Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL - Everything you need to know

After a long wait, the Pixel 4 is finally here, with a new completely structured design a new look, a new color, and a beautiful finish. The pixel released this year offers more than just an impressive camera. Google is trying to nail four new innovations at once: face unlock, a high refresh rate screen, a faster Google Assistant, and spatial awareness using radar.

The Pixel 4 has a new integrated radar sensor and this is the first smartphone with a radar sensor, the sensor enables the phone to have a safer and faster face unlock, the radar also allows you to control your phone with simple gestures. swipe to skip a song, silence a call. What the radar actually does is capture aspects of no verbal communication. You can either turn on motion sense on or off. With the new Google Assistant, it is now integrated into your phone's OS and apps to improve communication between you and Google assistant. and keyway they are making their google assistant even better and faster is their on-device version of their language model so it can run locally on your Pixel 4. Pixel 4 is also introducing a new way of recording sound. That is, you can actually transform a sound recording into a text speech in real-time. Pixel 4 just got hopped-up on a new 90hz refresh rate, which will give you a smooth display and a great refresh rate when opening an app.

Not forgetting the well-known feature of the Pixel franchise the camera, You can see the rear, wide and telephoto camera with a hyperspectral sensor. Pixel is not well known for its camera hardware but instead its software design camera. HDR+, the mechanism Pixel has adopted in taking pictures. Including the super-res zooming. Which allows you to take detailed pictures from very far distances.

The new Pixel comes in three colours Just Black, Clearly White and a limited edition called "oh so Orange". Google gave these new flagships pretty weird names. It also comes in two sizes both with the same features. Pixel 4 starts at $799, $899 for the bigger one and is available for pre-order today and shipping on 24th October.


And all for the "spec junkies", below are the specs,

  • Pixel 4: 5.7-inch, FHD+ resolution, 444ppi
  • Pixel 4 XL: 6.3-inch, QHD+, 537ppi
  • Both: 19:9 aspect ratio, “Smooth display” 90Hz refresh rate, “Ambient EQ” automatic color adjustment
  • HDR with UHDA certification
Dimensions and weight:
  • Pixel 4: 68.8 x 147.1 x 8.2 mm, 162 grams
  • Pixel 4 XL: 75.1 x 160.4 x 8.2 mm, 193 grams
  • Pixel 4: 2,800mAh
  • Pixel 4 XL: 3,700mAh
  • Both: 18W fast charging, wireless charging
  • Main: 12.2-megapixel, 1.4 μm pixel width, dual pixel phase detection, OIS, ƒ/1.7 aperture, 77-degree field of view
  • Tele: 16-megapixel, 1.0 μm pixel width, phase detection, OIS, ƒ/2.4 aperture, 52-degree field of view
  • Video: 1080p @ 30, 60, or 120 fps; 720p @ 240 fps; 4K @ 30 fps; Front Camera: 1080p @ 30 fps
Other specs:
  • Memory: 6GB
  • Storage: 64GB or 128GB
  • Processor: Snapdragon 855
  • Pixel Neural Core coprocessor
  • Stereo speakers
  • dual SIM (nano + eSIM)
  • Active Edge
  • Motion Sense radar
  • Face unlock
  • Gorilla Glass 5 on front and back
  • IP68 dust and water protection
  • Available in “just black,” “clearly white,” and “oh so orange” (limited edition)
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