Google today released its latest Nexus Smartphone – Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P in India. The smartphones that were earlier unveiled in San Francisco on the 29th September will be available for pre order in India starting today from 2 PM onwards and the sales of the LG Nexus 5X will start from 21st October.
The LG Nexus 5X and the Huawei Nexus 6P will be retailed online exclusively on Amazon and Flipkart respectively. The Nexus 5X will be available for Rs. 31,900 for the 16GB variant and Rs. 35,900 for the 32GB variant. The 32GB variant of the Nexus 6P will retail for Rs. 39,999 and the 64 GB variant will retail for Rs. 42,999. The smartphones will also be available for purchase on some selected stores from the dates of their sale.
Google Launches Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P in India: Price, Specification, First Impression
Google is also touting lots of offers and pre-order benefits that a buyer can avail by pre-ordering the Nexus Smartphones. If you pre-order a Nexus 5X, you will get Rs. 2500 worth Bluetooth headset-free, Rs. 6500 worth screen replacement and more over the HDFC Credit card users will get an additional cashback of Rs. 3,500.
On the other hand, if you pre-order the Nexus 6P through Flipkart, you get a Rs. 2999 worth Google Chromecast dongle or if you order through an offline retailer you get a Bluetooth speaker worth Rs. 2495.
Both the new Google Nexus Smartphones will come with USB Type-C, fingerprint sensor called the Nexus Imprint, and they will run the latest Android v6.0 Marshmallow.
“Now India is the fastest growing Smartphone market in the entire world, and it’s exciting to launch our newest Nexus phones here. We are looking forward to the Nexus 5X and 6P deliver a premium experience for the Indian users, demonstrating what is possible when innovative hardware, thoughtful design, and the latest Android software all come together.” David Shapiro, the Global Director of Chrome and Android Marketing at Google said during the launch
The more premium among the two, Nexus 6P features a full metal body.