Delivery error has the the Google Pixel shipping early to some lucky customers

Delivery error has the the Google Pixel shipping early to some lucky customers
Mail/courier screw-ups are one of the basic assumptions of modern society. As it turns out, however, not all delivery mistakes are detrimental to customers; some of those who've pre-ordered the new Google Pixel phone on Australia's Telstra have started to receive their Android 7.1-powered smartphones a week earlier than expected.

Although Telstra said that Google Pixel pre-orders will ship on October 20th, some Reddit users are reporting that their phones have already shipped. One of the lucky fellows from Down Under, going by the Reddit handle 'wooparse', has even shared a few videos captured with the Google Pixel, allowing us to take an early glimpse at how Google's new phones handle 4K video recording.

Here's a 4K video that has been captured with a Google Pixel by 'wooparse'. Unfortunately, you'll have to live with the fact that the video has been shot in portrait orientation:

At the moment, we can't tell how many Telstra subscribers have received their brand new phones earlier than they were supposed to. However, we're sure that none of you guys would be upset to find themselves on the receiving end of such a delivery error.

Head on over to the source link below to check out some early impressions of the Google Pixel from those lucky enough to receive their units by mail a week early. Obviously, we'll be ready to share our own detailed impressions of the phone once it becomes available for the masses.

P.S. If you're one of the lucky ones, feel free to brag about it in the comment section below. Optionally, you could also share your early thoughts on Google's new Android 7.1 Nougat phones.

Related phones

  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12.3 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2770 mAh(26h talk time)



1. fancollo

Posts: 130; Member since: Dec 30, 2015

well, most probably the lucky ones would say "wow, it's a fantastic phone" - so a really big portion of useful review material to have a perfect view of the Google Pixel phone :-) ... just kidding. and i seriously hope someone finds a way to remove the hard coded error with portrait mode video taking issue in peoples brains :-)

3. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

don't worry fellas!! even all exclusive features of pixel will be stripped off and will be imported on other phones very soon!!

10. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Try to strip off unlimited cloud storage... try..

2. vincelongman

Posts: 5761; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

The stablisation and smoothness of the 1080p 60fps one is amazing

4. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

BTW should I buy s7 edge as I don't want my hard earned money to get wasted. any help will be helpful

6. xocomaox

Posts: 202; Member since: Dec 14, 2015

I'm selling mine to get a Pixel XL. I just have to wait a little bit until it launches.

7. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Just get yourself the pixel.. I don't really see any advantages of the s7 tbh. The last really useful feature of the galaxy which was the multi-window is now on the pixel so I don't see why you'd want to choose the S7 over that. Well, except you want water resistance and beauty then I can give you that

9. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Other S7 features.. reasonable size bezels, NO on screen buttons that waste 1/4" of the screen.

12. gavilan355

Posts: 59; Member since: Mar 19, 2015

you must not know your fractions to well. and "reasonable bezels" is not a feature, but an opinion.

11. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Its really depend on what you want. S7 has waterproofing , edge UI , amazing design. Pixel has better camera , unlimited cloud storage , much better support ( update and tech support and warranty support ) They both have amazing screen ( i saw the pixel xl in store when the google rep came to show it to us ) My LG G5 camera compete with the S7 ( some i win some i loose ) but the pixel i tested taking pictures and its simply kill everything its much better camera than anything i ever tested including G5 , S7 , HTC 10 , nexus 6P and iPhone 6S and 7 ( including + model ) I want one so badly i hope i can get rep price on it ( about 50% of the retail price )

5. Subie

Posts: 2430; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Maybe those customers should start playing the lottery as well :D

8. Sakeem

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

That's one error I would love to have happen to me. lol. The video looks good too.

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