They may be separated by about three weeks and $300, but it’s time to put Apple and Google’s fat-face flagships side by side. Despite the price gulf, Google’s newly announced Nexus 6P compares favorably with Apple’s recently launched iPhone 6s Plus.
Google unveiled its $549 64GB Nexus 6P during its event on Tuesday and began taking orders for the handset, which it commissioned Huawei to build. Apple used its Sept. 9 Hello Siri presentation to unveil its $849 64GB iPhone 6s Plus and the phone’s A9 processor, which it commissioned Samsung to develop.
On paper, the Nexus 6P’s WQHD AMOLED display, with its 2560 x 1440 resolution, packs in more pixels than the 6s Plus’ Retina HD display and its 1920 x 1080 pixel count.