Google Pixel vs Motorola Nexus 6

2.74 in
5.66 in
Google Pixel
vs
3.27 in
6.27 in
Motorola Nexus 6

Full Comparison

Hardware

Google PixelGoogle PixelMotorola Nexus 6Motorola Nexus 6
Operating System
Android 8.0
Android 6.0
Cpu Speed
2.15 GHz
2.7 GHz
CPU Cores
Quad Core
Quad Core
CPU Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
GPU
yesYes
yesYes
GPU Model
Qualcomm Adreno 530
Qualcomm Adreno 420 GPU
Ram memory
4GB
3GB

Display

Google PixelGoogle PixelMotorola Nexus 6Motorola Nexus 6
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
5.00 in
5.96 in
Resolution
1920, 1080
2560, 1440
Technology
OLED (AMOLED)
OLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density
441 ppi
493 ppi
Screen Material
Corning Gorilla Glass 4.0
Corning Gorilla Glass 3.0
Dual screen support
noNo
yesYes
Scratch resistant display
yesYes
yesYes
Ambient light sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Multi touch
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

Google PixelGoogle PixelMotorola Nexus 6Motorola Nexus 6
Number of cameras
2
2
Front Resolution
8 Mpx
2 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
12.3 Mpx
13 Mpx
Primary rear lens aperture
2.0 f
2.0 f
Primary rear sensor size
1/2.3"
1/3"
Video recording
yesYes
yesYes
Highest video resolution
4096, 2160
4096, 2160
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30 fps
30 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
240 fps
30 fps
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Burst Mode
yesYes
yesYes
Digital Zoom
yesYes
yesYes
Face Detection
yesYes
yesYes
Geo-tagging
yesYes
yesYes
HDR Capture
yesYes
yesYes
LED Flash
yesYes
yesYes
Panorama
yesYes
yesYes
Touch Focus
yesYes
yesYes

Storage

Google PixelGoogle PixelMotorola Nexus 6Motorola Nexus 6
Memory card reader
noNo
noNo
Types of memory card supported
No memory slot
No memory slot

Dimensions

Google PixelGoogle PixelMotorola Nexus 6Motorola Nexus 6
Material
Aluminium, Aluminium, Glass
Plastic, Aluminium, Plastic
Height
5.66 in
6.27 in
Width
2.74 in
3.27 in
Depth
0.29 in
0.40 in
Weight
0.32 lb
0.41 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
noNo
noNo
Water resistant
noNo
yesYes
Shock resistant
noNo
noNo

Sensors

Google PixelGoogle PixelMotorola Nexus 6Motorola Nexus 6
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Digital Compass
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes
Barometer
yesYes
yesYes
Proximity
yesYes
yesYes

Navigation

Google PixelGoogle PixelMotorola Nexus 6Motorola Nexus 6
Built-in navigation system
yesYes
yesYes
GPS
yesYes
yesYes
A-GPS
yesYes
yesYes
GLONASS
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Google PixelGoogle PixelMotorola Nexus 6Motorola Nexus 6
Dual sim support
noNo
noNo
Sim Card Size
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
DLNA certified
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth Version
4.2
4.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP
A2DP
NFC
yesYes
yesYes
Connector type
USB
USB, Wireless
Headphone Connection
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
USB version
3.0/3.1 (Gen 1)
2.0
Type of USB connector
USB-C
Micro-USB
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
yesYes
yesYes
Video output
noNo
SlimPort

Networks

Google PixelGoogle PixelMotorola Nexus 6Motorola Nexus 6
2G GSM
yesYes
yesYes
GSM Frequencies
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
3G UMTS
yesYes
yesYes
UMTS Frequences
800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 2100 MHz
800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
HSPA
yesYes
yesYes
HSPA+
yesYes
yesYes
HSDPA speed
42 Mbps
42 Mbps
HSUPA speed
5.76 Mbps
5.76 Mbps
LTE Frequencies
700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz, 2300 MHz, 2500 MHz
700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz
4G Speed (download/upload)
450/50
300/50
Mobile hotspot function
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes
Streaming standards
Google Cast
Miracast
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Battery

Google PixelGoogle PixelMotorola Nexus 6Motorola Nexus 6
Exchangeable battery
noNo
noNo
Battery Type
Lithium Ion
Lithium Polymer
Battery Capacity
2770 mAh
3220 mAh
Standby Time 2G
456 h
330 h
Talk Time 2G
26 h
24 h
Standby Time 3G
456 h
300 h
Talk Time 3G
26 h
24 h
Supports fast charging
yesYes
yesYes
Fast charging standard
USB Power Delivery (PD)
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Supports wireless charging
noNo
yesYes

Voice

Google PixelGoogle PixelMotorola Nexus 6Motorola Nexus 6
Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
noNo
noNo
Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi)
yesYes
noNo

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