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Nexus 5X - A worthy successor to Nexus 5?

I've been using my Nexus 5 for over a year now. It is by far the best phone I've used so far. My first smart phone was a Samsung Galaxy Grand. Full of bloatware resulted in dropped frames and underwhelming performance. Then I started using a Motorola Moto G (1st gen). Straightway I liked Motorola's take on Android. Loved the close to stock Android experience. Nexus 5 was the successor to Moto G. Even smoother software experience with better specs. Even now, it works as smooth as any other 2015 flagship. So after 2 years, is Nexus 5X a worthy upgrade? 
After using the Nexus 5 for a year, I would say that it has 4 main issues,
1. The camera 2. Battery life 3. Unimpressive speakers 4. Slightly smaller screen size at 4.95 inches (subjective)
Has Google (in partnership with LG) addressed these issues? The short answer is a clear yes! Let's see. 
1. The camera Nexus 5 houses an 8 MP shooter with a LED flash and OIS (optical image stabilization). It's a decent camera in …