Many people were waiting for the Google’s smartphones for a long time and now the wait has been over. On Oct 4, 2016, at an event in San Francisco, Google launched two premium android mobiles named Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL.
Both smartphones are loaded with high-end features and hardware. The difference is only between screen size and battery. The hardware specifications in both mobiles are same except the screen and battery size.
So what are the specifications of Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL? How much you will have to pay? Check out everything about these smartphones including comparison and price below.
Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL Features
- Fingerprint Sensor on the Back to Provide Security.
- USB Type-C Port for Quick Charging.
- Say “Ok Google” – Built-in Google Assistant to Help.
- Aluminum Body with a Bit of Glass Design.
- 5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Protection.
Google Pixel has a 5-inch full HD AMOLED display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution, while Pixel XL has a bigger 5.5-inch display with Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) resolution. Both are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
If we talk about the processor, then both phones come with latest Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 processor clocked at 2.15 (two cores) and 2.16 GHz (two cores) along with 4GB RAM and 32GB or 128GB storage options.
There is 12 MP (Sony IMX378 sensor) with f/2.0 aperture camera on the back with LED flash and an 8 MP front face camera with a Sony IMX179 sensor for the video calls.
On the battery front, the Pixel comes with 2770mAh battery, while Pixel XL has a 3450mAh battery. Both phones support Quick Charge technology.
According to Google official statement – these handsets can provide 7 hours of battery backup with just 15 minutes of charging.
These cell phones also feature – Type-C USB, 3.5mm headphone jack, NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS connectivity options.
Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL Full Phone Specifications
|MODEL||Pixel or Pixel XL|
|RELEASE DATE||OCT, 2016|
|DIMENSIONS (mm)||143.8 x 69.5 x 8.5 mm|
154.7 x 75.7 x 8.5 mm (XL)
|WEIGHT||143g / 168g|
|SCREEN SIZE (inches)||5.0 / 5.5|
|TOUCHSCREEN TYPE||Capacitive, OLED|
|PROTECTON||YES, Gorilla Glass 4|
1440 x 2560 pixels (XL)
|PIXELS PER INCH (PPI)||~441|
|CHIPSET||Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821|
|INTERNAL STORAGE||32GB or 128GB|
|OPERATING SYSTEM||Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)|
|WI-FI STANDARDS SUPPORTED||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|GPS||YES, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|BLUETOOTH||YES, v4.2, A2DP, LE|
|USB||Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|CHARGING VIA USB||YES|
|SIM TYPE||Nano SIM|
|AMBIENT LIGHT SENSOR||YES|
|CAPACITY(mAh)||2770 / 3450 (XL)|
|TALK TIME||Up to 26 / 32 h (3G)|
|STAND BY TIME||Up to 456 / 552 h (3G)|
Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL Price
These handsets are available in 2 color options – Very Silver, and Quite Black. Check out the price detail below:
Google Pixel XL