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Google Pixel XL

Announced:
Oct 04, 2016
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 20, 2016

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Google Pixel XL

Announced: Oct 04, 2016
Market status: Released
Release date: Oct 20, 2016

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12.3 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3450 mAh
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  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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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

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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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (720p 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 5.9 oz (169 g)

Materials:

Main body: Aluminum; Accents: Glass

Resistance:

Splash, Dust

IP certified:

IP 53

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Black, Gray, Blue

Hardware & Performance

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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

OS:

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

Battery

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Capacity:

3450 mAh

Charging:

Yes

Talk time:

32.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1194 min)

Stand-by time:

21.8 days (522 hours)
the average is 20 days (471 h)

Internet use:

LTE:

14 hours

Wi-Fi:

14 hours

Music playback:

130.00 hours

Video playback:

14.00 hours

Cellular

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

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

LTE (FDD):

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

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41

Data:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band

Mobile hotspot:

Yes

USB:

USB 3.0

Connector:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

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

Phone features

Sensors:

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

Notifications:

Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility:

M4, T4

Other features:

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

Multimedia

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Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

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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