Google Pixel 4 - All information about the smartphone

by Timo16. October 2019
Also this year, Google has introduced a new pixel smartphone. The Google Pixel 4 is faster, can do without Notch and can be controlled thanks to the radar system "Soli" smart gestures. For the first time, a dual camera with improved AI is now available for even more spectacular shots.



Google Pixel 4 (XL)


Processor and memory
CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
GPU: Adreno 640
Internal memory: 64GB / 128GB (UFS2.1)
Memory extension: no

Display type: Flex-OLED
Display diagonal: 5.7 inches (6.3 inches)
Display resolution: FHD + (QHD +)
Screen Protector: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Multitouch: 10 fingers

Main Camera: 12.2 Megapixel
* Aperture f / 1.7
* Angle of coverage: 77Â °
* Dual-PDAF
* Dual Tone LED Flash

Telecamera: 16 Megapixel
* Aperture f / 2.4
* Angle of coverage: 52Â °
* Spectral and flicker sensor

Front camera: 8 megapixel
* Aperture: f / 2.0
* Angle of coverage: 90Â °
* Fixed Focus
* NIR emitter (near-infrared)
* NIR point projector (near-infrared)
* 2 NIR cameras (near-infrared)

Dual SIM: no
SIM size: Nano SIM
eSIM: Yes

GSM: 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz
UMTS: 1/2/4/5/8
FDD-LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/20/25/26/28/32/38/39/40/41/66/71

WiFi: 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac 2x2-MIMO
Bluetooth: 5.0 + LE
GPS: Yes

* Active Edge
* Näherungs- / ambient light sensor
* Accelerometer / gyro
* Magnetometer
* Android sensors hub
* Responsive and responsive feel
* Microphones
* Motion Sense 6

Battery: 2.800 mAh (3.700 mAh)
Quick charge function: Power Delivery 18W
Qi store: Yes
Connection: USB-C

Operating System: Android 10 (Q)
Size: 168.8 x 147.1 x 8.2 mm (75.1 x 160.4 x 8.2 mm)
Weight: 162g (193g)

Google Pixel 4 (XL)

From one EIA of 749â,¬ (64GB) comes the new Pixel 4 smartphone from the 21. October on the market. The XL variant with a larger display from € 849 erhältlich. The surcharge for the 128GB memory models is 100â,¬. The smartphone will appear in the colors "Just Black" â € "a glossy black, the color "Cleary White" â € "a matte white and the limited color "Oh So Orange" â € "a matte orange. You can buy the new Pixel Smartphone over the official Google Store.

#madebygoogle event in Berlin

#madebygoogle event in Berlin

Glossy or Matt

In design, Google is breaking new ground. Instead of a matt back with a glossy cut, the back of the Pixel 4 is completely matt or glossy. With Dimensions of 147,1 x 68,8 x 8,2 mm or 160,4 x 75,1 x 8,2 mm The Pixel 4 continues to be one of the most compact smartphones on the market and sits between the two Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a Models. The weight achieved pleasant 162g or 193g.

Motion control with solos and face unlock

The Pixel 4 is the first smartphone with “Soli” radar chip, The invisible chip placed in the front allows the smartphone to be controlled by non-contact gestures. If the user accesses the smartphone, the display is already activated by the gripping movement. The integrated face recognition then automatically unlocks the smartphone. A key press is thus superfluous. Incidentally, the Pixel 4 completely dispenses with a fingerprint scanner!

Soli is particularly useful, for example, to skip songs on Spotify with just one swipe. The morning wake-up call can also be “snoozed” with a quick swipe. The same applies to calls that can be rejected with a swipe. In the future, solos will also be integrated into games and expand them with interesting control options.

Google Pixel 4 with Limited Color "Oh so orange"

Google Pixel 4 with Limited Color “Oh So Orange”

Titan M and offline Assistant

As part of the madebygoogle event, the company is extensively on the topic Privacy and security uttered. As in the Pixel 4, the Pixel 3 devices are equipped with a Titan M security chip that protects sensitive data on the hardware side.

More privacy Google promises with the new Assistant, which can be used offline now. That does not just make the Assistant faster, it works so well that Google has a new one Transkriptfunktion integrated into the audio recorder. The spoken word is immediately recognized and output as text.

So far, the transcript function only works in English. Google also wants to support other languages ​​with future updates. The older pixel models are also expected to benefit from the offline assistant soon.

Improved camera with Astro mode

The Pixel 4 is the first Google smartphone with dual main camera, The sensors are divided into one 12.2 Megapixel main sensor with f / 1.7 aperture, PDAF and a combination of OIS + EIS. The second Sensor with telephoto lens solve with 16 Megapixel on and uses a f / 2.4 aperture. The spectral and flicker sensor prevents banding caused, for example, by differences in the frequency of lamps.

For the good recording quality of pixel smartphones, especially the constantly playing by Google advanced camera AI an important role. This year, the company has upgraded the night mode and added an additional one Astro mode lost. By long exposure and the calculation of several pictures can be held so the starry sky. Of course, this only works if the smartphone is placed silently on a surface or a tripod.

Another innovation is the double exposure adjustment, Two sliders control the exposure of individual image areas. An overexposed background or a too dark subject is a thing of the past. Of the Super Resolution Zoom is infinitely variable and holds even more distant subjects in the best recording quality.

Google Pixel 4 vs. XL. Pixel 4

Google Pixel 4 vs. XL. Pixel 4

Fast Snapdragon 855

Under the hood of the Pixel 4 (XL) works the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Processor. This 8 core high-end chip makes the Pixel 4 one of the fastest smartphones on the market and provides enough power for years to come. By the way, as well as the previously published Pixel Smartphones, Google promises one Update warranty of 3 years, The smartphone is delivered with current Android 10 (Q), The storage equipment amounts to one 6GB LPDDR4x Memory and one 64GB or 128GB UFS2.1 data storage, Google waives a memory expansion option.

Extensive sensor technology, NFC and PD 2.0 charging function

The Pixel 4 comes with a comprehensive sensor system, which in addition to the classic smartphone sensors also Active-Edge (pressure sensors)which includes already mentioned motion sense and multiple microphones. NFC for mobile payment is of course available. Just like that Charge the battery wirelessly, Despite Snapdragon processor Google waives Qualcomm's Quick-Charge function. Instead, the pixel 4 per Power delivery 2.0 (PD 2.0) charged quickly. Other features of the Pixel 4 are the eSIM Compatibility, 2 × 2-MIMO WLAN, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy and a comprehensive position determination via GPS, GLONASS, Beidou and Galileo.

New Nest Mini and Nest WiFi

In addition to the new Pixel 4 smartphones, Google has introduced more hardware. For example, Google's Home Mini Speaker has been extensively updated. The immediately as Google Nest Mini Guided, voice-operated speaker offers one twice as powerful sound reproduction with a clear and natural sound. The voice recognition has also been improved, and the Nest Mini automatically adjusts the playback volume to the surrounding volume.

Also new is WiFi Nest, the 2. Generation of the Google Wi-Fi system. Nest WiFi combines a nest router with a nest access point. Compared to Google WiFi, the new Nest WiFi offers up to one twice the transmission speed as well as one up to 25 percent better coverage, Access points can be easily added, so that Wi-Fi reception is accessible even in the last corner.

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