Articles about Nexus 5X (page 2)

Nexus 5X Gets Another $50 Discount To $300
A couple of weeks ago, Google announced a new price for the Nexus 5X which would be at $350, making it more affordable than what it used to be. However it looks like Google really wants to clear their inventory because the company has given the phone yet another discount, this time dropping it by $50.

Nexus 5X Has A New, Lower Price Of $350
The Nexus 5X was launched last year where it was priced at $380. While the device had some pretty decent specs, the unfortunate reality is that all eyes were on the metal-clad Nexus 6P from Huawei instead. However if the Nexus 5X is more to your liking, especially in terms of price, you will be interested to learn that it is now even cheaper.According to a tweet from the official […]

User Claims Nexus 5X Got So Hot It Melted In His Pocket
Just recently we heard a report about how a man’s iPhone caught on fire while charging. The good news is that it wasn’t on his person so he suffered no damage. Now according to a post on Reddit, a user by the name of AFChimpanse claims that his Nexus 5X actually started to melt while in his pocket.According to his post, “Was just standing outside when i suddenly felt it […]

This Tweak Enables Electronic Image Stabilization For The Nexus 5X
While there has been a lot of attention being paid to the Nexus 6P, let’s not forget that Google also launched the slightly smaller and more affordable Nexus 5X. For the most part the Nexus 5X is a decent phone for its price, but it certainly lacks some of the camera features of the Nexus 6P, such as electronic image stabilization.Note that neither the Nexus 5X or the 6P has […]


Nexus 5X Gets A $50 Discount In The US
While there has been a lot of attention being paid to the Nexus 6P, there isn’t as much attention given to the Nexus 5X which is actually the slightly less powerful and the more affordable of the two. Now if price is truly a big concern of yours, you might be interested to learn that Google has decided to give the handset a discount for the holidays.The handset which is […]

CyanogenMod 13 ROMs Arrive For Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P
A couple of months back the CyanogenMod team confirmed that it had started working on developing ROMs based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, just yesterday the very first Marshmallow-based nightly builds were released. The list of supported devices is not that big right now but the team promised to add more devices to it in the near future, and it has followed through on its promise by adding the Nexus 5X […]

Some Nexus 5X Users Experiencing Touchscreen Issues While Charging
If you have a Nexus 5X and you are having some issues with the phone’s touchscreen while charging, it seems that you’re not alone. It turns out that there have been various reports on Google, Reddit, and XDA in which Nexus 5X owners are reporting that when their device is charging, their phone’s display becomes laggy or unresponsive.So what’s going on? Might this be a hardware or software issue? While […]

Updated Nexus Camera App Now Available To All
With the launch of the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P, Google introduced an updated camera app to the phones. Unfortunately the updated camera was only available for both handsets at that time, and the good news is that if you like what you saw and wanted it for your Android handset, you might be pleased to learn that the updated app is now available in the Google Play Store.For […]

16GB Google Nexus 5X: A Good Deal?
It looks like one particular model of the two recently announced flagship smartphones from Google has more or less picked up a less than stellar rep, simply for the amount of bang for one’s hard earned buck, I suppose. We are talking about the Google Nexus 5X which arrives in 16GB and 32GB flavors. Apparently, the latter is a whole lot more worth it for the amount of cash that […]

Nexus 5X Upside Down Pictures Issue Explained By Google
Did you recently purchase a Nexus 5X and find out that some of the pictures you take with this device are showing upside down? That’s an issue that many users have been facing but fortunately the Nexus 5X upside down photos issue isn’t something that requires a major fix. Actually it’s not really Google’s fault, the buck stops at developers who have yet to update their apps to Google’s latest […]

Google To Replace Yellow Screen Nexus 5X Smartphones
Unboxing a brand new device that you recently purchased, brimming with excitement within is definitely a feeling that is hard to describe. Pure joy for some, ecstatic for others, it all works out for the good. However, to find out that your spanking new device has issues right out of the box can be quite a downer, as with the case of the Nexus 5X smartphone from Google which do […]

Nexus 5X Gets A Google Update
Close to the end of last month, the Nexus 5X from LG was officially announced, which meant yet another flagship device for the masses to choose from. The Nexus 5X is certainly a step up from its predecessor, the Nexus 5 (which was released a couple of years back), and this is a ‘pure’ Android handset,meaning you won’t get any kind of nasty bloatware right out of the box, not […]

Nexus 5X Teardown Finds It Pretty Repairable
The Nexus 5X is one of two new Nexus handsets announced by Google last month. It is slightly cheaper than the Nexus 6P meaning that customers on a tighter budget will be able to afford it. Now if you’re the sort that likes to keep your devices around for a long time, maybe 2-3 years or even longer, repairability is important.After all unless you’re extremely careful, chances are your phone […]

Nexus 5X, 6P Capable Of Charging Each Other Over USB Type-C
The Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P feature USB Type-C ports. Given that Type-C is expected to become the new standard sometime in the near future, it makes sense that OEMs are starting get on board, and we expect that more will follow in the future. That being said apart from the convenience of being able to plug in the cables regardless of which side is up/down, here’s another nifty […]

Nexus 5X Fingerprint VS iPhone 6s Touch ID
When Google launched the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, they basically launched two Nexus handsets that feature fingerprint scanners, the first of any Nexus device. Now from what we saw in an earlier video, it turns out that the Nexus 5X’s fingerprint scanner is actually pretty fast and responsive, where touching it basically unlocks the phone straightaway.Now prior to this, Apple’s Touch ID was considered to be one of the […]

Project Fi Invites Are Instantly Available Today
Google got into the MVNO game with Project Fi but it has been tightly controlling the number of people who can access the service. It requires people to request an invite and wait for one to arrive, but for today only Project Fi invites are being rolled out for anyone and everyone in the United States. Google is doing this to celebrate the official release of LG Nexus 5X, one […]

Google Confirms Nexus 5X & 6P Won’t Have Double Twist Feature
When the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P were announced, the phones were thought to have come with a double twist feature. Basically what this means is that by flicking your wrist twice, you will be able to launch the phone’s camera without having to press any buttons or turn on the screen.This is a feature Motorola has incorporated into its phones. However before you start flicking your Nexus 5X […]

Video Shows Nexus 5X Fingerprint Sensor To Be Very Responsive
With the launch of the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P, these are basically the first two Google devices that will officially incorporate a fingerprint sensor that takes advantage of the security feature built into Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Now in the past we have seen how clunky some sensors can get, but it seems that won’t be an issue here.Recently the folks at RevealTheTech have managed to get their hands […]

Google Claims LG Is The Best Nexus Engineering Partner
When building Nexus phones, Google does not manufacture the handsets themselves. Instead they turn to their various partners in the Android industry who will then typically bid for the right to make Nexus devices for the year. So far we have seen Nexus handsets from the likes of HTC, Samsung, LG, Motorola, and Huawei.However it would seem that out of all the handset manufacturers, Google seems to think that LG […]

Nexus 5X Will Begin Shipping October 22
The Google Nexus 5X smartphone was announced towards the end of last month. Google stated that we can expect the handset to be officially released in the later part of October, but they did not state when exactly that will be. The good news is that you might not have to wait much longer because the date has been revealed to be the 22nd of October.This is based on the […]