Google Pixel 4 Review

November 14, 2019 | Amy Davies |

Google Pixel 4 Specifications

Display
  • Pixel 4
  • Fullscreen 144.7 mm (5.7") display
  • FHD+ flexible OLED at 444 ppi
  • 19:9
  • Ambient EQ
  • Smooth Display¹ (up to 90 Hz)
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
  • Always-on display
  • Now Playing
  • 100,000:1 super contrast ratio
  • Full 24-bit depth or 16.77 million colours
  • True black level
  • HDR support (UHDA certification)
  • Pixel 4 XL
  • Fullscreen 160.0 mm (6.3") display
  • QHD+ flexible OLED at 537 ppi
  • 19:9
  • Ambient EQ
  • Smooth Display¹ (up to 90 Hz)
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
  • Always-on display
  • Now Playing
  • 100,000:1 super contrast ratio
  • Full 24-bit depth or 16.77 million colours
  • True black level
  • HDR support (UHDA certification)
Dimensions and weight²
  • Pixel 4
  • 68.8 mm x 147.1 mm x 8.2 mm
  • 2.7" x 5.7" x 0.3"
  • 162 g
  • Pixel 4 XL
  • 75.1 mm x 160.4 mm x 8.2 mm
  • 2.9" x 6.3" x 0.3"
  • 193 g
Battery
  • Pixel 4
  • 2800 mAh
  • 18 W/2 A USB Type-C™ charger
  • 18 W fast charging³
  • Qi-certified wireless charging
  • Pixel 4 XL
  • 3700 mAh
  • 18 W/2 A USB Type-C™ charger
  • 18 W fast charging³
  • Qi-certified wireless charging
Memory and storage
  • Memory: 6 GB LPDDR4x
  • Storage: 64 GB or 128 GB⁴ (Just Black & Clearly White only)
Processors
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon 855™
  • 2.84 GHz + 1.78 GHz, 64-bit Octa-Core
  • Adreno 640
  • Titan M Security Module⁵
  • Pixel Neural Core™
Rear camera
  • Rear Camera #1
  • 16 MP
  • 1.0 μm pixel width
  • Auto-focus with phase detection
  • Optical + electronic image stabilisation
  • Spectral + flicker sensor
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • 52° field of view
  • Rear Camera #2
  • 12.2 MP
  • 1.4 μm pixel width
  • Auto-focus with dual-pixel phase detection
  • Optical + electronic image stabilisation
  • ƒ/1.7 aperture
  • 77° field of view
Front camera
  • 8 MP
  • 1.22 μm pixel width
  • ƒ/2.0 aperture
  • Fixed focus
  • 90° field of view
  • NIR flood emitter
  • NIR dot projector
  • 2 NIR cameras
Video
  • Rear Camera:
  • 1080p @ 30 FPS, 60 FPS, 120 FPS
  • 720p @ 240 FPS
  • 4K @ 30 FPS
  • Front Camera:
  • 1080p @ 30 FPS
Sensors
  • Active Edge™
  • Proximity/Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer/Gyrometer
  • Magnetometer
  • Barometer
  • Android Sensor Hub
  • Sharp and textured haptics
  • Microphones
  • Motion Sense⁶
Charging
  • USB-C™ 18 W adapter with USB-PD 2.0
  • 18 W fast charging³
External Buttons and Ports
  • USB Type-C™ 3.1 Gen 1
  • Power button
  • Volume controls
SIMs
  • Single nano SIM
  • eSIM⁷
Media & Audio
  • Stereo speakers
  • 3 microphones
  • Noise suppression
Wireless and Location
  • Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2x2 MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.0 + LE (HD codecs: AptX, AptX HD, LDAC)
  • NFC
  • Google Cast
  • GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo⁸
Network⁹
  • Pixel 4
  • Up to 5xCA, LAA, DL 4x4 MIMO, CAT 18 up to 1.2 Gbps download, CAT 13 150 Mbps upload

  • Models G020M
  • GSM/EDGE: Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/HSDPA: Bands 1/2/4/5/8
  • LTE: Bands B1/2/3/4/5/7/ 8/12/13/17/20/25/26/ 28/32/38/39/40/41/66/71
  • eSIM⁷
  • Pixel 4 XL
  • Up to 5xCA, LAA, DL 4x4 MIMO, CAT 18 up to 1.2 Gbps download, CAT 13 150 Mbps upload

  • Models G020P
  • GSM/EDGE: Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/HSDPA: Bands 1/2/4/5/8
  • LTE: Bands B1/2/3/4/5/7/ 8/12/13/17/20/25/26/ 28/32/38/39/40/41/66/71
  • eSIM⁷
Colours
  • Just Black
  • Clearly White
  • Oh So Orange
Hearing Aid Compatibility
  • M3/T4 HAC Rating
  • Google’s devices meet the hearing aid compatibility (HAC) requirements set by the FCC. See g.co/pixel/hac
Security and OS Updates
  • Minimum 3 years of OS and security updates¹⁰
Materials
  • Aluminum frame + matte finish hybrid coating
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 on the front Soft touch or polished glass (Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5) on the back
  • IP68 dust and water protection¹¹
AR/VR
  • ARCore
Warranty
  • 2 years