Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL launched in New York with a Motion Sense tech

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL launched in New York with a Motion Sense tech | DroidAfrica
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After a lot of rumuors and leaks about the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, the company has today launched the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL in New York during their Hardware event. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL is the first device from Google to have the iPhone 11 camera setup design and every smartphone with such camera module tends to perform well in terms of camera quality. This two Pixel devices are the successors of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL and the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL has brought a lot of improvement especially from the camera.

The two smartphones from Google boasts of a 90Hz refreshed rate screen, Snapdragon 855 SoC and Motion Sense tech that lets you wave your hands to control certain aspects of the phone, such as skipping songs and silencing phone calls.

The Google Pixel 4 prices start at $799 (about Rs 56,000), whereas the Pixel 4 XL price begins at $899 (roughly Rs 64,000). The phones come in Just Black and Clearly White colours, along with a new, limited edition Oh So Orange hue. Pre-orders for the two devices start today and sales begin October 24th. Buyers will also get free 100GB Google One cloud storage for 3 months.

For the specifications of Pixel 4, It comes with a 5.7-inch OLED display, it’s a Full HD+ display which means it has a resolution of 2280 by 1080 pixels, this device is not a tall device in any way, it’s a 19:9 aspect ratio device which has a PPI Density of 444, the display is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The back panel of the phone has glass layer (mind you, no dual-tone finish this time) for wireless charging with camera cut-out at the top-left corner and a 90Hz refreshed rate.

Under the hood, it is powered by Snapdragon 855 Chip which has an Octa core processor clocked at 2.8GHz, it runs on Android 10 and Adreno 640 for graphics or gaming. The processor is also paired with a 6gb/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage.

In terms of camera, this device spot a dual rear cameras which includes a 12mp camera with f/1.7 aperture accompanied by a dual led flash and the other camera is a telephoto lens which is a 16mp camera with f/2.4 aperture, on the front, it has a dual selfie shooter which includes an 8mp wide angle selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and a TOF 3D camera.

The smartphone will be offered in three colour options which include Clearly White, Just Black and Oh So Orange

It doesn’t have a fingerprint scanner and what is keeping the light on is a

2,800mAh Li-Po battery which supports 18W fast charging and as well as QI wireless charging.

The Pixel 4 XL on the other hand has the same specs as the Pixel 4 only that the Pixel 4 XL now comes with a 6.3 inches QHD+ resolution and a larger 3,700mah battery, nothing more, other specs remains the same.

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Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. He has been in the tech space for over 6 years helping mobile technology users to understand more about their very own devices. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of a pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones.


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