As reported last year, more than a few Nexus 5X owners have experienced an unsolvable bootloop issue since updating to newer versions of Android. At one point, full refunds were being issued, but now it seems that Google is replacing faulty units with Moto X4 smartphones.
The last Google Nexus smartphones, the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, were both due to continue receiving software patch updates until September 2018. However, Google has updated its support pages to give each handset an additional two months of patch support compared with the earlier date.
A problematic issue is being experienced by some, not all, Nexus 5X owners. A Reddit string opened up a few days ago where a Nexus 5X owner reported that their Nexus 5X uncontrollably kept rebooting. He then sent in the device for evaluation, and since LG has announced that it is accepting returns for full refunds of purchased Nexus 5X units with this issue.
The Pixel and Pixel XL have been very well received since their launch. Most reviews have been very positive and Google is expected to sell millions of units this holiday season. However, amidst all the positive news there is one group that feels shortchanged: Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P owners.
Major retailer, Newegg, is offering a few flash deals for Friday! The promotions consist of Google’s Nexus 5X, made by LG, and ZTE’s Axon 7 that just launched a few days ago.
Daily Steals is offering a 32GB Nexus 5X for just $269. The offer runs through June 25th, so get yours now before the deal expires!
There isn’t much not to like about Google’s Nexus 5X. It runs stock Android, gets Android updates first, features modest specs, and comes with an affordable price tag. And right now, you can get it for even less on EBay!
If you own a Nexus smartphone such as the Nexus 6P or Nexus 5X, and/or have the Pixel C tablet, there’s some bad news. You may have already knew this day was coming, but Google has now officially dropped support for major OS updates for these three devices.