The Google Pixel is an Android smartphone announced and released in 2016. You get a single sim option with the device. Google Pixel price in Kenya starts at Kshs 60,000.
The smartphone has dimensions of 143.80 x 69.50 x 8.60mm and weighs only 143grams. When it comes to the color options, the Google Pixel colors are Very Silver, Quite Black and Really Blue.
Coming to the display, the Google Pixel screen size is 5.2 inches at a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. With that, you get one of the best displays in Kenya. Also, the pixel density is 441 ppi which leads to clarity and more detailed images and videos.
Speaking of the cameras, the Google Pixel has rear camera of 12MP and a front facing 8MP lens. In 2016, this was rated as the best camera in the world, beating the likes of Apple iPhone 7 and Samsung Galaxy S7.
With the smartphone, you get Android 7.1 Nougat. This version of Android operating system comes with security improvements and better battery saving capabilities. The dual core 2.15GHz processor ensures that all apps run smoothly.
With the Adreno GPU, you will experience high frame rates when playing demanding games. Also, the 4GB ensures that you can multi task. You will be able to run many apps and games at the same time without having the smartphone take a performance hit.
Connctivity options are standard with the phone having 4G LTE, 3G, EDGE and GPRS. Also, the normal features and ports we are used to in smartphones are there. These are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB C, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Proximity, Barometer.
The Google Pixel comes with a 2770mAh battery capacity. Google have boasted of how the battery will last a whole day after charging it. The best thing is that it also comes with rapid charge technology. Which means that you never have to worry about running out of charge.
Google Pixel Specifications
- Announced: October, 2016
- Dual SIM: no Nano SIM
- Year: 2016
- Dimensions: – 143.80 x 69.50 x 8.60
- Weight: – 143.00
- Colors: – Very Silver, Quite Black, Really Blue
- Type: Color screen
- Touch: yes Multitouch
- Display size: 5.2 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels
- Pixel density: 424 ppi
- Camera resolution: 12 MP
- Features: Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Autofocus, Panorama, Touch to focus, HDR, Phase detection AF, Dual LED flash
- Secondary camera: 8 MP, 1080p
- Video: yes 2160p 30fps
- Operating system: Android OS 7.1 (Nougat)
- Processor type: Quad Core
- Processor speed: 2.15 GHz Dual-core Kryo & 1.6 GHz Dual-core Kryo
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
- GPU: yes Adreno 530
- RAM: 4 GB
- Internal memory: 32 GB
- Card slot: no
- 3G: yes Up to 42.2 Mbps Download, 5.76 Mbps Upload
- 4G: yes Up to 300 Mbps Download, 50 Mbps Upload
- GPRS: yes Up to 85.6 kbps
- EDGE: yes Up to 236.8 kbps
- WiFi: yes Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual-band Wi-Fi, DLNA
- Bluetooth: yes 4.2
- USB: yes 1.0, Type-C
- GPS: yes A-GPS, GLONASS
- Battery type: – 2770mAh
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Proximity, Barometer
- Music player: MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
- Video player: MP4, H.264
- FM radio: no
- 3.5 mm audio jack: yes
Additional features: Fingerprint ID, Corning Gorilla Glass, NFC, Quick Charge 3.0