Google has finally announced its new Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Chromecast 2 and Pixel C during the press event that was held on September 29, 2015. Today we’re going to talk about what was presented during this event and we’ll prepare you for what’s about to come.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Do you own a Nexus? If yes, you’re in luck, because the Android Marshmallow will be released for most of devices next week. However, depending on the carrier your device is connected to and the region you live in, it may take a while until this new OS will be released for your device.
Nexus 5X and 6P
Google has finally announced its new Nexus 5X and 6P. The 5X is manufactured by LG and has USB Type-C support, a battery of 2700 mAh, a fingerprint scanner, a 5.2inch display, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 chipset consisting of a Quad-core 1.44GHz Cortex-A53 and a dual-core 1.82GHz Cortex-A57. The primary camera of 12.3MP is found on the rear side, while the front camera has a resolution of 5MP.
The Nexus 6P is manufactured by Huawei and it comes with a 5.7inch Quad HD display which supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels. The device sports a primary camera of 12.3MP that’s found on the rear side and a secondary camera of 8MP that’s found on the front side.
It is good to know that the camera is using the laser detection autofocus and benefits from improved processing with an automatic HDR mode in low light.
The first one was released two years ago and Google managed to sell more than 20 million units. It seems that the new one comes with a physical redesign along with a HDMI cable. The Wi-Fi of this device was updated to dual-band 802.11ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz) but it also features three antennas.
It looks similar to the Chromecast 2, but comes with a 3.5mm RCA audio cable and not HDMI. It will work with all existing applications that support Chromecast. In addition, Chromecast Audio it’s operating likewise the video version of the device, allowing you to stream highest-quality audio. In addition, you will be able to enable the guest mode, which will allow your friends to cast on it without having to connect on the Wi-Fi router.
The device can play audio files such as audible books or podcasts without any problems and it costs 35 dollars.
Google also presented its Pixel C Tablet that’s slightly larger than Apple’s iPad Air series. The “C” stands for convertible and it is named that way because it has an optional keyboard.
Pixel C tablet comes with a 10.2-inch display that supports a resolution of 2560×1800 pixels at 308ppi. It is only 7mm thin and when you will hold it for the first time, you will most likely feel that it’s about to slip out through your fingers. The device features a primary camera of 8MP on the rear side and a secondary camera of 2MP on the front side. Pixel C is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor that’s backed by 3GB of RAM.
If you will want to buy variant with 32GB of internal storage, you will need to pay 499 dollars, while for the 64GB variant, you will need to pay 100 dollars more. As we’ve told you above, the Pixel C also has an optional keyboard and it costs 149 dollars.