Google has unveiled its new Pixel handsets taking the wraps off at a livestreamed event in San Francisco on Oct 7th, 2016. The Pixels are Google's new brand of premium Android smartphones and are available exclusively on Verizon in the U.S. Advance leaks predicted the Pixel has a 5-inch full HD (1,920 x 1,080) display and a larger phone, the Pixel XL, has a 5.5-inch Quad HD (2,560 x 1,440) screen.
The Pixel phones are the latest to run Android Nougat (version 7.1), the latest version of Google's mobile operating system. The Nexus phones started receiving Android 7.0 Nougat in August. LG's V20 was the first Android phone to ship with Nougat.
Screen and battery capacity differences aside (Pixel has a 2,770 mAh battery and the Pixel XL has a 3,450 mAh battery), the two phones are identical. And Google says it will offer up to 7 hours of use with just 15 minutes of charging.
They're both powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor with 4GB of RAM and come with 32GB or 128GB of internal storage (there's no microSD card slot for expansion).
Pixel and Pixel XL Camera. Both phones have a 12.3-megapixel f/2.0 aperture camera on the back with optical image stabilization and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera on the front. The camera also stabilizes video by default thanks to optical image stabilization. Google says the cameras have zero shutter lag and scored an 89, the highest DxO camera rating for any smartphone camera. Google is offering Pixel users free unlimited storage for all their photos and videos shot on the device at full resolution, including 4K video.
Google says the cameras have zero shutter lag and scored an 89, the highest DxO camera rating for any smartphone camera. A new feature called Smartburst captures multiple photos and selects the best one with the phones' powerful AI software.
Software, of course, is the heart of the the Pixel phones. The Pixels are the first phones to come with Google Assistant. Users can simply speak to their phones to perform various activities.
Additionally, the phones come pre-installed with Allo, the company's smart messaging app, and Google Duo, its video calling app. Like Nexus phones, the Pixels will be the first Google phones to get software updates. Google's making updating even easier with automatic updates that download and install in the background; when the phones are rebooted, the update is automatically applied.
The handsets will also be compatible with Live Cases that feature new artworks from curated photographers and artists. You'll be able to choose from three colors: Quite Black, Really Blue and Very Silver.
Google Pixel will be available at a starting price of $649 or $27 per month from Verizon in the US, as well as from the Google Store and numerous retail partners and carriers across the globe. It'll also arrive on Google's Project Fi network.
The 5-inch Pixel and 5.5-inch Pixel XL are meant to be the best, most powerful, most unified Android phones ever. They have best-in-class specs, best-in-class design, best-in-class everything. With unlimited video storage space, Google Pixel is a good choice of watching video.
M4V file format is developed by Apple and used to encode TV episodes, movies, and music videos in Apple iTunes Store. While you buy a new Google Pixel and want to play iTunes movies, TV shows on it, you need to convert iTunes movies to video formats Google Pixel supported firstly. In this way, you will remove iTunes DRM legally and play iTunes M4V files at will. M4V Converter Plus has wonderful features that will help you to convert iTunes videos to Google Pixel phones easily. With it, you can convert DRM-ed M4V files to MP4, WMV, AVI and other formats which can play on Google Pixel at will. Below we will show you the simple tutorial to help you to convert iTunes to Google Pixel easily.
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