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Google Pixel series smartphones can be pre-ordered in India now

Google announced its Pixel series – Pixel and Pixel XL in San Francisco last week. Starting today, these devices can be pre-ordered in India via Flipkart, as expected.

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The e-commerce site in India is offering No Cost EMI, up to Rs 27,000 off on exchange along with free EGVs worth 10% price of the phone for first 1000 pre-orders. All the variants are available for pre-order except the Pixel XL 32GB variant. Flipkart will start shipping the smartphones from October 25, 2016.

The Google Pixel 32GB is priced at Rs 57,000 whereas the 128GB costs Rs 66,000 and the Google Pixel XL 32GB costs Rs 67,000 and the 128GB variant is priced at Rs 76,000. Check out the features and specifications of the smartphones below.

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Google Pixel Specifications

The Google Pixel features a 5.0-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display, that is protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and has a pixel density of 441 PPI. It is powered by a 2.15 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 (MSM8996) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It has 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM and comes with 32 / 128 GB of internal memory, which cannot be expanded further since it does not have a microSD card slot. The smartphone runs on the latest Android 7.1 Nougat OS out of the box.

The Pixel rocks a 12.3 megapixel primary rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX378 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 1.55 µm pixel size, PDAF and LDAF. It can record 4K videos. On the front, it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX179 sensor, 1.4 µm pixel size for selfies and video calling. It can record Full HD 1080p videos. Photos and videos can be backed up in full resolution as Google is providing unlimited cloud storage via Google Photo. It supports Single SIM and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack. It has a full metal unibody design made up of glass and aluminium that is 8.5 mm thick and weighs 143 grams. It houses a fingerprint sensor at the back, has single bottom-firing speakers and 3 microphones.

It includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, USB Type-C, NFC and GPS / GLONASS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,770 mAh battery that supports fast charging (7 hours of usage from only 15 minutes of charging). It promises a standby time of up to 19 days, talk time up to 26 hours and up to 13 hours of video playback.

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Google Pixel XL Specifications

The Google Pixel XL features a 5.5-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD AMOLED display, that is protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and has a pixel density of 534 PPI. It is powered by a 2.15 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 (MSM8996) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It has 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM and comes with 32 / 128 GB of internal memory, which cannot be expanded further since it does not have a microSD card slot. The phablet runs on the latest Android 7.1 Nougat OS out of the box.

The Pixel XL rocks a 12.3 megapixel primary rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX378 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 1.55 µm pixel size, PDAF and LDAF. It can record 4K videos. On the front, it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX179 sensor, 1.4 µm pixel size for selfies and video calling. It can record Full HD 1080p videos. Photos and videos can be backed up in full resolution as Google is providing unlimited cloud storage via Google Photo. It supports Single SIM and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack. It has a full metal unibody design made up of glass and aluminium that is 8.5 mm thick and weighs 168 grams. It houses a fingerprint sensor at the back, has single bottom-firing speakers and 3 microphones.

It includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, USB Type-C, NFC and GPS / GLONASS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,450 mAh battery that supports fast charging (7 hours of usage from only 15 minutes of charging). It promises a standby time of up to 23 days, talk time up to 32 hours and up to 14 hours of video playback.

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