Google Pixel and Pixel XL Specs

Google Pixel

Google today unveiled Pixel and Pixel XL, the first phones developed in-house by the company. Packed to the brim with top-notch internals, the Pixel and Pixel XL can easily stand their own against even the best Android devices out there right now.

If you are wondering what makes the Pixel and Pixel XL so special, check out their complete specs below.

First, have a look at the key specs of the Pixel XL and Pixel and what sets them apart from each other.

Pixel XL Specs
Display 5.5 inches
QHD AMOLED at 534ppi
2.5D Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4
>75% Active Area
Size 6.0 x 2.9 x 0.2 ~ 0.34 inches
154.7 x 75.7 x 7.3 ~ 8.5 mm
Battery 3450mAh
Design Metal unibody
Glass supervisor with Gorilla Glass 4 coating

The Pixel comes with a slightly smaller display and battery size.

Pixel Specs
Display 5.0 inches
FHD AMOLED at 441ppi
2.5D Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4
>75% Active Area
Size 5.6 x 2.7 x 0.2 ~ 0.3 inches
143.8 x 69.5 x 7.3 ~ 8.5 mm
Battery 2770mAh
Design Metal unibody
Glass supervisor with Gorilla Glass 4 coating

Barring the above, both phones sport the exact same specifications.

Display Characteristics 100% NTSC
100000:1, super contrast ratio
True black level
Full 24-bits depth or 16.77 million colors
Less than 40% brightness decrease at 30 degree viewing angle
Storage 32 or 128GB
Processor Snapdragon 821; MSM8996 pro AB Quad Core 2+2 Kryo 2.15GHz / 1.6GHz
Main Camera 12.3MP IMX378
f/2.0 Aperture
 Front Camera
8MP IMX179
f/2.4 Aperture
Fixed focus
1080p @ 30fps, 60fps, 120fps
720p @ 30fps, 60fps, 240fps
4K @ 30fps
Sensors Proximity/ALS
Accelerometer / Gyrometer
Pixel Imprint – Back-mounted fingerprint sensor for fast unlocking
Hall sensor
Sensor Hub: CHRE V2 with GPS/Wi-Fi/BT
Advanced x-axis haptics for sharper / defined response
Charging USB-C 18W adaptor with USB-PD
18W charging
Ports and Slots USB Type-C
USB 3.0
3.5mm headset jack
Single SIM
Media Single bottom-firing speaker
3 Mics
Noise Suppression
Connectivity 2 RF SKUs – NA and RoW
3x carrier aggregation support
Supports up to CAT 11 (600Mbps DL / 75Mbps UL) depending upon carrier coverage and carrier rollouts
Telstra – CAT11 (600Mbps DL / 75Mbps UL)
All others – CAT 9 (450Mbps DL / 50 Mbps)
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO
BT 4.2
Colors Very Black and Quite Silver

Prices for the Pixel will start from $649, with that of the Pixel XL at $769.

What do you think about the Google Pixel and Pixel XL?