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LG Mobile Shuts Down : Another Brand Bites The Dust!

LG Mobile Shuts Down : Another Brand Bites The Dust!

It is official – LG has called it quits on its mobile phone division, shutting it down for good!

Find out what happened, and what this means to us – the consumers!

 

LG Mobile Shuts Down : Another Brand Bites The Dust!

On 5 March 2021, LG announced that its board of directors approved the decision to shut down its mobile business unit.

This came after rumours that LG was looking into “various options such as a sale, split sales or pulling out of the smartphone business“.

Even though LG had a strong following in the United States, in third place with 13% market share, that was not enough to turn a profit.

LG Mobile has consistently lost mobile hand over fist, even after trying all sorts of way to get consumer mindshare through devices like LG Wing, which featured a secondary display that swivelled out behind the main display.

If you can’t remember any notable LG mobile devices you have actually seen and tried out, you are not alone. This is why LG Mobile is no more.

After closing down LG Mobile, their focus will be in growth areas such as :

  • electric vehicle components,
  • connected devices,
  • smart homes,
  • robotics
  • artificial intelligence
  • business-to-business solutions
  • platforms and services

 

LG Mobile Shut Down : Effect On Consumers?

LG said that they will continue to sell their current inventory, but expect to complete the process of shutting down their business by 31 July 2021.

Even so, they assure customers that they will continue to provide service support and software updates of existing LG smartphones for “a period of time which will vary by region“.

So if you really love LG smartphones, you still have time and opportunity to grab one.

You may have to live with the fact that you will likely lose support and software updates after a year or so.

The loss of another brand will undoubtedly mean fewer choices, but is that really a bad thing?

Frankly speaking, there are way too many smartphone releases every year, and it’s getting really hard to differentiate them, never mind justify a yearly upgrade.

So, no one will really miss LG Mobile’s demise. And who knows? It could end up being resurrected like Nokia and Motorola!

 

LG Mobile Shut Down : Official Statement

Here is the official statement that LG issued on 5 March 2021 :

SEOUL, April 5, 2021 — LG Electronics Inc. (LG) announced that it is closing its mobile business unit. The decision was approved by its board of directors earlier today.

LG’s strategic decision to exit the incredibly competitive mobile phone sector will enable the company to focus resources in growth areas such as electric vehicle components, connected devices, smart homes, robotics, artificial intelligence and business-to-business solutions, as well as platforms and services.

Current LG phone inventory will continue to be available for sale. LG will provide service support and software updates for customers of existing mobile products for a period of time which will vary by region. LG will work collaboratively with suppliers and business partners throughout the closure of the mobile phone business. Details related to employment will be determined at the local level.

Moving forward, LG will continue to leverage its mobile expertise and develop mobility-related technologies such as 6G to help further strengthen competitiveness in other business areas. Core technologies developed during the two decades of LG’s mobile business operations will also be retained and applied to existing and future products.

The wind down of the mobile phone business is expected to be completed by July 31 although inventory of some existing models may still be available after that.

 

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The Moto G5S Plus & Moto X4 Smartphones Revealed!

Lenovo Mobile and Motorola Mobility just officially announced the availability of the new Moto G5S Plus and Moto X4 smartphones. The Moto G5S Plus is the first in the Moto G-series to sport a 13MP dual camera, while the Moto X4 offers a premium combination of the Android and Moto Experience. Let’s check them both out!

 

The Moto G5S Plus Smartphone

The Moto G5S Plus boasts dual 13 MP rear cameras, with special photo enhancement software, including a selective focus mode, to make it easy to take professional-looking photos. The front 8 MP wide-angle selfie camera even comes with an LED flash, and a new panoramic mode.

Metal Marvel

The Moto G5S Plus has all-metal unibody design, that was painstakingly polished for a premium finish.

Bigger Display & Blazing Fast Speed

The Moto G5S Plus has a 5.5″ full HD display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920. It even boasts Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor, and Adreno 506 graphics processor.

Battery Power

Its 3,000 mAh packs more than enough power to last through the day. Even when you run out of power, the provided TurboPower charger will provide up to 6 hours of battery life with just 15 minutes of charging.

Unique Moto Experience

The multi-function fingerprint reader on the Moto G5S Plus helps to lock and unlock all of your contents, protecting and keeping your personal information safe. Moto Actions are also included, and there are two new Moto Experiences – Night Display and Quick Reply.

Moto G5S Plus Price & Availability

The Moto G5S Plus is available in two colour variants – Lunar Gray and Blush Gold. It will retail for only RM 999 / ~US$ 239.

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The Moto X4 Smartphone

The new Moto X4 smartphone has an IP68-rated water-resistant design, with an anodised aluminium frame and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on both front and rear aspects. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 octa-core processor, and comes with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage.

Smarter Camera

The new Moto X4 features a smarter camera that can do more than just capture photos. With the Landmark Detection feature, you can point the lens at an object of interest and it will automatically ask if you want to learn more about what you’re seeing. It can even scan a business card and add the information to your contacts. You can also use the Face Filters feature to add a layer of animation to your photos or videos.

Choose between a 12 MP Dual Autofocus Pixel camera, or an 8 MP wide-angle camera, for greater creativity. The 16 MP front camera even comes with an adaptive low light mode, as well as a new Panoramic Selfie feature, for the ultimate group selfies in low light conditions.

New & Intuitive Experiences

The Moto X4 also boasts all the Moto Experiences loved by Motorola users worldwide, plus new software features. Why should you be limited to just one speaker? The Moto X4 allows you to share your music by connecting up to four Bluetooth audio devices at the same time!

The new Quick Screenshot feature allows you to take a screenshot just by placing three fingers on the screen. The Moto X4 is also equipped with Moto Key, allowing you to access your favorite password-secured websites with a simple touch of your finger, with strong encryption to ensure your data stays protected.

Battery Power

Its 3,000 mAh packs more than enough power to last through the day. Even when you run out of power, the provided TurboPower charger will provide up to 6 hours of battery life with just 15 minutes of charging.

The Moto X4 Price & Availability

The Moto X4 is available in two colour variants – Super Black and Sterling Blue. It will retail for only RM 1,899 / ~US$ 449.

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Grab These Great Deals At The Motorola FLASH SALE!

Is there a Motorola smartphone you wish you owned? It’s time to check out the Motorola Flash Sale, as Lenovo Mobile Business Group and Motorola Mobility will be participating in the Lazada Electronics Fair from 7 to 11 September 2017!

 

Great Deals At The Motorola FLASH SALE!

Customers who purchase any selected Motorola smartphone during the Motorola Flash Sale will be entitled to free gifts worth up to RM886 in value.

Moto G5 Plus

  • From 7 to 11 September only
  • Special retail price at RM1,099
  • Total Gift Value: RM188 (32GB SD Card worth RM99, Moto Touch Flip Cover and screen protector worth RM99)
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Moto Z

  • Only applicable on 8 September 2017
  • Special retail price at RM2,299
  • Total Gift Value: RM638 (Moto Mod Incipio offGRID Power Pack worth RM499, and Motorola Pulse 2 Headphone worth RM139)

Moto Z Play

  • Only applicable on 9 September 2017
  • Special retail price at RM1,499
  • Total Gift Value: RM638 (Moto Mod Incipio offGRID Power Pack worth RM499, and Motorola Pulse 2 Headphone worth RM139)

Moto Z2 Play

  • Only applicable on 11 September 2017
  • Retail price at RM1,999
  • Total Gift Value: RM886 (Gift Box worth RM299, extended warranty worth RM199, ADP worth RM249, and Motorola Pulse 2 Headphone worth RM139)

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The Motorola Moto G5 Plus Offer, Specifications & Preview

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus is here! We had the opportunity earlier last week to have our first-ever hands-on preview of the Moto G5 Plus smartphone. We also managed to unearth some preliminary information on the Moto G5 Plus. Check out the preview and pre-launch details!

 

The Moto G5 Plus Preview

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus is a mid-range smartphone with a 5.2″ full HD display. It runs on the new Android 7.0 Nougat operating system, and is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC. Motorola offers variants with 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM and either 16 GB or 32 GB of storage. But we can confirm that only the top model with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB of storage will be sold in Malaysia.

Even though Motorola pegs the G5 Plus as a mid-range smartphone, it boasts a 12 MP main camera with a Dual Pixel sensor which allows for more accurate and very fast autofocus. This is usually a feature of flagship smartphone models. It is also supported by a dual LED flash, and is capable of recording 4K videos at 30 fps.

The Moto G5 Plus has a 3,000 mAh lithium-ion battery, which supports 15 W TurboPower charging. According to Moto, a 15 minute charge is enough to give you an additional 6 hours of power. In addition, the G5 Plus has a full metal chassis, and is protected in the front by Gorilla Glass 3. Motorola also gave it nano coating that repels water, but it is not water-resistant.

 

The Moto G5 Plus Specifications

SpecificationsMoto G5 Plus / Moto G Plus (5th Gen)
Display5.2" Full HD IPS display
- 1080 x 1920 pixels, 424 ppi
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
Water-repellent nano-coating
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat
System PlatformQualcomm Snapdragon 625
Processor8 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (2.0 GHz)
Graphics ProcessorQualcomm Adreno 506 GPU (650 MHz)
Memory4 GB LPDDR3 SDRAM (933 MHz)
Storage32 GB internal flash storage (eMMC 5.1)
Dedicated microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
Front Camera5 MP sensor with f/2.2 lens
Rear Camera12 MP Dual Pixels sensor with f/1.7 lens and dual LED flash
AudioFront-ported speakers
Dual microphones
Connectivity4G LTE : Band 1, 3, 5, 8, 40
WiFi : 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)
Bluetooth : version 4.2
USB : microUSB 2.0 port
SIM CapabilityDual SIM, Dual Standby capability
Dual nano SIM (dedicated slots)
Fingerprint SensorYes
Other SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Ambient Light, Proximity
GPSYes, GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS support
NFCYes
Battery3,000 mAh lithium-ion battery (non-removable)
- 15 W TurboPower charging
Dimensions74.0 mm high x 150.2 mm tall x 9.7 mm thick
Weight155 g
Available ColoursLunar Gray / Fine Gold

 

New Features On The Horizon

While the Moto G5 Plus already comes with Android 7.0 Nougat pre-installed, Motorola is promising a slew of new features. While they cannot reveal much, we know that a major firmware update is scheduled for July 2017, and it will come with Moto Key.

The Moto Key upgrade will allow you to unlock any computer (with the Moto Key app installed) with your Moto G5 Plus. Just authenticate yourself using the fingerprint sensor on the G5 Plus, and presto! your computer is unlocked!

 

Price & Availability

The Moto G5 Plus is priced at RM 1,299 (~US$ 289), and is exclusively available on Lazada. You will be able to pre-order the Moto G5 Plus starting Monday, 29 May 2017, with delivery starting from 5 June 2017 onwards.

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Motorola has prepared the following pre-order and launch promotion

Pre-Order Offers (valid from 29 May to 4 June only)

  • 12-month extended warranty under the Moto Care Plan worth RM199
  • Moto Flip Case and screen protector worth RM99 (while stocks last)

Launch Offers (valid from 5 June onwards)

  • Moto Flip Case and screen protector worth RM99 (while stocks last)

Customers can check out the 0% installment plan offered by Lazada Malaysia as well.

 

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Android 7.0 Nougat Now Available On Moto Z

2 February 2017Moto Z (Amazon / Lazada) owners can expect the latest and sweetest update in the form of Android 7.0 Nougat; while Moto Z Play owners can expect the update notification later this month. These updates are part of Moto’s strategy of bringing the best new software and features to customers, and solidifies Lenovo’s commitment to the Moto brand and the Moto Mods-enabled Moto Z Family.

 

You Can Now Upgrade Your Moto Z to Android 7.0 Nougat

With the Android 7.0 Nougat update, Moto Z family (Amazon / Lazada) users will be able to make their devices more personal, more convenient and more customisable. Read on for a quick summary of what the Nougat update will offer.

Multi-Window View

Moto Z and Z Play (Amazon / Lazada) users will now enjoy the ultimate multitasking experience. With just a tap to the overview button, Nougat brings the ability to display two apps on the Moto Z and Z Play’s 5.5-inch Full HD screen at the same time. Now you can watch a movie while reading movie trivia on your browser, or keep an eye on where your car-sharing ride is, while texting your friends letting them know you’re on the way.

*Not all apps support multi-window view. The developer of the app needs to enable multi-window view.

Bundled Notifications and Direct Reply

Stay up to date with everything that’s going on with just a glance. Notifications are now grouped together when coming from the same app. This gives the user a more streamlined and visually pleasing experience when pulling down the notifications bar. On top of that, say goodbye to having to leave an app, just to reply to a text message. With Direct Reply, you can respond to messages within the notifications bar, letting you get back to what you were doing, without having to ever leave the app.

Enhanced Doze Mode

When you are not using your Moto Z or Z Play (Amazon / Lazada), Doze Mode will automatically kick in saving battery so that you’ll have enough to last later in the day. Doze Mode will now also work when you’re on the go, so don’t worry if your device is in your pocket or handbag – it’s still working to save battery.

Data Saver

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Battery is not the only thing the Nougat update will save. With Data Saver turned on, the apps running in the background will not be able to use mobile data. Saving data that is unnecessarily being spent means more data for your photo uploads to social media, and much more music and video streaming.

Custom Quick Settings

Added customisability means putting what you want, where you want them. With Nougat, you can rearrange the quick settings however you like. This allows you to change your desired setting quickly and conveniently with just a few taps.

Daydream Virtual Reality

Daydream by Google takes you on incredible adventures in virtual reality with your Moto Z (Amazon / Lazada). Moto Z is the perfect device for virtual reality, with its high resolution Quad HD display, high-powered processor and precise sensors. Nougat brings Daydream compatibility to the Moto Z (Amazon / Lazada). Daydream, Google’s VR platform, allows users to immerse themselves into all the experiences you love and aspire to do.

 

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New Moto M Smartphone Now Available In Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, 11 January 2016 – When it comes to choosing style or performance in a smartphone, you don’t have to compromise anymore. Introducing the magnificent new Moto M. Marvelously encased in fine metal, Moto M is a powerful smartphone that reflects your personality, attitude, speed and makes you look good, no matter what you’re doing. This majestic smartphone that’s all metal and mettle, is available in stores now.

Power Meets Style

With its gorgeous full-metal unibody and vibrant 13.97cm (5.5) Full HD display, Moto M offers an elegant design and a gorgeous display that’s perfect for viewing photos and movies. With the blazing-fast 2.2 GHz Octa-core processor and up to 4GB of RAM1 now share images, surf the web and play games all at once without compromising on speed. With 32GB of storage built in2, Moto M allows you to store all your favorite songs, movies and pictures right on your phone.

Dolby Atmos-Powered Immersive Premium Sound

With a Dolby Atmos-powered rear speaker, Moto M is engineered for outstanding audio. Bring your favorite music and movies to life with amazing clarity, richness, power, and depth.

Capture Your Magical Moments

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For the ones who love shooting photos and taking selfies, Moto M offers an advanced 16MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera, ensuring your pictures come out in amazing quality. With a dynamic Correlated Color Temperature (CCT) dual LED flash, it automatically adjusts for natural-looking skin tones and consistent, vibrant colors. The 8MP selfie camera has a beautification mode and numerous filters that ensure your selfies always look their best.

Your fingerprint is your password

Instantly unlock your phone with the ultra-fast fingerprint sensor, making your password as unique as you are. With Moto M, simply touch the fingerprint reader and it instantly wakes your phone, conveniently unlocking it at the same time.

Matchless protection with Nano-coating

Water-repellent nano-coating on Moto M protects it against spills and splashes, both inside and out. You’ll never have to worry about a little water while sitting poolside or a bit of drizzle getting in your way.

Power through the day with a powerful battery

The Moto M will let you play music and videos all day and night without worrying about battery life, thanks to its whopping 3050 mAh battery. When it’s time to power up, you don’t need to slow down. Moto M includes the 10W rapid charger to get you going quickly.

Moto M Pricing and Availability

Moto M comes in two colours – gold and grey. Both variants are available in stores now for RM1,199 / ~US$ 269.

  • Actual usable RAM memory may be less due to system configuration.
  • Available user storage is less due to preloaded software, and is subject to change due to software updates.
  • Battery must be substantially depleted; charging rate slows as charging progresses. All battery life claims are approximate and based on a mixed use profile (which includes both usage and standby time) under optimal network conditions. Actual battery performance will vary and depends on many factors including signal strength, network configuration, age of battery, operating temperature, features selected, device settings, and voice, data, and other application usage patterns.

Moto M Specifications

 

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Lenovo #KamKaiPoHei Promotion For CNY 2017

Malaysia, 18 January 2017 – In the festive spirit of the Chinese year of the Rooster, Lenovo Mobile is giving out prizes worth up to RM33,888 through its Lenovo KamKaiPoHei Promotion Campaign. From now till 5 February, a purchase of selected Lenovo or Moto smartphones from any authorized retailer store nationwide will allow consumers to participate in the campaign’s contest and lucky draw to stand a chance to walk away with attractive prizes.

 

Lenovo KamKaiPoHei Promotion Campaign

Country Manager for Smartphone at Lenovo Technology Sdn Bhd, Lydia Foo Mun Yee, commented that the Lenovo #KamKaiPohHei promotional campaign is part of Lenovo’s efforts to thank its customers and celebrate new beginnings in 2017 together.

“The  phrase Kam Kai Poh Hei is a Chinese Cantonese slang, loosely translating that the Golden Rooster is here announcing auspicious news to kick start the lunar new year. With Chinese New Year round the corner, we at Lenovo would like to take this opportunity to thank and reward our customers for their support. From now till 5 February, with every purchase of either the Lenovo P2, Lenovo K6 Note, Lenovo K6 Power, Lenovo A6600 Plus, Moto Z, Moto Z Play or Moto M, you will stand a chance to win attractive prizes, and a Grand Prize of a 40” LED HDTV!” said Foo.

Grand Prizes from the campaign include electrical home appliances such as 40” LED HDTV, washing machine, refrigerator and sound bar system. Other prizes include daily hamper prizes worth RM199 each, and instant gifts of shopping vouchers and merchandise such as Skullcandy earphones, memory cards, Nut trackers and etc. redeemable at the store. The Lenovo #KamKaiPohHei campaign is made up of three engagements i.e. Shop & Win Contest, Yuen Bao Golden Egg Lucky Draw and Tongue Twister Challenge.

 

Shop & Win Contest

  1. Purchase selected Lenovo or Moto smartphones from any authorized retailer store
  2. Answer two questions, sms the answers and personal details to 66688
  3. Winners will be contacted for verification; note that the original receipt will need to be retained as proof of purchase

 

‘Yuen Bao’ Golden Egg Lucky Draw

Customers who purchase selected Lenovo or Moto smartphones from any authorized retailer store are eligible to draw a Golden Egg and redeem an additional gift in-store

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Adding on to the #KamKaiPohHei campaign is the fun and engaging Tongue Twister Challenge contest, where 10 winners will each walk away with a brand new Lenovo A6600 Plus smartphone worth RM479! No purchase is needed to enter this challenge, all participants will need to do is:

  • Record a video of themselves reciting either one of the tongue twister phrases below
    (In English) – “Get a super golden rooster booster this Chinese New Year when the chooser chooses to participate in the Lenovo promo like a pro!”
    (In Mandarin) – “无论是火鸡烤鸡炸鸡母鸡金鸡, 你都炫不过Lenovo超强智能手机, 因为金机报喜一机在手抢尽先机!”
  • Submit the video on Lenovo Mobile Malaysia Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LenovoMobileMalaysia and tag Lenovo Malaysia
  • Hashtag #LenovoKamKeiPoHei, and tag 2 friends

As a bonus, participants who walk in, record and post the tongue twister video at any participating Lenovo brand store will be given a pair of free Skullcandy earphones on the spot.

 

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Evolution Of Google Nexus : Huawei’s Transcendence

Google opened up the smartphone market with their introduction of the Android operating system. From a small handful of smartphone manufacturers, there is now a plethora of small to large manufacturers. That has led to the creation of thousands of smartphone models, with their own blend of design, features and price point.

For the purist though, there is nothing better than a true Google smartphone with a clean, pure Android operating system. No bloatware to waste memory and clog up the system. Google finally catered to the demand when they created the Google Nexus series of pure Android smartphones.

Wary of entering the market as a competitor, Google threaded carefully by creating the Nexus smartphones with various smartphone partners. They even made sure they switched partners over the years to “give everyone a chance”.

Let’s take a look at the evolution of Google’s Nexus project and how it led to the new Huawei Nexus 6P smartphone.

 

Google Nexus One

Google chose to work HTC on the first Nexus smartphone, dubbed Nexus One. Launched in January 2010, the Google Nexus One ran Android 2.1 Eclair on a single-core Qualcomm processor with 512 MB of RAM and 512 MB of internal storage. It also came with 5 MP camera.

The Nexus One was notable for its performance and its 3.7″ AMOLED display, although that was eventually replaced with a Super LCD display. HTC eventually released their HTC Desire, which is very similar in specifications to the Nexus One.

 

Google Nexus S

Google then worked with Samsung to create and manufacture the second-generation Nexus smartphone – the Google Nexus S.

The Nexus S shipped with a 4″ Super AMOLED display, a Samsung Exynos processor, 512 MB of RAM and Android 2.3 Gingerbread. It was notable for being the first Android smartphone to feature NFC.

 

Google Galaxy Nexus

Google continued with Samsung for their third Android smartphone – the Galaxy Nexus. Launched in October 2011, it was the first smartphone to feature the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

The Galaxy Nexus continued to use a Super AMOLED display but upgrades the other aspects – a dual-core ARM Cortex processor, 1 GB of memory and support for MHL output as well as Google Wallet.

 

Google Nexus 4

For their fourth Nexus smartphone, Google decided to work with LG Electronics. Launched in November 2012, the Google Nexus 4 featured a quad-core ARM Krait processor, 2 GB of RAM and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

The Nexus 4 was notable for its Qi wireless charging capability, as well as its front and rear glass construction with a holographic design on the back. It also came with a higher resolution 8 MP rear camera, and a 1.3 MP front camera.

 

Google Nexus 5

Google continued to work with LG Electronics on the Google Nexus 5 smartphone. Revealed on October 31st, 2013, it featured a more subdued (and tougher) polycarbonate design.

The Nexus 5 was notable for offering a great deal of hardware for the price. Launched with Android 4.4 KitKat, it featured a quad-core ARM Krait 400 processor, a 4.95″ full HD (1080p) IPS display, and support for LTE.

 

Google Nexus 6

Google then switched to Motorola for the Nexus 6 smartphone. It was the first Google Nexus device to feature a 6″ Quad HD (2560 x 1440) AMOLED display and Android 5.0 Lollipop.

The Google Nexus 6 was also notable for its sleek design, which belies its large form factor. It also features a large 3220 mAh battery with fast charging capability, as well as a high-resolution 13 MP main camera with optical image stabilization.

 

Google Nexus 5X

The Google Nexus 5X is an evolution of the Nexus 5, both manufactured by LG. It is the first Android device to feature the Nexus Imprint fingerprint sensor, and the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system.

The Nexus 5X is notable for the introduction of the Android Sensor Hub, a low-power processor designed to take over the handling of the Nexus 5X’s sensors. This reduces the amount of power consumed by its 6-core ARM processor.

 

Google Nexus 6P

Alongside the Nexus 5X, Google also launched the Google Nexus 6P, which was co-designed with and manufactured by Huawei. As the flagship model of the two Nexus devices designed for the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, the Huawei-made Nexus 6P is equipped with hardware to kill for.

 

Like the LG-made Nexus 5X, the Huawei-made Nexus 6P also features the Nexus Imprint fingerprint sensor and the Android Sensor Hub. But that’s where the similarities end.

[adrotate banner=”4″]The Nexus 6P is powered by an octa-core ARM processor, and comes with 3 GB of LPDDR4 memory and up to 128 GB of internal storage. The Nexus 6P eschewed wireless charging capability for a high-capacity 3,450 mAh battery that fast-charges through a USB Type-C connector.

It also features a 5.7″ WQHD AMOLED display (2560 x 1440) with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection and dual-ported speakers. Instead of a glass or polycarbonate case, the Nexus 6P is the first Nexus smartphone to feature an all-metal chassis.

In the photography department, it sports a 12.3 MP main camera that is capable of recording 4K videos, and comes with laser autofocus. Its front camera has a 8 MP sensor that records HD videos.

This is definitely the Android smartphone to beat this year!