Right after 9 days of the launch event on 4th October, Pixel smartphones are up for pre-order in India. This is the shortest time from launch to pre-order in India, a Google smartphone ever took. Their Nexus lineup usually took around 1-2 months for the same. even Apple iPhone 7 took around 30 days to be available for pre-order in India.
Pixels smartphones are available for pre-order in India, starting from today on Flipkart, Croma, and Reliance Digital. Flipkart is offering exchange up to Rs 27,000 and promising to deliver theses smartphones by 25th October.
To recall, Google announced the Pixel smartphones in an event held in San Francisco. The Pixel smartphones come in two sizes – 5-inch Pixel and 5.5-inch Pixel XL. Both these phones come in three colors – Quite Black, Really Blue and Very Silver but Really Blue color is exclusive to the US.
The smartphones start at Rs 57,000 for 32GB storage variant of Pixel and go as high as Rs 76,000 for 128GB variant of Pixel XL. As launch day offer, Flipkart is also offering gift vouchers for first 1000 buyers of Pixel and Pixel XL and are up to 10% of the value of the smartphone.
Talking about the specs, Pixel smartphones are powered by Snapdragon 821 processor paired with 4GB of RAM. These smartphones also feature a 12.3-megapixel primary camera at the back and an 8-megapixel front camera. The rear camera of Pixel is claimed as the best smartphone camera ever with a rating of 89 from DxOMark.
In terms of software, it comes with Android 7.1 Nougat and also paired with Google Assistant exclusive for Pixel smartphones.