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Android Central 309: Google Pixel Special

We’re live from the Google Pixel launch event in San Francisco! Andrew, Russell and Flo are on hand to talk about their first impressions of Google’s new Pixel phones, along with Daydream View, the Google’s first VR headset, and Google Home, Wifi and the new Chromecast Ultra!

Lots to talk about this week, so dig in, it’s a good one.

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First comparison: Google Pixel XL vs iPhone 7 Plus

Google and Apple are going head to head in a big way.

There can be doubt that Google’s new Pixel phones are all about competing directly with Apple and its iPhone. After years of letting hardware partners focus on specs and disparate features, Google has a top-of-the-line phone with a set of software features that are guaranteed to stand out in an increasingly crowded market. These are phones promising unlimited free photo backup, a deeply integrated  [Read More…]

Google Pixel and Pixel XL are now official!

After numerous leaks, Google officially unveiled the Pixel and Pixel XL in San Francisco. Google is putting its brand front and center with the phones, which feature a glass window at the back that extends to cover the fingerprint sensor. Oh, and there’s no “unsightly camera bump.”

The Pixel features a 5-inch Full HD display, with the larger Pixel XL sporting a 5.5-inch QHD panel. The phones are powered by a 2.15GHz Snapdragon 821 SoC, and  [Read More…]

Verizon is the exclusive U.S. carrier for the Pixel

Google has announced that Verizon will be its exclusive U.S. carrier for the Pixel phones. That’s right, just Verizon. No AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint or even U.S. Cellular. In previous years, Google offered its Nexus phones through carriers, but not exclusively to just one. You’ll still be able to pick up an unlocked version of either the Pixel or Pixel XL from Google or Project Fi, but if you want to finance it through your carrier, you’ll only be able to  [Read More…]

Where to buy the Google Pixel and Pixel XL in the UK

Where can you buy Google’s new Pixel phones in the UK?

Google’s Pixel event has just wrapped up, and already we’re starting to learn about when and where we’ll be able to buy the Pixel and Pixel XL in the UK, and how much they’ll cost. The short version is that all four variants are pretty expensive, and that the Google Store live right now. EE should follow as exclusive carrier partner, and given the recent  [Read More…]

Where to buy the Google Pixel and Pixel XL in India

Here’s where you can buy the Pixel and Pixel XL in India.

The Pixel and Pixel XL are now official, and the phones are all set to debut in India later this month. Pre-orders kick off on October 13, with in-store availability commencing shortly thereafter.

The Pixel and Pixel XL are targeted at the high-end segment, offering the latest internal hardware in the form of a 2.15GHz Snapdragon 821 SoC, 4GB of RAM, 32GB or  [Read More…]

Republic Wireless commits to support for Google Pixel

Republic Wireless, not one to waste time, today announced support for the brand new Google Pixel smartphone. The service provider was quick on the draw, confirming the unlocked versions of the Pixel would work with its network. Republic Wireless is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) with service that defaults to Wi-Fi for connection, falling back to

Where to buy the Google Pixel and Pixel XL in the U.S.

Where can you buy the new Pixel phones in the U.S.? Well, there are a few options, and here they are!

Now that Google has officially announced its new Pixel phones, you may be wondering where you can purchase one for yourself. Unlike a lot of other phones, you can’t just walk into a carrier store and grab one, but they are going to be available from a few different retailers. Google will be selling the  [Read More…]

Pixel keeping some exclusive features when other phones get Android 7.1

We don’t yet know all the details about Android 7.1. But we do know what features are specific to a Made by Google Pixel phone.

Whether you were impressed at what was shown at the Google Pixel launch event or not, there was surely a thing or two shown by the Google Hardware team you really liked. While they were focused on showing what the Pixel phones can do, there wasn’t much talk about what was  [Read More…]

Watch our Google Pixel hands-on video!

We’ve written the words, now see the video.

We know you can’t get enough of the new Pixel and Pixel XL, and to help you get a better understanding of how the phone looks, feels and looks, we’ve worked up a hands-on video. We’re primarily showing off the “standard” Pixel here, but have several shots of the Pixel XL that show just how similar the two phones are — really, it’s two sizes of one phone.

So  [Read More…]