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Google Pixel

Google Pixel

from  $449+
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86 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

After years of experimenting with Nexus devices, Google finally decided it wanted to make a phone of its own. HTC might be assembling the phones, but Google designed and developed the Pixel from end-to-end. In doing so, it crafted a truly great smartphone that sadly looks a little dull. Still, the inclusion of a speedy new Snapdragon 821 chipset and a fantastic camera make the smaller Pixel a device to be reckoned with. Now, if only it were a little cheaper.

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Pros
  • Excellent build quality
  • Fantastic camera
  • Smooth performance
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Yawn-inducing design
  • Less water-resistant than rivals

Reviews

85
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 10

70
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 1
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
522
Internal memory
321
Camera
Yes
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Smartphone
Android
522
321
Yes

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86 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

86
 

User Reviews

70
Jeonghan.
Honestly this is phone sucks on my opinion. 1 you can't download images off...read more
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