Google Drops The Price of The Nexus 5X Again

For the second time in three weeks, Google has dropped the price of the Nexus 5X.  Back on January 12th the company dropped their entry level Nexus phone by $30 and now have lopped off another $50 which brings the 16GB model to just $299.  The 32GB model has also dropped by $50 and is now $349.  For the specifications of the device, that is an excellent price and you will have Android Marshmallow already on the device.  Plus, as we all know, Nexus devices get Marshmallow updates first and faster than anyone else.

Nexus 5X – 16GB – $299 / 32GB – $349

 

The Nexus 5X is pretty impressive overall.  It has a 5.2″ display with 1920×1080 resolution, so full HD.

Nexus 5X
Nexus 5X

That resolution gives you 424PPI so it is easy on the eyes, is protected in Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and has oleophobic coating to keep it finger print resistant.  The Nexus 5X is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and is coupled with the Adreno 408 GPU.  It has 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM and comes with 16GB or 32GB of storage which cannot be expanded (no MicroSD card slot).  The rear camera is a 12.3MP shooter with an f/2.0 aperture.  The front camera is a f/2.2 aperture with a 5MP sensor.  It supports Bluetooth 4.0LE, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, NFC and has stereo speakers.

Dimension wise it is 147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm in size and weighs a comfortable 136 grams.

As for other key features, the Nexus 5X has a fingerprint sensor on the back of the device and has an Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer, Proximity and Ambient light sensor.  It uses a USB Type-C connector and have a 2700mAh battery.  That battery may seem small but with the improvements in Marshmallow like Doze, it should give you all day performance.

Nexus 5X – 16GB – $299 / 32GB – $349