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Google Pixel 4 XL

Specifications

Google Pixel 4 XL
Google Pixel 4 XL (Pixel 4 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
6144 MB 
Display
6.3 inch 19:9, 3040 x 1440 pixel 534 PPI, Capacitive, P-OLED, glossy: yes, HDR
Storage
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
, 64GB /128GB
Connections
Audio Connections: USB-C, NFC, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, FaceID, USB-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, CDMA, UMTS, EVDO, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.2 x 160.4 x 75.1 ( = 0.32 x 6.31 x 2.96 in)
Battery
Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 10
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix Dual: 12MP ( f/1.7, 28mm, 1/2.55", 1.4µm) + 16MP (2x optical zoom, 1.0µm, f/2.4, 45mm)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0, 22mm, 1.22µm
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
193 g ( = 6.81 oz / 0.43 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1000 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 81.19% - good
Average of 26 scores (from 43 reviews)
price: 73%, performance: 93%, features: 92%, display: 94% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Google Pixel 4 XL

80% Google Pixel 4 XL review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Pixel 4 XL is the best that Google has to offer and if you don't mind paying a premium price and overlooking a couple of shortcomings at launch, then you'll be a happy camper with Google's new phone. If you'd rather get the most out of your $899, you might want to consider getting something else or wait until the phone is discounted (which usually happens around Black Friday).
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/29/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL review: The biggest upgrade Google has delivered so far
Source: Hardware Zone English
Is it worth the upgrade over the Pixel 3? I think that depends on what you want from your phone. The Pixel 3 is getting new features like the new astrophotography mode, and it also runs Android 10. It's basically the same core Google experience as the Pixel 4. But the Pixel 4 is also faster, has a much better screen, and a more capable camera. If you want the best possible experience from Google, upgrading is a no-brainer. But the Pixel 3 still takes very good photos, and if it's still serving you well, you can probably get by with the same monthly software updates.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Google Pixel 4 XL Review: A Big-Screen Phone with Smarts to Match
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Pixel will still be on the short list for anyone who wants a top camera phone, though the iPhone 11 Pro exceeds it in many ways. The Pixel remains the best way to experience Android, and exclusive features like Live Caption (which comes to other Android devices in 2020) and Recorder’s live transcription drive that point home for the Pixel 4 XL. That said, if you’re intrigued by the new Pixel’s 90-Hz refresh rate and want the latest version of Android on a big screen phone, the OnePlus 7T ticks both boxes and costs $300 less than the Pixel 4 XL.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Google Pixel 4 XL review: Look mum, no hands
Source: Pocket Lint English
Certainly a great pure Android handset - but rivals have closed the gap in camera performance, while offering more power, more compact design and better battery life. While the Google Pixel 4 XL is attractive now, we suspect that in four months time it'll feel old.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Google Pixel 4 XL Review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Google Pixel 4 XL delivers on the promises set out by Google at the phone's launch event, with a beautiful new 90Hz display, the fastest and most robust Google Assistant experience ever, plus impressive and eye-catching camera abilities from its new dual-sensor setup. However, everything that the Pixel 4 XL brings to the table each comes with a notable caveat that you'll have to consider before you make the decision to live with it.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Google Pixel 4 XL review: Half great, half-baked
Source: PC World English
The latest Pixel phone is usually an easy recommendation, but this year’s phone is a bit of a conundrum. So here’s my recommendation: Now is not the time to buy a Pixel 4. The Pixel 4 has more untapped potential than any other phone I’ve used, but it fails at its most important job: being a phone that lives up to its own hype—and price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Google Pixel 4 XL review: Half great, half-baked
Source: Greenbot English
The Face unlock and Google Assistant bugs are too glaring to overlook, and Motion Sense is in desperate need of new features. The camera is still one of the best, but the gap between it and its peers is practically nonexistent, and its tricks aren’t nearly as impressive with a second lens. And the specs are downright blah for a $900 phone. Even the Pixel launcher and the promise of three years of Android updates are less of a reason to buy, as Samsung ups its game with One UI.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Google Pixel 4 XL Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Despite appreciating many parts of this phone, at its current price and in its current state the Pixel 4 XL is a hard sell. As good as the camera, software and design are, the battery life, poor storage options and lack of an ultra-wide lens mean there are better options out there. For example, the OnePlus 7T is cheaper at £599, offers far more storage, a longer-lasting battery that charges more quickly whilst also retaining the 90Hz display. In most cases, you’ll also get just as good snaps from the £719/$699 iPhone 11 – and then, of course, there’s the truly excellent Pixel 3a and 3a XL.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Google Pixel 4 XL review
Source: Techradar English
The Google Pixel 4 XL is a handsome phone in its simplicity that, by the same coin, feels less impressive than its Android flagship counterparts. It doesn’t help that its new standout features are inessential, and erratically functional. But new interface improvements and a camera suite that’s better in both the hardware and software departments ensure that this phone stands up to be counted, even if it doesn't stand out from the competition.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Google Pixel 4 XL review:
Source: CNet English
There's no denying the Pixel 4 XL has one of the best cameras around, but its shortcomings don't justify its high price. Instead, consider the Note 10 or the OnePlus 7T. The Pixel 3 XL is another great candidate and is discounted at $600 now.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 90% workmanship: 80%
80% Google Pixel 4 XL review: A night vision camera that's dead by sunset
Source: Android Central English
This is easily Google's best-ever phone. The hardware is sleek and efficient, and Android 10 runs brilliantly. Google's little additions to the software differentiate it, face unlock works incredibly well, and this is the best Android camera available in all lighting. But the battery life is frustratingly bad, and it's hard not to feel short-changed paying this much for weak RAM and storage.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL Review
Source: Phone Arena English
The Pixel 4 and 4 XL are phone that really reflect Google’s focus on ‘ambient computing’, or technology that’s there whenever you need it and fades away when you don’t. It starts before you even hold the phone, with Soli waiting for you to reach for it to speed up unlock time. It’s there with the organic feel of the phone itself, and in the way Google Assistant is ready to step in and help, and then step away. It’s there in the way the software learns what you want from it so it can get it to you faster. It’s not just one flashy feature or new piece of hardware, it’s just the little ways everything fits together into a cohesive experience. It’s a bit difficult to concretely define, but this seamless, ambient experience is, to me, the greatest strength of the Pixel 4 series.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Google Pixel 4 (and XL) review
Source: Stuff TV English
But the rest? The Pixel 4 design takes the iconic simplicity of the older Pixels, and simplifies it until it seems generic. And it’s hard to ignore that other phones offer more for less, or at least for the same money. More storage. More screen per square inch. More battery per gram.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL review: A slightly flawed taste of the future
Source: Engadget English
I can't remember the last time I've been so torn on a pair of smartphones. On the one hand, Google didn't nail everything. Face Unlock is in need of a fix. The battery life is mediocre at best. Motion Sense, as magical it feels when it works right, isn't very useful yet. And the price for the smaller Pixel 4 seems little out of whack when you consider Apple's new iPhone 11 packs a highly competitive feature set for $50 less. Despite all that, I can't help but love these phones, for their clean, clever software, their weird cameras and their ambition. This is the Android phone for me, and I'm willing to live with its flaws.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
80% Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL Review: A small step forward
Source: Mobile Syrup English
Google made improvements to the camera and the design of the device, as well as finally adding more RAM to its Pixel line. The 4 series now also includes a face unlock feature that rivals Apple’s iPhone. The Pixel Neural Core not only improves the Pixel Visual Core, but also helps with the device’s ambient computing, which helps the device’s face unlock and Motion Sense improve over time. Unfortunately, Motion Sense might be the Pixel 4’s biggest undoing, since its current active features are limited and very unreliable.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL Review: More Than The Sum Of Its Sensors
Source: The Verge English
The Pixel 4 provides a more cohesive, complete experience than other Android phones. It takes away lots of little points of friction through clever uses of its new sensors like face unlock and Motion Sense. It gets rid of jank with the 90Hz display. It has a camera that continues to take incredible photos, keeping pace with the iPhone 11 Pro.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Hands-on with Pixel 4 and 4 XL: Google's new phones only have minor differences
Source: CNet English
It's official: On Tuesday Google formally announced the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. Finally! (Read our in-depth Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL reviews.) The Pixel 4 is one of the most leaked-about phones in recent memory. In fact, Google itself teased a photo of the 4 and the 4 XL back in June on Twitter. The new Pixel phones pack dual rear cameras, a 90Hz display, radar-powered face unlock process (here's how the Pixel 4's face unlock compared to the iPhone 11's Face ID when we tested both in four typical scenarios) and a slew of unique features like car crash detection and live video captioning.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/20/2019
Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL hands-on: It's about more than just the camera
Source: Hardware Zone English
Google today unveiled its latest Pixel smartphones, but they held few surprises for anybody. The Pixel 4 and 4 XL may be among the most-leaked devices in recent memory, and most of us probably knew most of what there was to know about the phone before the keynote even started. However, that's not to say that the Pixel 4 is boring or bad. Quite the contrary in fact – the Pixel 4 comes packed with a bunch of new technologies, making it perhaps the most exciting upgrade the Pixel line has gotten to date.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/16/2019
Pixel 4 and 4 XL Hands-on: Wave hello
Source: Mobile Syrup English
One of the best features that the Google representative showed off was ‘New Assistant.’ Unfortunately, the new version of Google Assistant will not be coming to Canada at launch. The New Assistant works quickly, allowing users to barrage it with questions and commands rapidly. The New Assistant accomplishes this through the combination of on-device machine learning and the ‘Continued Conversations’ feature. With Assistant on-device, it works a lot faster as it doesn’t need the information from the Cloud.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/15/2019
Google Announces The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL: The 2019 Pixels
Source: AnandTech English
Overall, the new Pixel 4 phones look interesting, and I think their success will depend solely on how the battery life of the 90Hz display ends up, and also if Google's camera has seen other improvements besides the aforementioned new features.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 10/15/2019
Pixel 4 XL Hands-on Review
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Pixel 4 XL looks like a substantial upgrade on the Pixel 3 XL, and more importantly like a strong competitor for the flagship smartphone market. We like that Google's big flagship is actually about more than just the camera this time around.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/14/2019

Foreign Reviews

80% Google Pixel 4 XL Das große Warten auf Software-Updates
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
92% Pixel 4 XL Google-Handy enttäuscht in einer Disziplin
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 96% features: 94% display: 95% mobility: 79%
Google Pixel 4 XL Die ersten Tage
Source: Der Standard German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2019
Google Pixel 4 XL Erstklassiger Androide mit einem Haken
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Google Pixel 4 XL Googles Radar-Phone mit Top-Kamera und Update-Garantie
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Google Pixel 4 XL Mehr als nur ein Android-Smartphone
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/16/2019
Google Pixel 4 XL 90-Hz-Display, Dual-Kamera und Motion Sense ab 749 Euro
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/15/2019
90% Google Pixel 4 XL, análisis: la mejor experiencia no pide una ficha técnica abultada, pero sí una batería más grande
Source: Andro 4 All Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
91% Google Pixel 4 XL, análisis y opinón
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 91% features: 100% display: 100% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
91% Google Pixel 4 XL, análisis: no sólo de fotografía vive un gama alta
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 93% display: 95% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
5 días con el Pixel 4 XL: mejor que nunca, pero, ¿suficiente?
Source: Andro 4 All Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice design; great built quality; excellent cameras; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2019
78% Recensione Google Pixel 4 XL e confronto sblocco 3D con iPhone 11
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 78% features: 90%
80% Recensione PIXEL 4 XL
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 69% display: 90% mobility: 69% workmanship: 81%
93% Recensione Google Pixel 4 XL – Lo smartphone del cambiamento per vivere il futuro
Source: Techzilla.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 93% price: 80% display: 95% mobility: 85% workmanship: 95%
86% Recensione Google Pixel 4 XL
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 70% features: 85% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
Google Pixel 4 XL ambizioso: non solo fotocamere ma anche Intelligenza Artificiale. La recensione
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; solid workmanship; excellent cameras; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/22/2019
Google Pixel 4 (XL) hands-on: più di uno smartphone Android
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Premium design; great built quality; powerful hardware.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2019
70% Test du Pixel 4 XL : toujours aussi bon en photo, pas extraordinaire sur le reste
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Prise En Main Des Pixel 4 Et Pixel 4 XL
Source: Fredzone French FR→EN
Positive: Great display; excellent cameras. Negative: Mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/20/2019
Prise en main du Google Pixel 4 (XL) : plus qu'un simple smartphone Android
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; premium design; solid workmanship; excellent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/15/2019
Đánh giá Google Pixel 4 XL: Siêu phẩm 'mẫu mực' cho Android Phone?
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Modern design; nice cameras; powerful hardware; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/29/2019
5 Điều bạn cần biết về: Google Pixel 4 và Google Pixel 4 XL
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Elegant design; powerful hardware; nice cameras; excellent display. Negative: Only 6GB RAM.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/18/2019

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 640: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is intergrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 20% faster than the Adreno 630 in the Snapdragon 845 SoC and offers 50% more compute units (ALUs). Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
855: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2018 and manufactured in 7 nm at TSMC. Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a modified ARM Cortex-A76 architecture clocked at up to 2.84 GHz. Three more performance cores are also based on the A76 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a X24 LTE modem (up to 2 Gigbit download), a new Wi-Fi modem (Wi-Fi 6 ready, 60 GHz mmWave), Hexagon 690 DSP with new Tensor cores for AI processing, a Spectra 380 ISP with an integrated computer vision engine and an integrated LPDDR4x memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
6.3":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.193 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Google:

Since 2012 Google has also distributed tablets and smartphones. These products are frequently tested. While Google is not one of the most important hardware manufacturers, the customer interest is higher than in various East Asian manufacturers.
The products achieve above average ratings in the reviews (as of 2016).


81.19%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
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