Google Nexus 6P vs Motorola Moto X Style vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+: specs comparison


In case you're an Android fan but have been living under a rock, Google just released two new Nexus phones, the Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X. Made by Huawei and LG respectively, these will be the new conveyors of the pure Android experience. 

The Nexus 6P is undoubtedly the better-spec'd handset: with a Snapdragon 810, 3GB of RAM, a 5.7-inch Quad HD display, and a fingerprint scanner at the back, its specs sheet is definitely not too shabby.

However, there are two other relatively new and pretty compelling devices in the same display 5.7" size diapason - the Moto X Style, also known as the Pure Edition, and the Galaxy S6 edge+. How does the three stack up against each other in terms of specs and specs alone? We decided to put the three against one another in an improvised specs clashdown and determine which one is the best equipped and which one has brought a knife to a gunfight.

Google Nexus 6P vs Motorola Moto X Style vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

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Display

Size

5.7 inches
5.7 inches
5.7 inches

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

71.60 %
75.03 %
76.62 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 430
Adreno 418
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
64GB
64GB, not expandable

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

3450 mAh
3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time

23.00 hours
the average is 17 h (995 min)
 
28.00 hours
the average is 17 h (995 min)

Stand-by time

18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 22 days (530 h)
 
14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 22 days (530 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
 
20.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1300 min)

Internet use

LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours
 
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 11 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours

Music playback

100.00 hours
 
66.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
 
15.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.3 MP (Laser autofocus)
21 MP (PDAF, BSI sensor)
16 MP (OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.1 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps), 640x480 (VGA)

Features

Video calling
HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling

Front

8 MP
5 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.27 x 3.06 x 0.29 inches (159.3 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm)
6.06 x 3.00 x 0.44 inches (153.9 x 76.2 x 11.06 mm)
6.08 x 2.98 x 0.27 inches (154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm)

Weight

6.28 oz
6.31 oz
5.40 oz

178.0 g
179.0 g
153.0 g

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Splash, Dust; IP 52
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 
Touch sensitive control keys

Buyers information

Price

$ 649
 
 


Related phones

Nexus 6P
  • Display 5.7 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12.3 MP (Single camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
    3GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB,
  • Battery 3450 mAh
  • OS Android 8.1 Oreo
Moto X Style
  • Display 5.7 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 21 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
    3GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat
Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Display 5.7 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 7 Octa
    4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, not expandable
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat
    Samsung TouchWiz UI

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