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Motorola Nexus 6

Motorola Nexus 6

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86 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Nexus 6 is Google's first attempt at a phablet, and is the most premium Nexus we've seen to date. It's powerful, high-res and comes with the latest and greatest version of Android. But be warned that it's difficult to use with one hand, and its battery life is average at best.

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Pros
  • Beautiful hardware
  • Great performance
  • High-res display
  • Android Lollipop brings fresh design and features
  • Reasonably priced for what it is
Cons
  • Battery life is average at best
  • Not great for one-handed use
  • Camera stumbles with low-light shots

Reviews

86
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 7

80
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 21
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
5.922
Internal memory
321
Camera
Yes
Carriers (US)
AT&T
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Carriers (US)
Smartphone
Android
5.922
321
Yes
AT&T

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86 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

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86
 

User Reviews

90
youngus
My previous devices: Nexus One, iphone4s, Lumia 920 / ipad 1, Nexus 7 (1st gen),...read more
70
stello
My qi charger won't work with the curved back. The battery can't last a whole...read more
90
Brandon
This phone is BIG! But you already knew that. If you want something to replace...read more
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