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Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P

First Posted: Oct 18, 2016 09:31 PM EDT
The new Nexus 5X phone is displayed during a Google media event on September 29, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

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Sabrina Ellis, director of product management for Google Inc., discusses the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones in Google product launch event in San Francisco, California, U.S.,  Oct. 4, 2016.

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After Google release their Pixel XL phone, it looks like there's a lot of comparison made between with old phone Nexus 6P. The new Pixel goes by the tag " Made by Google", which is a closest relative of the Huawei-manufactured, Google-overseen Nexus 6P. Here are the highlights of the  difference between the two phablets:


The 6P is nearly 3-percent taller and wider than the Pixel, though they are of equal thickness. Both phones have big screens and  fall squarely in phablet territory.  With 6P, the camera was ugly but there's a new upgrade with pixel in terms of  camera, scanner , LED flash  and mic as it has a weird glass panel.

According to PC Advisor, the Pixel XL lacks futureless dimension as compared to Nexus P6 in terms of its speakers and other features. The P6 had front facing stereos while Pixel is just plain. It's the same in terms of volume, sim card options, usb point and memory slot. But, there is an online storage available to store quality photos and videos.


The major difference between the two is, Pixel has a faster and bigger Snapdragon processor with 50 RAM and increased 2 to 3GB. They have the  same resolution technology and both protected by the same Gorilla glass 4. The battery of Pixel seems to be lasting longer than Nexus P6 as they claim to offer it last about 7 hours with 15 minutes of charging.


As per reports of Pocket-Lint, both the phones are un-doctored version. The Nexus shipped with Marshmallow (Android 6), has now been updated to 7, as for Pixel it's with 7.1. If you are looking for VR compatibility, it's in Pixel as it GoogleDaydream out of the box. Google Assistant is another one of the Pixel's distinguishing feature. It is a more ambitious version of Google Now.


The Pixel is an expensive phones you can buy at a price of £719 from Currys, plus many other retailers, including Google's online store. You can still buy a new Nexus 6P, £370 for the 32GB and £430 for the 64GB. Ultimately, it's almost half the price of the Pixel XL.

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