Google Nexus 5X

Announced:
Sep 29, 2015
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 20, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Display size:

5.2 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

423 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

70.04 %

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Laser autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 inches (147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Colors:

Black, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992

Processor:

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 418

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

OS:

Android (8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS:

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity:

2700 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Yes

Talk time:

20.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Internet use:

LTE: 8 hours; Wi-Fi: 9 hours

Music playback:

75.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 429

This device is also known as LG Nexus 5X

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Google Nexus 5X 16GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

MSRP price:

$ 379

Google Nexus 5X

for North America

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 29

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz

Pros

  • Large camera sensor pixel size (1.55 μm)

Cons

  • Too little RAM

Description

Also made by LG, the Google Nexus 5X is an evolution on the original design with an upgraded hardware, and a launch pad for Google's Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Coming with a 5.2" display, finger scanner and it also puts a unique focus on the camera, with a 12.3 MP shooter that offers huge 1.55 micron pixels to excel in low-light photography.

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