Google Pixel, Pixel XL arriving on October 4

Google’s renamed flagship smartphones – Pixel and Pixel XL – is expected to be launched on October 4th. The company has sent the launch invites for the day, which is to be held in San Fransisco. A website — – shows October 5 as the launch date for India.


The rumors about their specifications already surfaced online. Accordingly, Google Pixel is a 5-inch smartphone that is powered by a Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 / 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU. The phone sports a 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. In terms of camera, Pixel will have a 12MP in the rear and an 8MP in the front. For connectivity, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C are rumored. The phone will also feature speakers at the bottom, headphone jack on top and a fingerprint sensor. A 2770mAh battery charges the device.

Google Pixel XL is a beefed-up version of Pixel. It comes with a 5.5-inch AMOLED display and is powered by a Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 / 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU. Two variants 32GB or 128GB are expected for the internal memory. The RAM would be 4GB. A 3450mAh battery would charge the device.

Other features remain the same as the base version. Both Google phones are expected to come with Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS out-of-the-box.

As always, take these specifications with a grain of salt with the actual launch only a few weeks away. The live event of the launch will be available on You Tube.

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Kiran Fernandes | Goa
September 20, 2016 7:35 pm 7:35 PM

its a phail fone. Gonna be a phail when it launches too.

September 20, 2016 11:13 pm 11:13 PM

Any reason or logic behind such premature conclusion? Any? or just stereotyping?

September 21, 2016 4:39 am 4:39 AM

Because it will phail ??

Thunder Sky
September 20, 2016 6:00 pm 6:00 PM

Also, HTC is tipped to make Pixel and Huawei again for Pixel XL due to the success of Nexus 6P.