Google Nexus: Huawei-made All-Metal Nexus 6P Price Starts At $500

It’s all about collaboration with Chinese manufacturer, Google Nexus 6P is made in partnership with Huawei just got a bit smaller than ever. On stage in San Fransisco, the Big G has unveiled Huawei Nexus 6P, a new version of its bigger Nexus 6 pahblet with slightly smaller 5.7-inch display and a completely new design.

The Nexus 6P is an all-metal framed smartphone only has 7.3mm thick body and is supposed to be about the same overall size as the iPhone 6 Plus. The screen it packs of a WQHD AMOLED display with 2560×1440 resolution and manufactured from Gorilla Glass 4.

Google calling the Nexus 6P its “most premium phone yet”. Why that? Because it will be the first Nexus device wih an all-metal body, which includes two front-facing speakers and a fingerprint sensor on the back, placed where the search giant expects you to rest your finger while holding it. Anything you need to do is tap on the sensor with your finger, and the new phone will wake up and unlock. It can also be used to authorize payments through Apple pay or in the Play Store.

The real minikor on the Nexus 6P would be its camera and Google says you will notice that this Huawei-made Nexus has a pretty larger camera on its back, and that’s because its hiding away a 12.3-megapixel Sony sensor that features a large pixels than what you’ll find on most smartphones, which boasts large 1.55µm pixels and a relatively wide F/2.0 aperture. In addition to the dual-LED flash for promising low-light performance, records 2160p, and of course it includes iPhone. Camera on Nexus 6P should allow users take better photos in low-light and is supposed to be optimized for indor photography. Imressively, it has a slow-motion video, 4K video, and burst mode for photos. Selfie shooter finds its way with an 8-Megapixel on its front with 1.4µm pixels and F/2.4 aperture.

The Nexus 6P is also swtiching over to USB Type-C for charging. The reversible cable is starting to spread throughout the tech industry, and Google officially adds support for its Android 6.0 Marshmallow – shipping on this Huawei’s Nexus 6P phone and that too with the support for Fast charging, allowing it to charge twice as faster as an iPhone 6 Plus. Doze, which promises improved battery life with lower standby power use. Wireless charging isn’t available this time available as before – 10 minutes charging for 7 hours of use.

It is powered by high-end internals, as the Nexus 6P has a Snapdragon 810 processor (the cooler-running v2.1 refresh) and 3GB of RAM and it also includes a massive 3450mAh battery. There’s no support for external microSD storage.


Pre-orders for the Nexus 6P begin today in United States, United Kingdom, Ireland and Japan, with device shipments beginning in late October. Pricing starts at $499 for a 32GB model, and rises up to $549 for a 64GB model and $649 for a 128GB model. The metal unibody comes in plain Aluminum, Graphite, Frost and Gold colors. However the Gold one is exclusive to Japan for now. In the UK and Europe those prices are £450/£500/£580 and €650/€700/€800.  Through the Google Store .

The Nexus 6P phone is also unlocked and supposed to work across “major carriers”. It will naturally work on Google’s Project Fi network, and on the other hand Google is also introducing an extended warranty for Nexus phones. For Nexus 6P, it’ll cost $89 and add provide two years of coverage for mechanical breakdowns and accidental damage.

What do you think of buying Huawei Nexus 6P from Google in 2015? Or check the details of another smartphone from the same category from South Korean and existing manufacturer – LG Nexus 5X. Stay tuned!