Google Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P names seemingly confirmed by these leaked retail boxes

Google Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P names seemingly confirmed by these leaked retail boxes
Next week, Google will likely unveil not one, but two new Nexus smartphones manufactured by different companies: LG and Huawei. The new LG-made Nexus is expected to sport a 5.2-inch display, while the one made by Huawei should have a 5.7-inch screen.

Not long ago, we heard that the upcoming LG Nexus could be called Nexus 5X, while the Huawei one might be released as the Nexus 6P. Well, today we can take a look at two photos that allegedly show the retail boxes of both new devices. Revealed by Android Police (a reliable source), the images seem to confirm the fact that Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are, indeed, the names of Google's next generation smartphones. The retail boxes also show that both the 5X and 6P will have 32 GB variants - and we expect them to have 64 GB versions, too. In fact, rumors suggest that 128 GB variants will also exist, but that remains to be confirmed.

Although they differ when it comes to size and design, the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P seem to have plenty of common features, including Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box, Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) displays, fingerprint scanners, and 13 MP rear cameras. The processors powering the two handsets should be different, though: an octa-core Snapdragon 810 for the Huawei Nexus 6P, and a six-core Snapdragon 808 for the LG Nexus 5X.

Both new Nexus handsets are probably going to be officially announced on September 29. Who's waiting for them?


source: Android Police

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Nexus 5X
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12.3 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, Hexa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2700 mAh(20h talk time)
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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23 Comments

1. BLSEOTB

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 24, 2015

Looking good!

8. dxxnltu

Posts: 18; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

huawei one is better, in my mind

2. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Not a fan of that naming scheme. It makes no sense. They don't need the X or the P unless it's meaningful.

3. kozza3

Posts: 777; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

lol dude its a name of a phone

22. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I think it's important actually. You wouldn't buy something called the feces phone or the vomit phone right? Lol

25. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

Compare feces with a one letter. Smart.

26. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Same s**t pretty much. If I was the head of Sony pictures and after Spider-Man 1, 2, 3. My producer called it Spider-man P or Spider-Man X instead of just Spider-Man, I would fire him on the spot. The only time a letter was used for a sequel was Friday the 13th X: Jason in space. And I don't need to explain how s**tty that naming scheme was. Google should avoid this if they still have time. But judging by the boxes, they don't. Lol

27. g2a5b0e unregistered

A rose by any other name smells just as sweet. Call the Note 5 the Vomit Phone X & I guarantee you it will still be in my hands.

4. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

It makes more sense than using the same names and distinguishing them by stating "the old/new one" or the year. Motorola should learn the naming schemes from Google. Apple stopped the confusion with their iPads. Most likely, "X" was taken from the letter in the Nexus name, and I was taken from Huawei's P series.

18. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I thought Apple was the first one to use "the old/new one" naming scheme as they did with the "new iPad" a few years back. IIRC we never saw the new/old or year naming scheme until that.

21. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I am fine with the year or 2nd gen or 3rd gen. Better than making up letters for no rhyme or reason. They already did it successfully with the Nexus 7 and that's probably their most popular tablet ever. I wouldn't change. If it was called the Nexus 7g or Nexus 7t that would have been just as lame as this. Nexus 7 FHD or Nexus 7 2nd gen or Nexus 7 2013 was fine. I actually like FHD, it works great.

23. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 913; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Well I guess the P is for the plus I have no idea about the X

5. tonyv

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 12, 2014

please please please have a 64gb option. please for the love of little baby jesus

6. ruwie

Posts: 103; Member since: Sep 25, 2014

combine them together it will be the emoticon xp. Google is trolling us. xp xp xp

7. Awalker

Posts: 1962; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

They just posted the press renders of the Nexus 6P.

9. Astonvan

Posts: 237; Member since: Aug 14, 2015

oh please! no qhd on nexus 5X. 1080p is just good especially considering the battery size.

10. itsjustJOH

Posts: 232; Member since: Oct 18, 2012

DotA called.

20. saiki4116

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 31, 2011

That came to my mind also..: D

11. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Ah cool! I was wondering after the nexus 6 and 9 what they were gonna call the next ones.

12. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Ah cool! I was wondering after the nexus 6 and 9 what they were gonna call the next ones.

13. djkhalid

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

I really hope the 5X doesn't have quad hd the battery life always sucks on nexus so having quad hd makes it even worse

19. AZNHA unregistered

this year nexus look very promising

24. plasteek

Posts: 265; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

P for Pr0n video on a great screen ? hmmm....

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