Google Pixel XL with 5.5-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 821, 4GB RAM announced, starts at $769


Google just unveiled its Pixel XL smartphone along with the Pixel in the new ‘Pixel series’ at its San Francisco event. It packs a 5.5-inch Quad HD AMOLED display, is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor and runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat). It has a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, similar to the Pixel XL.

It also has a fingerprint sensor on the back and a glass and aluminium back. It comes with unlimited cloud storage.

Google Pixel XL specifications

  • 5.5-inch  (2560×1440 pixels) AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • 2.15 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 32GB / 128GB internal storage
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 12.3MP rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX378 sensor, 1.55umpixel, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, LDAF
  • 8MP front camera
  • 3 microphones, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Dimensions: 154.7 x 75.7 x 8.6 mm; Weight: 168g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac 2x2MIMO (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • 3450mAh battery

The Google Pixel XL comes in Quite Black, Very Silver and limited edition Really Blue colors and is priced at $769 (Rs. 51,240 approx.) for the 32GB version, while the 128GB version costs $869 (Rs. 57,880 approx.) . It will be available for pre-order in the US, Australia, Canada and Germany starting today. It will be available for pre-order in India on Flipkart online and retail stores from October 13th.

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