The Nexus 5X is the spiritual successor to the original Nexus 5, which was released in 2013. Compared to its predecessor, the Nexus 5X is a huge upgrade in almost every department and especially improves upon in areas in which the original Nexus 5 was heavily criticised for.  If you are wondering what the differences are between the two Nexus handsets, check out the list below.

Bigger 5.2-inch Full HD IPS LCD (Up from 5-inch) Hexa-core 64-bit Snapdragon 808 chipset clocked at 1.8GHz. The original Nexus 5 had a quad-core 32-bit Snapdragon 800 chipset.

Faster Adreno 418 GPU

Front-facing mono speaker Faster RAM. The amount of RAM, 2GB, remains the same on both devices. LTE Cat. 6 connectivity Faster Wi-Fi ac support Higher resolution 12.3MP rear camera

Bigger 1.55um pixels LaserAF sensor for faster Autofocus No OIS Slow-mo video recording at up to 120fps

5MP front camera (up from 1.3MP) No Qi wireless charging 2700mAh battery (Up from 2300mAh) USB Type-C port Same storage options: 16GB and 32GB Slightly higher price tag: $379.99 vs. $350 New color options: Ice Blue and Quartz White

What do you think about the new Nexus 5X from LG?  Will you be upgrading to the Nexus 5X from your trusty old Nexus 5? Drop in a comment and let us know!