Google India has launched the Nexus 6P manufactured by Huwaei in India at a starting price tag of Rs. 39,999. It comes in Aluminium and Graphite colours and it will go on pre-orders on Flipkart starting from midnight today & goes on sale through Flipkart & other stores such as Croma, Reliance Digital, The Mobile Store, Ezone, Sangeetha and Poorvika in key cities across India from October 21st. As a promotional offer, it comes with free Chromecast worth Rs. 2999 or Logitech Bluetooth speaker worth Rs. 2,495 for early adopters, double data offer for Airtel customers and EMI offers on major credit cards. The Google Nexus 6P costs Rs. 39,999 for the 32GB variant while the 64GB variant costs Rs. 42,999.
Commenting on the launch, P. Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India – Consumer Business Group, said:
“We are proud to announce our association with Google for the new Nexus 6P. In its long and successfully journey, Huawei has been instrumental in changing the way people think about technology and the launch of the new smartphone is a testament of the journey. Taking a step forward, we are introducing Nexus 6P with latest software advancements to give an unmatchable experience and hopeful that new Nexus offering from Huawei and Google would prove to be a ‘Perfect Choice’ for Indian consumers.”
“Nexus fans can pre-book the Huawei Nexus 6P during the upcoming Big Billion Days Sale on Flipkart.com starting 13th October. We have made it super exciting; customers who pre-book can get additional 10% bank discount on select banks, a Chromecast and additional gifts.”
On the specifications front, it features 5.7-inch Quad HD AMOLED display with a resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It is powered by Octa-Core Snapdragon 810 64-bit processor ( 4x 1.5GHz ARM A53 + 4 x 1.8 GHz ARM A57 ) with Adreno 430 GPU & 3GB of RAM. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and has 32GB/64GB in-built memory.
On the imaging front, it features 12.3-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, IR Laser assisted autofocus and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfie & video-calling.
It has single nano-SIM support and connectivity features like 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO dual-band, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C.
It packs 3450mAh battery.
It has anodized aluminium body and is just 7.3mm thick. It also has a fingerprint sensor which Google called the Nexus Imprint on the back for secured lock and payments using Android pay. It also has a reversible USB Type-C port and features always-on Google Now feature that works even when the screen is off.