Google Pixel

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Available in 5-inch 1080p or 5.5-inch Quad HD AMOLED display models, the Google Pixel – built by HTC – sports a 12.3 megapixel camera that received a DxOMark score of 89, the highest of any camera-equipped smartphone. Other features include: 4GB of RAM, 32GB / 128GB of integrated storage, USB-C connectivity, unlimited cloud storage for photos and 4K videos, support for the company’s new Daydream VR headset, automatic updates, and a built-in Google Assistant, activated by holding the home button or saying the “hot word”. Available in silver, black, or blue. Click here for images from the Pixel event. Continue reading for two hands-on videos and more information.

“Pricing starts at $649 for the smaller 5-inch Pixel with 32GB of storage, available for preorder today. That number scales up to $749 with 128GB of onboard storage, $769 for the larger Pixel XL with 32GB, or $869 for the XL with 128GB. Google gives a choice between black or silver for color, with an exclusive “really blue” option with Verizon in the US, though the latter is limited to just 32GB of storage,” reports The Verge.