Google Pixel XL

Announced:
Oct 4, 2016
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 20, 2016

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

5.5 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

534 ppi

Technology:

AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

71.22 %

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

6.09 x 2.98 x 0.34 inches (154.72 x 75.74 x 8.6 mm)

Weight:

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance:

Splash, Dust; IP 53

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Colors:

Black, Gray, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Processor:

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 530

RAM:

4 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB, not expandable

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

3450 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Charging:

Yes

Talk time:

32.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time:

21.8 days (522 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Internet use:

LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback:

130.00 hours

Video playback:

14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 12, 2017

FCC ID value:

NM8G-2PW2100 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.89 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.56 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.15 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.56 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 869

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ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Google Pixel XL 32GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

32 GB

MSRP price:

$ 769

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Extremely high pixel density screen (534 ppi)
  • Large camera sensor pixel size (1.55 μm)

Cons

No Cons

Description

The Google Pixel XL, the larger of Google's first two Pixel phones, comes with a bigger screen and a bigger battery compared to its sibling. At its core, however, it remains identical. The Pixel XL is a phone "made by Google", with the company's services integrated tightly in it. Pixel XL owners get to enjoy a number of exclusive perks, including the new Assistant feature, allowing natural language interaction between the user and the device. They also get unlimited full-res photo and video backup on Google Photos, 24/7 customer service, and the new Pixel Launcher interface. On the hardware side of things, the phone comes with Qualcomm's fastest processor to date, backed by plenty of RAM. And the camera on the back is promised to be one of the best ever put on a handset.

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