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Old 09-07-2016, 09:42 AM   #1
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Official Google Pixel and Pixel XL Thread

If there's a new iPhone, there's a new Google phone (which is inherently just better). Reveal is expected October 4th, launch by end of October just like they do every year. Current rumors:

Pixel:
Manufactured by HTC
5" 1080p display (~440PPI) AMOLED (revised per Marlin leak)
Quad-core 2.0GHz 64-bit processor (model unknown)
4GB RAM
2770mAh battery
32GB storage (unknown if multiple models will be available, or even if this is the base storage level)
12MP rear camera, 8MP front
Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
USB-C port (bottom)
Bottom-firing speaker or speakers (unknown if dual)
Top-mounted headphone jack
Bluetooth 4.2

Pixel XL:
Manufactured by HTC
Quad-core Qualcomm processor
5.5" QHD (2560x1440) AMOLED display
USB-C port
12MP rear camera, 8MP front
Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
4GB RAM
3450mAh battery
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32/128GB of storage
Bluetooth 4.2

Both come with Android 7 and either can be yours (complete with headphone jack!) for about half the price of any iPhone.
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Old 09-07-2016, 10:04 AM   #2
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Something to look into. As a longtime Android user (and Blackberry before that) I've been curious to give the iPhone a try. That said, these specs look good and it would be nice to have something without bundled carrier software.
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Old 09-07-2016, 10:13 AM   #3
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Old 09-07-2016, 11:07 AM   #4
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don't be a sheep in the cult of apple.
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Old 09-07-2016, 11:09 AM   #5
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don't be a sheep in the cult of apple.
and be a sheep in the cult of google instead!
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Old 09-07-2016, 11:10 AM   #6
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Old 09-07-2016, 11:56 AM   #7
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and be a sheep in the cult of google instead!
Google runs the world already. Might as well submit at this point.

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Old 09-07-2016, 12:37 PM   #8
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google phones are half the price and a third as good. see nest thermostat on how great google is with hardware. lololololol
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Old 09-07-2016, 12:44 PM   #9
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yay for AMOLED. Will get.

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google phones are half the price and a third as good. see nest thermostat on how great google is with hardware. lololololol
What's wrong with the Nest? I own 4 and they all work flawlessly.
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Let's admit it, you guys only want better cameras on the phones to take better creeper pics.
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What's wrong with the Nest? I own 4 and they all work flawlessly.
I hope that was sarcasm from him lol. Android 7 kicks ass and is way better and easier to use compared to iOS on my wife's iPhone.
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"better"

In what way?

A spec sheet alone can't determine if something is comprehensively "better" than something else.
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I hope that was sarcasm from him lol. Android 7 kicks ass and is way better and easier to use compared to iOS on my wife's iPhone.
Zell was clearly being sarcastic but 217 was too stupid to realize and posted what he posted. nest's constant excellent reviews clearly show how bad it is
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I don't have a spec sheet, I have the actual software and both devices with day to day use experience. Android isn't the unpolished turd it used to be.

It's better with:
- Notifications
- Google Now > Siri
- Predictive/proactivve assistant rather than reactive assistant
- synchronization with all the google infrastructure that we all use (gmail, maps, calendar, etc)
- Battery life
- Ease of menu navigation
- Widget availability
- Interface with chromecast
- Ability to change whatever the hell you want
- Keyboard is infinitely better
- Scrolling is better
- Cross platform apps
- Google photos has free unlimited storage

Want me to go on?

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The Apple fanboys are rallying and preparing their assault on this thread.
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Zell was clearly being sarcastic but 217 was too stupid to realize and posted what he posted. nest's constant excellent reviews clearly show how bad it is
you kidding? lol. it's overpriced and has had numerous issues. it offers no advantages over a regular programmable thermostat. nest's massive losses and layoffs clearly show what a piece of **** it is and that google has no clue about hardware.
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you kidding? lol. it's overpriced and has had numerous issues. it offers no advantages over a regular programmable thermostat. nest's massive losses and layoffs clearly show what a piece of **** it is and that google has no clue about hardware.
google has no clue about hardware yet apple ditched the headphone jack but include an adapter with the new phone....yeah they're on the cutting edge of hardware development. go away , you're stupid.

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