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5G Google Pixel Phones in Kenya Leave a comment

1. 5G Google Pixel Phones in Kenya

Google Pixel 7

Pixel 7 is a premium smartphone owned by Google. Announced and released on the market on October 13, 2022, the device is now available in Kenya retail. Measuring 162.9 x 76.6 x 8.9 mm, Google Pixel 7 weighs 212g. boasting of a 6.7-inch LTPO AMOLED HDR10+, be assured of a great user experience once you begin using it. The display has a high refresh rate of 120Hz, super brightness of 1000 nits (HBM), and 1500 nits (peak). 1440 x 3120 pixels (~512 PPI density) in terms of resolution is quite enterprising for the high-end smartphone. Protecting the multitouch screen is Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, making it scratch-proof and protective from breakage in case of a fall or pressure on the display.

Google Pixel 7 runs on Android 13, an upgrade from Android 12 OS installed on the most handset. An efficient processing unit consists of a Google Tensor G2 (5 nm), Octa-core (2×2.85 GHz Cortex-X1 & 2×2.35 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU and Mali-G710 MP7 GPU. The processing unit guarantees optimal performance and ensures high productivity as you browse, multi-task, play games, and explore multiple possibilities of the Google Pixel 7.

It has several options in terms of internal space but no MicroSD support. The internal memory options on the Google Pixel include the following:

  • 128GB 8GB RAM
  • 256GB 8GB RAM
  • 128GB 12GB RAM
  • 256GB 12GB RAM
  • 512GB 12GB RAM

The 5G-enabled smartphone supports Nano-SIM and eSIM. In terms of cameras, the Google Pixel 7 features a single, 10.8 MP, f/2.2, 21mm (ultrawide) selfie camera. At the rear of the smartphone is a triple camera set consisting of a 50 MP, f/1.9, 25mm (wide) camera + 8 MP, f/3.5, 120mm (telephoto) lens + 12 MP, f/2.2, 126˚ (ultrawide) sensor. The selfie and main camera take up to 4k videos and have gyro-EIS, OIS, and 10-bit HDR support.

Powering the massive device is a 5,000mAh non-removable battery. The battery is supported by a 23W wired fast charger, with the Google Pixel supporting Wireless and Reverse charging. For convenience, while using the handset, Google installed a Fingerprint (under display, optical) sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and barometer sensors on the device. Rather than the conventional USB 2.0 ports and cables, Google Pixel 7 comes with an upgraded and more efficient USB Type-C 3.2 for charging and data transfer with other devices. The Google Pixel 7 is now available in retail in Kenya for Kes 89,500. You can choose a suitable one from the provided Obsidian, Snow, and Hazel color options.

Google Pixel 7 Pro

Google Pixel 7 Pro has a 6.7-inch LTPO AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The display supports a 1440 x 3120p resolution (~512 ppi density), with a Gorilla Glass Victus protecting from scratches and breakage from accidental pressure on the screen. The latest Google Tensor G2 processor, Mali-G710 MC10 GPU, and Titan M2 Security chip power the Pixel 7 Pro. The phone comes with various options for internal storage to choose from (ROM and RAM), but no MicroSD support:28GB 8GB RAM

  • 256GB 8GB RAM
  • 128GB 12GB RAM
  • 256GB 12GB RAM
  • 512GB 12GB RAM

Google Pixel 7 Pro runs on Android 13, as Pixel 7, and is powered by a 5000 mAh battery. A 23W wired fast charger supports the battery (charges 0-50% of battery in 30 mins), 23W wireless charging, AND Reverse Wireless charging support. The Pixel phone has a triple rear camera setup with a 10.8 MP, f/2.2, 21mm (ultrawide) selfie camera that takes up to 4K videos. At the back, the main camera consists of a triple setup, consisting of 50 MP, f/1.9, 25mm (wide) + 48 MP, f/3.5, 120mm (telephoto) + 12 MP, f/2.2, 126˚ (ultrawide) cameras. Released on 13 October 2022, Google Pixel 7 Pro is now available in Kenya in Obsidian, Snow, and Hazel colors. Depending on the Internal Memory specifications, the handset retails in Kenya between Ksh 120,000 – Ksh 129,500.

Google Pixel 6 Pro

The Google Pixel 6 features a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 90Hz. The device is IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins). Running on Android 12 (upgradable to Android 13), Pixel 6 Google Tensor (5 nm) processor with Mali-G78 MP20 GPU. It also has a dual 50 MP + 12MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera for selfies. The Pixel 6 runs on 8GB Ram with 128GB storage, and a 4,614 mAh battery powers all this. The phone arrives in the colors, Sorta Seafoam, Kinda Coral, and Stormy Black. You can buy it in Kenya at retail for Kes 86,000.

Google Pixel 6

The Google Pixel 6 weighs 207g and measures 158.6 x 74.8 x 8.9 mm. It features a 6.4-inch AMOLED, 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution, and a 90Hz refresh rate. The display is protected with a Corning Gorilla Glass Victus and is always on Display. Pixel 6 runs on Android 12, upgradable to Android 13 OS. The processing unit consists of An Octa-core, Google Tensor (5 nm) processor, and Mali-G78 MP20 GPU. It also has a dual 50 MP + 12MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera for selfies. The Pixel 6 runs on 8GB RAM with either 128GB or 256GB internal storage. The handset is powered by a 4,614 mAh battery, which is charged by a 30W fast charger and a 21W wireless charging unit. Pixel 6 also supports Wireless Reverse Charging. The phone is in the Kenyan market in Sorta Seafoam, Kinda Coral, and Stormy Black colors. You can buy it in Kenya on retail at Phoneplace Kenya for Kes 64,500.

Google Pixel 6a

The Google Pixel 6a price in Kenya is 48,500. The Google Pixel 6a features a 6.1-inch OLED HDR Display with a 60Hz refresh rate. It boasts 1080 x 2400 pixels, a 20:9 ratio (~429 ppi density), which is quite refreshing regarding user experience. The Pixel device runs on Android 12 (upgradable to Android 13), Octa-core, and Google Tensor (5 nm) processor with Mali-G78 MP20 GPU. It also has a dual 12.2 MP (wide) + 12 MP (ultra-wide) rear camera and an 8 MP front camera for selfies. The Pixel 6a runs on 6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage. A 4,410 mAh battery powers the display and operations on the handset, supported by an 18W wired PD3.0 charger. The phone comes in Chalk, Charcoal, and Sage colors.

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