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  1. SiempreTuna

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    Just wondering if anyone has actually seen a 5X - other than their own - in the flesh?

    I haven't. Mine is the only one I've ever seen. I've also never seen a 6P - or indeed, last year's 6. Not even in a store.

    Thought about this because yesterday, I actually saw a picture of a model with a 5X in some story about Android and realised how unusual that is ..
     

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    My friends buy Samsung phones...
    I at least got them off the iPhone. :p
     
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    Yep.
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    My son has the 6P, & so does a coworker of mine.
     
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    My wife and I each have a 6P and in addition, I have a 5X.
     
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    My Gf and I have 5X's
     
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    Never seen one ever.
     
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    I personally haven't seen another 5x yet.
     
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    I saw a 5X one day when I was working the Starbucks drive thru window. The customer paid with the Starbucks app. This was probably a month before I bought mine. It was the same way with the Nexus 4 and the 5's also; saw one or two because customers were using their app to pay for drinks.

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    I saw one yesterday, when I bought one & took it home. Although I returned it so I could buy it from the Google store (long story). Cool phone, hope I like it when I get my very own :)
     
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    I also have never seen someone with one, only demo ones in stores.....weird....maybe this is why Google are starting to discount them because they are not selling.

    I like my 5x, but I hope Google have learnt a few things from these two phones.

    I'm expecting the next released phone to be magnificent.
     
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    Actually two Nexus 5x's


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    A. I have never seen a Nexus 5 or Nexus 5x in the wild.
    B. Finding a good quality case for a Nexus 5x in stores in Oaxaca is impossible.
    C. I had my computer tech helping me with a problem and he used my Nexus 5 to call Telmex, my ISP and the phone company. When he ended the call he looked at me and said, "What is this? I like it."
     
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    I saw a N5X this afternoon at my local Starbucks. The guy was sitting in the corner chair and had it plugged in and was watching something with headphones plugged in to it. It was the white version.
     
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    Three workmates also have the 5X.
     
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    All Nexus 5x phones I've seen in the wild (apart from my own) were owned by Google employees. I'm the only non-Googler I know (or have met in person) with a 5x.
     
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    I finally saw a guy with one! One of the blue-ish ones.

    Guy sat directly opposite me on the train, then got off at the same station, then walked the same way hone. Seems he lives a couple of blocks away.
     
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    My son got his in January and loves it, so I ordered one yesterday to replace my dying HTC.
     
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    I see two more in my house every day..... but I haven't seen any elsewhere yet.
     
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    I see them in stores, but never out and about. I'm sure with all the advertising Kogan and JB-HI-FI I'll see one eventually.
     
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    no one has 5x in my surrounding
     
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    I know of only one person that owns one, and he's an on-line acquaintance. From all I've seen it's a fairly pedestrian phone, and such phones simply don't garner much attention.

    I'm considering one, but I'm first trying to determine how prevalent are three of the most oft-cited issues with it: Is or becomes slow/laggy, poor battery life, and nearly zero water, or even moisture, resistance.
     
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    Haven't really noticed the slow/laggy or battery life issues and I ordered the phone the day it came on sale so I've had it a while now.

    The water resistance thing is a pet peeve I have with almost all phones: how can something designed to be used outside be legally considered fit for purpose when a little rain could potentially kill it? The N5X seems no worse than other phones I've had in the past, though: I usually have it in the bathroom with me when I take a shower and it's still working - though can't say if the moisture detector has triggered, of course.

    Otherwise, pedestrian as it undoubtedly is, I'm pretty happy with it: it does everything I need as well and as quickly as I need. As a bonus, it has some features that are way better than I'd expected: the finger print scanner is awesome and the camera is excellent.

    The fast charge also makes a surprising amount of practical difference. For the first time ever, I don't need to leave my phone charging overnight - if I pop it on to charge when I come down in the morning, the battery's usually near enough full by the time I leave the house. And if not, I can connect it to my laptop (which has a Type C port) and it will charge in what seems like no time.

    Finally, there are the now monthly Android security updates. Not sure how much more secure they actually make the phone, but it has to more secure than it would be with an O/S that hadn't been updated since the day I bought the phone.
     
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    So this isn't really pertaining to the 5X, but today while driving home on I-635 in Dallas, a newer Camaro passed me and the license plate said "Nexus 6". I figured that did kind of fit in with the whole "just how scarce is it" theme of the thread.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 (2013) using Tapatalk
     
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    The Camero driver was apparently a Blade Runner fan?
     
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    It's been a while since I've seen Blade Runner. I'd forgotten that Batty was a Nexus 6
     
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