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Widely recognised as one of the best smartphones ever made, the Google Pixel XL is a fantastic choice for anyone looking for a phone that’s beautiful, powerful, and takes incredible photos. Find out what’s so great about it.

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The Technical Details

  • 5.5-inch AMOLED display
  • 1440 x 2560 resolution
  • 12.3-megapixel rear camera
  • 8-megapixel front camera
  • 32/128GB storage
  • 4GB RAM
  • 3450 mAh battery

Amazing Battery Life

With a large smartphone comes a long battery life - and this is especially true of the Pixel XL. With a 3450 mAh battery (for comparison, the iPhone 7 Plus is only 2900 mAh), it can last a day and a half without needing a charge.

Fitting the handset with such a long-lasting battery is a great choice from Google. The bright, colourful, and sharp display boasts quad-HD resolution - that’s four times the definition of standard HD. And if there’s one thing we know about amazing display, it’s that they’re massive drains on the battery. Not on the Pixel XL, though!

Camera Quality

Let’s get right to it: the Pixel XL’s camera is one of the best we’ve ever seen on a smartphone. In fact, it received the highest score ever on DxOMark, the leading online source for camera reviews.

So what does this top score mean? It means that you’ll take some of the best pictures of your life - and we’re not even exaggerating that much. Pictures taken from a distance are in focus and full of detail, colours are sharp and vibrant, and even photos taken in low-light environments come out looking amazing.

Another great feature added to the camera is the bokeh effect you get when taking a portrait or a close-up of an object. Bokeh refers to the blurring of the background produced when a picture focuses on a subject, and gives your photos that professional quality.

Power Processor

When Google makes a smartphone, you know you can expect a top-quality processor is hiding inside. Well, you won’t be disappointed! The Pixel XL is powered by a Snapdragon 821 quad-core CPU. (Yes, we know it’s just gibberish. But here’s what it means:)

In terms of processing power and speed, the handset more than delivers. It’s fast and responsive, even with multiple apps running at the same time, and gives you an incredibly smooth experience. It’s particularly great for gamers and those who spend a lot of time browsing the Internet.

Pixel XL specs

General
Manufacturer Google
Operating System Android
Release Date 01/10/2016 00:00:00
Sim Card Type Nano
Sensors
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
GPS Yes
Size & Weight
Form Factor Candy Bar
Thickness 8.5 mm
Size 75.7mm x 8.5mm x 54.7mm
Weight 168 g
Battery
Battery Type Lithium Ion
Capacity 3450 mah
Standby 552 hours
Talktime 32 hours
Display
Display Size 5.5 inches
Screen Type AMOLED
Resolution 1440 x 2560 inches
Pixels Per Inch 534 ppi
Touch Screen Type Capacitive
Processing power
CPU 0 mhz
Processor Cores Quad Core Cores
Memory 4000 MB
Storage
Internal Storage 32, 128
External Storage No
Camera & Video
Primary Camera 12 MP
Flash Yes
LED Flash
GEO Tagging Yes
Auto Focus Yes
Fixed Focus No
Touch Focus
Face Detection Yes
Smile Detection
Image Stabilisation No
Video Quality 2160p
2nd Camera 8 MP
Data
Generation 4G
Frequency Dual-band
NFC Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB Yes
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes