Thursday, 6 October 2016


Google pixel devices

On Tuesday Google launched it's new flagship devices. This time these are not called by nexus devices, this time they have a new name that is pixel. Google is only branding these devices by pixel actually the devices are made by htc. So those who are nexus series fans it's time to say goodbye.
Google actually launched two of it's smartphones in pixel series that is Google pixel and Google pixel XL. Former having 5 inch display and latter having 5.5 inch display. Both of the the smartphones are having AMOLED displays. Google pixel has full hd display while Google pixel xl has QHD display. They have gorilla glass 4 protection.

While htc built this device, Google takes the pride of designing this device. It has a combination of glass and metal design. It has a half aluminum back and half glass back. The lower half is aluminum and the upper portion is glass. The glass is really shiny.

Both the smartphones have the same hardware. They are powered by the snapdragon 821 which is an upgrade to snapdragon 820. Both the smartphones have Adreno 530 GPU.
Both the smartphones uses the latest android Nougat 7.1. These are the first smartphones in the market to come with latest android version.

Both the smartphones come with two memory options 32GB and 128GB. Both the smartphones have 4GB of ram. There is no micro sd card slot in these devices so we can't expand storage but we can free up some storage by uploading some of our pictures to cloud.
Battery capacity of both of the smartphones are different as one is having full hd display and other is having QHd display. Google pixel is having 2770 man battery while Google pixel xl is having 3450 may of battery.

Both of the smartphones have the same cameras. They have 12MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture. The rear camera can record videos upto 4k. They have a secondary camera of 8MP with f/2.4 aperture. It seems that they have have the same cameras just like last nexus device but new electronic image stabilization is present.
Both of them have fingerprint readers at the back. Both of them supports fast charging. Both of them are dust and water resistant.

Google has also designed the cases for these smartphones. These cases are made from hard plastic and has the images of some famous landmarks and astronomical themes.

Pricing of these smartphones are not that much impressive. People will be disappointed after seeing it's price. Google pixel 32GB version is priced at 57000 INR while 128GB version is priced at 66000 INR. Google pixel xl 32GB is priced at  66000 INR while 128GB is priced at 76000 INR.


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