Google Pixel

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Google Pixel
Google Pixel (smartphone) logo.svg
Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.svg
Top: Logo introduced with the first-generation Pixel smartphones
Bottom: The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones
DeveloperGoogle
ManufacturerGoogle, various
TypeSmartphones, tablets, laptops
Release dateOctober 4, 2016; 3 years ago (2016-10-04)
Operating systemChrome OS and Android
Websitestore.google.com/

Google Pixel is a brand of hardware products by Google, including smartphones and laptops.

Smartphones[change | change source]

Pixel (1st generation)[change | change source]

Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones

Google announced the first generation of Pixel smartphones during the October of 2016.[1] They called these smartphones the Pixel and the Pixel XL. Google's main selling feature to promote these phones is their back cameras. Google Pixel phones have unlimited cloud storage for photos through Google Photos[2]

  • Shared:
    • Display: AMOLED
    • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
    • Storage: Choice of either 32 gigabytes or 128 gigabytes
    • Memory: 4 gigabytes
    • Cameras: 12.3 megapixel camera on the back, 8 megapixel camera on the front
    • Battery: Supports fast charging.
    • Colors: Very Silver, Quite Black or Really Blue
  • Pixel:
    • Display: 5.0 inch, 1080×1920 resolution
    • Battery: 2,770 mAH size
  • Pixel XL
    • Display: 5.5 inch, 1440×2560 resolution
    • Battery: 3,450 mAH size

Pixel 2[change | change source]

Google announced the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on the 4th of October, 2017.

  • Shared:
    • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
    • Storage: Choice of either 64 gigabytes or 128 gigabytes
    • Memory: 4 gigabytes
    • Cameras: 12.2 megapixel camera on the back, 8 megapixel camera on the front
    • Battery: non-removable, fast charging
  • Pixel 2
    • Display: 5.0 inch AMOLED display with a 1080×1920 resolution
    • Battery: 2,700 mAH size
    • Colors: Just Black, Clearly White or Kinda Blue [Verizon Pixel 2s only]
  • Pixel 2 XL
    • Display: 6 inch P-OLED display with a 1440×2880 resolution
    • Battery: 3,520 mAH size
    • Colors: Just Black or Black & White

Tablets[change | change source]

Pixel C[change | change source]

The Pixel C was announced by Google at an event on the 29th of September, 2015.[3] The Pixel C has a USB "type-C" port and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.[4] The device included Android 6.0.1 at launch, and later was updated to Android 7.0.[5]

  • Display: 10.2 inch display with a 2560×1800 resolution
  • Processor: NVIDIA Tegra X1
  • Storage: Choice of either 32 or 64 gigabytes
  • Memory: 3 gigabytes
  • Cameras: 8 megapixel camera on the back; 2 megapixel camera on the front
  • Battery: 9000 mAH (non-removable)

Laptops[change | change source]

Chromebook Pixel (2013)[change | change source]

Chromebook Pixel (2013)

Google announced the first Chromebook Pixel on the 21st of February, 2013.[6]

  • Display: 12.85 inch display with a 2560×1700 resolution
  • Processor: 3rd Generation (Ivy Bridge) Intel Core i5
  • Storage: 32 gigabytes, plus 1 terabyte of Google Drive storage for 3 years
  • Memory: 4 gigabytes
  • Battery: 59 Wh

Chromebook Pixel (2015)[change | change source]

On the 11th of March, 2015, Google announced the second generation Chromebook Pixel.[7] Google stopped selling it on the 29th of August, 2016.[8]

  • Display: 12.85 inch display with a 2560×1700 resolution
  • Processor: 5th Generation (Broadwell) Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7
  • Storage: Choice of either 32 or 64 gigabytes, plus 1 terabyte of Google Drive storage for 3 years
  • Memory: 8 or 16 gigabytes
  • Battery: 72 Wh

Pixelbook (2017)[change | change source]

On the 4th of October, 2017, Google launched the Google Pixelbook at its Made by Google 2017 event.[9]

  • Display: 12.3 inch display with a 2400×1600 resolution
  • Processor: 7th Generation (Kaby Lake) Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7
  • Storage: Choice of 128, 256 or 512 gigabytes
  • Memory: 8 or 16 gigabytes

Accessories[change | change source]

Pixel Buds[change | change source]

On the 4th of October, 2017, Google demonstrated a pair of wireless earbuds called the Pixel Buds.[10] They work with phones using Android 6.0 or newer, and they work with Google Assistant.[11] A unique feature of them compared to other wireless earbuds is that they can translate in real-time with in 40 languages through Google Translate.[12]

Pixelbook Pen[change | change source]

On the 4th of October, 2017, Google announced the Pixelbook Pen, a stylus usable with the new Pixelbook. It has pressure sensitivity as well as support for Google Assistant.[13]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Pixel 'phone by Google' announced". The Verge. Vox Media. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
  2. "Google is giving free, unlimited original-quality photo and video backups with the Pixel phones". The Verge. October 4, 2016. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  3. Opam, Kwame. "Google unveils Android-based Pixel C tablet". The Verge. Vox Media, Inc.
  4. "Pixel C specifications". Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  5. Whitwam, Ryan. "Android 7.0 Nougat is rolling out to Nexus devices starting today". Android Police. Illogical Robot LLC.
  6. "The Chromebook Pixel, for what's next". Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  7. "Meet the updated Chromebook Pixel and the new Google Store". Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  8. Novet, Jordan. "Google discontinues the Chromebook Pixel 2". Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  9. "Google's Pixelbook is a 2-in-1 premium Chromebook". Engadget. Retrieved 2017-10-04.
  10. Li, Abner (4 October 2017). "Google Pixel Buds: Assistant-enabled Bluetooth neckbuds from Google". 9to5Google. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  11. Carman, Ashley (4 October 2017). "Google's Pixel Buds are the company's first wireless headphones". The Verge. Vox Media. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  12. Pallandino, Valentina (4 October 2017). "Google Pixel Buds are wireless earbuds that translate conversations in real time". Ars Technica. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  13. "Google's Pixelbook Pen searches for what you circle". Engadget. Retrieved 2017-10-14.

Other websites[change | change source]