Google Nexus 5X is Now Official; Price Starts From $379


Along with Nexus 6P, Google has also introduced the Nexus 5X smartphone made by LG. The smartphone is priced at $379 for 16GB variant, $429 for 32GB version and it will be available to pre-order through Google Play Store starting from tonight and it ships from October. Let’s dive into the specifications. Nexus 5X sports a 5.2-inches FHD(1920*1080) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 808Soc (clocked at 4x 1.44GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A57) Hexa-Core Soc with Adreno 418 coupled with 2GB of Ram and 16\32GB internal storage variants.  Running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.



On the camera side, the Device features a 12.3-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 1.55-micron sensor, f/2.0 aperture and Laser Autofocus, On the front we have a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, also features a USB Type-C port. A 2,700mAh battery powers the device. The smartphone measure 146.9mm x 72.5 x 9.7mm; Weight: 136g.


Nexus Protect: Google has also introduced the Insurance add-on called as the Nexus Protect which will be valid for 2 years from the date you have purchased it. Though it is an optional purchase that will cost you  US$ 69 (for LG Nexus 5X) and US$ 89 (Nexus 6P) it is recommended that you purchase it as Google says the damaged device will be replaced as early as next working day, but didn’t mention anything in case of complete wreckage. Nexus Insurance is limited to US markets for now.