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Nexus 6 Size Comparison/Size discussion

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by zipred, Oct 15, 2014.

  1. CL3nglish

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    I've been getting mocked by my fiancé for playing around with the case I got a week ago so I could get used to the size.

    I love it. From the moment the case arrived I was in awe from that alone. Can't wait until the phone gets here.
     

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    No case on it at the moment. I ordered one of the Cruzerlite TPU cases and that should hopefully be in this coming week. We'll see if I like it or not. All my past phones have been used without a case, but I figured I'd give it a try with the N6.
     
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    Did anyone buy any screen covers?
     
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    I don't use screen protectors anymore since my samsung galaxy s3. And I have no scratches after 1.5 years.
     
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    I bought some temporary ones until I can get to my local Ghost Armor stand.
     
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    so i finally got a chance to go by a store and get some hands on time, and damn its big. first i picked up the Note4 and was like this is a big phone. Then i looked at the Mega (not even in the consideration) then I see the Nexu6 in the corner hiding. Twas a MASSIVE phone, i was like damn! And im 6'3 and can palm a bball lol. Made the Note 4 seem small when I took a second look at it lol.
     
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    Yeah, I got 2 glass screen protectors off eBay. While I feel it doesn't need it, I look at it as cheap insurance.
     
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    I bought screen protectors too. My N7 has been cased all its life, with a case flap covering it with no protector, and it somehow managed to get some fine scratches. I don't think it came from the case flap either.
     
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    Now that I have my Nexus 6 in hand, side by side with my Note 4 and my Brothers iPhone 6+ the Nexus seems smaller and lighter than its specifications reveal.

    I'm very pleased. Just finished the setup routine I use, now I'll put it through its paces and see how it performs.
     
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    I've had the N6 for a day now. I was very concerned about the large 6 inch screen but it hasn't taken me long to get used to the size. The curved back and this edges make it not feel as big. Unfortunately the cloud white is a bit slippery but the Spigen slim case has some grip. (See my photos in the accesories thread) FYI: I have a wide palm but short fingers.

    It does stick out of my back pocket a little but my phone doesn't ride there very long. I certainly won't keep it there when in a crowded area to tempt pickpockets.

    My Nexus 5 seems tiny now. It reminds me of the way I used to look at the pre-6 iPhones: small. Now that I'm used to the Nexus 6, I wouldn't go back.

    I hope this helps those who haven't had the opportunity to experience the N6 and are concerned about the size.
     
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    I have a Note 3 now. I thought that the Note 3 was huge, the phone size simulator on phonearena.com seems to make the Nexus 6 look way bigger than the Note 3.

    Why isn't there a CandyShell Grip case for the Nexus 6?
     
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    Word. I came from an LG Motion. Talk about a jump...

    [​IMG]
     
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    Its not that much bigger than a note 4 (not sure why all the images make it look soo much bigger... strange)
     
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    I kept my Nexus 5 because it's been so fast fun and reliable. A truly great phone as far as my needs and preferences go. Now with Lollipop on it I'm not about to sell it.

    I've been very fortunate to have a trouble free experience with the upgrade I'm feeling pretty lucky to have two great Nexus models.

    The N6 has also been a highly effective and efficient phone thus far. After years of pretty good to excellent Androids it's a real bonus to have two concurrently that are this exceptional.

    Going forward I'm feeling especially happy with Lollipop. The speed of this OS is a nice surprise and the smooth transitions are a real nice feature.

    If this continues I see no reason for anything but growth via word of mouth. I'd like nothing better than to see some of the Android myths and haters drop by the wayside as Android gains more market share.
     
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    I ordered my N6 on Monday 12/01...I have owned the N5 for the last year and it has been by far the best phone I have ever owned. My reasons for the N6 is my eye sight, (at least that's what I tell myself). None the less, if the N6 performs even close to how my N5 has....I'm a happy camper. I love my N5, giving it to my wife so she can experience a REAL phone. On a funny note, I received my case today for my N6 and....WOW....what a difference! :D
     
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    I love my ultra reliable year old Nexus 5!

    Even better is my outstanding Nexus 6!

    Next to my brothers iPhone 6 Plus my Nexus 6 looks positively compact :) the real bonus being the gorgeous 6"display.

    Combined with Lollipop my Nexus is nearly too good to be true. It's everything I've waited for and nothing I don't want like a fingerprint reader.

    I've owned a huge number of smartphones of virtually every platform. My N5 & N6 models are real gems... :D
     
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    I will tell ya. I was not a fan of the size at all when this was announced, it was a little better in person than my perception from a far, but a week+ in, I am spoiled by the screen real estate and when my wife shows me something on her dinky little HTC M8 I am all squinty and like huh what is that .... let me get my reading glasses....o_O
     
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    Upon unpacking and setting up my Nexus 6 ... I found it took me a rather long 36 milliseconds to adjust to it's massive size and weight... :D
     
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    Is it my imagination, or are my thumbs growing longer? :goofydroid:
     
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    "He stuck in his thumb and pulled out an ... 'L' from the splendiferous pie." :p
     
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    Man....you all are making me jealous!! :p If Google doesn't ship my 6 soon, I'm gonna lose my mind! :goofydroid:
     
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    The N6 no longer feels big to me at all. All the talk about the devices size prior to launch and I really never notice it anymore. Of course I'm 6'4" and have large hands.
     
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    I think people over blow size in my opinion. Of course if you're coming from something significantly smaller, the N6 is going to feel massive. Think iPhone 4 to an N6. Frankly, just picking up an N6 in the store and playing with it for an hour isn't enough either. Now granted in my case I've gradually increased over the time. From the s3, to s4, to N5, OPO, and now the N6. So size difference was so in your face for me as I've barely noticed those incremental step ups.

    My advice to anyone, is buy the phone, use your full return period to see if you can adjust to the difference, if by day 13 of your return period you still can't adjust, then return it.
     
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