Oct 17, 2016 01:59 PM EDT
Google Pixel Review: The Features You may Not Need and Why It's Okay to Stick with Your Nexus 6P [VIDEO]
Here's a list of reasons why you won't need to upgrade your Nexus 6P to Google Pixel.
Google Pixel, Nexus 6P: The design and build
Pixel phones are dust and splash resistant but that does not mean users can take it into the deep. It is not an IP68 certified like a Samsung Galaxy S7 and neither does the Nexus 6P.
Aside from the different dimensions, both handsets offer AMOLED display and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection.
Google Pixel, Nexus 6P: The Pixel launcher
The heavily leaked launcher is known to be exclusive for Google Pixel phones. It allows the phone to have a different skin but that does not mean that it is way better than the Nexus 6P. So far, the launcher is exclusive to Pixel but who knows that it will finally be downloadable on Nexus devices?
Google Pixel, Nexus 6P: The Android Nougat
Google Pixel is the one that gets Android Nougat out of the box but the Nexus 6P OS can be upgraded to the latest version. The Pixel phones feature built-in Google Assistant, which may not take long for the tech giant to roll the feature out to other Nexus devices. For Nexus 6P users, the Google Allo can be downloaded for free.
Google Pixel, Nexus 6P: The camera
Google Pixel has the best camera according to the DxOMark - pointing at 89 rating. It's got video stabilization software for steady shots. Nexus 6P is not far behind. In fact, both phones offer the same camera specs, GSM Arena reported.. When used for video recording, the Nexus 6P gets shaky result but it is still able to capture great quality images.
Google Pixel, Nexus 6P: The battery life
Google Pixel phones battery can be considered as a downgrade. This is because the smaller Pixel has 2770 mAh battery whereas the larger one, Pixel XL, has the same capacity with the Nexus 6P, a whopping 3450 mAh battery.
Google Pixel, Nexus 6P: Price
Nexus 6P is priced at $499. For a faster-performance smartphone, potential users have to pay $649.99 for Google Pixel, AndroidHeadlines reported.