The Google Pixel XL was launched on October, 2016. With 12.3MP at rear, the device takes brilliant photos in bright light, low light and any light. The front camera houses 8MP, coming with light sensitive 1.4 micrometer pixels for clearer photos in low light. You get crisp filming through Full HD video capture at 30fps. The smartphone features vivid cinematic display, with seamless glass aluminium body. The battery comes with fast charging technology, which lasts longer on single boost. There is crisp sound quality with single bottom firing speaker, adaptive audio amplifier and 3 microphones(2 front, 1 rear) with noise cancellation. The device boards RGB LED notification light. The Pixel XL is available in Black and Silver colors.
The device flaunts immersive 5.5 inches AMOLED QHD display, with a pixel density of 534 PPI that results in a screen resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The cinematic widescreen of 16:9 aspect ratio, gives excellent viewing platform. The display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
PROCESSOR AND STORAGE
The smartphone makes use of a quad-core Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 that is coupled with Adreno 530 GPU, 4GB RAM and 32GB default memory capacity.
The camera is equipped with 12.3MP at rear, with f/2.0 aperture with 1.55 micrometer large pixels for clear photos in low light. The features include PDAF, LDAF, 240 fps(8x) and full HD 120 fps(4x) slow motion video, 4K video capture with CRI 90 dual LED flash. Up front, the device houses 8MP camera featuring light sensitive 1.4 micrometer pixels, f/2.4 aperture, full HD video recording at 30fps.
The connectivity aspects on board include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, v4.2, USB Type-C port, with A-GPS, GLONASS.
The smartphone packs a non-removable Li-Ion 3450 mah battery, with fast charging under usage up to 7 hours in just fifteen minutes of charging. The battery features standby time up to 552 hours, talk time of 32 hours, internet use of 14 hours, video playback time up to 14 hours and audio playback time up to 130 hours.
The handset runs Android 7.1(Nougat), out of the box. The software comes with 3 years of security updates and 2 years of OS updates.
There is a fast Fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor/Ambient Light sensor, Accelerometer/Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Barometer and Android sensor hub.
The Google Pixel XL price in India starts from Rs. 39,998 for 4GB and 32GB variant.