• 5" (1920x1080) AMOLED
  • 4GB
    MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 SoC
    128GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2770 mAh

The Google Pixel phone has a 5-inch (1920x1080) AMOLED screen, a 12MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2770 mAh and the main processor is a MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGoogle Pixel (2016), Price: 199 USD at Amazon
Display5" 1920x1080 AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 12-MP f/2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
  • None
Battery2770 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 143g (5oz), 143.8x69.5x8.6 mm (5.66 x 2.74 x 0.34 inches)
Price (Market)$199
Diagonal (inches)5"
Display/Body Ratio69.0%
Sharpness (PPI)441 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor SizeMedium
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2770 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Talk Time26 hours
Music Playback Time110 hours
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameMSM8996 Snapdragon 821
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2x2.15 & 2x1.6 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options128GB
Memory Card TypeNone
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
SAR US Head0.92 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.58 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.33 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.61 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Google Pixel Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much is the Google Pixel?

The last time we checked, the Google Pixel was retailing at around $199 online. Things may have changed a bit since.

Is the Google Pixel waterproof?

No. the Google Pixel does not appear to be water-tight as we do not find an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Google Pixel Dual-SIM?

No, the Google Pixel does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things could be different in Asia. We mainly track United States data.

Is the Google Pixel 4K?

No, the Google Pixel 1920x1080 screen resolution is not 4K. 4K is usually defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on mobiles, but there are more variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Google Pixel have Wireless Charging?

No, the Google Pixel is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Does Google Pixel have Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Google Pixel does not support Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Google Pixel work with 4G data?

Yes, the Google Pixel is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Does the Google Pixel work with 5G data?

No, the Google Pixel does not work on 5G NR networks.

Is the Google Pixel USB-C?

Yes, the Google Pixel has a USB C port.

If the battery of the Google Pixel removable?

No, the Google Pixel's battery cannot be removed.

Google Pixel Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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