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Nexus 6P captures mesmerizing footage of a hummingbird at 240 frames per second

Published Oct 6th, 2015 5:30PM EDT

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Remember how Google insisted that it was really upping its camera game with the new Nexus 6P? A new video posted on YouTube shows us just how great the Nexus 6P’s new camera really is thanks to incredible footage of a hummingbird captured at 240 frames per second.

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Recent camera tests have shown the Nexus 6P’s camera is one of the best smartphone cameras around and it ranks just below the Galaxy S6 edge on DxOMark. The device’s rear facing camera has a resolution of 12.3 megapixels and it comes with f/2.0 aperture, IR laser-assisted autofocus and 4K video recording. Unfortunately the camera lacks optical image stabilization, although in videos with plenty of natural light like this one you can’t tell it’s missing.

Check out the full video below.

Brad Reed
Brad Reed Staff Writer

Brad Reed has written about technology for over eight years at and Network World. Prior to that, he wrote freelance stories for political publications such as AlterNet and the American Prospect. He has a Master's Degree in Business and Economics Journalism from Boston University.