LG Nexus 5X
With a lower price and a smaller form factor, the Nexus 5X signifies Google's return to a more affordable phone that's also friendlier to those with tinier hands. Starting at just $379, the 5X offers a lovely display, a speedy new fingerprint sensor and a surprisingly decent camera. It does falter a little with sub-optimal battery life and specs that aren't as good as its rivals, but the 5X is still a solid phone -- especially for its price.
- Great value for the money
- Quick and accurate fingerprint sensor
- Android 6.0 is a fantastic upgrade
- Compatible with Google's Fi network
- Mediocre battery life
- No microSD card slot
- Critic Reviews (10)
- User Reviews (2)
- 79AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE10 ReviewsWired70Review: Google Nexus 5XIf the 6P is too big or too costly, the 5X is your top choice for a Marshmallow device. You’ll have more room in your pockets, too.PC Mag80Google Nexus 5X (Unlocked)The unlocked Google Nexus 5X is an affordable plastic alternative to the larger Nexus 6P that trades its premium for better one-handed use.CNET70Google Nexus 5X review: The lightweight, affordablThe LG-built Google Nexus 5X is a fantastic pick for people who want a relatively small, lightweight smartphone with excellent value for money.Gizmodo80The Nexus 5X Review: An Old Favorite With Some NewIf you’ve been desperately looking for the low-cost wonder to replace your Nexus 5, or just to be your pocket-side champion in general, this should be a serious contender for your affection ... the Nexus 5X is like mistaking someone for a friend. Close, but not quite.The Wall Street Journal90Nexus 5X and 6P Review: Why Itâ€™s Time to Buy a PIf you’re on a budget and want the latest, cleanest version of Android, the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are impossible to beat. And buying them outright then picking any carrier you want? That’s not a burden. That’s bliss.Engadget90Nexus 5X review: Google's triumphant return to smaller, cheaper phonesStarting at just $379, the 5X offers a lovely display, a speedy new fingerprint sensor and a surprisingly decent camera. It does falter a little with sub-optimal battery life and specs that aren't as good as its rivals, but the 5X is still a solid phone -- especially for its price.TechCrunch70Nexus 5X Review: Googleâ€™s Second Best Flagship DYou could easily cover up ... the hardware manufacturer name on the back of the 5X and 6P and someone on the street would be able to tell that it made by two different companies. ... it’s time to own this flagship line, Google. The 5X definitely suffered a bit due to the current strategy.The Guardian100Google Nexus 5X review: the people's Android phoneFirst Android 6.0 Marshmallow smartphone has excellent camera, fast fingerprint sensor, is light but battery only just lasts long enough.The Verge80Nexus 5X reviewIf you’ve been eyeing Motorola’s new Moto X or the plethora of other phones in the sub-$500 price range, the 5X is a really compelling option. In fact, among phones under $450, I don’t think there’s a better option, and it’s easily the one I’d pick.Digital Trends60NEXUS 5X REVIEWThere’s a lot to love about the Nexus 5X, but poor battery life bars the affordable phone from our recommended list.
- 90AVERAGE USER SCORE2 ReviewsEngadget Reader90November 16, 2015Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - EngadgetEngadget Reader90November 12, 2015Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget