At its hardware event in New York City, today, Google introduced its latest smartphones: Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. Google Pixel 4 comes in three variants in terms of colors: white, black, and orange. The orange color option will be in a limited edition only. The smartphones can be pre-ordered from today onwards and the company will start shipping from 24th October.
Apart from the screen size and battery capacity, both the devices sport identical hardware specifications. Both the Pixel devices are powered by a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor and a 6 GB RAM and they both offer internal storage options of either 64 GB or 128 GB.
The Pixel 4 XL comes with a 6.3 inches Quad HD display, whereas the Pixel 4 comes with a 5.7 inches screen. Pixel 4 has a resolution of 1080 pixels. Both Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 Xl has a refresh rate of 90 Hz.
In the top bezel area of Pixel 4, there are a number of sensors that enable two new features: one is Google’s own identification and unlocks system, and the other is a new interaction method called Motion Sense. Motion Sense is powered by Google’s Project Soli technology With Motion Sense, users will be able to control operate Pixel 4 with hand gestures without touching the phone.
In the camera system, Google added a telephoto portrait lens that offers 2x zoom through a hybrid of optical and digital focus. It is located beside the standard primary rear camera. Pixel 4 is also integrated with a new Recorder app that automatically transcribes what’s being said. All this is done using Google’s speech recognition.
The basic variant of Pixel 4 is tagged with a price tag of 799 US $ while the basic variant of Pixel 4 XL is tagged with a price tag of 899 US $. Sadly, Google Pixel 4 is not coming to India. Do share your thoughts in the comment section below!