Nexus hardware

See diagrams of the hardware features of Nexus devices.


Nexus 5X

  1. Front-facing camera
  2. Earpiece
  3. Power button
  4. Volume buttons
  5. Headset jack
  6. Speaker
  7. USB Type-C port
  8. Laser auto focus & dual-LED flash
  9. Rear-facing camera
  10. NFC
  11. SIM card tray
  12. Fingerprint sensor


Nexus 6P

  1. Front-facing camera
  2. Headset jack
  3. Earpiece & speaker
  4. Power button
  5. Volume buttons
  6. Speaker
  7. USB Type-C port
  8. Rear-facing camera
  9. Flash
  10. NFC
  11. SIM card tray
  12. Fingerprint sensor


Nexus 6

Front of Nexus 6

  1. SIM card tray
  2. Earpiece and speaker
  3. Headset jack
  4. Front-facing camera
  5. Speaker
  6. USB port

Back of Nexus 6

  1. Flash ring
  2. Rear-facing camera
  3. NFC and wireless charging coil
  4. Microphone (appears as small hole in flash ring casing)


Nexus 9

Front of Nexus 9

Nexus 9 front

1. Power button
2. Volume buttons
3. USB port

Back of Nexus 9

Nexus 9 back

4. Rear-facing camera
5. NFC

Nexus 7 (2013)

Note: The SIM card tray is only available for Nexus 7 (2013) LTE.

Nexus 7 (2012)

The SIM card tray is available only for Nexus 7 (2012) with mobile data. The microphone is lower on the Wi-Fi-only model.

Nexus 10

Tip: To raise volume on the Nexus 10, press the right side of the Volume button. To lower volume, press the left side.

Detachable back panel

The back of the Nexus 10 has a detachable panel across the top. You can remove it to see the regulatory marks, or to attach an accessory that snaps into place there.

CAUTION: Please remove the panel slowly and carefully to avoid damaging your fingernail.

To reattach the panel, slide the right side into position, and then snap down the edges toward the left.

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