Goggle’s search giant, abandoning the Nexus family, introduced a new line of smartphones, which included Pixel and his senior version of Pixel XL. The devices were fully developed by the specialists of the corporation, while HTC was engaged in their production, however, in the branding this fact is not reflected. Instead, the Google logo flaunts on the back of the metal panel.
Pixel (previously known by coden name HTC Sailfish) is equipped with a 5-inch AMOLED-display Full HD permits (1920×1080 pixels), 2.5D glass Corning Gorilla Glass 4, covering the front panel, 4-core chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 with a frequency of 2.15 GHz, 4 GB of RAM and 32/128 GB of flash memory. The main camera of smartphone 12.3-megapixelnaya, with f/2 aperture.0 and large pixels size 1.55 μm. In Smart Burst mode, she takes several pictures at once and automatically selects the best, and the HDR+ function is turned on by default and works without delay. The camera records a smooth 4K video thanks to the system stabilization system based on a gyroscope. The front camera is 8-megapixel. Google Photos allows you to store all photos and videos in the original quality in the cloud. A 2770 mAh battery supports fast charging through the USB Type-C port. Saved 3.5-mm audio dealer for headphones.
5.The 5-inch Pixel XL (former HTC Marlin) is not much different from the Pixel version. The resolution of its display is 2560×1440 points (Quad HD), and the battery capacity is 3450 mAh. By the way, according to Google, a 15-minute recharging will be enough to provide 7 hours of work of smartphones.
Pixel and Pixel XL support LTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 A/B/G/N/AC 2×2 MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS/GLONASS and function on Android 7 OS.1 nougat with Pixel Launcher shell. The advantage of Googlephones is the first to receive updates to the operating system to preserve. The dimensions of the devices are 143.8×69.5×7.3-8.5 mm and 154.7×75.7×7.3-8.5 mm, respectively. Both new products are dressed in an all -metal case with a glass insert on the back. A fingerprint scanner is also placed there. Smartphones are available in three colors: black (Quite Black), blue (Really Blue) and silver (Very Silver).
Reception of preliminary orders starts on October 13, sales are scheduled for October 20. The price of Google Pixel and Pixel XL starts with $ 649 and $ 769, respectively. 128 GB versions will cost $ 749 and $ 869.