Google has made several enticing comments about its new Pixel phone like a battery that lasts all day and "the highest rated smartphone camera. Ever." With the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in hot water, Google's Pixel phone becomes an interesting new runner in the mobile game.
Google is branching away from its affordable and developer-focused Nexus brand and focusing on the Pixel and Pixel XL. But with a starting price of $649 what exactly does it have to offer?
- Challenging cloud solutions, Google offers unlimited storage for all photos and videos in it's original resolution for the life of your phone.
- First phone with Google Assistant built in
- Pixel Imprint: Fingerprint sensor swipe to unlock
- Latest version of Android: Android 7.1 Nougat which allows Google Daydream VR capabilities, rivaling Samsung's Gear VR
- Google Duo: No more limitations with Facetime. Webcam with any Android or iOS user with Duo
- Currently the best-ever 89 DxOMark Mobile score
- 12.3MP camera on back
- 8MP shooter in front
- f/2.0 aperture for bright photos
- Autofocus with laser and phase detection (LDAF and PDAF)
- Recording capabilities: 4K video at 30fps, and 1080p video at up to 120fps
- All day and quick-charging
- Up to 7 hours of battery life in 15 minutes
- Glass-aluminum body with smooth surfaces and curved edges
- Vivid display with AMOLED screen featuring true blacks and 16.77 million colors
- Two sizes: 5" or 5.5"
- Three colors: Quite Black, Very Silver, or Really Blue
- Get more specs here.
Learn more about Google's recent moves from our previous blog post.