Google Pixel Full Phone Specifications, Price and Availability

Google recently announced two new smartphones – a 5.inch Pixels and a senior brother, 5.5inch Pixel XL. In my head, XL means Xtra Large ?.

Google’s new phones are intended to compete with top players in the mobile world like Apple and Samsung. The devices packs some high end specs and runs Google’s Android 7 Nougat out of the box.

Additionally, both smartphones comes equipped with the new Google Assistant which is geared towards competing with Apple’s Siri.

Without further-Ado, let’s talk on the Google Pixel smartphone. Thereafter, we talk on the Google Pixel XL specification (in a different post).

Google pixel phone specs, price and launch date

First, let’s clear something out of the way. In other to manufacture the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, the company had to team up with HTC.

Google Pixel Specifications

General Information
2G Network :GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network : HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network : LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 41(2500)
SIM : Nano-SIM
- Splash and dust resistant
Announced : 2016, October
Status : Exp. release 2016, October 20
Dimensions : 143.8 x 69.5 x 8.5 mm
Weight : 143 g
Colors : Very Black, Quite Silver, Really Blue
Type : AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size : 5.0 inches
Resolution :1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi pixel density)
Multi-Touch : Yes
Protection :Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Storage And OS
Internal Storage :32/128 GB
Card slot :No
OS :Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
Processors : Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821, Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Adreno 530
Alert types :Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker : Yes
3.5mm jack :Yes
WIFI :Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth :v4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS : Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC :Yes
Radio : No
USB :v3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Primary :12 MP, f/2.0, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features : 1/2.3" sensor size, 1.55¬Ķm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video : 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps
Secondary : 8 MP, f/2.4, 1/3.2" sensor size, 1.4 ¬Ķm pixel size, 1080p
Capacity : Non-removable Li-Ion 2770 mAh battery
Stand-by : Up to 456 h (3G)
Talk time : Up to 26 h (3G)
Music play : Up to 110 h
Other Features
Sensors : Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Messaging : SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser :HTML5
Java : No
- Fast battery charging
- MP4/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
- Photo/video editor
- Document editor
Launch Price : $649 / $749

Price and Availability

Google Pixel is available in two models – 32GB and 128GB. The 32GB model is expected to retail at $649, while the 128GB model is expected to retail at $749.

The Pixel is only currently on Pre-Order and should officially be launched on the 20th of October, 2016.

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