Google Pixel Overview Updated February 22, 2018

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Google Pixel Specification
Android version Android 8.0 Oreo
Screen size 5-inch FHD AMOLED
Resolution 1920×1080 pixels
PPI 441 ppi
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

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

Storage 32GB or 128GB
Expandable storage up to N/A
Battery 2,770mAh (nonremovable)
Ports USB Type-C, headphone jack
Weight 143 g
Dimensions 143.8 x 69.5 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 ~$650
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 Stories Yesterday

Updates are undoubtedly Google’s biggest problem with Android. While newer versions bring the features users want, it can be ages before major OEMs adopt that version, and well over a year before it becomes the market’s majority, if ever. Today, a “report card” for Android updates has hit the web, and the results are just pathetic…

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Google Pixel Stories February 12

Google may not be entirely new to the smartphone scene, but it’s still a minor player when it comes to sales. That said, the company is quickly picking up ground with its Pixel lineup, with sales in the past year doubling.

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Google Pixel Stories February 8

AR Stickers for the Pixel and Pixel 2 were announced at the October 4th event and launched in December with Star Wars and Stranger Things content. In time for the 2018 Winter Olympics, Google is now launching a new “Winter Sports” pack and updating another.

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Google’s collection of Pixel smartphones have proven to be fantastic overall, but it’s clear in more ways than one that Google is still getting the hang of this whole hardware thing. Display issues plague the Pixel 2 XL, but another issue affected original Pixel devices and now, Google is being sued over that…

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Google Pixel Stories February 6

The “Check for update” button on Pixel and Nexus devices finally works with the latest Google Play services. Version 12.2.09 hit the beta channel this evening and many are reporting that tapping the button now pushes the latest Android security patch to their phones.

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Google Pixel Stories February 5

While the marquee feature of the February security patch for the Pixel 2 is third-party photo apps being able to take advantage of the Pixel Visual Core, this update contains a number of other patches for Google’s latest devices.

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