Google Pixel XL – will make you forget other nexus smartphones

The company of America which has gained specialization in products and internet related services is Google. These services and products comprise hardware, software, cloud computing, search and online advertising technologies, etc. Along with that, it is a producer of smartphones having the operating system of Android. Google is the largest internet company in the world.  Among the smartphones produced by the Google, one of the smartphones is Google Pixel XL. The launching date of this smartphone was October 2016. The starting price of this device is INR 67000.

Design And Look

Google Pixel XL possesses the metallic body with the classic look. The bottom and the top of the screen is characterized by large bezels. It does not have visible branding with the very clean front.  This device has a wedge shape if we look it from the side. The bottom part of this smartphone is a little bit thinner than its top part. The 2/3 part of the bottom is metallic, and the top part is made up of colored glass. Radio signals can go through by this glass along with the antenna bands or gaps in the metal body of the bottom and the top part of the smartphone.

The touchscreen display of the smartphone is 5.5 inch in size. The resolution of the screen of this smartphone is 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels with PPI of 534 pixels per inch. The dimensions of this smartphone are 154.70×75.07×8.50 mm. The weight of this device is 168 grams. It is available in very silver, quite black and really blue colours. Google Pixel XL is compatible with drops due to its well-protected corners. It is characterized with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection.


The operating system supported by this smartphone is Android 7.1. Android 7.1 provides capabilities and new features of a large variety. The Android SDK in Android 7.1 comprise Commit Content API by which images can be sent by using the way for IMEs to a text editor in an app directly along with other rich content.


The camera is the remarkable feature of each and every smartphone. This smartphone is giving competition to other due to its feature of the camera. The camera of this device is available in two modes i.e primary and secondary. The primary camera is of 12.3 MP along with phase detection and laser auto focus and dual-LED (dual tone) flash. The secondary camera is of 8 MP. The features of the camera include geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection HDR and panorama.

The pictures provided by the camera of this phone are full of details. The colors of the images and videos of this smartphone are vibrant. It can replicate colors in an easy and sophisticated manner. The aperture of the camera is narrow i.e. f/2.0. The working of the camera of this smartphone is fast. Wonderful depth to the picture is provided by this phone. Good stabilization system and 4K video are being supported by this smartphone.

Battery and Processor

The battery is the important part of each and every smartphone. The smartphone is useless without battery. If the battery life of Google Pixel XL is considered, then it is fantastic. The remarkable battery of this smartphone makes our day awesome. This smartphone is beating another smartphone by the feature of quick charging. This smartphone consists of the non removable battery of 3450 mAh. It is available with 1.6GHZ Quadcore Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor. The internal storage of this phone is 32GB whose expansion cannot be done. It is available with 4GB of RAM.


Google Pixel XL is running in the market by using single SIM that supports Nano-SIM. The connectivity features comprise Bluetooth, NFC, GPS, USB, 4G and 3G. There are sensors available with this smartphone, and they comprise Accelerometer, Compass Magnetometer, Proximity Sensor, accelerometer, barometer, Gyroscope and Ambient light sensor. It has the Wi-Fi connection supporting the Wi-Fi standard of 802.11 g/n/ac.


The low-light photography of this Google Pixel XL is brilliant. It is powered by the fast modern processor. The battery life of this smartphone is great. It provides Google assistant with localisation for India. This phone is expensive and has no storage expansion. So, by seeing its advantages and disadvantages, it depends on us to purchase the product as per our requirements.