Nexus 5X 16GB

1 variations 
price Rs. 28,990 onwards launch Oct, 2015
current magic score ?
53.3
verdict AVOID
average value-for-money
currently ranked
#13
of 45 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)


2,008+ 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
More
  • USB Type-C
  • WiFi Direct
  • WiFi Dual Band
  • Google Apps
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.18/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys