Google unveiled its latest and brand new Pixel and Pixel XL smart phones in market. These two smart phones are first devices as self branded by Google brand unlike Google Nexus before it. Google is now working with HTC to pump out the devices as manufacturing partners. Which mean the two Smartphone Google Pixel and Pixel XL are designed by Google itself but manufactured by HTC. Google focusing on elements such as communication, virtual reality and photography to show the pixel as a smart device. Both devices are comes with Android Nougat 7.1.
Pixel & Pixel XL Features
Two sizes. Three colors Google Pixel comes with 5” and Pixel XL 5.5” display and in three different colors Quite Black, Very Silver, or Really Blue.
The first phone with the Google Assistant built in
- Get Answers: Know when local places close, if it’s still going to rain on Saturday, and if your favorite team won last night.
- Manage everyday tasks: Make a dinner reservation, set a reminder, and text your friend the info.
- Be entertained: Play music by Sia then watch her music video, and check when she’s on tour.
- Find photos faster: Relive your memories from last New Year’s Eve, or quickly find the selfies you took last weekend.
- Keep tabs on travel: Check if your flight’s on time, look up your itinerary, and find the address of your hotel.
The highest rated Smartphone camera, ever.
Both Pixel and Pixel XL comes with 12.3 MP cameras for sharp and crisp images with sensor f/2.0 Aperture For bright, even photos. It has large 1.55μm pixels to capture picture in high, low or any light.
A seamless glass-aluminum body
With smooth surfaces and easy-to-grip curved edges.
Unlock fast with Pixel Imprint
Unlock your phone quickly, and swipe down on the fingerprint sensor for quick access to all your notifications.
A vivid, cinematic display
A brilliant AMOLED screen, with true blacks and 16.77 million colors.
A battery that lasts all day, and charges fast
Get up to 7 hours of battery life in just 15 minutes. ‡
Switch in 3 simple steps.
Connect your old iPhone or Android device to your new Pixel with the Quick Switch Adapter.
- Sign in
Sign into your Google Account on your Pixel or create a new one.
Choose what you want to move, like contacts, calendar events, photos, videos, music, SMS messages, iMessages and more. Then sit back and let Pixel do the work.
Google Pixel & Pixel XL Specs
Body and Color: Both Google Pixel and Pixel XL come with aerospace-grade aluminum unibody in three different colors Quite Black, Very Silver and Really Blue.
Display: Google Pixel comes with 5.0 inches FHD Amoled at 441ppi display and 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and Pixel XL 5.5 inches QHD Amoled at 534ppi display and 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass4.
Camera: The main camera of both devices is 12.3MP with large 1.55μm pixels, Phase detection auto-focus + laser detection auto-focus and f/2.0 Aperture and front camera 8MP with 1.4µm pixels, f/2.4 Aperture and Fixed focus. Google used LaserAF and PDAF in Pixel devices which allow the camera to capture the picture very accurately and quickly when capturing the different shots. With 12.3MP camera 1080p video can be captured at 30fps, 60fps and 120fps, 720p at 30fps, 60fps and 240fps, and 4K at 30fps. The camera has also Smartburst option which automatically selet the best picture form quickly capture photos.
Processing: Pixel devices manufactured by Qualcomms Snapdragon 821 (MSM8996 pro) chipset and Quad Core 2×2.15 GHz / 2X2.16GHx. the devices support Adreno 530 GPU and 4GB ram.
Storage/Memory: Storage options are 32GB and 128GB on both devices, there is no microSD slot but Google offers unlimited backup of pictures and video to Google Photos for devices owners.
Battery: From battery prospective both have non-removable batteries and 2770 mAh for Pixel and 3450 mAh for Pixel XL. Both have charging type-c, which provides 7 hours up time with 15 minutes of charging.
Operating System: Latest Android Nougat 7.1 with Google assistant pre-installed. According to Google both devices will be supported with latest android updates upto to years.
Google Pixel and Pixel XL price and availability
Google Pixel starts from $649 for 32GB model, $749 for 128GB model. Pixel XL starts from $769 for 32GB and $869 for 128GB in United States.
Both devices available as pre-order, Pixel unlocked modals are available at Google official store. Google choose Verizon as its partner in US.
US, Australia, UK and Canadian consumers can pre-order these devices.