The Google Pixel XL smartphone could emerge down the road as a serious threat to the iPhone and to Samsung’s Galaxy line of smartphones. With the enormous power and resources that Google owns, this is a smartphone that will be in the public’s eye for the foreseeable future. Let’s take a closer look at some of the Pixel XL’s best features.
The Pixel XL is running on the Android 7.1 operating system. It comes in black, gray and blue colors. It has a rating of IP 53 which is for splash and dust resistant smartphones. The smartphone is made mostly of aluminum and glass and has a fingerprint (touch) control. It weighs 5.93 ounces and is 6.09 x 2.98 x 0.34 inches in size.
The Google Pixel XL is considered to have a large viewing screen at 5.5 inches. The resolution is 1440 x 2560 pixels and the pixel density is 534 ppi. The display is built with AMOLED technology and has scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4).
The camera on the Pixel XL is excellent. It is 12.3 megapixels with a dual LED flash. It has buile-in digital image stabilization and digital zoom, as well as Geo tagging. It features Dynamic Range mode (HDR) for it’s shooting mode. The front facing camera is 8 megapixels and does an outstanding job.
The hardware chip in the Pixel XL is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro and the graphics processor is the Adreno 530. It comes with 128 GB of internal storage. The non-user-replaceable battery is outstanding with 32 hours of talk time and 22 days of stand-by time. Music playback is roughly 130 hours.