Earlier this month Google has announced its first ever smartphones, the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL which were manufactured by HTC, however, this time not only software but all hardware were also selected by Google itself, soon after the announcement of these smartphones, Google has revealed the pricing of these smartphones for Indian market as well, and now these smartphones are available pre-order on Flipkart with price starts from Rs. 57,000.
When it comes to specs, Google Pixel flaunts a 5-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) AMOLED display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 64-bit quad-core chipset clocked at 2.15GHz along with an Adreno 530 GPU and 4GB of RAM, it comes in 32GB and 128GB onboard storage variants.
When it comes to the photographic front, Google Pixel features a 12.3-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, and LED flash, it has zero shutter lag, at least this what Google says, and it can record 4K videos as well. Google says it is the best smartphone camera ever made and it got a score of 89 on DxOMark, Pixel buyers will get unlimited photo and video storage on Google Photos at maximum resolution for the lifetime.
For selfie lovers there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera as well, it houses a 2,770mAh battery which can last for 32 hours of talk time and up to 552 hours on standby mode, it does support fast charging, and for connectivity it supports Bluetooth, 4G LTE with VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS USB Type-C and NFC. There is a fingerprint scanner at the back of the device. And when it comes to software front, it runs on Android 7.1.
When it comes to Google Pixel XL, it has almost same specs and features, the difference among both is that Google Pixel comes with 5.5-inch QHD AMOLED display, and it houses a bigger 3,450mAh battery which can last for 26 hours of talk time and up to 456 hours on standby mode.
Unlike Nexus device which use to run stock Android, here Pixel devices wraps under Pixel UI, and both of these Pixel and Pixel XL are the first smartphones which come pre-loaded with Google Assistant, it’s not Google Now, but it is all new Google Assistant which is built into the core of OS and it not only make your tasks easy, but it also interacts with Google Home, Allo and so on.
Flipkart is also providing some offers like first 1000 customers who pre-order the phone will also get a chance to win a gift voucher worth 10% of the phone’s value, there is No Cost EMI (on all major credit cards) and old smartphone can be exchanged for up to 27000.
Madhu, an student of B.Arch and tech enthusiast, she loves to love to get updated in the field of technology, mainly in mobile world, and at this time she is using iPhone and Lumia device but still she is in search for a device which suits her personality.