Google has finally announced the arrival of its most advanced smartphones, the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL. Made from a seamless glass-aluminum body, these gadgets boast with great looks for sure. The ingredients of the body make sure an easy grip with the smooth surface and curved edges. Yes, they look exactly the same what the rumors suggested a few months back but Google is claiming that they have designed both Pixel and Pixel XL to remain smart and simple both, inside and outside.

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What is new with this new phone than what the previous Google phones were not having is the new Pixel launcher software. This new software allows the Google Assistant to help the Google Pixel holder everywhere from the home screen to the various apps inside. Powered by the latest Android Nougat 7.0 OS this smartphone certainly have some rocking features which could lure you to buy it to the core.

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Features, Specifications, Price and Release Date

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Features, Specifications, Price and Release Date

Here are some of the most telling features of Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL Android Smartphones. Just go through each and every point we have mentioned carefully and choose which one will suit your need.

The Pixel Imprint

The Pixel Imprint will enable the user to unlock the phone quickly by just swiping down on the fingerprint sensor thus he can get the quick access to all of the notifications.

Let the Google Assistant assist you

Google Pixel and Pixel XL In Build Google Assistant

As we have mentioned above that the Google Pixel is loaded with the Pixel launcher software, it also means that this software allows Google Assistant to help you everywhere and anytime you need to get some help. It can help you to find nearest restaurants or gas stations. It can also help you to know weather and important match outcomes. Not only this, the Assistant will help you and your friends to create an event and then after setting a reminder it can text it to your friend. The Assistant will also be helpful to get your pictures faster than ever before. If you need to track your flight’s time, your itinerary and the address of your hotel, Google Assistant is there to help you out. If you are travelling abroad then this smart Assistant will help you to translate from 100 languages.

Greatest Camera Ever

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Greatest Camera Ever

The Google Pixel boasts with a camera which has 12.3MP f/2.0 aperture with 1.55-micron pixels. This means that it will allow you to capture the image in ‘any light’ which will result in more sharp and crisp images. The pictures or videos taken by Google Pixel camera will automatically be saved in Google Photos and the Pixel user will get unlimited storage for life! This camera has got the ranking of 89 by DxOMark which is told to be the highest by them for any smartphone.

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Long Lasting Battery Period and Fastest Charging

Google has made a claim that the Google Pixel will give you 7 hours of power with just 15 minutes of charging! This is really incredible which means the opponents will have a tough competition. The Google Pixel phone has 2770mAH battery whereas 3450mAH battery will boost the Pixel XL.

Two sizes

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Two sizes

The Google Pixel will be offered in two different sizes like 5″ and 5.5″ and in two different colors, Quite Black and Very Silver. Pixel measures 143.8 x 69.5 x 8.6 mm and it weighs 143g. On the other hand, Pixel XL has a measurement of 154.7 x 75.7 x 8.6 mm and it has a weight of 168g.

24×7 Service

Each of the Google Pixel holders will have a facility to get connected with the Google Pixel customer care. So if you need any technical support the Google Pixel team will help you out directly.

Switch from iOS to Android in 3 simple steps

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Switch from iOS to Android

Google also offers a quick and simple switch over from iPhone to Google Pixel as well. All you need to do is to connect your iPhone with the new Pixel by connecting a Quick Switch Adapter. Then sign-in with your Google account and transfer the data (including iMessages) to your new Pixel within no time. This can be possible with your current Android device as well.


As we mentioned above the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones will be available in two sizes with 5 inches and 5.5 inches full HD display respectively. Pixel has 5 inch 1920 x 1080 resolution display, 441ppi and Pixel XL has 5.5 inch 2560 x 1440 resolution 534ppi. Both the phones have Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset, 4GB RAM, 32 GB or 128GB storage and neither of them will have the microSD support. This will be the first Google smartphone which will support Daydream.

Both have the USB type C-charging port, a power button and a volume rocker on the right-hand side of the device. On the front of both the handsets you can see a speaker on the top and a sensor below plus the front camera right at the top left of the front of the phone. Both the smartphones have Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection.

Price and availability

You must be itching to know the price after reading all the features and specifications above. Right now most of the stores and carriers including Google Store are offering Google Pixel for $649 and Pixel XL will be starting from $769. Both the Pixels will be available through Google Store, Dixons Carphone, EE, Verizon, Project Fi, Best Buy, Rogers, Bell, Telus, T-Mobile, Wireless Wave, JB Hi-Fi, Telstra. In India, it will be available with Flipkart, Reliance Digital, and Croma.

Release Date and Pre-Orders

Google Pixel and Pixel XL are all set to launch on October 20. So, if you are willing to buy the arguably the best Android smartphone, it’s time to pre-order it. Google Pixel and Pixel X will be available for pre-orders, as we mentioned above. In the US, Canada, UK, Germany and Australia on the Google Store pre-orders bookings have started from 4th October and in India, it will be up for the pre-order from 13th October.

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