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Google Pixel XL

alaTest has collected and analyzed 133 reviews of Google Pixel XL. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and design. The screen and camera are also appreciated, whereas there are some critical comments about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Google Pixel XL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Google Pixel XL from The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on

34% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Google Pixel XL Phone 128GB - 5.5 inch display ( Factory Unlocked US Version ) (Quite Black)Google Pixel XL Phone 128GB - 5.5 inch display ( Factory Unlocked US Version ) (Quite Black)

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: Staff Writer (

Pixel and Pixel XL: the verdict on Google's new phones


The new Google Pixel phone and its supersized cousin, the Google Pixel XL, represent a paradigm shift in the smartphone world. Although this isn't the first time the search giant has sold smartphones under its own name, it's the first time it has...

Google's two Pixel phones mark a major move, not only for the company itself but also for the technology industry as a whole. The Pixel XL is a brilliant smartphone that justifies its place at the top of the market. It has a great screen, good battery...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Tony Ibrahim (

Google Pixel and Pixel XL


Pre-sales for the first Google smartphones have opened today in Australia. The Google Pixel comes in two sizes, works with a VR headset, and has a top-scoring camera. See which smartphones won our CHOICE stamp of approval in our latest smartphone...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Trevor Long (

Google Pixel XL – Review – It’s pure Google and that’s exactly what they want


Phone by Google – it says it on the billboards, it even says it on the back of the phone, the Pixel is an important move for Google who want to take a stronger role in the mobile space despite their dominance as the provider of the operating system...

Consumer review by: Graeme (

Good Phone but way overpriced


I bought the Pixel XL after the Galaxy Note 7 recall. The Note 7 was the most unbelievably good phone ever in my opinion. The Pixel XL fell well short and yet cost $100 more. I like many things about this phone but the price doesn't justify buying one....

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Ashlee28 (

Best phone I've ever had


The Google Pixel is the best smartphone I've ever had. I love the sensor on the back that unlocks the phone and the assistant is handy as well. The screen is a good size, picture is good and camera is excellent. This will be my phone of choice going...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Lovedeep (



It is a very good phone as compare to other phone in the market. Its screen resolution is very good..outlook is brilliant. Phone speed is very's price is very cheap as compared to other. Battery backup is not too bad. It's good to have a...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: moifa (

The best camera for smart phones.


Great camera, fast processor, crisp large screen.... This is a really great phone. I would give 5 stars if it is waterproof and a bit cheaper. One of the features I like is to switch to the front camera, you only need to do a quick flip motion. Very...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Customer (

Worthy of 5 stars plus!!!


Easy to use and easy to upload new apps. I can download a new app from my main menu screen and I have so much space its unbelievable even though I have all social apps I currently use...Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest etc. I have never had a problem...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Mozaffar (



This is an awesome product of google. The operating system is android. Processor speed is high and regardless of its large screen the battery life is quite good. The quality of pictures is outstanding and it gives you an unlimited online space. unlock...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: DISSAPOINTED (

Best phone on the market


I cannot praise this phone enough. High tech. Intititive. Stylish. Hands free. There are no problems now I no how to use it. As a normal Samsung fan. Had terrible time plus 2 replacements with the note 7. It's refreshing to actually be able to keep a...

Feb, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:3450
Browsing time (4G):14
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):14
Continuous audio playback time:130
Continuous audio playback time (display off):130
Continuous video playback time:14
Standby time (4G):552
Talk time (3G):32
Video call time:14

Call management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y


Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera aperture number:2.4
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Maximum frame rate:240 / 30
Rear camera aperture number:2
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12.3
Rear camera type:Single camera
Smile detection:Y
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:2160p / 720p, 1080p, 2160p
Zoom capability:Y


Brand colour:Quite Black / Really Blue / Very Silver
Colour of product:Black / Blue / Silver
Fingerprint Reader:Y / Yes
Form factor:Bar


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):100000:1
Display diagonal:14
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:2560 x 1440
Display Type:AMOLED
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:534
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N / No
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes


Chat:Y / Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Barometer: Yes
GPS: Yes
Position location:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GSM / GSM
3G:Y / Yes
4G:Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.2
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:N / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:USB Type-C


Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Video call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)


64-bit computing:Y / Yes
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.6
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:2.15
Processor Model:821


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:7.1


Compatible memory cards: No
Internal RAM:4
Internal RAM type:LPDDR4
Internal storage capacity:128 / 32
USB mass storage:Y


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details


Weight & Dimensions

Height :154.7 / 75.7
Width:154.7 / 75.7