Google Nexus 5X price and release date in US, UK and EU

Google Nexus 5X price and release date in US, UK and EU
Third time is the charm, as that's how many times LG has received the marching orders from Google to create the poster child of the newest annual Android version - its renowned Nexus handsets. Fresh off the conveyor belts, this year's Nexus 5X is, surprise, surprise, LG's best Nexus yet, donning a 5.2" 1080p screen, hexa-core processor, and an intriguing new 12.3 camera with large individual pixels that should come handy in low-light situations, not to mention the round finger scanner on the back. How much for that goodness?

We are glad you asked, as in recent years Google has been raising the starting price of its Nexus line of handsets each time, offering less and less bang for the buck, especially with China's value-for-money brands' tide rising in the last year or so. The Nexus 5X is, thankfully, an exception to that rule, starting you off at $379 for the 16 GB version, and $429 for the 32-gigger. 

In Europe, however, the price might be quite a bit more inflated, at € 479 for the 16 GB version, while the 32 GB model will net you €529. Pretty steep, but let's hope this is this will be the case with early preorder prices. In the U.K., Ireland, and Japan, Google will partner with retailers and carriers, too, not only its official store as in the US. The Nexus 5X and 6P in the UK will go for £339 and £449, respectively, and that's for the basic 16 GB and 32 GB versions of the two. 

The Nexus 5X will be available for preorder as soon as today, with availability "later in October". There will also be something called Nexus Protect to insure the phone against accidents for $69 extra, similar to Apple's Care option. Any takers?

Nexus 5X 16 GBNexus 5X 32 GBNexus 6P 32 GBNexus 6P 64 GBNexus 6P 128 GB
US$379$429$499$549$649
UK
£339

£379

£449

£499

£579
EU€479
€529

€649
€699€799
Italy€479€529€699€749€849
New Zealand
NZ$759

NZ$849

NZ$1099

NZ$1199

NZ$1349
CanadaC$499
C$559

C$699

C$749

C$849
Australia
A$659

A$739

A$899
A$999A$1099
Japan
¥59300

¥63400

¥74800

¥80800

¥92800
India
₹31900

₹35900

₹39999

₹42999

₹47999

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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)

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16 Comments

1. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Okay... The prices are indeed attractive. Now availability!

6. Anterv

Posts: 178; Member since: Jul 09, 2014

For EU not attractive at all.

8. IMCIMC

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

In France the Nexus 6P is priced at 649 euros for the 32Gb version : It's about 730 US dollars...

12. BobbyBuster

Posts: 854; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

What a ripoff, as always with Android phones.

13. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Yet iPhone 6s in France costs 749€ (842$) for 16GB. Talk about the real ripoff.

10. GTR722

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

No way dude...380 for that?? you can get a $250 Idol 3, a $299 Zenfone 2 with 4GB or a BLU top of the line for $350......this phone is a fail

2. aesthetics

Posts: 128; Member since: Oct 02, 2014

Waiting for a nexus with these specs: 5" 1080p 3500 mah removable battery 3-4gb lpddr4 RAM Snapdragon 820 At least 64gb ufs 2.0 storage Good camera in lowlight with Ois And priced at max 500€ :)

9. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Methinks you'll be waiting a long forever for that one.

17. tokuzumi

Posts: 1821; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

Removable batteries are going the way of the dodo. LG is the only mainstream hold out that offers removable batteries. Soon, wireless charging will be up to par with plug-in chargers (I hope). And that will mean wireless battery cases that don't add almost an inch in height to the device.

3. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

5X would have been an instant buy if it had the same camera specced as the 6P which does not and makes me wonder what is google smoking these days,,

16. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

And it has same camera like 6P so it makes me wonder what are you smoking?

4. young0ne

Posts: 32; Member since: Jul 28, 2012

I think that they did great on price. it definitely an upgrade from the N6. I have a nexus 6 its temping to sell mines.I don't know if i should wait for the price to drop or sell my nexus now get much as i can and buy the 6p or 5x

5. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

No 64GB is a downer. Guess I'll stick with the 32GB.

7. Sharky

Posts: 259; Member since: Jun 24, 2008

The 6P seems to be the better deal of the two. The 5X at $379 seems a bit much. $349 would have been better and $299 would pretty much have made it an instant buy for me. They didn't even make a big deal about it during the presentation.

14. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Priced all wrong.. They really needed to get their crap together

15. kiyoshi

Posts: 9; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

In Japan, the nexus 5x 16GB price is about 60000 yen and it is about €445. So €479 might be not wrong.

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