Google Pixel 4 Review: A New Way to Interact with Your Phone
In this video, I want to share with you the #Pixel4XLUnboxing a #GiftFromGoogle by #TeamPixel, and I love it. Google’s long-awaited Pixel and Pixel 4 XL are here, and there’s so much to get excited about on first-impressions, simply because of the phone look and feel. It features a fantastic dual-lens rear camera, a 90Hz ‘Smooth Display’ that is truly smooth. With Snapdragon 855 chipset, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB storage.
|Camera||12.2 MP + 16 MP|
- Dimensions: 147 x 68.9 x 8.2mm / Weight: 162g
- Colors: Black, White, Oh So Orange
- IP68 water/dust resistant
- Glass front and back
IR smarts and motion gestures
- Soli radar chip for Motion Sense gesture control
- IR-based face unlock system
- No fingerprint scanner
Performance and battery
- Snapdragon 855 processor, 6GB RAM
- 64GB or 128GB storage
- 2,800mAh battery
- Wireless charging
- Dual camera: 12.2MP f/1.7 main, 16MP f/2.4 2x zoom
- Single front-facing 8MP camera
- Video to 4K at 30fps
More customisable Android
- Android 10 software
- Customisable styles: fonts/colours/dark mode
- Auto-transcribing voice recorder
“The Pixel 4 XL (left) has a 6.3-inch display while the Pixel has a 5.7-inch screen. But other than their screens and battery, the phones are nearly identical.”
- The soft touchbacks on the white and orange versions are excellent. If we have to make phones out of glass, this treatment is the best on the market.
- The camera is still great, and astrophotography is impressive, but you can get all of this on the much cheaper Pixel 3a.
- Motion Sense works well, and I’m in love with air gestures.
- This “90Hz” display is crazy.
- The battery is great.
- The Pixel 4 is already expensive, but starting at 64GB, when other phones start at 128GB, means the Pixel 4 is even more expensive than it seems at first glance.
- No Wi-Fi 6 support. No 4K 60FPS video support.
- The tiny base storage and removal of free online storage seem designed to push people toward paying for cloud storage.
- Unlocking your phone is one of the most frequently used actions, and face unlock on the Pixel 4 is just a bit slow, frustrating, and inconsistent.
Overall, the Google Pixel 4 XL’s hardware is amazing, compared to the previous generation Pixel devices. What matters, is how the new Pixel phone performs and how great the new cameras are.
This is a completely new phone Vs the last year Pixel and I just love all the changes.