Complete technical specifications, details, expert ratings and review of Google Nexus 6. Find out how your chosen phone stacks up against the competition and whether it's the one that best meets your expectations with the phone comparison feature.
|DESIGN AND DIMENSIONS Google Nexus 6|
|Height||159.26 mm||Better than 88 % of phones rated.|
|Width||82.98 mm||Better than 98 % of phones rated.|
|Depth||10.06 mm||Better than 50 % of phones rated.|
|Weight||184 g||Worse than 82 % of phones rated.|
|Body Colour||Midnight blue | Cloud white|
|Waterproof (Water-resistant)||Yes||Better than 87 % of phones rated.|
|SAR Value||0.53 W/kg|
Micro-USB - 5 pin Micro-USB Type B
Headset jack - mini-phone 3.5mm
|SIM Card Type (Size)||Nano SIM|
The Google Nexus 6 has a height of 159.26 mm, a width of 82.98 mm and a thickness of 10.06 mm. The weight of the phone is 184 g. Many users will also appreciate the waterproof design.Show more
|DISPLAY Google Nexus 6|
|Display Type||OLED display|
|Screen Size (Display Size)||5.96"||Better than 77 % of phones rated.|
|Screen Resolution (Display Resolution)||2560 x 1440 pixels||Better than 97 % of phones rated.|
|Pixel Density||493 ppi||Better than 86 % of phones rated.|
|Display Protection (Screen Protector)||Corning Gorilla Glass 3 (scratch resistant glass)|
The screen size reaches 5.96" inches. With a large display, phone offers a great experience for watching videos, playing games and reading. The best phones today are 6.5'' or more. They have the advantage of a large display area that allows you to see more content than with conventional display sizes. Owing to OLED technology, the display offers a true representation of colours, especially black. The resulting contrast is significantly higher and colours appear more vivid. OLED technology is now part of most smartphones, while LCD displays are becoming a thing of the past in mobile phones. OLED displays also have lower power consumption compared to LCD technology.
Display Resolution of Google Nexus 6 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. A higher display resolution is a prerequisite for a sharper image. The standard for mid-range phones today is a Full HD resolution of 1920 × 1080 px. Cheaper phones, which usually have a smaller diagonal, have an HD resolution of 1280 × 720 px. Smaller resolutions can only be found in older models. Best phones, on the other hand, have a 4K resolution of 3840 x 2160 px. Display´s pixel density is 493 ppi and represents another significant factor affecting image sharpness besides resolution. The higher the value, the sharper the image. Average value is currently about 350-400 ppi, which guarantees a fine and sufficiently sharp image. Finest modern phone displays reach 450 ppi and above.
|PROCESSOR Google Nexus 6|
|Processor Type (CPU)||Qualcomm Snapdragon 805|
|Clock Speed||2.7 GHz||Better than 93 % of phones rated.|
|Processor Core Qty||Quad-core||Worse than 55 % of phones rated.|
|Graphics System (GPU)||Qualcomm ADRENO 420|
Google Nexus 6 is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 805. The number of processor cores is 4. It is a number of cores that plays an important role in evaluating the performance of phone as it is responsible for computing operations. Smartphones already commonly have a core count of around 4 to 8. Multi-core processors can perform better and reduce the processing time of a request to a minimum, which is reflected in the responsiveness of the phone, e.g. in the speed of opening applications. The processor frequency indicates how many instructions phone can process in 1 second. The higher the frequency, the better the performance. Standard processor frequency range today is between 1.8 GHz and 2.8 GHz. Google Nexus 6 reaches the frequency of 2.7 GHz.
The processor also includes the graphics accelerator Qualcomm ADRENO 420.
|MEMORY Google Nexus 6|
|RAM||3 GB||Better than 69 % of phones rated.|
|Internal Memory Size (Storage Capacity)||32 GB||Better than 65 % of phones rated.|
The phone´s internal memory capacity is 32 GB. The size of the internal storage determines e.g., how many photos, songs, movies, or applications you can store on your phone. This memory capacity is ideal for those who have a few basic apps and a few dozen photos on their phone. If you don't expect to use your phone to play games or need to store high-resolution photos, this size should be sufficient. There is almost no probability you're likely to see this low capacity on new smartphones. The standard memory today is around 64 and 128 GB. The best phones have internal memory of 256 GB or more. Luckily, most smartphone manufacturers nowadays offer models with different memory sizes to suit every user.
RAM memory of the Google Nexus 6 is 3 GB. Most powerful phones currently have an operating memory of 12 GB or more, which is especially useful for demanding users such as gaming enthusiasts. Normally, phones nowadays have 6 to 8 GB of RAM, which means that the phone can easily handle normal operation and more demanding applications. Operating memory of less than 4 GB is found in lower-end phones or older models, and they are suitable for low-end users who don't use demanding applications and have the phone more for basic use.
|CAMERA Google Nexus 6|
|Number of Main Cameras||1|
|Sensor Resolution||13 Megapixel||Better than 80 % of phones rated.|
|Lens Aperture||F/2.0||Better than 52 % of phones rated.|
|Optical Image Stabiliser (OIS)||Optical Image Stabiliser (OIS)||Better than 88 % of phones rated.|
|Digital Zoom||4x||Better than 59 % of phones rated.|
|Camera Modes||Panoramic pictures|
|Light Source||Dual LED flash|
|Video Resolutions||1920 x 1080 (1080p), 1280 x 720 (720p), 3840 x 2160 (4K)|
|Camera Features (Functions)||Photo sphere, Lens Blur?|
|Number of Front Cameras||1|
|Sensor Resolution (Front)||2 Megapixel||Worse than 80 % of phones rated.|
The rear camera of the Google Nexus 6 has only one lens. Single lens is more typical for older phones or lower-end phones with lower quality cameras. The rear cameras of modern phones nowadays are usually equipped with two, three and sometimes even five rear camera lenses. The resolution of the main lens is 13 Megapixel. Higher resolution does not necessarily mean super high quality photos. Furthermore, it depends on the pixel size but also on other important factors. The aperture of main lens reaches F/2.0 value. The best phones have a lens with an aperture of up to F/1.5, where more light can pass through sensor and photos will be of a high quality even in low light conditions. However, lenses with apertures around F/1.8 to F/2.2 are the most common. The lower the number after the slash, the better the photo quality.
Digital zoom in this case offers zooming up to 4x. Of course, the higher the lens value, the more distant object can be zoomed in. Nonetheless, the disadvantage of digital zoom is that the quality and sharpness of photo deteriorates when using it. An undeniable advantage is the optical image stabilisation, which makes image significantly more stable without any loss in quality. Cheaper phone models are equipped with electronic stabilisation, which has a negative effect on the resulting image quality.
The front camera of phone Google Nexus 6 has one lens. This number of lenses is standard on most smartphones nowadays. The resolution of front lens reaches 2 Megapixel. Again, it should be noted that resolution is only one of several other significant factors that affect resulting quality of a photo.
|BATTERY AND CHARGING Google Nexus 6|
|Battery Capacity (Battery Size)||3220 mAh||Better than 75 % of phones rated.|
|Standby Time||330 hours||Worse than 55 % of phones rated.|
|Talk Time||1440 minutes||Better than 87 % of phones rated.|
|Run Time Details||
Active online usage (Wi-Fi): up to 9.5 hrs
Active online usage (LTE): up to 10 hrs
Playback (video): up to 10 hrs
Standby: up to 330 hrs
Talk: up to 1440 min
Mixed usage: up to 24 hrs
The battery size of Google Nexus 6 is 3220 mAh. Nevertheless, battery capacity is not the only factor that affects the phone's battery life. For example - the size of the display, the performance of the processor, the use of data functions and, of course, the intensity of use of phone in general all have a significant impact on battery life. Standard for most smartphones today is a battery capacity of around 4500 to 5000 mAH. Phones with this battery size usually guarantee a phone life of at least 1 day. Older or cheaper smartphone models can then reach battery capacities typically around 2500 mAH and below. With this capacity, you may find that if you use your phone heavily, you may need to recharge your phone during the day.
Standby time is 330 hours and it expresses the maximum time your phone can last on a single charge when you are not actively using it. Talk time, or we can say battery life when making calls, then indicates amount of time your phone will last from a full charge if you are constantly on a call. Google Nexus 6 is provided with a talk time about 1440 minutes.
|CELLULAR Google Nexus 6|
|Technology||WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM|
|Mobile Broadband Generation||4G||Better than 91 % of phones rated.|
|Operating System||Android 5.0 (Lollipop)|
Google Nexus 6 supports 4G. 5G connectivity, which is slowly replacing standard 4G connectivity, is still more the preserve of the latest phones. The operating system in this case is Android 5.0 (Lollipop).Show more
|COMMUNICATIONS Google Nexus 6|
|Data Transmission||GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE|
|2G Band||850 GSM, 900 GSM, 1800 GSM, 1900 GSM|
|4G LTE Band||Band 1, Band 3, Band 5, Band 7, Band 8, Band 9, Band 19, Band 20, Band 28, Band 41|
|4G LTE Frequency||FDD 2100, FDD 1800+, FDD 850, FDD 2600, FDD 900, FDD 1800, FDD 800 upper, FDD 800 DD, FDD 700 APT, TDD 2500|
|Wireless Interface||IEEE 802.11ac|
|NFC||Yes||Better than 68 % of phones rated.|
|Communication Features||Mobile Email client, Internet browser|
|Messaging Services||SMS, MMS|
Fans of modern technology will appreciate NFC function, which allows, among other things, contactless mobile phone payments, but also finds other uses in connectivity, such as unlocking the door or loading the menu in restaurant using the NFC tag. Basic connectivity standards also include Bluetooth 4.1, making it easy to communicate wirelessly with other devices such as headphones, tablets, speakers and smartwatches.Show more
|MEDIA Google Nexus 6|
|Supported Digital Video Standards||MPEG-4, H.264|
|FEATURES Google Nexus 6|
|Phone Functions||Speakerphone, call timer, conference call, flight mode, vibrating alert|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, magnetometer, gyro sensor|
|Personal Information Management||Calendar, synchronization with PC, calculator, reminder, alarm clock|
|Additional Phone Features||MIMO technology|
|OTHERS Google Nexus 6|
|Included Accessories||Power adapter|
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