Google Nexus 6 vs Google Nexus 5X

Display

Display size

6.0 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

493 ppi
423 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

74.03 %
70.04 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Laser autofocus

Specifications

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

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

 
Video calling

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.27 x 3.27 x 0.40 inches (159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm)
5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 inches (147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Blue, White
Black, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992

Processor

Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450
Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 420
Adreno 418

RAM

3 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

58 GB
 

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity

3220 mAh
2700 mAh

Charging

Yes, Qi wireless charging
Yes

Talk time

24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
20.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)
17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Internet use

 
 

LTE

 
8 hours

Wi-Fi

 
9 hours

Music playback

 
75.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
10.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 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
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M4, T4
 

Other features

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

Multimedia

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 24, 2014
 

FCC ID value: IHDT56QD1 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.86 W/kg
 

Body

0.36 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.42 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 429
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