News

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL Officially Launched : Price Range 57,000/- to 64,000/-

google pixel 4

You’ve seen them, you’ve read plenty about them, and now Google’s latest smartphones are officially here: the company just announced the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL at its hardware event in New York City. The Pixel 4 comes in three new colors: white, black, and a limited-edition orange option. It goes up for preorder today, and it will ship on October 24th. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will be sold by every major US carrier. The regular Pixel 4 starts at $799 (INR – 57113), and the Pixel 4 XL starts at $899 (INR – 64261).

pixel-4

The Pixel 4 XL has a 6.3-inch Quad HD display, while the 5.7-inch Pixel 4’s screen is 1080p. Both feature a 90Hz max refresh rate for ultra-smooth scrolling and responsiveness, but the refresh rate automatically adjusts to the usual 60Hz in some circumstances (where you wouldn’t even notice) to optimize battery life.

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL: Specifications and Features

The Pixel 4 XL has a 6.3-inch Quad HD display, while the 5.7-inch Pixel 4’s screen is 1080p. Both feature a 90Hz max refresh rate for ultra-smooth scrolling and responsiveness, but the refresh rate automatically adjusts to the usual 60Hz in some circumstances (where you wouldn’t even notice) to optimize battery life. Aside from screen size and battery capacity, the two new Pixels offer identical hardware specs. They’re powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor, come with either 64GB or 128GB of storage, and have 6GB RAM.

pixel-4-xl

In the top bezel area of the Pixel 4, Google has housed a number of sensors that enable two new features. One is Google’s own face unlock system, which is the company’s answer to Apple’s Face ID. The other is a new interaction method called Motion Sense. This allows the Pixel 4 to be controlled with hand gestures — no touching the phone required. Motion Sense utilizes Google’s Project Soli technology. With Motion Sense, you can do things like control music or dismiss an incoming call with a wave of your hand near the phone’s display. Motion Sense processing happens locally on the device, and Google noted that the feature can be disabled at any time.

For this year’s camera system, Google has added a telephoto portrait lens beside the standard primary rear camera. The telephoto lens offers 2x zoom through a hybrid of optical and digital focus, according to Google. HDR+ will be coming on Pixel 4. It will use 9 underexposed shots and combine them to provide a detailed photo. There will be a telephoto lens for the first time on Pixel phones and it will come with Super Res Zoom which will be used on both the lenses.

The new Pixels arrive just as Apple has finally caught up to Google’s camera performance, with some believing that the new iPhone 11 offers superior picture quality. Even on the Android side, companies like Huawei have steadily chipped away at Google’s once-significant camera advantage. Aside from adding a secondary rear camera for the first time, Google is also adding new software tricks and improving existing modes like Night Sight, which now has a long-exposure astrophotography feature. Live HDR+ offers a real-time look at the picture you’ll get after Google applies its image processing. There’s also a new shadows slider if you want more control over what HDR is doing, and Google says it has improved white balance in all photo modes.

Over the last couple of years, Google Pixel devices dominated the camera segment, beating the likes of Apple, Samsung, and Huawei. With the Pixel 4 series, Google is raising the bar even further. Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL features a telephoto lens for the first time and Google says it’s a hybrid of optical and digital zoom. Google Pixel is capable of delivering such good images, thanks to the hybrid of optical and digital zoom photography.

The Pixel 4 also introduces a new Recorder (voice memos) app that automatically — and very quickly — transcribes what’s being said using Google’s speech recognition. This being a Google product, you can search through all past recordings for a particular word. And again, all of this happens on the device itself without help from the cloud.

1292 posts

About author
Lingraj is one of the youngest members of PhoneTalk, and a recent tech geek convert. When he's not churning out articles, you’ll find him watching sports, exploring new places, and listening to music.
Articles
Related posts
GadgetsNews

LG Velvet With Dual Screen Accessory Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Korean company LG has launched its most exclusive smartphone LG Velvet in India. This smartphone has an HD display. Apart from this, this smartphone has got the support of Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and 4300mAh…
5GBharti AirtelNewsTelecom

Bharti Airtel Will Not Bid For 5G Auction, Spectrum Price is Unreasonable: Vittal

According to Bharti Airtel, if the reverse pricing of 5G is more during the auction then there will not be enough money for us to develop the 5G ecosystem. In such a situation, we can…
AppsNews

Apple Building Search Engine For Google Search Engine Alternatives: Report

Reports hints, Apple is planning for a Google Search alternative. Google maintains 90 percent control in the matter of global web searches. This means that around 90 percent of the people worldwide use Google to…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *