Google unveils 2 new smartphones under Pixel brand

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Google has revealed two new smartphones, which will fall under its Pixel brand. According to the firm, the Pixel and Pixel XL are currently available for preorder online in the US, Canada, Germany, Australia, and the UK. The firm revealed that the starting price of the devices will begin at USD 649.

Both devices will come standard with two new Google products, which come in the form of the Daydream Virtual-Reality App and Google Assistant. Additionally, both devices are set to work with the Daydream VR headset.

Both devices, according to the firm, feature an aluminium unibody design with a glass panel covering the rear of each device. To add to the features, both devices run Android OS, 7.1 and are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.

The Pixel features a 5-inch display while the Pixel XL a 5.5-inch display. Both devices also feature a 12.3-megapixel rear-facing camera with optical image stabilisation.

Both devices have a USB-C charging port, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a 3.5mm headphone jack, as well as Bluetooth 4.2 compatibility.

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