HTC is manufacturing the next generation of Google smartphones. We first heard about it at the beginning of this year. Today we know that the smartphone will be called Google Pixel. We have collected all available information about new Google phone, such as specifications, features, price, release date and more.
Google Pixel: Design
VentureBeat has released a render where you can see the front of smartphone. Thanks to it, we have learned some of the features of Google phone. One of the highlights of Google smartphone is new capacitive buttons. We do not know whether it will be a feature of Android 7.1 or only Google phone will have it.
Also, Android Autorithy has published 360-degree video that demonstrates the design Google Pixel smartphone from all sides.
Both video and new render confirms what we had already seen before and show that the new Pixel will have USB Type-C port and two speakers.
The dimensions Google Pixel will be 143.8 mm x 69.5 mm x 7.3 mm at the thinnest part (bottom), while the thickest point will have 8.5 mm (top).
It is reported that Google produces two models of smartphone: 5-inch smartphone with codename Sailfish and 5.5-inch device with codename Marlin.
The best renders Google Pixel (Sailfish) were provided by Reddit user. New smartphone will be available in four colors: white, gray, silver and red. It seems that smartphone will be made from metal, like pro version Pixel (Marlin).
On the back panel of smartphone is camera with flash. Also you can see main speaker and fingerprint reader.
Google Pixel: Specifications
The last report, appeared on Android Police, says Google Pixel will have IP53 certifications. It means that smartphones will be resistant to dust and water. Note that it is much smaller than Galaxy S7 or iPhone 7 protection, but it’s still nice to know that at least it will have some protection.
The latest leak of Google Pixel is its specification table, thanks to GFXBench, from where they have been confirmed several of the features that Evan Blass leaked a few days ago.
As we said, younger model Google Pixel will have 5-inch screen and Full HD resolution, Snapdragon 820 processor with Adreno 530 GPU, 4GB of RAM and 32 of internal storage.
The main camera would have a resolution of 11-MP and would be able to record 4K video, while the front camera would have a maximum resolution 7-MP.
Also it became known that HTC have signed an exclusive contract with Google that will make him responsible for all Google phones until 2018.
Google Pixel: Release date and price
It’s official: Google Pixel smartphone will be presented on October 4. Search giant published video on YouTube channel, which announced the exact date of presentation Google Pixel smartphones.
As for the price Google Pixel, according to Android Police, the basic model with 32 GB will cost $649.