Does the hump on the Nexus 6P bother you?

Does the hump on the Nexus 6P bother you?
As far as successors go, the Google Nexus 6P is quite the departure from the Nexus 6. With a body made out of aeronautics-grade, anodized aluminum, diamond-cut edges, and an ergonomically sloping back, we found the 6P's design to be more aesthetically pleasing compared to its predecessor.

For the most part, this should probably be attributed to the fact that Huawei, not Motorola, made this year's Nexus phablet, and that's saying a lot. Looks have always held importance for the former, while the latter is typically more concerned with the practical side of things when shaping its handsets. There is, however, one area of contention with the 6P: the camera hump.

Now, we'll start off by saying that we at least are happy to see that the hump goes all the way through the right side, and is not isolated to just the camera lens. So the Nexus 6P won't wobble. That's a plus. Still, we've already started seeing complaints within the community, with some folks feeling like that particular area detracts from the overall appeal of the Huawei-made phablet. Do you agree with them?

Does the hump on the Nexus 6P bother you?

Yes, it does
25.65%
No, it doesn't
48.99%
Need hands-on time before I can tell
25.35%

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Nexus 6P
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12.3 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3450 mAh(23h talk time)

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53 Comments

1. realhumanbeing

Posts: 53; Member since: Oct 18, 2014

I like it for some odd reason.

9. MSi_GS70 unregistered

And in reality there is no any hump.. Look at the samsung phones what a ridiculous camera hump and parena NEVER talked about it..

12. BobbyBuster

Posts: 854; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

PA needs some advertorials this year, too.

13. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Well you are one big ass AD in here. Everyone will start using BobbyBuster blocker on their browsers very soon.

19. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Samsung phones are slimmer and have OIS, Also since the S6/Note 5 is still universally regarded as the best smartphone camera, it seems like a necessary evil.

23. Rhinoface

Posts: 179; Member since: Dec 05, 2014

"Universally" Nokia Lumia 1020 says hi dad.

29. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

If you want to go all in on this pissing contest about which phone had the best camera then bring something worth comparing. The 1020 was a bad excuse for a smartphone and a mediocre camera at best considering it had a 41MP camera that only used 21MP most of the time. If you want to set a benchmark for cellphone cameras then you have to go with the granddaddy of them all; The Nokia 808 PureView.....

35. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

drunk

36. preetmalhotra

Posts: 114; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

unfortunately, some of ur knowledge is coming from stupid sites. Lumia 1020 uses 41MP all the time. @Rhinoface, Grand-father Nokia 808 Pureview says, "Hi Grandson" :D

49. Ashoaib

Posts: 3298; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Nokia 808 is a punishment to use... photo quality is great under good light and still hard to beat. Good camera aside, symbian is a torture chamber. I use my PV808 only for calls and sometime for photos. Other than these two features, I run miles away to touch it... PV808 sometime made me feel that Nokia died for good. If nokia want to make similar software phone again then I will wish that nokia should never return

52. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

true, apart from a camera nokia 808 was a garbage phone.

50. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

Samsung is notorious for camera optimization. Google should seek Samsungs assistance to optimize Nexus camera software. The hump of 6p is beautiful. It gives it P shape from the side, which is a unique characteristic and well thought out design. This hump is way better than many protruding cams in other phones which are coming out like a pimple. I hope that the high grade aluminum will not develop ugly dents and scratches, otherwise Nexus 6p will be thrown in garbage by me. Do anyone know how to get a Titanium coating on aluminum?

33. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

That's why the Samsung cameras are the best in its class even over the iPhone because of that hump. That hump means better optics and why the phone has better software capabilities for the camera than any phone in its class. So bitchin about a hump that's nothing because when you slap a case on it it is be flush, is just plain dumb. I don't like or dislike them. You never have to buy a phone with a camera bump. Just go buy a cheap sh**y phone and your hate problem is solved.

48. WakaFlakaD

Posts: 576; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

The top and bottom bezels bothers me more

11. maherk

Posts: 6963; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Same here, but it just worries me and how it ll stand against scratches.

2. manojmcn

Posts: 634; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

It's far better than the initial leaks. But still overall spoils the look of a what could have been a perfect nexus device.

30. Kratos7

Posts: 62; Member since: May 15, 2015

No such thing as a "Perfect" Nexus. Without the hump. Camera quality would probably be less.

46. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Yeah, the lens bulge on the 5X was necessary because it's a bigger sensor than the N5. They would've had to make the whole thing thicker to eliminate it. And what would they fill all that space with? A bigger battery? >:)

51. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

filling it with a bigger battery might be a great solution, but no company want us to have a killer battery. Except chinese companies, but chinese are miserable in software optimization. I hope they will achieve this feat soon. All companies want thiness over big battery and then they proclaim that ppl want it. I have seen very few ppl who are willing to compromise on battery over thiness.

3. Biernot unregistered

Greetings to my Mom .

4. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

this is one sexy beast

41. jdot104

Posts: 95; Member since: Jun 17, 2011

I've been saying this since it first leaked. The design is awesome.

53. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

Thanks Goddd! I must say that you are among those few who can see the real beauty.

5. Spedez

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Chinese like their phones ugly.

14. Manyci

Posts: 116; Member since: Aug 03, 2015

Look at the Xiaomi Mi Note (Pro) or at the Huawei Mate 7 and please shut up

6. god996

Posts: 34; Member since: Oct 27, 2013

The top and bottom bezels are those that bother me!

10. MSi_GS70 unregistered

Don't worry youll get used to it

7. johanbiff

Posts: 415; Member since: Mar 31, 2015

no, think it`s kinda cool...looks like robocop :)

8. iusshpandeh

Posts: 250; Member since: Jul 23, 2014

I don't hate the hump but I don't prefer them too! They can be THE STAND OUT look just like the Oreo on the back of Lumia 1020. The hump was pretty ugly on Lumia but still people bought the phone for the same hump!

15. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Only one thing bother me... S810.

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