If you have pre-ordered your Pixel device from Flipkart and wondering when will you get it, here is a good news for you. Google India has finally confirmed that it will start shipping the pre-orders starting October 25 via Flipkart. Further, starting tomorrow, both the Pixel and Pixel XL will be in stores such as Croma and Reliance Digital, just in case you want to buy it offline.
On Saturday, Google India tweeted – “The future is exciting. And by future, we mean 3 days from now. #Pixel will start reaching stores on 25th October #madebygoogle”
Briefing out the specifications, Pixel comes with Pixel a 5-inch 1080p display and Pixel XL sports a 5.5 inch Quad HD display. Both the devices have high-definition AMOLED display panels. On the inside, there is a Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset with 2 cores clocked at 2.15GHz and 2 cores clocked at 1.6GHz. It comes in two storage options i.e. 32GB and 128GB with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM. Regarding the battery, it is 2770 mAh on Pixel and 3450 mAh on Pixel XL. Both the devices also house a Pixel imprint fingerprint sensor at the back which is surrounded by that famous glass plate. And yes, it has a 3.5mm headphone jack in addition to USB Type-C with Quick Charge support.
For photography, both the devices sport a 12.3 MP rear facing the camera with 1.55-micron pixels size and f/2.0 aperture. Google boasted quite a few features about the new devices and one of them was the camera. The camera on the new Pixel devices received a rating of 89 from DXO Mark which is highest on any smartphone. For the comparison, iPhone 7 got the rating of 86. And following up some of the best tech reviewers, the camera on Pixel smartphones look promising.
As far as the pricing goes, Pixel starts at Rs 57,000 for 32 GB variant and Rs 66,000 for 128 GB variant. Whereas, Pixel XL starts at Rs 67,000 for 32 GB variant and Rs 76,000 for Rs 128 GB variant.
Image Courtesy: Google India Twitter