Other features shared by the 6P and the 5X include Doze mode for saving battery life on Android Marshmallow, Google Now on Tap which will let users bring up Google Now by double tapping the power button and is compatible with Google’s Project Fi network.
The company also introduced Nexus 6P, its the first all-metal-body Nexus phone.
Besides its Nexus phones, Google also began selling upgrades to its Chromecast video-streaming device and a new Chromecast model that can be plugged into speakers to play music from a phone or an Internet service.
This one comes in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB variants, also packs micro USB type C and has a 12.3MP primary camera, with a 8MP front camera.
The Nexus 5X, produced with LG, is built around a 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and offers a 5.2-in full HD IPS display, 2 GB of RAM, 16 or 32 GB of storage.
Both smartphones have new camera technology in the front and rear cams that promises to deliver better performance with a faster action, plus a new USB-C connector and fingerprint scanners. This Google Nexus phone was unveiled yesterday and has top-flight specs and the same display size as the Note 5.
Nexus 5X runs Android M as does Nexus 6P. The Android Pay wireless payment feature of the Android 6.0 can allow users to secure transactions through a fingerprint sensor present on Nexus devices like the Nexus 5X, the Nexus 6P and the Nexus 6. Google specifically say that the keyboard attaches without a “docking mechanism” with the idea that it’s much quicker and more seamless to switch between laptop and tablet modes.
The Mountain View, Calif.-based company is expected to launch two new smartphones that will update its Nexus 5 and the larger-screen Nexus 6.
The 6P will start at $499 for the 32GB and will start shipping out to customers in October unlocked and without a contract.
The nifty keyboard works by docking with the tablet, which sticks to the back of the device when not in use, plus it charges the Pixel when it is closed with the tablet attached.