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Google Unveils The Pixel Phone: Here Are The Features

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Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL)'s Google launched the in-house developed Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones on Tuesday. This is in contrast to the previous efforts of co-branding the smartphones like Nexus.

The company indicated it aligned with Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE: VZ) exclusively to bring its Pixel smartphone to the market. The smartphone is available for pre-orders in the United States, Canada, Germany and several other countries.

Let's look at the features:

  • The first phone with built in Google Assistant
  • Smartphone to use Google's cloud for storage
  • Smartphone to come in 5-inch and 5.5 inch sizes
  • Battery charges 7 hours in 15 minutes
  • Highest rated smartphone camera ever
  • Built from scratch for VR new
  • Unlimited storage of photos
  • Hardware Specifications are given below:
  • Combination of Aluminum unibody and polished glass
  • Hi-Definition AMOLED Display
  • Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821
  • Processor of QuadCore 2x2 15GHz/2x16 GHz
  • 4GB LPDR4 RAM
  • Pixel Imprint fingerprint sensor
  • 2,770 or 3,450 mAh Battery
  • 12.3 MP with big 1.55pm pixels and f/2.0 aperture
  • 32 or 128 GB
  • USB Type C
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • Bluetooth 4.2

Other key takeaways from the event:

  • Google launches VR Device known as ‘Daydream View' with starting price of $79
  • Aligns with JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts
  • Launches ‘Chromecast Ultra' and offers 4K, Ultra HD resolution
  • ‘Google Play Movies & TV" to provide 4K Movies commencing from November
  • "Google Home" pre-order starts on October 4 and would be available on November in retail stores

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