If you're looking for an Android smartphone you could do a lot worse than a Google Pixel. The company's handsets promise cutting-edge hardware and instant updates to all the latest software - but that doesn't mean they're perfect.
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The Pixel 2, like its competition, has ditched the headphone jack, opting to include a single USB-C port on its bottom. While it makes waterproofing the device much easier, it restricts the kinds of accessories you can connect to your smartphone. Specifically, every pair of headphones you have ever owned, along with anything else depending on a 3.5mm auxiliary cable.
With the release of the iPhone X this morning, we’re now neck-deep in new smartphones. So what better thing to do then pit flagship against flagship against flagship in a battle for consumer hearts? How does Apple’s, Samsung’s and Google’s number one smartphones stack up against each other? Let’s take a look at the specs.
We already showed you how to get the Pixel 2's new camera app and calendar widget on older Android devices, but there's another fresh feature from Google that you can port over to your current phone. The Pixel 2 comes with some cool new live wallpaper options, too. Here's how to get them without buying the new smartphone.
One of the Pixel 2's top features is its camera, which scored an unprecedented 98 out of 100 from the camera quality testers at DxOMark. You'll have to pay up to get your hands on that new hardware, but you can try some of the Pixel 2's fancy new camera features right now on your current Google phone.
Google has lifted the lid on their newest smartphones - the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL - at their event in San Francisco this morning and detailed the changes they've made to their flagship phones. There aren't too many big changes, but under-the-hood, the Pixel 2 is a different beast than its predecessor. If you're planning on grabbing a Pixel 2 or a Pixel 2 XL, here's everything you need to know, including Australian pricing, release date and specifications.
Today, Google announced the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, sequels to its original Pixel smartphones. The two phones would seem to be identical -- save for the larger screen on the Pixel 2 XL -- and they both run Android 8.0. You might be thinking of upgrading from the original Pixel to the Pixel 2, but before you shell out $US649 ($826) for the cheapest 64GB model when it becomes available on October 19, check out what's changed since the Pixel debut last October.
Hi Lifehacker! I have a question for you, would love to get your expert advice. My Nexus 5x is still alive, but need to make an upgrade due to storage (16GB just doesn’t cut it these days…). Having been with a cheaper mid-range, I’m interested in what is the best out there at the moment?
I’m kind of leaning towards picking up a cheap Google Pixel seeing that prices are tumbling now the Pixel 2 is nearly here. What would you suggest?
Google Home brings most of Google's awesome voice commands to your living room, but it also has a couple of tricks of its own. For example, you can use it to play musical notes so you can get in tune.
Eight months on, and Google Pixel is still one of the best Android smartphones on the market. This is in large part due to innovative software features like Assistant and inbuilt unlimited cloud storage for photos and video. If you're still using an older handset, you can get most of the Pixel's big, best features with a few clever tweaks.
The Google Pixel and Pixel XL have set the bar high for the Android, but you don't necessarily have to shill out hundreds of dollars to get a Pixel-esque feel on your handset. Quite a few of the Pixel's features can be added to any Android phone, and here's how it's done.