In late October, Google will begin deliveries of the new flagship Nexus 6P, which may be one of the best Android alternative to iPhone 6s Plus. Let’s compare the features and characteristics of the Nexus 6P and iPhone 6s Plus.
Both smartphones have almost the same size.
Although almost the same size, Nexus 6P is 7 percent lighter.
Smartphone Nexus 6P is completely aluminum. The only exception is that on the back of the Nexus 6P is a glass panel, under which the camera is located. As you know, all of the latest smartphones iPhone, including iPhone 6S Plus, have an aluminum body.
Google and Huawei released Nexus 6P in three colors, and the new smartphone from Apple is available in four colors.
Despite the almost identical dimensions, the screen Nexus 6P has a 7 percent bigger screen.
If we take into account the resolution of the screen, the Nexus 6P has 29 percent more high-quality screen. However, iPhone 6s Plus screen with a resolution of 1080p is considered one of the best displays on smartphones.
In this case, the AMOLED technology competes against IPS.
We are sure that in the next year will be released Android flagships with pressure-sensitive displays, but at the moment the iPhone is the only representative of the particular.
Both flagship have fingerprint sensor. Nexus 6P has a fingerprint sensor on the back panel of the smartphone, while Apple Touch ID located under button «Home».
Nexus 6P has twice the minimum internal memory than iPhone 6S Plus. The rest of the configuration of available memory are the same.
Do not underestimate the A9 dual-core processor in the iPhone 6S Plus. The Apple’s flagship works at lightning speed, without any delay.
Android smartphone has 3 GB of RAM, while the iPhone 6S Plus – 2GB.
Battery Nexus 6P has 26 percent higher-capacity than the iPhone 6S Plus, but the battery life of smartphones about the same – one working day.
One of the main functions of the current flagship Android is fast charging function, which allows you to charge your smartphone up to 75% in just 30 minutes.
Google has decided that there is no need to use a wireless charging in their new flagship.
The camera megapixels
On paper, both smartphone have approximately the same cameras. Nexus 6P has 12.3 MP main camera and iPhone 6S Plus has 12-MP main camera.
Aperture main camera
The main camera Nexus 6P has a wider aperture than the camera iPhone 6S Plus.
Optical stabilization – OIS
The new flagship of Google does not have optical image stabilization, while Apple decided to add optical stabilization only in the model iPhone 6S Plus, while the younger iPhone 6S was left without it.
Nexus 6P working on stock Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and the iPhone runs on iOS 9.
Nexus 6P go on sale in a few weeks, while the iPhone 6S Plus you can buy right now.
We’ve learned that the Nexus is considered a budget smartphone, but Nexus 6P is difficult to attribute to that. However, given its build quality and interior equipment, the price is justified. It is possible that Nexus 6P will be one of the best smartphones of the season.
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