Among the many other features the newly launched Pixel 2 series rock, Portrait mode surely caught the attention. The single-camera sensor on the back and front were able to pull off the mode so good that the mode is now being ported to first-gen Pixel phones, Nexus 6P, 5X and we were able to make it work on other devices running Android 8.0 Oreo. Continue reading “Pixel 2 Portrait mode ported to non-Google devices running Android Oreo”
It looks like Google Assistant, one of the most important feature of the Pixel devices will soon land on Nexus devices. Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are expected to get Google Assistant soon in a major update.
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In latest news, LG’s US subsidiary has started offering refunds to Nexus 5X users if they are experiencing boot loops on their device. Instead of fixing or replacing the device, the company is offering a full refund, as it doesn’t have the necessary parts to replace them with. Continue reading “LG offering full refund for faulty Nexus 5X units facing boot loop issues”
Google is evaluating a new firmware update to add fingerprint scanner gestures to Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. The recently launched Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones come with fingerprint gesture features which allows you to “swipe” the scanner to access the notification shade Continue reading “Google evaluating firmware update to Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P for fingerprint gesture support”
Earlier this week Google introduced its flagships Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. The Pixel is a Nexus 5X successor. So let’s compare the two phones and see the difference between the two.
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We’ve already listed and compared several smartphones under the Rs 10k and Rs 15k marks. Now, we move to the under Rs 25k segment which is arguably the most competitive segment in India where manufacturers claim to offer flagship devices at affordable prices. Let’s take a look at the different options available for anyone looking to buy a phone within this price range.
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Google is offering a big discount on the Nexus 5X in India on the occasion of the upcoming Holi festival. The company is giving Rs 4,000 discount for the Nexus 5X on the Google Store in India till March 27.
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Google has announced that the February security update for Android has already started rolling out to Nexus devices. The update brings about several bug fixes to 8 Nexus devices.
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The Nexus 5X has been receiving price cut after price cut especially in India and now the 5X and the Nexus 6P have received similar price cuts in USA. The Nexus 5X and Gold Nexus 6P have received a US$ 50 price cut.
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A new rumor indicates that Google will launch two phones in 2016 as well just like they did with the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P in 2015. However, the more interesting tidbit is that both the phones might be manufactured by HTC.
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Google introduced the Nexus program with the HTC Google Nexus One. The primary objective is to showcase the power of Android by using decent hardware and selling the devices at decent price points. Nexus devices always have a place in the hearts of Android purists as it has a stock Android experience and always are the first phones to receive new updates. Since the first Nexus smartphone, Google has released a Nexus smartphone every year. This year however, Google released two smartphones, the LG Nexus 5X and the Huawei Nexus 6P to provide two options for users. The 5X is the “lower-end” handset of the two and is a direct successor to the Nexus 5 which was released in 2013. Nexus phones in the past have always had issues and compromises that the users had to make in exchange for a stock Android experience. However, things appear to be different this time around with both the Nexus devices. Let us dive into the review to see whether the Google Nexus 5X manages to break-free from the usual Nexus restraints.
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Google has just released v3.1 of its camera app that brings UI changes. Users of Marshmallow devices will now be able to have the camera UI of the Nexus 5X and 6P on their devices too.
Continue reading “Google Camera v3.1 released – Brings Nexus 6P and 5X UI to all Marshmallow devices”
One of the most worrying things these days is damaging your smartphone and the cost of having to fix it after that. Some people prefer to take things into their hands to cut the service costs and replace the parts themselves while others may choose to hand over their device to someone more experienced. In both cases, it helps if the device in question is easy to repair. The Nexus 6P unfortunately doesn’t seem like such a device.
Continue reading “The Nexus 6P is hard to repair – iFixit gives it a 2 out of 10 rating”