Watch Google Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P livestream here

Google is about to officially unveil two new Nexus phones today: the Nexus 5X and 6P.

The Nexus program seemed to have gone through hell and high water last year when rumors pointed out that Google was considering killing the initiative altogether, only to emerge stronger than ever in 2015. This year, we have two Nexus phones - the 5X in the more pocket and single-hand friendly 5.2" form factor, and the 6P in the more media friendly phablet 5.7" size.

There won't be much of a surprise at today's event: leaks have already painted a very comprehensive picture of what will be shown on stage, but it'd be interesting to see how Google sees Nexus phones and whether it will talk more about their place in the Android ecosystem.

The three signature features of the new Nexus phones are dual front facing speakers, a fingerprint scanner on the back, and a USB Type C port, while the three big drawbacks are the surprising lack of wireless charging, optical image stabilization (OIS) for the cameras, and the lack of expandable storage.

For all the rest and the tiny details, tune in to the Google livestream, starting at 9 am PT. 

To watch it simply bookmark this page and come back around half an hour before the event kicks off, this is when the livestream will go live and you'd be able to watch it here.

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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)



4. kasemapiwat

Posts: 22; Member since: Jun 17, 2014

Your parent must be pround.

5. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Big Banana

7. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

Obligatory "MY WALLETT IS READY!" comment.

9. NutterNuts

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 09, 2015

Totally getting a N6P. I wish people would get over the fact that there is no expandable storage on the Nexus devices.. it's been like that for the last couple of generations.. yet this article still has to highlight that there is no expandable storage. Sorry but get over it.

11. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

That's because of the newly added support for micro SD in Marshmallow. Everyone got their hopes up because of that. Chill man.

19. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Totally agreed. Blaming Samsung for abandoning Sd card slot is just a pathetic excuse from Samsung haters. They tended to find such a minor problem while ignoring the greatest stuff that Samsung innovates UFS 2.0. Do they still live in the past? Aren't they going to get ready for a better world where tech is moving forward? Even Google doesn't give a damn about it because it's the main reason why lag and stutter occur. I wish I would have seen someone complain about the lack of FM radio as well. Seriously, people needs to get over this Sd card thing, it's getting old enough....

31. xioxas

Posts: 21; Member since: May 04, 2015

Samsung fanboy have a pathetic excuse as well about Galaxy S6 cannot Support Sd card because UFS 2.0 in it. In fact Meizu MX Pro 5 Launched using the same UFS 2.0 from samsung and still can support micro sd slot.

43. ninja_master

Posts: 306; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

His brain only can process two things. Samsung:GOD Sony:Emperor Hirohito

20. gersont1000

Posts: 473; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

It's because of people like you that people get screwed, because they just take it up the rear without a fight. There is no obligation to settle on what the big companies want to force on you. Thankfully, this is not an Apple product, so we have choices. By buying another phone that's not the Nexus or any other without expandable storage, we are stating what we want. That's why I'm happy that the Moto X Pure is doing so well. There's no reason for getting the Nexus over the Pure.

27. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Sorry mate but you wrong, now Apple as moved to ssd/ufs speed with the new iPhone, 100% Samsung will have been up on this as they making the CPU for them and why Samsung had to remove the sd card and go with ufs 2.0 all they will have been out done big time by Apple speed of there new ssd had controler now being used in the new iPhones making there speed of there hd being used just under ufs (it's a cheap ver that runs better for Apple system but makes all other phones apart of samsungs lookmcrap slow I.e. Sd card will now not be used from next year or your phone is going to be crap slow next to the new iPhone even if you using an sd 820 it's not going to cut it without them using ufs

33. xioxas

Posts: 21; Member since: May 04, 2015

why not both? like Meizu Pro 5 have ufs 2.0 from Samsung and Sd card slot support implemented, not like Samsung that remove sd card support. If your phone broken the first thing you want to save is your data, iand that's the benefit from have sd card

10. joelg1988

Posts: 8; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

I don't see how the 6P is an upgrade from the Nexus 6, as a matter of fact, I think it's a downgrade. I think I'll be keeping my N6 for another year. You have let me down, Google.

38. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I had no interest when the Nexus 6 was announced but this one looks nice. It's probably be a manageable size unlike the super brick Nexus 6. That alone makes the 6P light years ahead.

21. fiddler

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 06, 2014

Does Nexus 5X offers quick charge 2.0?

22. sinfulta

Posts: 279; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Since when is Central Time only a hour a head of Pacific Time?

25. pradeepreddy

Posts: 65; Member since: Apr 01, 2013

event starts at 11AM CT (chicago) not 10AM. please correct it!!

28. Bondurant

Posts: 786; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

volume sux

29. TBomb

Posts: 1669; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Wait.. I dont have a Google computer.. can i still watch it?

30. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

waiting for msft event

34. jesus_sheep

Posts: 279; Member since: Apr 18, 2015

There is something wrong with the presenter...Sabrina

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