Over the years, Google’s Nexus devices showcased the latest Android software in a hardware package that was not so compelling. Yet, with the Nexus 6P of last year, Google sought to change that.
The Nexus 6P packs great specifications inside: a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor chipset backed by 3GB of RAM to run the latest Android OS on a 5.7″ QHD AMOLED display. It also features a 12MP rear camera capable of 4K video, with all of it’s components being encompassed by a rather appealing metal design – if it wasn’t for that (IMO) ugly camera hump.
Kevin’s been using the Nexus 6P as his daily driver since it launched and he hasn’t had any issues with it as you’ll be able to see in his video below. Of course the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 may outperform the 6P on the hardware front in the future, it will remain the king of software updates.
Being a Nexus device, the latest Android versions will always be available much sooner than even when the latest flagships from other manufacturers will receive the update. Even with that information, do you think buying older hardware is justified for quicker updates? Let me know in the comments below!