The recent flagships featuring USB Type-C connections have no mention of on-the-go USB flash accessory support. Does anybody know whether it's there, has anyone tried it? What are the necessary cables for the same?

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Google search on XDA forums shows both phones support OTG

Nexus 6P. USB OTG. Shows connectors and retailer info

Nexus 5X Nexus 5X OTG support from Google product forums

USB standards from USB.org also has pictures of three types of connectors and general info

  • Nexus 5X is something different than Nexus 5.
    – bot47
    Feb 5, 2016 at 9:23
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    @MaxRied thanks for pointing out my error. Edited the answer
    – beeshyams
    Feb 5, 2016 at 9:29

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