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Google Nexus 6 v. Apple iPhone 6 Plus 6 Comparison Of Specifications And Price.

One common thing between the Apple iPhone 6 Plus and the Google Nexus 6 is that both devices are the first phablet models of the respective manufacturers. Both handsets are also equipped with high-end specs and features. This article pits both phablets against each other based on the specs listed on GSMArena to help users decide which device is right for them.

Design And Display

The Google Nexus 6 sports a plastic body with a great metal frame. The device is 10 mm thick and weighs 184 g. The handset has been manufactured by Motorola. Meanwhile, the Apple iPhone 6 Plus features an aluminum body with a thickness of 7.1 mm. It weighs 172 g.

The Google Nexus 6 sports a larger display of 5.96 inches. It supports a display resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels and has a pixel density of 493 ppi. The display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. On the other hand, the iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch IPS LCD screen that supports only full HD resolution and a pixel density of 401 ppi. The toughened display is made up of shatter-proof glass.

Processor, RAM And Storage

The Google Nexus is powered by a 32-bit Snapdragon 805 processor that delivers a clocking speed of 2.7 GHz. The processor is supported by Adreno 420 graphics and 3 GB RAM. There are two internal storage variants of Motorola Nexus 6: 32 GB and 64 GB. It does not feature an external storage slot.

Under the hood of the Apple iPhone 6 Plus is a 64-bit dual-core A8 processor with a speed of 1.4 GHz. It is fitted with a meager 1 GB of RAM. The PowerVR GX6650 graphics supports high-end games. The iPhone 6 Plus comes in three inbuilt storage options: 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB.

Camera And Software

The Google Nexus 6 is equipped with a whopping 13 MP camera on its rear side. It has several features such as 2160p video shooting at 30 fps, autofocus, OIS and dual-LED flash. The front-facing camera is 2.1 MP.

The Apple iPhone 6 has an 8 MP on its back with autofocus, OIS and dual-LED flash features. It can shoot full HD videos of 1080p at 30 fps. On the front of the device is a 1.2 MP camera that supports HD recording at 30 fps.

The Google Nexus 6 is preinstalled with the new Android 5.0 Lollipop in its purest form. The new OS is visually impressive and allows plenty of customisation along with its multi-platform integration. The iOS 8 available on the iPhone 6 Plus has impressive fluidness and sleek appeal. PhoneArena has a video that compares the (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfgHF1mU0Ws) Android Lollipop vs Apple iOS 8 .

Battery And Price

The Google Nexus 6 is housed with a 3220 mAh battery. PhoneArena claims that the device's fast charging technology allows it to gain battery power that can last six hours for only 15 minutes of charging time. It supports a standby time of 330 hours and talk time of 24 hours.

The iPhone 6 Plus is equipped with 2915 mAh battery. The recently conducted (http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/568759/20141007/iphone-6-battery-plus-apple.htm) iPhone 6 Plus battery life test shows the device can produce over 10 hours of 3G talk time.

As far as pricing is concerned, the unlocked 32 GB Nexus 6 and the unlocked 64 GB edition will be priced at $649 and $699, respectively. It is expected to be available through all the leading carriers in the U.S., but the details on the pricing have not been disclosed yet.

The unlocked iPhone 6 Plus 16 GB edition is priced at $749. The 64 GB edition is priced at $849 and the 128 GB version is available for $949. Through U.S. carriers, the 16 GB can be purchased for $299, the 32 GB for $399 and the larger 128 GB for $499.
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