Google the world renowned search engine company has launched its own range of smartphones called Pixel and Pixel XL in collaboration with HTC but with complete control from start to finish. Before this, Google used to make smartphone named Nexus. By this move may be Google is about to put an end to Nexus models. In this post meet Pixel phone by Google, and know its specs, price and availability in India.
What makes Pixel Phone so special?
Well, there are many interesting features in Pixel Phone. After all, it’s made by Google and that’s itself is something special.
- The first smartphone with Google Assistant built in
- Get live and accurate answers
- Easily manages everyday tasks
- Makes photo search fast and simple
- On the go translate languages
- Keeps updated on Travel
- Highest rated camera with 89 DxOMark mobile score
- Unlimited storage for Photos and Videos
- Comes with Google Duo for live video call
- Comes preloaded with all Google apps
- Glass Aluminium Body
- Fast Fingerprint sensor
- 3 simple steps to connect and transfer content from your old phone to Pixel
- Comes in 2 Colours and in 2 sizes
- Dedicated 24 X 7 live support
Pixel Phone by Google – Specs, Price & Availability:
Design & Display:
As said earlier Google launched two models named Pixel and Pixel XL, where Pixel is a 5-inch phone and Pixel XL is a 5.5-inch phone. Almost all the parameters are common in both the phones but come with differences only Display, Size, and Battery. Both the phone come with AMOLED screen, 16.77 million colours, and has a vivid cinematic display. Pixel phones have a stunning design with smooth curved edges and Glass Aluminium metal Body which makes easy-to-grip. The screen has a protection 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The display of Pixel Phones is also amazing which has 100% NTSC, 100000:1 super contrast ratio, and >75% active area. The difference between the phones is, Pixel screen is FHD AMOLED with 441 ppi and Pixel XL has QHD AMOLED with 534 ppi.
Battery & Size:
Taking about Pixel phone it has dimensions of 143.8 X 69.5 X 7.3 ~ 8.5 mm and is powered by 2770 mAh Battery. The standby time is 19 days, talk time is up to 26 hours, video playback is up to 13 hours, and audio playback is up to 110 hours. Then moving on to Pixel XL it has dimensions of 154.7 X 75.7 X 7.3 ~ 8.5 mm and is powered by 3450 mAh Battery. The standby time for Pixel XL is up to 23 days, talk time is up to 32 hours, video playback is up to 14 hours, and audio playback is up to 130 hours. Both the Pixel phones support Fast Charging and live up to 7 hours for just 15 minutes of charging.
CPU, Memory & OS:
Under the Glassy Metal design, the Pixel phones are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Quad Core 2 + 2 Kryo Processor which cloaks at 2.15 GHz/1.6GHz. The processor is supported by 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. The phones come in two storage variants 32GB and 128 GB. Both the smartphones run on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box.
The primary camera is 12.3MP that comes with large 1.55µm Pixel size. The other features include PDAF + LDAF and f/2.0 aperture. Not to forget that this is the highest rated camera with a value of 89 DxOMark mobile score. The secondary camera is of 8MP that has 1.4µm Pixel size. This camera has f/2.4 aperture and comes with fixed focus. The main camera is capable of recording videos at 1080p, 720p, and 4K pixels.
Connectivity & Sensors:
The two Pixel Phones under connectivity support 2RF SKUs, 3x Carrier aggregation, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth v4.2, and NFC. They also support GSM, FDD LTE and TDD LTE. Both the phones are embedded with Proximity, Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Barometer, Fingerprint, and Hall sensors. The phones also have sensor hub and advanced x-axis haptics for fast, accurate, and defined response.
Media & Ports:
The Pixel Phones are designed with excellent noise suppression, single bottom firing speakers, and 3 Mics. For fast charging the smartphones use USB Type-C Port and also has USB 3.0 for fast data transfer. No need to drill holes to your phones as they come with 3.5mm audio jack but have a slot for only one SIM.
Have a look at Pixel Phone by Google:
Inside the Box:
Well, you can opt either for Very Black or Quite Silver or Really Blue (limited to the US only). And inside the box Google gives USB – C 18W adapter with USB-PD, A-C USB 3.0 cable, C-C USB 2.0 cable, SIM tool, Quick switch adapter, and in box promos.
Price and Availability:
The pre-order for this smartphones begin from October 13 and would be exclusively available on Flipkart. The pricing of Pixel 32GB variant starts from $649 or Rs 57000 whereas 128GB variant starts from $749.