Google Nexus 6 vs Google Nexus 6P

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Display

Size:

6.0 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 493 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 518 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

74.03 %
71.60 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994

Processor:

Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 420
Adreno 430

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 58 GB
128GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

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
3450 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (OIS, Autofocus)
12.3 MP (Laser autofocus)

Specifications:

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

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) (240 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

2 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.27 x 3.27 x 0.40 inches (159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm)
6.27 x 3.06 x 0.29 inches (159.3 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

6.49 oz (184.0 g)
6.28 oz (178.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Resistance:

Splash

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Blue, White
Black, Gold, Silver, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)
Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

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, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4

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
Sep 28, 2015

FCC ID value:

IHDT56QD1 link
QISH1511 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.86 W/kg
1.49 W/kg

Body:

0.36 W/kg
0.81 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.42 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 649

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 15, 2014
Sep 29, 2015
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