Out with the Nexus, in with the Pixel.
Today Google announced a new pair of flagship phones, the Pixel and Pixel XL. The sleek, polished-aluminum phones feature Google's Assistant and new cameras that are expected to give the iPhone 7 a run for its money. In addition, Google's throwing in free unlimited photo and video cloud storage for anyone who buys a Pixel.
Below is a chart of how the new flagship phones compare to the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. There is no official word on whether Google is discontinuing the Nexus line, however the recent release of the Pixel phones could mean the end is nigh.
|Google Pixel||Google Pixel XL||Google Nexus 5X||Google Nexus 6P|
|Display size, resolution||5-inch; 1,920x1,080 pixels||5.5-inch; 2,560x1,440 pixels||5.2-inch; 1,920x1,080 pixels||5.7-inch; 2,560x1,440 pixels|
|Pixel density||441 ppi||534 ppi||423ppi||515ppi|
|Dimensions (inches)||5.66x2.74x0.34 (at its thickest)||6.09x2.98x0.34 (at its thickest)||5.78x2.86x0.31||6.3x3.1x0.28|
|Dimensions (millimeters)||143.84x69.54x8.58 (at its thickest)||154.72x75.74x8.58 (at its thickest)||147x27.6x7.9||159x78x7.3|
|Weight (ounces, grams)||5.04 oz.; 143 g||5.92 oz.; 168g||4.8 oz. ;136 g||6.3 oz.; 178 g|
|Mobile software||Android 7.1 Nougat||Android 7.1 Nougat||Android 6.0 Marshmallow||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Processor||2.15GHz + 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821||2.15GHz + 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821||1.8GHz six-core Snapdragon 808||2GHz eight-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810|
|Storage||32GB, 128GB||32GB, 128GB||16GB, 32GB||32GB, 64GB, 128GB|
|Battery||2,770mAh||3,450mAh||2,700mAh (nonremovable)||3,450mAh (nonremovable)|
|Fingerprint sensor||Back cover||Back cover||Back cover||Back cover|
|Special features||Google Assistant built-in; unlimited cloud storage; Daydream VR ready||Google Assistant built-in; unlimited cloud storage; Daydream VR ready||"Pure" Android||"Pure" Android|
|Price off-contract (USD)||$649 (32GB); $749 (128GB)||$769 (32GB); $869 (128GB)||$379 (16GB); $429 (64GB)||$499 (32GB); $549 (64GB); $649 (128GB)|
|Price (GBP)||32GB: £599 128GB: £699||32GB: £719 128GB: £819||£339 (16GB); £379 (32GB)||£449 (32GB); £499 (64GB); £579 (128GB)|
|Price (AUD)||TBD||TBD||AU$479 (16GB); AU$559 (32GB)||AU$899 (32GB); AU$999 (64GB); AU$1,099 (128GB)|