Google Nexus 5X

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

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Google Nexus 5X

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

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
Read Full Review
  • 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
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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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

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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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD), 1280x720 (720p 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 oz (170 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Black, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

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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)

Battery

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Capacity:

2700 mAh

Charging:

Yes

Talk time:

20.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1274 min)

Stand-by time:

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)

Internet use:

LTE:

8 hours

Wi-Fi:

9 hours

Music playback:

75.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

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

LTE (FDD):

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

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 40, 41

Data:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB:

Yes

Connector:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

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

Notifications:

Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

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:

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

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

LTE (FDD):

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

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41

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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