The all-around champ is back

If you're in the market for an Android phone, you've run out of excuses not to get a Nexus. Ars Technica These phones are beautiful, easy to use, and packed with compelling features. Refinery29 The 5X has two of the best cameras on Android. Mashable
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Hitting the sweet spot

Capturing the soul of the Nexus family, the 5X offers top-line performance in a compact, lightweight device that's ready to go anywhere, anytime. Beneath the 5.2-inch display is a hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor for world-class speed at an affordable price.

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A powerful camera that catches more light

The best all-around camera we've ever put into a Nexus shines in low-light conditions. Its larger 1.55μm pixels capture more light even in the dimmest conditions to produce stunning details and sharp images. With a faster Google Camera app, you'll never miss a moment, and with the smart Google Photos app, your memories are easy to relive and always at your fingertips.

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Pixel Size

Capturing light is sort of like catching rain in a bucket; the bigger the bucket, the more rain you're going to catch. For a camera, those "buckets" are the pixel size. And the Nexus camera has big buckets! 1.55μm-sized pixels are among the largest of any smartphone camera, on Android or otherwise.



The Nexus camera's lens with f/2.0 aperture lets more light in and captures sharp images in stunning detail.



Capture every detail with Ultra HD in the palm of your hand: Shoot your videos at 4K resolution for a crisp, high-definition look.

All your photos, organized and easy to find

Google Photos is a new way to store, search, and share all your photos and videos. Store an unlimited amount of photos and videos at high quality for free, and access them anywhere. Automatically organized and searchable by the people, places, and things in them, your memories are always easy to find and share.

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Simplified security: Nexus Imprint

Your Nexus is quicker and more secure with a fingerprint sensor. Placed on the back of your device to complement the way you naturally hold it, Nexus Imprint will turn on your screen with one touch, unlock your apps quickly and easily, and let you breeze through checkout lines with Android Pay. And, by incorporating measurements each time you use it, Nexus Imprint gets smarter with every touch.

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Always new. Now running Marshmallow.

Built to get the best out of the world's most popular OS, Nexus is the ultimate Android experience. You're always among the first to receive software and security updates2. And you'll have the freshest, fastest version—Android 6.0 Marshmallow—working for you right out of the box.

Get all the sweet details

Everything you love about Google, baked right in.

Nexus comes with the best Google apps pre-installed, so it's ready to use right out of the box. Search, Maps, Chrome, YouTube, Gmail, Drive, and so much more-ready for you to enjoy on your phone. And with Google Play Store you can access your favorite digital entertainment. Choose from millions of apps, books, songs, movies, and games.



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Perks for your purchase

Your Nexus 5X ships with 90 days of Google Play Music for free. It's on us.7

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Buy a Nexus 5X and redeem your offer by 4/18/2017. New subscribers only. Google account required. Listen after trial ends for $9.99/mo. Terms apply.7

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Nexus 5X

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Nexus 6


69.1 x 137.8 x 8.5mm


72.6 x 147.0 x 7.9 mm


77.8 x 159.3 x 7.3mm


82.9 x 159.2 x 10.0mm


5" FHD LCD (1920 x 1080)
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3


5.2" FHD LCD (1920 x 1080)
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3


5.7" AMOLED (2560 x 1440)
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4


6" AMOLED (2560 x 1440)
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3


Rear: 8MP; 1.4μm; f/2.5
Front: 1.3MP


Rear: 12.3 MP2; 1.55μm; f/2.0
Front: 5 MP


Rear: 12.3 MP2; 1.55μm; f/2.0
Front: 8 MP


Rear: 13MP; 1.12μm; f/2.0
Front: 2MP


2300 mAh Battery


2700 mAh Battery3
USB Type-C™ for fast charging


3450 mAh battery3
USB Type-C™ for fast charging


3220 mAh Battery
Turbo Charger