Das Nexus 5 war sehr beliebt und trotzdem ist der Nachfolger das Nexus 5X dank dem Nexus 6P etwas unter dem Radar geblieben – zu unrecht! Nexus 5X bei …



The Nexus 5X is the more compact and more budget friendly pick in Google’s current smartphone product line. It rests behind the Huawei-made Nexus 6P, which possesses a larger sized 6inch display, a bit quicker components and a higher, £449 price tag.

In comparison, the £339 Nexus 5X is greatly less expensive than the Nexus 6P and a little more economical than Apple’s emerging iPhone SE. However, it’s higher priced than quite a few rival handsets, for instance the £250 OnePlus 2, which theoretically match lots of its specifications. It’s not fairly the simple bargain the Nexus 5 was.

But nonetheless, the 5X moves far to vindicate its higher price thanks to its completely unskinned, future-proof version of Google’s most up-to-date Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. Believe it or not, the software helps make the Nexus 5X among the finest more compact mobile phones available on the market.


The Nexus 5X has a quite similar design to its predecessor the Nexus 5, which isn’t shocking considering both of them were made by LG firm.

Some people will sense the Nexus 5X seems a little dull or boring, or unimaginative, but I am a fan of its design. The innovative Nexus 5’s soft touch back cover caused it to be one of the most cozy mobile phones which I’ve ever tried. This remains a fact on the Nexus 5X owing to a very similar, soft-touch back. LG has definitely taken what buyers preferred about the Nexus 5 and refined it, which is definitely fantastic news.

Its 5.2-in display signifies it’s not a giant cellular telephone, either. It’s about the equal measurements and weight as the Samsung Galaxy S6 – it’s simply just a few centimetres higher and broader, and weighs in at merely 136 grams. Hardly any room is occupied by the bezel all around the display, a fact helped by the fresh finger marks scanner being on the rear.

LG has achieved some key design advancements that separate it from its former predecessor, though. The cellular phone incorporates a Type-C port, as opposed to the Nexus 5’s elderly microUSB input. Google claims the input will give you upgraded data transfer and quicker charge.

As mentioned right now, LG has furthermore made use of Android 6.0 Marshmallow’s built-in “Nexus Imprint” support and added a fingerprint scanner to the back of the Nexus 5X.

The sensor offers matching capability to Apple’s Touch ID scanner, to aid you to set the Nexus 5X to un-lock or authorize certain actions – Android Pay buys, as an illustration – only after its user has proven their ID.

The configuration process is straightforward and only required me to tap a finger on the sensor several times.

Once set up, I found the sensor is on the list of best available on an Android OS handset. It analyze my fingerprint in nano-seconds

And during my whole week with the Nexus 5X never ever once didn’t recognize me – regardless if being employed in the pouring rain.

NEXUS 5X Display Screen QUALITY

The Nexus 5 and Nexus 6’s display screens were both low level. The Nexus 5’s display was somewhat matted and some flat to look at. The Nexus 6 took things to the other extreme by using a terribly oversaturated display which deformed colours.

The Nexus 5X’s 5.2in , 424-pixel per inch (ppi) screen is situated in a happy someplace between the two. Colors are healthy and well balanced and won’t have the similar oversaturation found on the Nexus 6.

Also they are fairly vivid and bright and don’t seem too monotonous, as they did on the Nexus 5.

Black levels also are quite excellent, even though they’re not as deep as those seen on top-of-the-range rival mobile phones’ Super AMOLED display screens, which include the Samsung Galaxy S6. White levels are clear and additionally the viewing angle is fantastically broad and I believe conquer those of the rival OnePlus 2.

Though it isn’t ‘Quad HD’ (Also referred to as 4K HD) like the Nexus 6P, icons plus textual content on the the 5X’s FHD (424 ppi) display seem appropriately clear. I don’t have any severe quibbles with the Nexus 5X’s display.

Nexus 5X Overview

Positive aspects

unskinned Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Quality screen
Good performance
Good quality

Negative aspects

No TF card support
Middling battery


Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chipset
12.3mega pixels, f/2.0 backside shooter
5.2in , 424 ppi screen
Manufacturer: Google company
Launch Price: £339

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