Tag Archive: Pixel


Pixel XL vs Huawei Mate9 (Smartphone Showdown)

Google’s Pixel XL has been doing a great job of grabbing the attention of customers who prefer a larger phone form factor. But Huawei’s new phablet, the Mate9 which only recently made it to the US also promised a big-screen experience with plenty of power on board and exquisite camera experience thanks to the partnership […]

I got a new Places Live Case for my Pixel and it actually works!

Yes, a redemption story.

In case you hadn’t seen, I wasn’t a huge fan of Google’s own Places Live Case I ordered for my Pixel XL. Not only did fulfillment and shipping issues lead to it taking nearly a month to arrive, but when it finally showed up the notoriously poor case didn’t even work properly.

Loving the look of the case and hoping it was just an anomaly, I took a plunge and ordered another Places Live Case,  [Read More…]

Grab a battery case for your Google Pixel XL for just $52 right now!

Right now you can pick up this protective battery case for the Google Pixel XL for just $ 52 at Amazon with coupon code 3CP3U2P6. Not only will the case keep your phone safe, but also charged up all the time thanks to its built-in 5000mAh battery. While it may not be a case that you want to use every day with its size, it is a perfect travel companion for those long days when you know you won’t be  [Read More…]

Why the Google Pixel is the best Android phone

There’s no shortage of great Android phones out there — here at Android Central we’re often bouncing between different devices as we review new phone. But eventually you’ve got to pick one winner — the best Android phone overall. And right now, in early 2017, that’s the Google Pixel, which shares the honor with its big brother the Pixel XL.

We’ve laid out all the reasons why the Pixel is the best of the best in our video feature.  [Read More…]

Pixel 2: A Google phone for the post-bezel generation?

The first round of Pixel 2 rumors claim an entirely predictable array of upgrades. What’s going to make the next-gen Googlephones exciting?

Google’s first Pixel phones are barely 3 months old, but already we’re starting to hear the first rumors of what the next generation of Pixels will bring. Reports from 9to5 point to (entirely unsurprising) improvements to the camera and CPU, along with a slight price bump and possible water resistance.

That’s all well and  [Read More…]

Android 7.1.2 now available in beta for Nexus and Pixel devices

A new version of Android 7.x Nougat is rolling out now!

Android 7.1.2 is rolling out to Nexus and Pixel devices through Google’s beta channel, according to a post on the company’s developer blog.

Called “the next maintenance release” for Android 7.x Nougat, Google says that “refinements,” including “bugfixes and optimizations, along with a small number of enhancements for carriers and users.”

Google says the beta, like all previous versions, is compatible with Pixel, Pixel XL,  [Read More…]

Enter to win a Google Pixel, Daydream View, and Google Home bundle!

How would you like to get your hands on the hottest phone of the season? Or, perhaps, the best VR experience you can find with a smartphone? What about the brand new Google Home and its awesome features; it would rock to own one of those, right? What if we told you that you could win

Save $20 on this protective Pixel XL case today!

Want a case to protect your Google Pixel XL that doesn’t add a ton of bulk or make it ugly? If so, check out Seidio’s Presidio grip case for a hard case that doesn’t make the phone much bigger than it was without it. Right now you can pick one up for $ 25, a savings of $ 20.

OnePlus 3T vs. Pixel XL: Can the 3T rival Google for almost half the price?

In all but a handful of areas, OnePlus’s newly refreshed flagship legitimately matches Google’s more expensive handset.

The Google Pixel XL isn’t a cheap phone, nor is it supposed to be. Its competition is the iPhone — and, less directly, Samsung’s Galaxy line. Yet the price hike compared to last year’s Nexus 5X and 6P leaves the door open to OnePlus. The Chinese upstart has recently upgraded the OnePlus 3T to Android 7.0 Nougat, bringing closer to  [Read More…]

Imaging the Google Pixel 2

Google’s Pixels phones have proved to be extremely popular with Android fans. And despite Google having a hard time coping with demand and a variety of issues plaguing the devices, consumers seem to be quite invested in the phones. Google’s Pixels are by no means perfect, so the search titan has plenty of room for