Google and Google Pixel Pixel XL will debut in two weeks, and therefore we decided to gather for you all known information about them. Is it worth it to wait for the new Google smartphones that will replace the Nexus line?
Nexus is dead, long live the Pixel
Nexus smartphones are known to fans of Android since 2010, and their history was coming to an end. Google decided to larger than usual involvement in the design of reference smartphones with the hardware, which is to be underlined the change of names. Pixel (Sailfish) and Pixel XL (Marlin), because it will be called the reference smartphones Google for 2016 will be at true, manufactured by HTC, but most likely at the end, the share of the Taiwanese. Housings will also be the company logo, and a new Google logo in the form of letters ,, G ''. Changing the name it has also been highlighted by the new launcher called Pixel.
Android 7.1 Nougat
To date, the first smartphone with a preinstalled latest version of Google were devices Nexus line. This year, that changed, because Android 7.0 Nougat debuted first at the LG V20. But it is not by accident, because the Pixel Pixel XL and will operate under the control of the next version, marked as 7.1. This situation is the result of policy changes Google update, which now assumes the release of new revisions, once a quarter. The Americans decided to rip the launch of new smartphones with the advent of Android 7.1 Nougat.
Common design, different size
Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL to be very similar in terms of appearance, the only difference between them to relate dimensions, related to various size of their displays – Pixel will have a 5-inch screen with a resolution of Full HD and Pixel XL 5.5-inch with a resolution WQHD. On the basis of known and renders images hardly Pixels especially attractive smartphones, mainly by big frame around the display. The relative originality will be the result of metal and glass rear panel, in the proportions of half and half. The whole design leave to evaluate you, but remember – do not reflect the reality renders 100% and ,, Live '' Pixel and Pixel XL can present a different, better or worse.
The top specification
Smartphones series Nexus could always boast above-average technical specifications and the same will be with smartphones series Pixel. Their performance will be responsible quad Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 with a maximum clock speed of 2.4 GHz. Part of the SoC is extremely powerful GPU Adreno 530, and the whole will be supplemented by 4 GB of RAM type LPDDR4. According to previous information, Google Pixel will be performed in a version with 32 GB of memory, and Google Pixel XL versions 32 and 128 GB.
Solid background photo
Last year, Google has set firmly on the photographic capabilities of their smartphones, and this year the trend will continue.Pixel Pixel XL and will be equipped with 12-megapixel main camera with a new IMX378 sensor from Sony. It is an improved version of the sensor with 5X LG Nexus and Nexus Huawei 6P, which over the resolution puts the size of the pixels. Thanks to pictures taken in low light conditions should look better, since large pixels catch more light. An additional advantage of Pixel and Pixel XL is HDR + mode, which gives a truly fantastic results. Unfortunately, it is not known whether this time Google decides to optical image stabilization, which was lacking in last year's models. on the front of Google and Google Pixel Pixel XL we find an 8-megapixel Sony IMX179.
The question of the valuation of the new Google smartphones that so far their biggest secret. Among several leaks on this credible seems above all this coming from David Ruddock, according to which Google Pixel XL will cost $ 649. Unfortunately, it is not known yet, for which variant capacitance can walk here. As for Google Pixel, a variant of the base is unlikely to cost less than 400-450 dollars. However, remember that these are only predictions, and the exact price will be announced on October 4, with the same smartphones.
Google and Google Pixel Pixel XL – a comparison of specifications:
|Google Pixel||Google Pixel XL|
|System||Android 7.1 (Nougat)|
|Screen||5.0 "Full HD (1920×1080)||5.5 "WQHD (2560×1440)|
|built-in memory||32GB||32GB / 128GB|
|main camera||12 MP Sony IMX378|
|front camera||8 MP Sony IMX179|
|Battery||2770 mAh||3450 mAh|
|Something for geeks||C USB, Bluetooth 4.2, biometric sensor|