Updated 8 Jun 2017

Google

Pixel XL (32 GB)

Snapshot: The Google Pixel XL (32 GB) is an Android phone with 4G capability and a 1440x2560 screen. How does it rate?

Pixel XL (32 GB)
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1199

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Test results

Overall score
69
Calling
?/10
Reception
?/10
Ergonomics
?/10
Handset capabilities
?/10
Music player
?/10

Good points

  • Reception is OK.
  • Good for texting.
  • OK for calling.
  • OK camera.
  • Good camera resolution.

But

  • Heavy.
  • Bulky.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Functionality (20%) is based on reception, battery life, connections, memory and sound quality.
Ergonomics (20%) includes ease of use, portability, durability and display quality.
Calling (10%)
Texting (5%)
Camera quality (20%) including video quality
Music player (10%)
Internet and email (10%)
GPS navigation (5%)

Price is based on an April 2018 online survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1199

Specifications

Operating system
Android 7.1
Size
Large
Dimensions W x L x H (mm)
76 x 155 x 9
Weight (g)
168
Screen resolution (pixels)
1440 x 2560
Screen size (inches)
5.5

Camera

Camera resolution (MP)
12.3
Built-in flash

Features

Memory card slot
×
Dual SIM
×
4G compatible
Bluetooth
GPS receiver
Compass
FM radio
×