Google Pixel XL Overview Updated November 13, 2018

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Google Pixel Specification
Android version Android 8.0 Oreo
Screen size 5.5-inch FHD AMOLED
Resolution 2560×1440 pixels
PPI 534ppi
Primary camera
12.3MP, 1.55μm pixels, phase detection autofocus + laser detection autofocus, f/2.0 Aperture
 

Front camera
8MP, 1.4µm pixels, f/2.4 Aperture, fixed focus

Processor
Qualcomm® Snapdragon 821 ,2.15Ghz + 1.6Ghz, 64Bit Quad-Core

Storage 32GB or 128GB
Expandable storage up to N/A
RAM 4GB LPDDR4
Battery 3,450mAh (nonremovable)
Ports USB Type-C, headphone jack
Weight 168 g
Dimensions 154.7 x 75.7 x 7.3 ~ 8.5 mm
Other features Rear-facing fingerprint sensor
Color options Very Silver, Quite Black, Really Blue
Carrier availability Unlocked (all carriers), Project Fi, Verizon
Base price off-contract ~$770
In-box accessories USB Type-C™ 18W adaptor with USB-PD, A-C cable (USB 3.1 Gen 2), C-C cable (USB 2.0), SIM tool, Quick Switch Adapter

Google Pixel XL Stories November 13

November security patch in ‘final testing’ for 2016 Google Pixel devices halfway through the month

One of the biggest reasons to buy a Google Pixel device of any generation is for software updates. Oddly, though, the original Pixel and Pixel XL are a bit behind in that department as the Pixel November update and its associated security enhancements have yet to arrive. According to Google, though, they’re on the way.

Google Pixel XL Stories October 10

Despite a misleading quote, Google hasn’t dropped unlimited Google Photos backup for life on original Pixels

With yesterday’s Pixel 3 reveal, Google confirmed that, once again, it would be offering unlimited backups on Google Photos for the device. However, it also seemingly backtracked on how long it would last for the original Google Pixel devices. Thankfully, that’s not the case.

Google Pixel XL Stories August 13

Google’s Pixel devices have all supported fast charging over USB-C PD, and that has managed to cause some headaches over the past couple of years. With the Android Pie update, though, it seems something snapped and the functionality isn’t working for many users.

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Google Pixel XL Stories April 10

The Pixel in 2016 kicked off Google’s latest and most committed push into entering hardware. When the second-generation Made by Google phones launched last October, the original device was kept around with a $100 price cut. Today, those first phones are no longer in stock on the Google Store or Project Fi.

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

Google Pixel XL Stories March 19

While Google’s Pixel 2 family currently has the spotlight, last year’s original Pixel devices aren’t out for the count just yet. Both devices have held up very well over time, but a new bug threatens some users…

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Google Pixel XL Stories March 7

How to manually install Android P Developer Preview 1 on Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL

Google just took the wraps off of the first Developer Preview build of Android P. This early build introduces a redesigned notification shade and much more. Here’s how to manually install Android P DP1…

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