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Google Pixel XL

Google Pixel XL
Brand: Google
Category: Current Smartphones

Google Pixel XL - Reviews and details


Outright price $1229 (starting price)


Screen size 5.5 inches
Screen resolution Quad HD (2560x1440)
Pixel density 534ppi

Design and construction

Thickness 8.5mm
Weight 168g
Construction Metal, glass


Rear camera 12 megapixels
Rear flash
Front camera 8 megapixels
Front flash
Video capture (maximum) Ultra HD 4K (3840x2160)


Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
CPU tech Quad-core (4)
Memory (RAM) 4GB
Storage Multiple variations (noted below)
Storage sizes 32GB, 128GB
Upgradeable storage No, the storage is fixed and cannot be upgraded.
Operating system Google Android (Samsung, Sony, HTC, etc)
OS version Android 7.0, Nougat
SIM type nanoSIM


3G/4G/5G Yes, it has both 3G and 4G.
Maximum Speed Cat 11 LTE - 600Mbps down, 50Mbps up (max)
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.x with A2DP, LE
GPS support
Near-Field Communication
WiFi 802.11ac (supports a/b/g/n)

Ports and security

Charge / data port Type C USB
3.5mm headset jack
Biometric security Fingerprint scanner


Battery size 3450mAh


Official Officially announced October 5, 2016