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Is the Nexus 6P ugly?

  1. Yes, it's hideous!

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  2. No, it looks cool.

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  3. Meh.

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  1. Joe

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    I think the most often talked about feature of the Nexus 6P has been the design. For a while it was the butt of many jokes, but recent renders don't look quite as bad. What do you think about the design?
     

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    I actually like the look of it. That black panel on the back doesn't bother me at all, I don't mind a little hump on some of these devices as long as it's not too crazy. I'm more concerned about the overall size. Just can't do the whole phablet thing anymore.
     
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    So, is it weird to wonder... what the heck does it look like? I mean yes, I could google/search etc... Just assumed I'd see a link/pic in this thread?
     
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    I don't "love" the bump yet, but it's not too bad. My bigger concern is why is the bar black. I think it would have looked better if it was just off white or off silver. Of course it looks better on the black model cause it doesn't stand out like a sore thumb.

    Either way, I'll probably get the silver cause I'll most likely have a case that covers it anyways.
     
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    Sorry, but for me the bump is just too strange. The phone is nice but...The 6P makes me glad I got a Nexus 6 on sale.
     
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    I love it :) The "bumber" isnt the coolest thing, but it does the design diffrent from all the other phones :)
     
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    cool ring of light vs black bar . No wonder nexus 10 failed .
    That bar is uglier than HTC black bar . Huawei really dont know how to design a decent looking phone .

    At least we got another nexus 5........
    Although it didnt surpass previous desgin . At least it still comfortable to see .
     
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    Honestly it was uncomfortable to see the camera black bar at first sight
     
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    I was so happy that they are making a metal phone. But they had to put an ugly black bar on top. Other than that I like the phone, but that bar annoys me
     
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    Its going in a case, I really don't care about the bar.

    If the bar wasn't there the phone would be more expensive.
     
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    After doing some looking I did find a very clear picture of the side, so one could see how far the camera bump protrudes. It's not as bad as I had imagined before seeing this view. Whoever did the video report for Phandroid did a horrible job. Flipping it over and over without a single pause and a side view for us to see.

    Anyway I gave it a "MEH" in the poll simply because I hate camera bumps even though this is so small I cannot imagine it making a difference except ruining the ability to set it flat on it's back. Carrying it in my pocket it'll go unnoticed. Only my OCD will know it's there >...ha..ha..ha...:D



    http://www.gsmarena.com/huawei_nexus_6p-pictures-7588.php
     
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    Camera bump is ok.........
    but thats not camera bump only . Thats a whole black bar .
    nexus 5x also have camera bump but it doesnt looks bad .
     
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    Yes you're right it's more than a camera bump... it gives me goosebumps

    Why?

    Too much like Officer Bob's LightBar on top of his Patrol Car... it's always lit when I look in my mirror...ha..ha..ha...

    (sad but true, next week I go in for an operation to remove the lead from my right foot)
     
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    I'm coming around to liking it. At first when we saw the leaks i was in disbelief, but it's growing on me, and i'll probably love it when it arrives. Similar I guess if i had a ginger haired child
     
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    Red hair can be gorgeous. But that bar will forever be a big black bar bump thingy.

    Sorry, don't want to offend any new 6P owners. But it is what it is. And it just ain't pretty. The old saying 'Beauty is only skin deep but ugly goes right to the bone' applies in this case.
     
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    Anyone remember the HTC Legend?

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    The bottom of the 6P also looks like it might be a second plastic cut-out (in photos it's a different colour from the rest), which makes the resemblance to this 2010 handset even stronger to me.
     
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    I like it for the fact that it is different,a nice contrast to the mehness of say,the Note5 (which I have).
    The Note 5 feels nice in-hand,but,not much to look at.
    I've gravitated towards the less than mainstream devices,starting with Huawei & the OG Ascend w/the trackball,the octagon Moto Photon w/the Lapdock & HDMI port,the OPPO N1 w/its rotating camera & the 2 G Flex models.

    The NEXUS6P is almost a buy w/me,but,beyond the uniqueness of its exterior,it doesn't offer anything compelling hardware or software wise to get one.

    To those picking up the Nexus6P, EMBRACE THE WEIRDNESS ! :thumbsupdroid:
     
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    Correct, the bottom has non-metal parts for signal as well.
     
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    I can probably live with the black...

    [​IMG]
     
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    I don't have a problem with the form, as long as it functions well. It would have to have a case on it, so the edge of that bump isn't scratched up, but I would have a case (nothing bulky like an otterbox) on any phone anyway.
     
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    You get the wrong point .
    Look isnt the price need to sacrifice for functionality .

    If you got 2 absolutely same function phone .
    1 have good look and another is ugly which one would you choose ?
     
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    Meh...not particularly ugly.

    Now that's an ugly Android IMO.
    Vertu-Android-smartphone-2.jpg

    ...and for a really fugly phone...
    goldvish_goldpot_03.jpg



    ...and each will probably cost you more than an average saloon car. :thumbsupdroid:
     
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    Camera bulge is always ugly. That said, while the phone is hideous, it's by all means functional :p
     
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    to me the bar would mean nothing, it would spend its life hiding behind a Silicon Case :p
     
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    not my type..but the design is okay
     

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