​Google pixel L and pixel XL respectively is the latest pixel smartphone from the Google pixel line. It was officially announced during a press conference on October 4th 2016. It seem Google are dishing out the Nexus device as the pixel smartphone are regarded as the king. The pixel smartphone has been a talk on the internet with people comparing it with the galaxy s7 and iPhone 7. Its totally a buzz worth reviewing. Knowing fully well that apple smartphone are the most fastest phone ever.

The Galaxy Note 7  been considered a dead phone (But might still come back) due to the crucial and battered exploding battery reputation  the Note 7 had inflicted on Samsung electronics and now Google is taking the advantage to get the lead on the Android Smartphone world.

The Google pixel is made of aluminium chasis with a glass panel covering the camera and fingerprints sensor. It was officially launched with the latest android 7.0 nougat update and had a Google "G" brand at the back cover showcasing it's Google product. The pixel and pixel L uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 system-on-chip, and its based on Andreno 430 Gpu . But can be differentiated from screen sizes and battery with the pixel having a 5 in (130 mm) FHD AMOLED(441ppi) while the pixel XL features a 5.5 in (140 mm) qhd amoled (534ppi). Both device uses a 4gb worth of Ram and internal storage capacity up to 32 or 128 GB. With 12.3Mp rear camera and 8Mp of front camera perfect for selfie, you do agree with me that there's certainly places to go with this device.

Google pixel is rated as the highest smartphone camera ever! With the pixel XL having a 20% capacity of  battery that lasts up to a day (Perfect for your business). The Google pixel and pixel XL is integrated with the Google assistance just like the one on the Google allo chat that allows natural language interaction between the user and the device.

Were To Buy The Google Pixel Smartphone And Price Tag.

The Google pixel is available in the US and can be purchase from the Verifon Wireless. If you base at the UK you can purchase the Google pixel from EE.  They are also available at the Google online store.  were you can purchase the unlocked version of the devices and save your self from been tied down on contract or carrier.

The price tag goes for $649. A whole lots of money and its possibly worth it. The Google pixel 32Gb variant cost N204,600 in Nigeria currency, on Kenya a price of KES 65,677 and GHS 2,571.31 in Ghana. The 128GB variant of the pixel smartphone phone cost N236,200 in Nigeria, KES 75,797 in Kenya and GHS 2,967.50 in Ghana. The pixel smartphone is available at India and can be purchased from flipkart at a price tag of RS. 57,000.

If you have owned a Google brand device before, you do agree with me that the Google pixel is a No-nonsense device fully loaded with Google apps to bring you a fast, seamless, and easy-to-use experience. The interface is not bad either as the Android 7.0 got it looking catchy.


  • Super smooth and fast performance, bright colourful full brilliant AMOLED screen, with true blacks and 16.77 million colors.
  • Lots of Ram (4GB)
  • Splash-proof phone


  • No Waterprof and Water resistance supported. This is quite a big turn off as latest smartphone launched in 2016 quatar features a powerful water resistance.
  • Lack micro SD slot for storage expansion

Google Pixel And Pixel XL Full Specification

GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UTMS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
LTEband 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26
Nano SIMYes
OSAndroid 7.1 Nougat
Processor2.15 GHz + 1.6 GHz quad core 64-bit ARMv8-A kryo Cores
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 821 (MSM8996 Pro)
GPUAdreno 530
DimensionsPixel: 143.8 × 69.5 × 8.5 mm (5.66 x 2.74 x 0.33 in) Pixel XL: 154.7 × 75.7 × 8.5 mm (6.09 × 2.98 × 0.33 in)
WeightPixel: 143 g (5.04 oz) Pixel: 168 g (5.93 oz)
ColorsBlack, Blue, Gray
TypePixel: 5 in (130 mm) FHD AMOLED (441ppi) Pixel XL: 5.5 in (140 mom) QHD AMOLED (534ppi)/td>
Screen Size5.5 inches (71.22% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels
NotificationService lights, Haptic feedback
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall, Barometer
Card slotNot available
Internal32 GB or 128 GB
Primary12.3 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Video[email protected]
Secondary8 MP
Music playYes
RadioFM Radio
Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jackYes
TypeNon-Removable Li-Ion battery 2,770 mAh for Pixel & 3,450 mAh for Pixel XL
Stand-by42 Hours
Talk time12 Hours
Officially announcedOctober 4, 2016
US Dollar$649
Nigeria NairaN87,948
Indian Rs.Rs. 57,000
Ghana CedisGHS 2,967.50
KenyaKES 75,797


The Google pixel and pixel XL simultaneously is not quiet a turn off. If you can stomach the price tag then this phones are worth adding to your collections. Both device have got unlimited full photo and video backup by Google photos and also a 24/7 customer service. Both device comes with a bigger screen and bigger battery and still remains identical.

Henry Emmanuel

Henry is an avid mobile geek who loves to keep a tab on new gadgets. When he is not fanboying over the latest games online, then you will probably find him watching the Originals and Grey's Anatomy. You can chit-chat with him on Facebook where he speaks out fire.

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