Google is at the presentation on Tuesday unveiled its own smartphone Pixel and Pixel XL. The creators of the gadget has paid particular attention to five key areas: integrated voice assistant Google Assistant, quality camera, cloud services, instant messenger and virtual reality.
Just announced two models: Pixel and Pixel XL. They are the most similar to each other in the parameters and design. Both devices use a Snapdragon SoC 821 and 4 GB of RAM LPDDR4. For data storage provides 32 or 128 GB of flash memory. The Pixel housing is made of aluminum and has a large glass plate, occupying half of the back cover. There is support for memory cards.
Smart phones have got AMOLED displays with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. In the case of the Pixel diagonal is equal to 5″, and in the case of Pixel XL is 5.5″. The Junior model includes a battery, 2770 mAh, high – 3450 mAh. Supported fast charging technology. You can also note the presence of a USB port.
One of the main pieces of the smartphone voice assistant Google Assistant. The latter understands human speech, can answer questions and give useful information. Assistant is invoked by pressing the center button. Also with the help of voice controlled messaging.
Called Google Assistant similar to Siri in Apple devices and more advanced version of Google Now. Google Assistant is the basis for the new smartphones. That is, the Assistant replaces the Google Now. When this is integrated into the system more deeply, making it easier to use and opens up new possibilities.
The second camera. Google claims that the smartphone camera with a resolution of 12.3 megapixels and F/2.0 aperture (pixel size — 1.55 µm), based on the Sony sensor IMX378 is the best in the segment according to DxOmark. This resource specialists have already tested the smartphone and gave him an 89, which is the best result among all available devices. Front camera is based on the 8-megapixel Sony IMX179 sensor.
Among other characteristics of mobile — quick charge, round-the-clock technical support with the ability to broadcast what is happening on screen to real-time applications for data transfer from other smartphones on Pixel and removable cases.
We should note that the new smartphones Google offers unlimited storage Google Photo for photos and videos in any resolution. Also Google Pixel, the first smartphones that support Daydream.
New Google smartphone will be available in three colors: black, silver and blue. But the company will provide the ability to create cover with a unique design. For example, you can select any photo and it will print on the case cover.
The starting price of the novelties will be $649. Pre-orders for Pixel displayed in separate countries today.