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Google Pixel C

alaTest has collected and analyzed 353 reviews of Google Pixel C. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and design. The battery and screen also get good reviews, whereas the GPS navigation and storage get critical views. There are some mixed comments about the connectivity.

performance, screen, battery, design, usability

price, portability, camera, storage, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Google Pixel C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Xiomara Blanco (

Google Pixel C review: An Android tablet worthy of replacing your iPad


The Google Pixel C is a performance monster with a sleek design and impressively solid keyboard.

The Google Pixel C has a slim, compact aluminum build that feels sturdy. Its optional Bluetooth keyboard is equally solid and doubles as the tablet's cover and it has a powerful, long-running battery. The tablet runs the latest version of Android and...

It's a bit heavy when attached to the keyboard (which is sold separately). Big-name apps and games still tend to hit iOS before Android.

The Google Pixel C is the best Android tablet money can buy.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : Stephen Fenech (

Google Pixel Smartphone Review - Best Android So Far


The Pixel smartphone isn't Google's first smartphone but it is certainly the best Google has produced and a worthy competitor for the smartphones in the top tier of the market. There are two Pixel phones in the family – the Pixel with a 5-inch display...

Build quality, fast, slick Android operating system, excellent camera, long battery life. ; Not waterproof, no microSD card slot, expensive. ; The Google Pixel is without a doubt the best phone Google has produced – and also one of the best Android...

Not waterproof, no microSD card slot, expensive. ; The Google Pixel is without a doubt the best phone Google has produced – and also one of the best Android devices around. It offers a number of new features you simply won’t find on other Android...

The Google Pixel is without a doubt the best phone Google has produced – and also one of the best Android devices around. It offers a number of new features you simply won’t find on other Android smartphones and, with the power of the Google juggernaut...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (

Review: Google Pixel C


A superb package that nails the hybrid design, even if Android's foibles mean it isn't perfect.

The Google Pixel C is a fine tablet that nails the detachable hybrid design.

Apr, 2016

Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (

Review: Google Pixel C trumps Microsoft Surface and iPad Pro


Google throws a curve ball into hybrid battle.

Dec, 2015

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone:Y
Built-in speaker(s):Y


Battery Capacity:2770 / 3450
Battery capacity (Watt hours):34.2
Battery life (max):10
Browsing time (4G):13 / 14
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):13 / 14
Continuous audio playback time:130
Continuous audio playback time (display off):110
Continuous video playback time:13
Standby time (4G):456
Talk time (3G):26
Video call time:14

Call management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y


Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y
Front camera aperture number:2.4
Front camera resolution (numeric):2 / 8
Front camera type:Single camera
Maximum frame rate:240 / 30
Rear camera:Y
Rear camera aperture number:2
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12.3 / 8
Rear camera type:Single camera
Smile detection:Y
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:2160p / 720p,1080p,2160p
Zoom capability:Y


Colour of product:Aluminium, Silver / Anthracite / Blue, White / Silver
Device Type:Full-size tablet
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar / Slate
Product colour:Aluminium,Silver / Black / Blue,White / Silver


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):100000:1
Display brightness:500
Display diagonal:12.7 / 14 / 25.9
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 2560 x 1440 / 2560 x 1800
Display Technology:LTPS
LED Backlight:Y
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:308 / 441 / 534
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Ambient light sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y


Internal Memory:3
Internal memory type:LPDDR4-SDRAM


Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y


FM radio:N


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GSM / GSM
3G:N / Y
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 4.2
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11a
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB / USB Type-C
Keyboard Included:N
Quick start guide:Y


Ambient light sensor:Y
Electronic compass:Y
Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Proximity sensor:Y
Support for contact groups:Y
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out:Y
Microphone in:Y
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) / 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)


64-bit computing:Y
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.6
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:NVIDIA Tegra / Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.9 / 2.15
Processor Model:821 / x1


Operating system installed:Android / Android 7.0
Operating System Version:7.1


Card reader integrated:N
Compatible memory cards:Not supported
Internal storage capacity:128 / 32 / 64
RAM capacity:4
Storage Media:Flash
USB mass storage:Y

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7 / 8.5
Height :154.7 / 179 / 69.5
Weight:0.517 / 168
Width:143.8 / 242 / 75.7