The new Google Pixel mobile phone has the highest rated smartphone camera ever produced. With a best-ever 89 DxOMark Mobile score, Pixel’s camera enables the user to take exceptional photographs in low light, bright light or any particular light.Google Pixel and Pixel XL

12.3 MP for precise, crisp pictures. Large 1.55μm pixels for fantastic camera shots in any light. f/2.0 aperture for shining, flat and smooth images. The Pixel Phone has intensely deep, cinematic display. This comes with a very bright AMOLED screen, with true blacks and 16.77 million colours.

The Google Pixel design includes a mobile phone battery that continues to operate all day. Unlimited storage for all your photos and videos. And it’s the first phone with the Google Assistant built in. End users can get up to 7 hours of battery life in just 15 minutes.

The Google Assistant enables the mobile phone user to establish when local places close, what the weather forecast and if your favourite sports team recently won. This state of the art functionality enables the owner to manage every day tasks and receive prompts; search for photographs quickly; translate in various languages whilst on the move; and monitor travel times. To include checking if your flight is on schedule, to look up your travel itinerary; and establishing the address and directions of your hotel.

You can kiss goodbye to mobile phone “storage is full” notifications, and say “hello” to unlimited storage for all your photos and videos. Furthermore, with Google Duo innovative functionality, you can video call with friends and family on Android & iOS®.

The Pixel experience combines a new concept of mobile phone hardware and software made by Google. Such operability and accessibility includes all your favourite Google apps, to bring you a quick, seamless, and easy-to-use experience.

The Google Pixel phone is very tastefully finished with a seamless glass-aluminium body, with smooth surfaces and easy-to-grip curved edges. There is Unlock fast with Pixel Imprint. You can with ease unlock your phone promptly, and swipe down on the fingerprint sensor for immediate access to all your notifications.

New purchasers can connect their iPhone® or Android device to the new Pixel with the Quick Switch Adapter. There is also dedicated Google support with your Pixel, whereby you can get support no matter where you are.

Your Google expert is just a tap away, day or night. To access assistance, mobile phone users just open the Settings app and tap the Support tab. You’ll never be lost on your phone again now that you can share your screen with an expert for guided help. During your support call, you can simply accept the “View screen share request” sent by the agent.

The Google Pixel is for sale in two sizes and two colours – 5” or 5.5”. Quite Black or Very Silver. Mobile phone geeks and fashionistas can also choose from a customised Live Case with a matching live wallpaper or one designed with Google Earth and Google Trends or go for the Pixel Case by Google, built for preservation and protection, plus featuring a range of bright, bold colours.

Pixel Technical Specification



5.0 inches

FHD AMOLED at 441 ppi

2.5D Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4


5.6 x 2.7 x 0.2 ~ 0.3 inches

143.8 x 69.5 x 7.3 ~ 8.5 mm


2,770 mAh battery

Standby time (LTE): up to 19 days

Talk time (3g/WCDMA): Up to 26 hours

Internet use time (Wi-Fi): Up to 13 hours

Internet use time (LTE): Up to 13 hours

Video playback: Up to 13 hours

Audio playback (via headset): Up to 110 hours

Fast charging: Up to 7 hours of use from only 15 minutes of charging

Pixel XL Technical Specification

5.5 inches
QHD AMOLED at 534ppi
2.5D Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4
6.0 x 2.9 x 0.2 ~ 0.3 inches
154.7 x 75.7 x 7.3 ~ 8.5 mm
3,450 mAh battery
Standby time (LTE): up to 23 days
Talk time (3g/WCDMA): Up to 32 hours
Internet use time (Wi-Fi): Up to 14 hours
Internet use time (LTE): Up to 14 hours
Video playback: Up to 14 hours
Audio playback (via headset): Up to 130 hours
Fast charging: Up to 7 hours of use from only 15 minutes of charging

Both devices

Aerospace-grade aluminum unibody
Glass shade with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Display Characteristics
100% NTSC
100000:1, super contrast ratio
True black level
Full 24-bit depth or 16.77 million colours
Less than 40% brightness decrease at 30-degree viewing angle
32 or 128GB
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 821
2.15Ghz + 1.6Ghz, 64Bit Quad-Core
Main camera
12.3 MP
Large 1.55μm pixels
Phase detection autofocus + laser detection autofocus
f/2.0 aperture
Front camera
1.4µm pixels
f/2.4 aperture
Fixed focus
In-stream video
1080p @ 30fps, 60fps, 120fps
720p @ 30fps, 60fps, 240fps
4K @ 30fps
Proximity / ALS
Pixel Imprint – Back-mounted fingerprint sensor for fast unlocking
Hall effect sensor
Android Sensor Hub
Advanced x-axis haptics for sharper/defined response
USB Type-C™ 18W adaptor with USB-PD
18 W charging
Ports and slots
USB Type-C™
USB 3.0
3.5 mm headset jack
Single Nano SIM
Single bottom-firing speaker
3 mics
Noise suppression
Supports up to CAT 12 (600Mbps DL / 75Mbps UL) depending on carrier support
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO
Bluetooth 4.2

North America

GSM: Quad-band GSM
UMTS/WCDMA: B 1/2/4/5/8
FDD LTE: B 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/20/25/26/28/29/30
LTE 2xCA: B2+B2, B2+B4, B2+B5, B2+B12, B2+B13, B2+B17, B2+B29, B2+B30, B4+B4, B4+B5, B4+B7, B4+B12, B4+B13, B4+B17, B4+B29, B4+B30, B5+B30, B7+B7, B12+B30, B25+B25, B29+B30, B41+B41

LTE 3xCA: B2+B2+B12, B2+B2+B13, B2+B4+B4, B2+B4+B5, B2+B4+B12, B2+B4+B13, B2+B4+B29, B2+B5+B30, B2+B12+B30, B2+B29+B30, B4+B4+B12, B4+B4+B13, B4+B5+B30, B4+ B7+ B12, B4+B12+B30, B4+B29+B30, B41+B41+B41

Rest of World

GSM: Quad-band GSM
UMTS/WCDMA: B 1/2/4/5/6/8/9/19
TDS-CDMA: B 34/39
FDD LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/21/26/28/32/
TDD LTE: B 38/39/40/41
LTE 2xCA: B1+B3, B1+B5, B1+B7, B1+B8, B1+B18, B1+B19, B1+B20, B1+B21, B1+B26, B1+B41, B3+B3, B3+B5, B3+B7, B3+B8, B3+B19, B3+B20, B3+B28, B5+B7, B7+B7, B7+B8, B7+B20, B7+B28, B19+B21, B20+B32, B38+B38, B39+B39, B39+B41, B40+B40, B41+B41

LTE 3xCA: B1+B3+B3, B1+B3+B5, B1+B3+B8, B1+B3+B20, B1+B5+B7, B1+B19+B21, B1+B41+B41, B3+B3+B5, B3+B3+B7, B3+B3+B8, B3+B7+B7, B3+B7+B8, B3+B7+B20, B3+B7+B28, B7+B7+B28

Device Variants (SKUs)
Quite Black, Very Silver
USB Type-C™ 18W adaptor with USB-PD
A-C cable (USB 3.0)
C-C cable (USB 2.0)
SIM tool
Quick Switch Adapter
Android 7.1 Nougat
Two years of OS upgrades from launch
Three years of security updates from launch

Cost & Availability:

£599 direct from Google at or via the Carphone Warehouse at or EE at