Google staged the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones yesterday (4th October 2016), the newest hardware revelation from Google in years. Together with the smartphone siblings Google proudly announced the first ever DayDream VR Headset and also Google Wi-Fi, the router.
Here follows the most attractive features observed in Google Pixel Phones.
The Pixel phones that come in two models as Pixel and Pixel XL were designed by Google and built by HTC. Pixel is 5 inch in size while Pixel XL features a screen of 5.5 inches. The display is an AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors.
The phones are powered by Snapdragon 821 processor with 2.15 GHz speed. It contains 4GM RAM and there will be a choice of either 32GB or 128GB of internal storage. They pack with Non-removable Li-Ion 2770 mAh batteries that get up to 7 hours of battery life in just 15 minutes.
Google’s Pixel lets us enjoy with the best photographs by providing 12.3 MP rear-camera, which scores an 89 in DxOMark, the highest rating ever. And for the selfie clicks we get 8 MP front camera. Happily, every Pixel owner gets free endless cloud storage to backup these pictures and videos.
Pixel raises up moreover as the first phone with the built in Google Assistant. It has the ability to respond to our queries and return useful information or replies. When we just touch and hold the home button or say the WORD the assistant jumps into action.
Pixel users will be getting the latest Android updates directly from Google as soon as they become available.
The 5-inch Pixel phone will be available for $649 with 32GB and $749 with 128GB. The Pixel XL will be available for $769 with 32GB and $869 for 128GB
The Pixel is the first Daydream-compatible phone. And along with the phones Google also unveiled the DayDream View, its first DayDream VR headset. We will get the headset with its controller for $79.
Google WiFi, the router too was taken up on stage yesterday. It is a multi-point network that allows us placing multiple Google WiFi routers around the house. This ensures maximum coverage. This will cost $129.
Google announcing hardware is rare. So these revelations will be for a few years of satisfaction.