HUAWEI NEXUS 6P REVIEW


Huawei & Google launched its flagship of Nexus line of android smartphone namely Nexus 6P in India which is priced @ 39,999 (32GB Variant) & 42,999 (64GB Variant). It is available is Aluminium, Graphite, Frost & Gold (limited edition) shades.

DESIGN, BUILD QUALITY & DISPLAY
The design of this phone is good. It has corning glass 4 on front with Oleophobic coating and an aluminium unibody back and feels great in hands. It is slim at 7.3mm and weighs 178gms. It has 5.7 inch Quad HD AMOLED display of resolution 1440 x 2560 with 518ppi. The viewing angles and sunlight legibility of the display is Excellent. It runs on Stock android User Interface. The display supports 10 multi-touch points and the brightness of the screen is great.

STORAGE, MULTIMEDIA & CONNECTIVITIES
It has 32GB/64GB/128GB of internal storage which is not further expandable. The device features dedicated multimedia apps like google play music for songs and a stock gallery and a video player which are good. FM radio comes pre-installed too. Connectivities like 2G, 3G speeds upto 42.2mbps download & upto 5.76mbps upload, 4G speeds upto 150mbps download & upto 50mbps upload, Wifi a/b/g/n/ac, Wifi Dual Band, Wifi hotsopt, USB 2.0 (USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector), USB OTG as well as Bluetooth 4.2 LE (Low Energy). But has NFC & lacks IR blaster. It also has Fingerprint scanner support and also supports gyroscope, barometer sensors.  

CAMERA & VIDEO RECORDING CAPABILITIES
It has a 12.3MP rear camera (1/2.3 inch sensor with 1.5 micro meter pixel size) with laser autofocus and Dual Led (Dual tone) flash which features Simultaneous image and video recording, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Image stabilization, HDR etc. The camera clarity is Excellent overall. Daytime the images are Excellent and has fine details respectively but in the night is where the noise starts to become more visible and to get better details at night HDR mode images with bit of steady hands helps to produce slightly better images still image quality at night is quite nice could have been bit better. It does 4K 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps HDR, & 720p@120fps video recording with video stabilization and stereo sound having bit-rate of 49mbps for 4K & 17mbps for Full HD respectively and stores in mp4 format. The video recording clarity is Excellent overall. Daytime the video clarity is Excellent and has fine details respectively but at night video clarity is pretty nice could have been bit better. It also has a 8MP front camera for selfe's which does 1080p video recording and clarity is quite good.

SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, PERFORMANCE & BENCHMARKS
It runs Android (OS) 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (MSM8994) 64-Bit SOC (System On Chip) running an Octa-Core processor which is a combination of a Quad-Core processor clocked at 2 GHZ (Cortex-A57 architecture) & a Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.55 GHZ (Cortex-A53 architecture) with 2GB RAM and Adreno 430 (650MHZ single core) GPU. The performance is Excellent which provides number of graphic intensive games and multitasking run very well and there is no lag at all.
QUADRANT : 26970.
ANTUTU : 58656.
NENAMARK 2 : 60fps.

BATTERY LIFE PERFORMANCE
It has a Non-removable Li-Pro 3450 mah battery. The battery life is very good which is given below. It also supports Qualcomm's quick charging technology.
BROWSING : upto 10H.
VIDEO WATCHING: upto 8:45H.
TALKTIME : upto 22H(2G) / upto 21H(3G).
STANDBY TIME: upto 550H(2G) / upto 500H(3G).

PROS
*Excellent build quality.
*Excellent display and viewing angle.
*Excellent Performance.
*Excellent camera and video recording clarity.
*Very good front facing stereo speakers.
*Fingerprint scanner.
*Very good battery life.

CONS
*Non-Removable Battery.
*No Micro SD support.
*No OIS(Optical Image Stabilization) for the camera.
*No Wireless charging support.
*No IR blaster. 
*No dedicated camera key.

OVERALL PRODUCT RATING° : 9.2/10.

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