Pixel Phones

2 years ago Mansi Saner 0

Pixel Phones



Google developed Pixel and Pixel XL are Android smartphones and manufactured by HTC Corporation. During a press event, they announce on October 4, 2016, about Pixel.

The  Pixel and Pixel XL serve as Google launch devices for Android 7.1 Nougat which is Google latest version of Android. The O.S has all the great new features found in Android 7.1 and few more. The Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL are the first smartphones as part of the Google Pixel line.

Both the smartphones of Google Pixel and Pixel XL feature Qualcomm’s latest and great mobile processor, the Snapdragon 821, and 4GB of RAM and options for either 32GB or 128GB of storage.

The Snapdragon 821 is faster than the already fast Snapdragon 820, ensuring that all those applications you install over the next several years continue to run smoothly and without having any hitch.



Specification Pixel Pixel XL
1. Size 5.6 x 2.7 x 0.2-0.3-inches 6.0 x 2.9 x 0.2-0.34-inches
2. Weight 143g (5.0 oz)  168g (5.93oz)
3. Screen 5.0-inch AMOLED 5.5-inch AMOLED
4. Resolution 1,080 x 1,920 pixels 1,440 x 2,560 pixels
5. OS Android 7.1 Nougat Android 7.1 Nougat
6. Storage 32/128GB 32/128GB
7. MicroSD card slot No No
8. NFC support Yes Yes
9.  Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
10. RAM 4GB 4GB
11. Connectivity GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
12. Camera 12MP rear, 8MP front 12MP rear, 8MP front
13. Video 2,160p at 30fps 2,160p at 30fps
14. Bluetooth Yes, version 4.2 Yes, version 4.2
15. Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
16. Water resistant No No
17. Battery 2,770mA 3,450mAh
18. Ports USB-C, headphone jack USB-C, headphone jack
19. Marketplace Google Play Google Play
20. Availability Google Play, Verizon Google Play, Verizon
21. Price Starts at $650 Starts at $770
22. DT review Coming soon Coming soon




  • The Pixel phone display offers a point of difference only. Both displays are AMOLED. However, the display on the Pixel XL is a little larger than the Pixel and boasts a higher resolution.
  • The display of the Pixel is 5-inches and has a resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels, and the Pixel XL is offering a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1,440 x 2,560 pixels. Even with the larger size, the Pixel XL display is sharper, boasting 534 pixels-per-inch compared to the Pixel’s 441ppi. 


  • The Pixel smartphone are available in three colors and are available for preorder immediately. Colors offering such as Very Silver, Quite Black, Really Blue.


  • The rear-facing camera is 12 megapixels, and although that may not technically provide as great low-light photos as other.
  • Google says that the camera is the best smartphone camera ever built than any other.
  • On the front camera is an 8-megapixel shooter, which is a far higher resolution than most front-facing cameras.
  • All those photos you take can from backup free to Google Photos in original quality.

Storage and Price

  • The Google Pixel costs $649 ( Rs. 43,000) for 32GB variant in the US, $749 (Rs. 50,000) for 128GB. Pixel XL costs $769 ( Rs. 51,000) for 32GB, $869 (Rs. 58,000) for 128GB.
  • The phone will be available from Flipkart, Croma, Reliance Digital, and retailers.