Google has officially launched the first smartphone of new Pixel series – Google Pixel XL. It is a first smartphone from Google as we official in the post-Nexus era. Let’s take a look at the specs of it.
Google Pixel XL aka HTC Pixel XL features a 5.5-inches AMOLED touchscreen display with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution (Quad HD) and Gorilla Glass 4, which is sufficient for daily usage. The 5.5-inches display fits into the dimensions that measure at 154.7 x 75.7 x 8.6 mm and weights at 168g.
For performance-wise, it is powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro quad-core processor, which consists of two sets of dual-core processor based on Kyro and Adreno 530 GPU alongside 4GB of RAM memory. The internal storage options of Google Pixel XL are 32GB and 128GB. Unfortunately, there is no microSD slot for storage expansion.
This 5.5-inches device has a 12.3-megapixel Sony IMX378 camera on the back with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and EIS alongside an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for both selfie and video calls. With the supportive LED flash, users are able to capture brighter photos during the night and under low light conditions. Furthermore, the LED flash is can be used as a flash light as well.
The fingerprint sensor of Google Pixel XL is on the back panel, right below the camera lens. Other key features/specs of this smartphone are USB OTG, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack, multiple sensors, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. The Google Pixel XL features USB Type-C port instead of traditional micro USB port.
Regarding its network support, Google Pixel XL is compatible with multiple LTE network bands. As a result, the device supports at least download speed on 4G of 150Mbps and upload speed on 4G of 50Mbps. This HTC-built smartphone is a single-SIM smartphone.
Pure Android with Android 7.0 Nougat version is the operating system of Google Pixel XL. As for the battery, it does come with 3,450mAh of battery juice (non-removable).
This Nougat flavoured smartphone is available in Quite Black, Very Silver and limited edition U.S. only Really Blue colors and starts at USD 769 for 32GB and USD 869 for the 128GB version.
Google Pixel XL specs summary
– 5.5-inches AMOLED touchscreen display with FHD resolution
– 64-bit Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro quad-core processor
– Adreno 530 GPU
– 4GB RAM
– 32GB/128GB ROM
– MicroSD slot
– 12.3MP (main) / 8MP (secondary) camera
– 4G LTE
– Pure Android 6.0 Marshmallow
– 3,450mAh non-removable battery
– Fingerprint sensor (rear panel)
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