Google just unveiled its two new Android phones, the Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X which each come with better cameras than previous models.
The 6P is a larger phone — it boasts a 5.7-inch display versus a 5.2-inch display on the 5X. It also has a superior camera.
Google spent a lot of time talking about how the larger pixels in the 6P means that it’s optimised for indoor photography and great low-light performance. The company says it’s “the best all-around camera we’ve ever put into a Nexus device.”
It has a 12 megapixel rear camera and a 8MP front-facing camera, while the 5X has cameras with 12.3MP and 5MP for rear and front, respectively.
Here’s how Google showed off its better camera, compared to the latest iPhone’s camera:
Both phones can shoot 4K video and slow-motion video, and the 6P comes with a new feature called burst mode, which lets you create short GIFs by taking a series of photos by pressing down the camera button.
Apple just released something similar called “Live Photos,” a feature which automatically takes short videos, without you having to change the way you press the camera button.
The Nexus 6P will cost $US499 and the 5X will cost $US379, and preorders for both phones start today.
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