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Feast your eyes on the Marshmallowy Google Nexus 6P (pictures)

The 5.7-inch Nexus is one of the first two phones to come with Google's Android 6.0 software built in.

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Google goes all out with the Nexus 6P, the first metal phone to bear the Nexus name.

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The 5.7-inch device is big, dense and equipped to compete with other phones of its size.

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A fingerprint reader on the back unlocks the phone.

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The Nexus is one of the first phones with a USB Type-C charging port, which has no right side up or upside down. No more fumbling to get your charging cable the right way around.

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The 12-megapixel camera uses a Sony sensor.

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Huawei, which makes the 6P, adds a little visual flair around the camera.

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Double tap the power button to launch the camera.

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Nexus, loud and proud.

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The 6P is one of two devices to debut the Android 6.0 operating system, sweetly nicknamed Marshmallow.

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Google Now on Tap is a new feature that gives you shortcuts to contextual information that changes based on what you're doing.

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The app tray in Marshmallow gets a new search bar for finding programs faster.

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From left to right, the Nexus 4, 5, 6, 6P and 5X.

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Nexus phones, then and now.

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Phone owners will need to stock up on Type-C cables.

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The Nexus 6P is larger and a bit more advanced than the Nexus 5X, which also runs Android 6.0.

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Hungry for more details? Read about the Google Nexus 6P here.

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