 6P is without question, the single best designed Nexus device since the series’ genesis. Not only is it one meticulously crafted smartphone constructed from premium materials, but it manages to notch out an original design that doesn’t look like anything we’ve seen before – so it’s undeniably refreshing.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2015
Rating: Total score: 88%
80% Review: Google Nexus 6P
Source: Wired Magazine English
The Nexus 6P is absolutely the best Nexus phone ever. Hell, it’s the best Android phone ever. And at $499 unlocked, it’s even cheaper than nearly all its competitors. Everything Google could do, it did. It proved how good Android can be—that an Android phone can be better than the iPhone. Now it needs a few developers to pick this thing up, and build something worthy of the smartphone of the future.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/22/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% This is the way Android phones should be
Source: PC World English
Of course, the Nexus 6P isn’t entirely perfect. It’s missing a few flagship features, like wireless charging and OIS. But those aren’t deal breakers. If it’s the pure, premium Google Android experience you’re looking for, and you can handle its larger 5.7-inch size, you’ll want the Nexus 6P. And for about $200 less than the current crop of high-end phones, you’re getting a phone directly from Google that works on any cellular network.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Google Nexus 6P (Unlocked)
Source: PC Mag English
There's no other unlocked device on the market that matches the 6P's combination of premium hardware and the latest software, all at a relatively modest price. Dollar for dollar, the Nexus 6P will give you bigger bang for your buck compared with other affordable unlocked devices like the and the . It's a close call with the Nexus 5X, but the premium build here is enough to tip me in favor of the 6P. It even holds its own against the more expensive Note 5. That makes it easy to name the Nexus 6P our new Editors' Choice for unlocked smartphones.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
87% Google gets better at big phones
Source: Engadget English
The Nexus 6P isn't a perfect phone. Its power button is frustratingly touchy. Its design is a little lacking in charm. The camera, while better, isn't a huge leap over last year's. And yet, what Google and Huawei get right, they get very right. Android 6.0 Marshmallow is a thoughtful, valuable update even if it's not as outright dramatic as Lollipop was.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/19/2015
Rating: Total score: 87%
Hands on: Getting to know the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P
Source: Computerworld.com English
Man, there's a lot to discuss with these new Nexus devices. From how their under-the-hood differences affect day-to-day use to how their very different displays stack up in various conditions -- not to mention the all-important question of how well they both fare with photography, especially given Google's grand promises in that department -- we've got plenty to consider.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/19/2015
Weaker specs, much higher price tag, but we still love the overall iPhone experience more
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
We wouldn't recommend any phone in 16GB, so go for the 32GB Nexus 6P or 64GB iPhone 6s Plus. The iPhone is the better device, in terms of both software and hardware (and blending the two together). But the Nexus 6P isn't a bad phone by any means, and it offers enough functionality to make most people happy. You are getting a lot more for your money with Google, in terms of screen size, resolution, RAM and CPU performance. How this stacks up to form an end-user experience will become clearer in long-term testing, but on paper at least Google is throwing a lot more down than Apple, and charging a lot less.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/19/2015
90% The Android Phone to Beat
Source: Tom's Guide English
If you love stock Android and a well-designed smartphone with long battery life, great cameras and a powerful processor, you're going to love the Nexus 6P. The $549 aluminum body shouts "flagship" to all that behold its metallic beauty. And with more than 12 hours of battery life, this smartphone outlasts all of its competition.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/19/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
New Nexus 5X, 6P smarties: Google draws a line in the sand
Source: Reg Hardware English
Presently only Nexus 6 phones can use Google as a provider, so the 5X and 6P could bring the service more mainstream when they launch later this month. Google’s going to find more competitive markets harder to crack, but Fi could become a major force in the mobile industry if it plays its cards right. We’re testing the service now and will let you know how it turns out.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/19/2015
100% Google Nexus 6P review
Source: Stuff TV English
Camera? Design? Performance? Software? All get a thumbs-up. Stand-outs include the finger scanner and the front camera, which are among the very best available at any price. While the Note 5 might have the edge in (main) camera and battery life, plus screen accuracy, that the Nexus 6P costs so much less makes it easy to recommend to those out for a large-screen phone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/19/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
Google Nexus 6P Review: Hands-on
Source: Recombu English
As with the Nexus 5X and other big names in the flagship Android space like the Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/Edge+, the 6P does away with a removable battery or expandable storage, but such features have been absent on Nexus devices for a while now. Instead you can nab this new premium phablet in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities, whilst 4G connectivity, NFC and wireless charging are all part of the package no matter which skew takes your fancy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/30/2015
What's the difference between Nexus 5X and 6P?
Source: PC Advisor English
With the Nexus 6P winning every category here, you might think it is clearly the better phone. However, there's a lot to be said for the smaller, lighter design and cheaper price of the Nexus 5X. These phones appeal to two different markets. If you want a good all-rounder that's not too expensive and not too big then go for the Nexus 5X. If you demand ultimate performance and the latest technology then the Nexus 6P is your only choice.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/30/2015
Huawei adds fingerprint scanner and 128GB capacity but drops wireless charging
Source: PC Advisor English
As you can see from our pros and cons list, there's a lot to like about the Nexus 6P from Huawei and Google. Specs remain premium and the design has been made not only more attractive but importantly more manageable. The main downside is the lack of wireless charging but USB Type-C buffers this blow a little.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/30/2015
Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P hands-on
Source: GSM Arena English
This year we get double the Nexus phone action - the 5.2" Nexus 5X and the 5.7" Nexus 6P, brought by LG and Huawei respectively. They come to replace the two-year old Nexus 5 and the fresher Nexus 6. There's a new Android tablet too, but it's not a Nexus! Both Nexus phones solidify Google's ideal for an Android phone even if they don't break new ground. They share an adopted security focus with a fingerprint sensor for Android Pay and Google Play purchase notifications. Also both agree that USB Type-C is the way forward.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 09/28/2015

Foreign Reviews

80% Huaweis Bestes Smartphone
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% P wie Power
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/28/2016
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 66% performance: 95% features: 81% display: 87% mobility: 65%
Google Nexus 6P das Google-Phablet von Huawei
Source: Notebooksbilliger Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/04/2016
80% Huawei Nexus 6P
Source: Android Magazin - Heft 3/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Nexus 6P
Source: PocketPC German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/28/2016
P wie Power
Source: Turn On German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/14/2016
90% Huawei Google Nexus 6P
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Metallriese mit Luft nach oben
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% features: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
85% Darum überzeugt das edle Google-Smartphone
Source: Focus Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/09/2015
Rating: Total score: 85% features: 98% ergonomy: 79%
Viel besser, aber nicht beeindruckend
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/03/2015
80% Test Du Google Nexus 6P : L'Un Des Meilleurs Smartphones Android
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Обзор смартфона Huawei Google Nexus 6P и фитнес-браслета Honor Band B0
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Large screen; good display; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/16/2016

Comment

Model: The Google Nexus 6P is the latest Google smartphone created by Huawei. This collaboration certainly looks good with the all metal chassis elegantly designed with rounded edges. The fingerprint sensor is enclosed within a circular indentation at the rear. Users will definitely notice the premium build quality due to the perfect weight und rigid construction. Display on the device is a 5.7 inch AMOLED touchscreen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Color saturation and display sharpness are apparent even in bright surroundings. The main benefit of the Nexus line-up is the inclusion of an unadulterated Android OS with the privilege of running the latest OS created by Google.

Hardware on the Google Nexus 6P consists of a Snapdragon 810 chipset with 2 quad-core Cortex CPUs, 3 GB of RAM, an Adreno 430 GPU and various storage configurations ranging from 32 to 128 GB. Users need to wisely select their storage option, since the storage capacity cannot be upgraded by using a microSD. There is a 12.3 MP, f/2.0 rear camera with laser autofocus and an 8 MP secondary front shooter. Audio quality is impressive with the front facing stereo speakers providing good clarity. The Google Nexus 6P comes with Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, NFC, and the new USB v2.0 Type-C reversible connector. The device is powered by a non-removable Lithium-Polymer battery rated at 3450 mAh.

Qualcomm Adreno 430: Integrated smartphone and tablet GPU that supports OpenGL ES 3.1 and DirectX 11.2 (FL 11_1). The graphics card has 192 unified shaders clocked at up to 650 MHz. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
810 MSM8994:

High-end ARM SoC with 8 CPU cores (4x Cortex-A57 and 4x Cortex-A53) and an Adreno 430 GPU. Manufactured in a 20 nm HPM process.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.7":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.178 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Google:

Since 2012 Google has also distributed tablets and smartphones. These products are frequently tested. While Google is not one of the most important hardware manufacturers, the customer interest is higher than in various East Asian manufacturers.
The products achieve above average ratings in the reviews (as of 2016).


89.27%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2015-10-25)