Google Pixel Overview Updated October 15, 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 October 15

Android Pie is on over 75% of Pixels, why haven’t you or someone you know updated? [Poll]

Updates are not easy in the Android ecosystem because of a plethora of vastly different hardware. However, in Google’s collection of Pixel devices, updates are available from day one. Interestingly, though, it’s been confirmed recently that over 75% of Google Pixel owners are on Android Pie, with others on previous releases.

The camera is a core part of Google’s Pixel phones, and video is a common use case on these devices. Now, responding to user demand, Google is delivering Pixel external microphone support for the Pixel 3 and all previous generations in a coming update.

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Google Pixel 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 Stories October 8

With new phones constantly on the horizon, you might be looking to upgrade your Google Pixel or Google Pixel 2 to another device. Whether that’s the new Google Pixel 3 or 3 XL, a Samsung Galaxy device, or even one of Apple’s latest iPhones, here’s how to trade in Google Pixel devices to get the most value from them before moving on to something new…

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

Google Pixel Stories October 1

Google opens official #teampixel Instagram ‘art gallery,’ hides a few Pixel 2 giveaways

One of the biggest selling points of every Google Pixel device so far is the camera, and if you search #teampixel on any social network, you’ll find a lot of killer photography. To showcase some of those photos, Google has just opened an official Instagram account for the Pixel as an “art gallery” of sorts.

Google Pixel Stories September 28

Ahead of new phones debuting next month, the Google Store is launching a new Repair Center geared towards out of “out-of-warranty” devices. In the past, official repair options were few and far between, but users now have the option of dealing with Google directly.

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