Nexus 5X 16GB

1 variations 
price Rs. 27,990 onwards launch Oct, 2015
current magic score ?
53.0
verdict AVOID
average value-for-money
currently ranked
#10
of 35 phones in Rs. 25,000 - 30,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 16 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good build quality
  • Great ergonomics - very light weight and very comfortable to hold with one hand for a phone of this size
  • Very good display - sharp, bright and with realistic, true-to-life colors
  • Pure, stock Android directly from Google
  • Being part of the Nexus series ensures regular Android updates
  • Ambient display feature, which shows pertinent notifications in a confined area on the display, without having to turn on the phone
  • Contextually-aware Google Now on Tap feature
  • Excellent, fast, conveniently-placed fingerprint sensor
  • Very good speed/performance
  • Very good, versatile camera
  • Good low-light camera performance
  • Decent front camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Pretty fast battery recharge time via USB-C
  • Decent overall battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Plain, vanilla, polycarbonate design (unlike the Nexus 6P, which is metal)
  • No expandable storage
  • Average loudspeaker

16 expert review(s)


2,211+ user reviews

video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0, Upgradeable to 7.0, Expected upgrade to 7.1
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.2 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 424 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
  • Fingerprint and Smudge-resistant Oleophobic Coating
Sensors
  • Android Sensor Hub
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Hall Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
GPUAdreno 418
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2700 mAh
Dimensions
Weight136 gm
Thickness7.9 mm
Camera
Camera12.3 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • 1.55um Pixel Size
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • IR Laser-assisted Auto-Focus
  • Broad-spectrum CRI-90 Dual Flash
  • Slow motion at 120 FPS
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • 1.4 um Pixels Size
  • F/2.0 Aperture
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
Stereo SpeakersYes
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  • USB Type-C
  • WiFi Direct
  • WiFi Dual Band
  • Google Apps
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average phone rating
3.20/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys