Google Pixel Phone Review: Are Pixel Phones the Best Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Alternatives? [VIDEO]


Since Samsung has declared a global recall for its Galaxy Note 7, consumers are started thinking about buying alternatives. Yes, Note 7 is a spectacular phone but you can't just underestimate the newly launched smartphones of Google.

The following is the Google Pixel phones specs review to know if Pixel X and Pixel XL are worth the shift from Galaxy Note 7.


Google Pixel phones are considered as the highest rated smartphone camera ever that got 89 DxOMark Mobile score. Pixel cameras with 12MP resolution allow the users to capture brilliant photos in bright light, low light or any light, according to Google blog.

Aside from the spectacular camera features, Google also provided unlimited storage for all photos and videos through cloud, which saves the users from notifications such as "storage is full."

Physical Design

Google Pixel phones' seamless body is wrapped with glass-aluminum with smooth surfaces and edges that are easy to grip. The built-in fingerprint sensor at the back will let the user have a quick access to the device through swiping down. The smartphones has two sizes (5-inch Pixel and 5.5-inch Pixel XL) and all comes in three different colors - quite black, really blue and very silver.

Display and Battery

Google Pixel phones display is considered as cinematic and vivid. Both smartphones feature an AMOLED screen display that is composed of 16.77 million colors and true blacks. On the other hand, the smartphones has a battery that lasts for 7 hours and can charged fast up to 15 minutes.

VR Ready

Google Pixel phones are part of the search giant's initial step to VR mainstreaming through its newest VR platform Daydream View. Since Pixel phones are VR ready, it allows the users to explore new worlds, play games that will take them into another dimension and see movie in VR cinema.

Other Galaxy Note 7 Alternatives

Aside from Google Pixel phones, other flagships that can be considered as alternatives are Nexus 6P, iPhone 7, LG G5, ZTE Axon 7 and Motorola Z. According to Fox News, the mentioned alternatives are considered as high-end smartphones in the market today. 


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