At a San Francisco press event recently, Software giant – Google finally announced its much talked about phone, Google Pixel.With the arrival of the Pixel Phone,Google has formally discontinued its Nexus Line Of Smartphones. The Google Pixel phones comes in two forms – the base Google Pixel phone whose Specs,photos and price we already detailed here and the larger richly specced Google Pixel XL .
Both Google Pixel & Google Pixel XL are identical in designs and specifications ,so identical that both could be mistaken for one another ,but with some differences both externally and internally.
With a design reminiscent of the Iphone 6s and the HTC One A9 , the Google Pixel XL comes with a display slightly larger than the Google Pixel – a 5.5-inch Quad HD AMOLED display,but is powered same quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor , Adreno 530 GPU with a roomy 4GB RAM and two large storage variant – 32GB / 128GB internal storage
Google Pixel XL has same Camera configuration as the smaller Google Pixel – a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, same as the Nexus device from 2015 the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X .
Elsewhere ,the Google Pixel XL is packed with a non removable 3450mAh battery , a rear fingerprint sensor which doubles as scroll wheel for navigational purpose , 4G VoLTE , USB Type-C ,Google assistant and works with Google daydream View.
Google Pixel XL specifications
- 5.5-inch (2560×1440 pixels) AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- 2.15 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU
- 4GB RAM, 32GB / 128GB internal storage
- Android 7.1 (Nougat)
- Fingerprint sensor
- 12.3MP rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX378 sensor, 1.55umpixel, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, LDAF
- 8MP front camera
- 3 microphones, 3.5mm audio jack
- Dimensions: 154.7 x 75.7 x 8.6 mm; Weight: 168g
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac MIMO (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C
- 3450mAh battery
Google Pixel XL is available in Quite Black, Very Silver and USA only Really Blue colors options and is priced at $769 for the 32GB version & $869 for the 128GB version
Google Pixel XL ,like the smaller Google Pixel is immediately available for pre-order in the US, Australia, Canada and Germany ,while it will be available for pre-order in India on Flipkart online and retail stores beginning from October 13th. The device will start shipping from October 20TH in these countries.
The Google Pixel Price when available is Nigeria, Kenya ,Ghana ,Uganda and other Africa countries is expected to be slightly higer than the base Pixel price .