Make way for Google’s new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, the pre-bookings for which will begin from October 13. 

Here are 7 things you should know about Google’s new Pixel

  • The new Pixel smartphones are available in two screen sizes: 5 inch and 5.5 inch. Built using aerospace-grade aluminium unibody, the two devices feature a smooth surface unlike the previous Nexus phones and are available in silver and black colours.

 

  • The Pixel is being touted as the smartphone with the best camera of all times. It received an impressive 89 from DXOMark’s camera benchmark and its hardware features a 12.3 megapixel rear camera, an 8 megapixel front camera along with possessing a certain prowess during low light situations. Also, the phone can capture 4 K video at 30 FPS which is pretty good.

 

  • Pixel is powered by quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor and 4 GB of RAM along with 2770mAh battery that can quick charge up to seven hours (of battery life) in about fifteen minutes. Also, the Pixel boasts of 32 GB of storage which can be extended to about 128 GB.

 

  • Google Assistant replaces Google Now in the new devices. The two Pixels are the first smartphones to have a built-in Google Assistant for better functionality.

 

  • You have the option to store practically all your photographs in full resolution as the search giant declares unlimited photo and video storage in Google Photos.

 

  • Pixel will come with a video calling app called Google Duo, which works across Android and iOS, to make video calls easier for owners. There’s a new feature they have introduced called Knock Knock that allows Duo users to see a preview of the caller before they receive the call.

 

  • You can also avail Google’s customized live case designed with Google Trends and Google Earth. Also, getting in touch with Google experts is just a tap away with the new Pixel, where you can simply open the settings app and tap the support tab. This allows you to share your screen with an expert who will be able to provide you with solutions that you’re seeking.