Google Nexus 6

Announced:
Oct 15, 2014
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 29, 2014

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

6.0 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

493 ppi

Technology:

AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

74.03 %

Features:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

13 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0

Video recording:

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

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

6.27 x 3.27 x 0.40 inches (159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm)

Weight:

6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Resistance:

Splash

Colors:

Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084

Processor:

Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450

GPU:

Adreno 420

RAM:

3 GB

Internal storage:

64 GB

Available to use:

58 GB

OS:

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 19, 20, 28

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41

UMTS:

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

Data:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

3220 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Yes, Qi wireless charging

Talk time:

24.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)

Stand-by time:

13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 24, 2014

FCC ID value:

IHDT56QD1 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.86 W/kg

Body:

0.36 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.42 W/kg

This device is also known as Google Nexus X, Motorola Nexus 6

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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

Google Nexus 6 32GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

32 GB

Available to use:

26 GB

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Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.40 inches)

Description

The Nexus 6 is powered by the Snapdragon 805 system chip, the jewel in Qualcomm’s 32-bit crown. This is the last iteration of Qualcomm’s Krait CPU core architecture, with four cores running at up to 2.65GHz, along with 3GB of RAM, and Adreno 420 graphics. The devices sports a 5.96" AMOLED screen with 1440x2560 pixels resolution, a 13-megapixel shooter capable of capturing 4K videos, a secondary 2-megapixel unit can be found on the front alongside the two front facing speakers.

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