Tag Archives: Pixel

Step aside, Note8 and iPhone 8 Plus – Pixel 2 scores 98 on DxOMark

Google’s Pixel 2 is now official, and sure enough, a DxOLabs review went live as soon as the phone got announced. And if you thought the Galaxy Note8 and iPhone 8 Plus’ score of 94was impressive, think again – the Pixel 2 just pushed the bar higher to a record 98 points overall. The new 12MP camera relies on a 1/2.6″ sensor behind an ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL pricing and availability detailed

Pre-orders for the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are live now in the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, India and Australia. The Pixel 2 will be available on October 17, the larger Pixel 2 XL will come out in mid-November. Note that in the US, you can get it through the Google Store (unlocked) or on contract with Google’s wireless partner – ... Read More »

Odd image found on Pixel 2 teaser page – it’s cookies!

Very funny, Google. The official site for the October 4 unveiling of the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2has a secret buried in its source code – cookies! For once a web page references actual cookies rather than their digital counterpart. The photo below is linked from teaser page, though it is not visible on the page itself. Digging through the EXIF data reveals the location ... Read More »

Snapdragon 836 delayed until next year, Pixel 2 will use 835

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will likely be powered by a Snapdragon 835, instead of a Snapdragon 836. Apparently Qualcomm has been forced to delay the upgraded chipset until the beginning of next year. Snapdragon 836 is still likely coming, despite some other rumors. Re: SD836, I haven’t heard anything further since my initial tweet, and since the source has proven accurate ... Read More »

Pixel 2: Everything we know about Google’s next flagship phone

Google flipped the script last year when it retired the Nexus line in favor of its own branded handsets. Now all eyes are on the Pixel 2. With improved specs and even better cameras, the new phones are poised to propel Google back to the head of the class with a pure Android O experience. Since the Pixel and Pixel XL landed, the LG G6 and Galaxy ... Read More »

Android 8.0 Oreo Update Rollout Schedules for Google Pixel, Nokia, OnePlus, Lenovo, Asus, Micromax, and Other Phones

HIGHLIGHTS Android 8.0 Oreo is now available for Pixel and Nexus smartphones Some OnePlus, Asus, Lenovo, HTC phones have been confirmed to get it Major brands like Samsung and Sony are yet to announce their plans Android O is here and it’s named Oreo, but only a small number of users would already have the latest version of the OS on ... Read More »

The Pixel and Pixel XL are finally on sale (and you get a free Daydream View, too)

Google’s rumored release of a Pixel 2 smartphone looks even more likely right now: The Google store has put the Pixel and Pixel XL on sale. (Typically, Google has only offered discounts on its phones after discontinuing them.) To further sweeten this deal, the search giant’s also throwing in a Daydream View mobile VR headset for free. Google has knocked $125 off the Pixel putting ... Read More »

Kano Launches Pixel Kit DIY Light-Up Computer

Nearly a year after its successful Kickstarter campaign, Kano’s Pixel Kit is now available to the masses. The LEGO-like light board boasts 128 pixels that bring to life your own games, data, artwork, and music. For $79.99, you get a box of buttons, boards, batteries, books, and beyond. Build the Pixel Kit yourself, then connect it to a computer (Mac or PC) and ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini Is The Compact Android Phone On Par With Google’s Pixel: Rumor

According to a rumor, Samsung might be rekindling its “mini” offering, and this time around, it could be one worth having. Why? Because it could be the Galaxy S8 mini. Now the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S7 skipped out on the mini deal. And sure, the Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy S5 all have mini versions, but even during ... Read More »

Mysterious OnePlus Pixel with Snapdragon 820 SoC and 6GB RAM spotted on Geekbench

A mysterious OnePlus smartphone has been spotted on Geekbench. Listed as OnePlus Pixel, the device is powered by a Snapdragon 820 chipset and has 6GB RAM. The handset runs Android Nougat version 7.1. As you might already know, OnePlus is set to unveil a new phone dubbed OnePlus 3T on November 15. The possibility of the Pixel being 3T is ... Read More »