Nexus 6 disappears off Google Store, offers galore for Nexus 5X & 6P

Google has stopped selling its once-popular Nexus 6 phone on its online store. Launched in October of 2014, the Motorola-made Nexus 6 was considered one of the better Nexus devices, and featured a 6-inch display, a quad-core Snapdragon 805 chip and a 3220mAh battery and was the first phone to sport Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Apart from Google Store, none of the major operators like Vodafone, O2, Three and EE are selling the device anymore either in pay monthly or pay as you go options. However, Carphone Warehouse are still selling the white version of the 64GB device for £449 and has some PAYG and contract options available for it as well.

Google's Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X: Pricing and availability

Google is currently hard-selling its new Nexus 5X (offering £35 discount on the handset) and Nexus 6P (Free 3-month trial of Google Play Music) phones which feature Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and offer the best of features in both premium and mid-range segments. The fact that both new phones cover the needs of high-end as well as budget buyers probably played a part behind Nexus 6 being pushed out of Google Store.

The smaller Nexus 5X features a 5.2-inch Full HD display, a Snapdragon 808 processor, a 2,700 mAh battery and 12.3MP and 5MP cameras. Its 16GB variant costs £379 and the 32GB variant will set you back by £429.

Google Nexus 5X review: the good old Nexus is back

On the other hand, the premium Nexus 6P comes with a 5.7-inch WQHD display, a Snapdragon 810 chip, a 3,450 mAh battery and a maximum storage of 128GB. You can get hold of one by paying £449 for the 32GB variant, £499 for 64GB and £579 for the 128GB variant.

Google Nexus 6P: first shattering glass panel & now poor quality microphone

However, Nexus 6P has been in the news recently for all the wrong reasons. A large number of users are now reporting that the glass panel on the back of the phone shatters by itself without any external force being applied to it. Another group of users have complained about poor audio output of the on-board microphones which makes the person on the other line not able to hear you properly. Google is yet to respond to these complaints.

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