Finally wait is over for Google fans because their much awaited favorite Nexus 6 is official now. Specs of Nexus 6 is similar we have in so far leaks and rumours. Nexus 6 becomes the first Nexus device in phablet niche and as expected will be giving tough time to king of phablet series device Galaxy Note 4. Both devices will be head to head on release and its perfect time to have a good look on what both devices are offering to its customers and which device buyers should buy.
No doubt design wise both devices are spectacular and both have metal around their edges. Rear design of Nexus 6 is of plastic while Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note 4 is offering a soft faux leather back. Although both devices gives a well-built look but still Note 4 wins here because of its soft faux leather rear design which looks premium as compared to plastic.
Both devices have few similarities on paper, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Nexus 6 both are powered by same Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 processor with 3 GB of RAM. Both devices are featuring battery of same 3220mAh size. Display technology used by both devices is same AMOLED. Native storage of both flagship devices is 32GB, Samsung users can expand memory by using external SD card while Nexus users have 64GB variant as maximum native storage device.
We will not discuss about the pros & cons of both device operating system. Nexus 6 is offering stock version of Android L while Samsung is offering Android TouchWiz version with few tweaks. Let’s have a look on both devices complete Specs and at the end we will give a verdict.
Before launch of Nexus 6, Nexus series is known for low price tag with high end Specification but this is not the case for recently launched Nexus 6. Nexus 6 is first phablet from Google with a high price tag as compared to earlier Nexus devices.
The much hyped Motorola Nexus 6 is featuring a 5.9 inches new AMOLED display with a Quad HD screen with 493 pixels per Inch. Like the Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note 4 is also powered by latest quad core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 processor with 3GB of RAM. In terms of native storage device is divided into two 32GB and 64GB variants, but device is not offering external SD-card for memory expansion.
Google Nexus 6 is the first Google Smartphone joined the premium camera club. The main rear camera of device is of 13MP with OIS and dual ring LED flashlight. Front facing camera of Nexus 6 is not high end and is only 2MP. Nexus 6 dimensions are 159.3 x 83 x 10mm. Device weighs 184 grams.
One of the prominent feature of Nexus 6 is its dual front facing Speakers and Nexus built in wireless charger which was missing in earlier models. Nexus 6 becomes the first time Nexus Smartphone which will be available through all major carriers of USA. As mentioned above price tag of Nexus 6 is a bit high as compared to earlier Nexus Smartphones. 32GB variant will be available for $649 while 64GB variant will be available for $699. Of course these price tags are without any contract.
On the other hand Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 is also featuring AMOLED display but Samsung used a new term Super AMOLED for its display and this display is rated as best display available in the market. Galaxy Note 4 64GB variant is not available but still users can expand Note 4 memory up to 128GB by using external Micro-SD card. Camera in Galaxy Note 4 is of 16MP as compared to Nexus 6 13MP. Other features of camera including Led flash light and OIS are also in Note 4 camera.
In terms of thickness Galaxy Note 4 is slightly thinner and weights 8 grams less than Nexus 6. Off contract price of Note 4 ranges between $700 -- $800, while on two year contract device is available for $299.
No doubt both devices are pretty attractive because of their high end Specs and glorious design but the fact is Galaxy Note 4 nailed down the phablet niche because of its S pen and also couple of special Note applications.
Galaxy Note 4 gives more premium look than Nexus 6 and also takes lead in this tight competition because of couple of features includes Finger print and heart rate scanner, Multi-tasking feature and also better WI-FI and camera feature. Stock Android L surely attracts many customers but it’s not enough for Nexus 6 to be winner here.
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