Never one to play quietly on the sidelines, Google held its own epic tech launch event yesterday and it announced some pretty big news. The search + everything tech company, is dropping two new smartphones in late October.
The first, the Nexus 6P is Google’s most “premium phone yet.” It is 7.3mm thick and boost a 5.7-inch screen and 12.3-megapixels camera on the back which can take 4K video and slow-motion shots. The front-facing/selfie camera is 8-megapixels. The full metal-cased phone includes a new fingerprint sensor that will allow you to unlock the phone and make payments via Android Pay. It also uses a USB Type-C port which, according to Google, will charge the phone twice as fast as an iPhone 6 Plus. Pricing begins at $499 and it comes available in frost white, aluminum and graphite.
The second phone, is the Nexus 5X, a more affordable option. It boosts a 5.2-inch screen, a 1080p display and a 12-megapixel camera that can do 4K video shooting. It also includes a 5-megapixel front-facing/selfie camera, the new fingerprint sensor and charges using the USB Type-C port. The Nexus 5X comes available in Carbon, Quartz and Ice and starts at $379.
You can pre-order the new Nexus phones today and all pre-orders include a 90-day free trial of Google Play Music and a $50 Play Store credit (US buyers only).
Google also introduced a new Nexus Protect warranty program. It runs $69 for the Nexus 5X and $89 for the Nexus 6P and provides two years of coverage in case of mechanical breakdown and accidental damage. Google promises, that you’ll get an overnight replacement phone sent to you while your original is being repaired.
– à bientôt
Charell Star | A Girl In A Dress