Google Pixel, Pixel XL
Google Pixel phones and the Google Daydream View VR viewer are displayed during the presentation of new Google hardware in San Francisco, California, U.S. October 4, 2016. Reuters/Beck Diefenbach

Google’s much awaited Pixel and Pixel XL handsets were finally unveiled at the company’s Oct. 4 event held in San Francisco, California. Now the two newest smartphones can get sized up in the Australian market.

Pixel and Pixel XL Price

As standard practice, the price of Google's new smartphones depends on the internal storage of the device. The smaller Google Pixel will set buyers back AU$1,079 for 32GB of internal memory and AU$1,229 for 128GB of memory.

On the other hand, the Pixel XL will run for AU$1,269 for 32GB of of internal storage and AU$1,419 for the 128GB option.

Pixel and Pixel XL Specs

Both smartphones from Google are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor and run on 4GB of RAM. Straight from the box, users will experience an Android 7.1 Nougat interface, as well as a 12 megapixel rear camera and 8 megapixel front camera.

Though the Pixel and Pixel XL do share majority of their specs, the units still differ in terms of battery size, pixel resolution and screen size.

The smaller Pixel has a 5 inch screen with 1,920 x 1,080 AMOLED display and a 2,770 mAh battery. All around, the unit is 143.8 x 69.5 x 8.6 mm and weighs only 143g.

Meanwhile, the Pixel XL has a 5.5 inch screen with 2,560 x 1,440 AMOLED display and a 3,450 mAh battery. It measures 154.7 x 75.74 x 8.6 mm and weighs in at 168g.

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Both the Pixel and the Pixel XL are available via JB Hi-Fi, Telstra and Google’s online store. Pre-orders can already be made, but the actual release of the units will be made on Oct. 20.

There are three options available in the US, but only the Quite Black and Very Silver options are available in the Australian market.

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