Google has come out with a new venture ‘Pixel’ which is a smart phone designed out and out by google. This marks the end of the nexus era and the dawn of a new beginning with the pixel range of smartphones. The smartphone was launched in October 2016 and comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 441 pixels per inch.
The phone boasts of the best-ever 89 DxOMark Mobile score, with a 12.3MP megapixel snapper that comes equipped with f/2.0 aperture it can help you shoot excellent low light photos thanks to the 1.55µm pixel size and offers 4K or 1080p video recording.
The handset comes with an un-bloated version of Android 7.1 Nougat, equipping it with features including a new split-screen mode, tougher security measures like file-based encryption, support for the Vulkan API, enhanced notifications and Data Saver and Night modes.
Google’s new software packs a punch as it comes bearing ‘Google Assistant’, which is its latest serving of a virtual assistant which is supposed to be more interactive than Google’s previous AI and integrate seamlessly with Google Home and other smart devices.
Google assistant is conversational and works by tapping your questions into the billions of points in Google’s knowledge graph. That means you can ask a question and then ask several follow-up questions, and it will be able to keep track of the conversation, determine context, and audibly respond with the right information. The whole design encourages you to share as much as possible about yourself and your day to build your own, personal Google.
The Pixel phones will be up for pre-order in India from next week, with the smaller Pixel being available at Rs. 57,000, while the Pixel XL starts at Rs. 66,000. The two phones are identical on all fronts except for the battery and screen – the Pixel has a 5-inch screen while the Pixel XL has a 5.5-inch screen.