Yes! The Nexus 6P has NFC capabilities, unlike some other recent phones we could name (cough, OnePlus 2). The transmitter used for NFC is in the big black bar on the back of the phone, allowing signals to easily escape the otherwise metallic construction of the phone. The Nexus 6P is therefore perfect for use with Android Pay and the range of NFC accessories too.
Google have turned to some new partners to create official cases for the Nexus 6P. One of these partners is Adopted, who created a stylish microfibre case for the Google handset. Unfortunately, Android Police is reporting that this case has an annoying flaw: it’s really difficult to take screenshots when the case is worn.
Tag Heuer just announced the most expensive Android Wear smartwatch ever. It’s called the Connected Watch, and it costs $1,500 (£1,000). That’s about double the price of the second most expensive Android Wear device from Huawei, and it marks a move into the proper luxury market for Google’s wearable OS.
If your phone hits the ground without a case on it, you wouldn’t be too surprised to see some cracked glass. But what if your phone’s glass cracked just sitting on your desk, with no obvious trauma? That’s what has been happening to some Nexus 6P owners, and they’ve been taking to Reddit and Twitter to show off their newly damaged phones.
Getting to work this morning was like waking up as a kid on Christmas morning – because our new Nexus phones have finally arrived! The Nexus 6P and 5X are Google’s latest efforts, and after a year of using an iPhone 6 Plus I’m looking forward to seeing what’s changed in the world of Android. Here are 10 of my first impressions, after a morning of using these two device