Google Pixel Specs, Review, Price, Release Date, Opinions, Pros and Cons

Google Pixel released 2016, October. This is the Google’s first own smartphone and so the expectations are at peak. It is being discussed a lot on the web for its pros and cons. Take a look at specifications, price, quick review, features, opinions, pros and cons of Google Pixel.

Price of Google Pixel

The price of Google Pixel is – (based on Google Store – USA price)

For the 32GB variant

  • Price in USA is $649
  • Price in Europe is €599
  • Price in UK is £530
  • Price in India is ₹43500
  • Price in China is ¥4399

For the 128GB variant 

  • Price in USA is $749
  • Price in Europe is €699
  • Price in UK is £615
  • Price in India is ₹50000
  • Price in China is ¥5100

Specifications of Google Pixel

Features Specs
Display 5.0 inches, AMOLED Display
Screen Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Operating System Android OS 7.1 Nougat
CPU Snapdragon 821 Quad-core (Kryo)Processor
GPU Adreno 530
Memory 4GB of RAM
Inbuilt Storage 32GB or 128GB
Storage Upgrade No
Primary Camera 12MP with dual-LED (dual tone) Flash, Phase Detection and Laser Autofocus
Video recording 2160p @ 30fps, 1080p @ 30/60/120 fps, 720p @ 240fps
Secondary Camera 8MP, 1080p
Battery 2770mAh (Non-removable)
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
4G Yes
SIM card type Nano SIM
Weight 143gms

Specs and Details of Google Pixel


Google Pixel features a 5.0-inch AMOLED display with full HD resolution. The screen is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 4.


Google Pixel packs with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Quad-core processor with two dual Kryo processors with clock speeds of 2.15 GHz and 1.6 GHz. The GPU that paired with the CPU is Adreno 530.

RAM and Storage

The memory section of Google Pixel has 4GB RAM and either a 32GB internal storage or a 128GB internal storage. There is no expandable memory option.


Google Pixel pre-loaded with the latest Android version 7.1 Nougat. There is no additional user interface.


Google Pixel sports a 12.3MP rear camera and 8MP front camera. The features of the rear camera are Phase Detection Autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flash. The video resolution is 2160p at the rate of 30 frames per second. It also capture videos at the following resolutions 1080p @ 30/60/120 fps and 720p @ 240fps.


Google Pixel powered by a 2770mAh battery with fast battery charging support. It is non-removable and made of Li-Ion.

Other Features and Connectivity

The connectivity features of Google Pixel are GPRS, Edge, 3G, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and USB type C 1.0 reversible connector. The fingerprint scanner is located on the back side. It has the IP53 level of Water and dust resistance.

Quick Review of Google Pixel

Google Pixel is excellent on display because of the AMOLED display and full HD resolution. The best ever snapdragon 821 processor is adding more value and made this smartphone into a high-end device. The 4GB RAM is more than enough for multitasking, power gaming, and heavy memory handling. The storage option of 32GB and 128GB is the right choice for many users. But the lack of expandable storage is definitely a disadvantage for the users.

The cameras in front and rear, both are expressing high-quality features and have more pixels. It has a 2770mAh battery, which is not too good for this high-end smartphone. Maybe the backup power of this battery would be good than other smartphones.

Pros and Cons of Google Pixel


  • Vibrant Display
  • Powerful Snapdragon 821 CPU and Adreno 530 GPU
  • Android 7.1 Nougat
  • 4GB RAM
  • Camera
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Google Assistant


  • High Price
  • No Wireless Charging Feature as a High-end Smartphone
  • Big Chin in the Front – Not Looking Good

Opinion to Buyers – Google Pixel

Like many to brand smartphones, here the debate is – “You want a good Smartphone or Google Smartphone”. Google Pixel is a good smartphone but the price is calculated not only for  the smartphone but also for the brand name.

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