After a month of fan voting and sifting through 25 smartphones, we’re ready to crown this year’s Mobile Madness winner. The fans have voted and have named the Huawei Nexus 6P this year’s Mobile Madness “Phone of the Year”. The 6P beat out the Apple iPhone 6S Plus in the final round. And what a fine phone. Big screen, decent specs, great camera, and all starting under $500. Pretty spectacular for a flagship phone running the latest version of Android. Congratulations to the team at Huawei for the Nexus 6P.
Finding the right balance is a near-impossible task. In cooking, neglecting to use spices can leave a dish bland and without personality; add too much and you ruin the meal entirely. The same thing can happen in mobile.
I’ve used and tested a lot of really great phones this year, but none have struck that perfect balance between design, speed, battery life and software. Some come close, but there’s always that one thing that keeps a phone from being The One.
The Nexus 6P is different—or comes about as close to perfection as I’ve seen. What I find most impressive is how the Nexus 6P’s excellence feels so natural, like it isn’t trying too hard to be the best. It just is. Everything works in perfect harmony to create one of the most exciting devices in a long, long time…read more
|Display Size||5.7-inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display (515 ppi)|
|Display Type||WQHD AMOLED|
|Operating System||Android 6.0 (at launch)|
|Processor||2.0 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 v2.1|
|Main Camera (Back)||12.3MP|
|Secondary Camera (Front)||8MP|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz)|
|Height||159.4 mm (6.28 inches)|
|Width||77.8 mm (3.06 inches)|
|Depth||7.3 mm (0.29 inches)|
|Weight||178 g (6.28 oz)|
|Colors||Aluminium, Frost, Graphite|
Why the Nexus 6P?
Rating: Buy Google’s Nexus 6P strikes an impressive balance between hardware and software, and at just $500, it’s tough to beat.
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