Google Pixel and Pixel XL in all three colors: highest-res images yet leak hours ahead of official unveiling

Today's the day, people! In less than 4 hours, Google will unveil its first in-house developed smartphones not bearing the Nexus brand — called the Pixel and Pixel XL — among other new and exciting things. As far as the two phones go, suffice it to say, we've had more than enough chances to see them from every angle possible in the last couple of months, but — and that's a big BUT — it is only now, on the day of their official unveiling, that we get to see them in such clarity!



4. Fona13A unregistered

That blue one us adorable, too bad the white clashes.

23. aznhachi

Posts: 212; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

i wish the front panel is black in colour for the blue one :(

6. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

I love google stuff but these phones are hideous. The look like iphone es from the front. What is with the bezels?

43. pifon

Posts: 76; Member since: Jun 15, 2013

You can clearly identify the manufacturer just by the size of bezels.

7. Diego!

Posts: 880; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

I'm sorry but these Pixel phones are ugly as f**k! HTC shame on you! You could have done it much much better! They look like iPhone wannabes from 2012.

12. dimas

Posts: 3421; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Bezels are ugly indeed. But let's cross our fingers, it's not yet officially announced.

19. Landon

Posts: 1248; Member since: May 07, 2015

I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks they look like crap. They seriously need to work on that screen-to-body ratio.

35. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

HTC? This is a phone by Google, HTC helps google make it, if google wants it pretty it will be, if google gives 0 f**ks about aesthetics then its also googles fault.

9. dimas

Posts: 3421; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Too much 'leaks' killed my excitement.

15. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013


16. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1850; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

NSA has tracking components in those ridiculously huge bezels... I mean that has to be the reason with these Google phones right?

21. fiddler

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 06, 2014

3 dots beside camera lens.No specifications on them yet. And also the top n bottom bezels are huge

37. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

There is a full leak of all specs. The camera is exactly same as 6P with addition of OIS, same sensor, same mp, same pixel size, etc.

39. Marduch

Posts: 81; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

No, the senzor should be different. IMX378 instead of 377 of Nexus 6p.

22. TriniRDB

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

Yeah if there is no home button and/or capacitive buttons the bezels are pretty pointless...... Dammit HTC/Google

26. fiddler

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 06, 2014

Do they have dual bottom speakers?

27. Mass88

Posts: 58; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

I don't understand why the bezels have to be so big. There's no physical home button on the front; why is the bottom bezel so big?

58. emcdonald75

Posts: 168; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

If Google was going to make the bottom bezel so big, then Google should have put a front facing speaker there or move the fingerprint scanner to the front of the device. I am surprised that Google did not come up with the fingerprint scanner built into the display just to keep the front facing speakers. The Black and Blue Pixel XL is not so bad but Google could have done better.

29. tokuzumi

Posts: 1961; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

These phones look like generic Chinese phones.

31. Sakeem

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

I'm interested in the Pixel XL. Looks like I would have to go for the black/grey combo. I like the blue but since it's not blue all the way around the phone, I will pass on that. Few hours left now.

45. newbey123

Posts: 702; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

Yeah the blue is a little too much for me. Will probably go with the black also. Glad this one looks better than that cheap looking 6p from last year with the huge bezels.

47. Sakeem

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Are you going for the smaller version or the XL? I'm also concerned about the off contract price. If this phone indeed starts at $650, they better have something in that phone that justifies that price.

33. ben.r

Posts: 53; Member since: May 29, 2015

44. Fona13A unregistered

Apple invented the color blue? The plot thickens.

54. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Are you actually trying to stoke the fanboy wars here? It's a color unless Apple specifically developed and trademarked that color, it's not an issue. It's pretty sad when authors are trying to start arguments between their readers.

34. earn1sec

Posts: 23; Member since: Jul 19, 2016

i prefer (dual camera + waterproof) phones

36. elmtube

Posts: 16; Member since: May 18, 2012

Bezel looks worse than on iPhone lol

41. KickRocks

Posts: 283; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

As of right now, this looks very disappointing. Phones do not look good at all. I never liked the way HTC designs their phones and figured they would look something like this when HTC got the nod. If they don't look better in person or Google has a major Acer up the sleeve, guess I'll be holding on to my 6P for another year or looking at a different Android OEM

42. rkoforever90

Posts: 479; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

seems like google want to take the crown for biggest bezel from apple

46. joevsyou

Posts: 1093; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

2 shades of blue is ugly...

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