Google rolled out an update for its older devices to Android 8.1 Oreo, but it's the last OS update for some. The Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Google Pixel tablet, all from 2015, won't get a taste of Android P.
Google March 8, 2018
Only the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have a portrait mode, leaving older, still-capable devices lacking the neat camera trick. An app called Camera NX solves that problem.
Apps/Software January 2, 2018
A U.S.-based law firm is looking to put together a class-action lawsuit against Google and Huawei for the reported early shutdown and bootloop issues of the Nexus 6P. Affected users are highly recommended to participate in the lawsuit.
Business Tech April 17, 2017
After updating to Android 7.1.2 Nougat, owners of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones encountered issues with the fingerprint sensor. Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X owners are also impacted.
Apps/Software April 15, 2017
Google has rolled out the second Android 7.1.2 Nougat beta update for Pixel and Nexus devices. The update brings the much-requested fingerprint gesture support in Nexus 6P smartphones.
Apps/Software March 21, 2017
Android 7.1.2 beta has finally started rolling out to the Nexus 6P, weeks after it reached other Pixel and Nexus devices. Despite the delay, however, the update still doesn't bring fingerprint gestures nor the February security patch.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2017
Reports indicated that Telus is already pulling out official and large-scale support for the Nexus 6P, Motorola Nexus 6, Blackberry Priv, and Leap. The company will also no longer restock these devices when supplies are depleted.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 9, 2017
The Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P might get Google Assistant when the next 'major' update rolls out, but it's still just a rumor at this point, and it's probably not Android 7.1.2.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 3, 2017
Google has reportedly fixed the in-car Bluetooth connectivity problem for Nexus 6P and 5X devices. The patch has no release date yet, but there are two possible scenarios that could help determine the rollout schedule.
Google January 20, 2017
Google Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X owners who have updated their phones to Android 7.1.1 Nougat complained of in-car Bluetooth connectivity issues. After they connect, irrespective of car models, the Bluetooth connection gets disconnected just after few seconds.
Apps/Software January 13, 2017
Google's modem patch for the Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P smartphones prohibits any hacker from accessing the USB. This is a step toward fixing the latent vulnerabilities of these Android Nougat smartphones.
Apps/Software January 10, 2017
OnePlus has promptly released a new hotfix mere days after OnePlus 2 users complained of persistent network drops post their upgrade to the OxygenOS 3.5.5. The company stated that the OTA update is incremental.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 3, 2017
After the Nexus 6P, some Google Pixels are also experiencing early shutdowns where the devices turn off even when they still have around 20 to 30 percent remaining battery.
Google December 28, 2016
Google has now offered a response after several reports pitted the Nexus 6P with a problematic shutdown issue, which is seemingly caused by the Android 7.0 Nougat update. Google’s response, however, was met with dismay.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 27, 2016
Nexus 6P owners are complaining about their devices getting bricked after updating to Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Google has previously stated that it is already investigating this issue but some fear it is no longer interested in developing a fix because of the small number of users affected.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 26, 2016
Project Fi is Google’s answer to a cheap mobile network service that boasts a wide coverage and faster speeds than its field competitors. Here how to set it up.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 25, 2016
Nexus 6P and Nexus 5x devices in the beta program are finally getting Android 7.1.1. The update is rolling out now over the air and users already report receiving it.
Apps/Software December 21, 2016
The Android 7.0 Nougat update has been causing several Nexus 6P owners headaches, as it triggers early shutdowns. The problem has been in existence since the firmware's October rollout, and Google has not yet issued a fix.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 20, 2016
If you or someone on your holiday list wants flagship smartphone at a discounted price, B&H has some great deals to check out. The retailer is offering the Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge, LG G5, Google Nexus 6P, and free extras as part of its holiday sale.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 16, 2016
Nexus owners will find a reason to be happy this December. Vodafone Australia has now confirmed that Android 7.1 Nougat, alongside security patches for December, will roll out to a handful of Nexus devices beginning Dec. 6.
Apps/Software November 26, 2016
Google has pushed out the second developer preview for Android 7.1. The update is largely geared for developers to test out their applications before the official, consumer version releases in December.
Apps/Software November 22, 2016
It's possible that the night mode feature will make a comeback for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P in the future. Someone from Google has indirectly confirmed that it's slated for a future release, possibly once the official Android 7.1 build rolls out.
Apps/Software November 12, 2016
Customers can buy smartphones in different price categories. Here are some of the best mobile phones available in the market for less than $500.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 6, 2016
Google is currently evaluating whether to bring the fingerprint scanner gesture to its previous flagships, the Nexus 5X and 6P. The feature allows users to swipe the fingerprint scanner in order to bring up the notification panel.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 2, 2016
Nexus 6P users are reporting battery failure issues with their smartphones after installing Android 7.0 Nougat. Many claim that their devices keep shutting down even though they still have enough battery charge.
Apps/Software November 1, 2016
Google Pixel and Nexus mobile devices are showing problems when pairing with various cars. Bluetooth connectivity issues might have to do with the hardware or software, and Google is investigating.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 29, 2016
Google has launched the Android 7.1 Nougat developer preview for the Nexus 5X, the Nexus 6P and the Pixel C. Other Android devices will gain access to the preview version by next month.
Google October 20, 2016
The Pixel comes with Google Camera v4.2, an updated version of the app that takes advantage of the powerful camera hardware of the smartphone. Developers on XDA have modified the app to bring the Pixel-exclusive software to other devices.
Google October 17, 2016
Google has removed all traces of the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P from its own store. Now that the company has officially unveiled Google Pixel and Pixel XL, the main focus for now rests at its Google-branded flagship smartphones.
Google October 5, 2016
Google took the wraps off its latest gadgets, and the new Pixel XL comes as the successor to the popular Nexus 6P from last year. Is it worth the upgrade?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 5, 2016
If you've been wondering how Google's new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones would compare in design to other popular devices, we've got you covered. You can compare the upcoming devices with that of its predecessors and popular Android smartphones.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 30, 2016
Android 7.0 Nougat may have brought along a new set of remarkable features. But the new Android OS version is also believed to be causing problems in the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 29, 2016
Google Daydream VR includes both VR interface and VR hardware (headset and VR controller) that are used with a compatible Android phone. The SDK kit and other developer tools are now available to programmers.
Google September 23, 2016
2016 is flooded with powerful and gorgeous Android smartphones. We pitted the Samsung Galaxy S7, the HTC 10, the LG G5 and the Google Nexus 6P against each other so you know what is what.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 19, 2016
Google is apparently set to release the Android 7.0 Nougat software update for the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X smartphones on Monday, Aug. 22. The update will be an over-the-air one and be pushed out in phases.
Apps/Software August 22, 2016
Google is upgrading its experimental data provider service, Project Fi, to faster speeds in international roaming. In addition, new subscribers can get discounts of up to $150 off their next purchase of the Nexus 6P for a limited time.
Google July 13, 2016
A new deal on Google's 32 GB unlocked Nexus 6P is available. You can score the smartphone for $419, which also includes a $50 gift card and screen protector kit.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 15, 2016
Fitbit released a neat new update for its Android app, and Nexus 6P and 5X owners are in for a cool treat. The app can now automatically track basic activity data even without a dedicated wearable, and it won't drain your smartphone's battery.
Apps/Software May 19, 2016
We're nearly halfway through the year, and so far, we've already seen plenty of high-end phones from various manufacturers. These are the best flagships money can buy from Sprint.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 17, 2016
An unreleased Nexus 6P was spotted on Geekbench, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, has 4 GB of RAM and running on Android N. Is the device a refresh of the Huawei-made Nexus 6P, or an entirely new device?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 28, 2016
The smartphone market is replete with handsets running on the Android platform. The Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Moto X Pure Edition, LG G4 and more are some of the best Android smartphones that can be purchased for under $500.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 25, 2016
Google's flagship Nexus 6P is on sale for a limited time from Newegg. The deal offers either the 32 GB or 64 GB phablet plus free case and $50 gift card for $449 or $499.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 19, 2016
Huawei has just trademarked 'Huawei 7P,' indicating that it has some interesting plans in store. It could be a follow-up to its popular 6P or maybe even a long overdue 7-inch Nexus tablet.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 16, 2016
Some users of the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X report that the fingerprint scanner of these phones started failing after receiving the March security update. Users took to Google+ and Reddit to vent their frustrations about the problem.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 19, 2016
People looking to buy a new smartphone can check out Google's discount offers on the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P available on the Google Store. The deals on these phones will last through March 27.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 12, 2016