Google Pixel 4 First Look | Up close

  • Published: 15 October 2019
  • Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL might not be the most powerful phones to debut this year in terms of sheer specs, but they pack a ton of surprises. From improvements in the camera, such as the addition of a second lens on the back, to secure Face Unlock and gestures you can use to control the phone, there's a lot to unpack.

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Comments • 111

  • pharaohosam
    pharaohosam  2 months back

    Lool there's not a single iPhone in the top 10 dxO's camera rankings. Not even top 10....

    • Manny Martinez
      Manny Martinez  2 months back

      No unlimited cloud storage, no headphone jack, no fingerprint sensor, no front facing speakers, no ultra wide lens, no headphones in the box, no second selfie camera like last year, no Pixel stand, no 4K video, not available in India.

      Same price.
      That’s not cool Google.

      • Austin Garnier
        Austin Garnier  2 months back

        Who TF uses wide angle anyway? Everybody complaining but you'll probably use it once and never use it again.

        • Joko JMC
          Joko JMC  2 months back

          Finally bye notch

          • Sergio Casino
            Sergio Casino  2 months back

            06:57 great build quality that bezel around the camera bump.
            Really worth a premium !

            • rsilinnyc
              rsilinnyc  2 months back

              You're the only one that I've heard, so far, that mentioned using the gestures with the screen off. I appreciate that inclusion.

              • Tshepiso Maswanganye
                Tshepiso Maswanganye  2 months back

                Everyone taking an indirect dig at Apple for the swipe after the phone unlocks using face ID lol lol

                • Nemesio Ciau
                  Nemesio Ciau  2 months back


                  • Jm Tech
                    Jm Tech  2 months back

                    no 48 mp camera
                    no 8k video
                    no 9000mah battery
                    no 480hz display
                    no 5TB memory
                    not 64gb ram
                    no projector built in

                    disappointing, il pass

                    • R Tay
                      R Tay  2 months back

                      "Made by Google" that alone should have told me everything. So disappointed but not surprised.

                      • iAmsmartthings
                        iAmsmartthings  2 months back

                        Galaxy s4 gestures

                        • Eashwar Reddy
                          Eashwar Reddy  2 months back

                          Charging 100$ more than iPhone 11 for copying their design and UI.....Good luck Google you'll fail.

                        • Ben G
                          Ben G  2 months back

                          Here, here, a useless feature no one asked! lol!

                          • Mdn Zunors
                            Mdn Zunors  2 months back

                            <= Check here for : New SONG on Google Pixel 4

                            • Numismat
                              Numismat  2 months back

                              9:08 - Matuck de colado en el video

                              • Cindy Kruger
                                Cindy Kruger  2 months back

                                Thanks for the info. I like your watch too. What make/model is it?

                                • Courtney King
                                  Courtney King  2 months back

                                  Only disappointment for me is the battery sizes. I'll still get one though.

                                  • Hasan Ali
                                    Hasan Ali  2 months back

                                    Who is even buying these????

                                    • Ihosvany Rodriguez
                                      Ihosvany Rodriguez  2 months back

                                      Why do people keep comparing pixel 4 and 4 xL to iPhone 11 it should be compared probably to get the true value to 11 pro and 11 pro Max , then u see the value and now the pixel looks much better pixel 4a will be iPhone 11 competition just like 3a was against iPhone xr and was a way better deal

                                      • Abir xlr8
                                        Abir xlr8  2 months back

                                        Bro the iPhone 11 pro has more colors 😯

                                        • AustinSBL306
                                          AustinSBL306  2 months back

                                          Google made the iPhone 11 look like the deal of the year. Congrats with no wide-angel lens 🤣🤣

                                          • Austin Garnier
                                            Austin Garnier  2 months back

                                            @cezzarmicu Not nearly as good as the Pixel. Google's software and image processing is a lot better than Samsung's.

                                          • cezzarmicu
                                            cezzarmicu  2 months back

                                            It's still the note 10 plus for me. It has all the features i want :) it has great cameras as well

                                        • Kevin Nguyen
                                          Kevin Nguyen  2 months back

                                          cant take this phone seriously. Just look at it. Looks like a kid phone

                                          • Shin Lim
                                            Shin Lim  2 months back

                                            will the pixel 3 get the new assistant?

                                            • Tech 7 World
                                              Tech 7 World  2 months back


                                              • Ethan Melendez
                                                Ethan Melendez  2 months back

                                                This phone is so boring to even look at not to mention super unlikeable. it's a handheld chromebook. who would even want this trash phone omg 😂

                                                • Joel Goncalves
                                                  Joel Goncalves  2 months back

                                                  Air Gestures? What is this a refreshed S3 or S4🤣🤣🤣

                                                  • Warrdogg
                                                    Warrdogg  2 months back

                                                    Can the assistant toggle from 60hz to 90hz via voice command?

                                                    • adamaj
                                                      adamaj  2 months back

                                                      3:30 Gestures are dumb and gimmicky. How is that any easier or better than just touching the screen? Dude said it's probably his favorite feature, being able to wave his hand back and forth above the phone when it's laying on a table to change music tracks. Seriously? Nobody uses the phone for music like that. People keep their phones in a pocket or purse or whatever and when they need to pull it out to change music or something they're not going to wave their hands around like a spazz when they can just easily touch the screen, which is quicker and more consistent.

                                                      • adamaj
                                                        adamaj  2 months back

                                                        @m singleton. You're supposed to be working, not checking your phone every two seconds! 😛😉

                                                      • MiZto3
                                                        MiZto3  2 months back

                                                        The fact that developers can access Soli and develop things based around Soli gestures makes it appealing.

                                                      • allen mobley
                                                        allen mobley  2 months back

                                                        Agreed hands free gestures are very gimmicky

                                                      • m singleton.
                                                        m singleton.  2 months back

                                                        i work in a kitchen and i would be dope for me to not have to constantly wash/dry my hands before and after i check my phone. i know for most people it might be gimmick, but i have been waiting for a feature like this for a while.

                                                    • joek money
                                                      joek money  2 months back

                                                      First apples fidget spinner and now googles boxed design lol

                                                      • S N
                                                        S N  2 months back

                                                        Nice video. Make sure you return your granny’s gown

                                                        • prash
                                                          prash  2 months back

                                                          I believe it's "just black" not "really black" 👍

                                                          • Colin
                                                            Colin  2 months back

                                                            Why are you so far away from the camera

                                                          • Sean Page
                                                            Sean Page  2 months back

                                                            6:43 that google employee in the background LMAO 🤣

                                                            • Vicat Mauricio
                                                              Vicat Mauricio  2 months back

                                                              And yet, it just doesn't fold.

                                                              • Richard Servello
                                                                Richard Servello  2 months back

                                                                The bezel is the same size as the notch...just looks a LOT less awkward

                                                              • Carlos Valenzuela
                                                                Carlos Valenzuela  2 months back

                                                                Well that's... underwhelming.

                                                                • MiZto3
                                                                  MiZto3  2 months back

                                                                  @Gothboi K I mean the Pixel 4 XL Oh So Ok range is already out of stock.

                                                                • Gothboi K
                                                                  Gothboi K  2 months back

                                                                  MiZto3 That many won’t buy...this phone is already a disappointment.

                                                                • MiZto3
                                                                  MiZto3  2 months back

                                                                  @Oofle Doofle Filled with technology.

                                                                • Oofle Doofle
                                                                  Oofle Doofle  2 months back

                                                                  @3kidsnwifey chin and forehead bezels...

                                                                • 3kidsnwifey
                                                                  3kidsnwifey  2 months back

                                                                  How? Honest question.

                                                              • Whisky Papa
                                                                Whisky Papa  2 months back

                                                                Why would they get rid of the two tones look? That was the only iconic look for Pixel.

                                                                • Taquan Grimes
                                                                  Taquan Grimes  5 days back

                                                                  @Ace Google had it first. Do some research

                                                                • Whisky Papa
                                                                  Whisky Papa  2 months back

                                                                  Pixel 2/2xl still the most sexy Pixel ever.

                                                                • Kingslist
                                                                  Kingslist  2 months back

                                                                  @Hasan Ali Pixel was the first one to use Matte glass in their phone. 😕

                                                                • Hasan Ali
                                                                  Hasan Ali  2 months back

                                                                  It’s cus iphone has a full matt back and google loves copying that.

                                                                • Ace
                                                                  Ace  2 months back

                                                                  @3kidsnwifey Lol how does it set anything apart? It's a plain slab with iPhone 11 copied camera arrangement.

                                                              • Theblobofglob22
                                                                Theblobofglob22  2 months back

                                                                Why the hell did they get rid of the rear figerprint unlock, that's one one of reasons I loved the pixel

                                                              • ThePlayMaker
                                                                ThePlayMaker  2 months back

                                                                Wait... They really took away front facing speakers??? I want to know what dumbass thought that was a good idea

                                                                • xDinox
                                                                  xDinox  2 months back

                                                                  ThePlayMaker When phones are having nearly the front all with screen, the Pixel 4 looks outdated. The screen is a component of a phone that is used almost all the time if you use the phone, compared to a speaker, not so much. I bet majority of people would prefer a better, bigger screen, than better directional speakers. Don’t get me wrong, speakers that actually face the user is a no brainer, better, but there had to be a trade off, unless they implemented such a thin speaker grille.

                                                                • ThePlayMaker
                                                                  ThePlayMaker  2 months back

                                                                  @xDinox I have a pixel 2 xl and I have plenty of screen real estate. There's a reason there was backlash about downward facing speakers before companies started making it the norm. They sound like shit because it's pointed in a useless area.

                                                                  Imagine standing to the side, or behind a concert. It's going to sound muffled and weak because at that angle, it is. Stupid move and will probably be why I personally do not buy this phone. Which is unfortunate because I was excited to upgrade.

                                                                • ThePlayMaker
                                                                  ThePlayMaker  2 months back

                                                                  @Ihosvany Rodriguez good sound quality doesn't matter if the sound isnt aimed toward you.

                                                                • Ihosvany Rodriguez
                                                                  Ihosvany Rodriguez  2 months back

                                                                  Go watch unbox therapy those speakers are loud and sound real good

                                                                • xDinox
                                                                  xDinox  2 months back

                                                                  That or another chin at the bottom, meaning, less screen real estate.

                                                              • Michael Gill
                                                                Michael Gill  2 months back

                                                                Funny how all these tech guys complain about square camera housing on iPhone but mums the word on this phone. At least Samsung shows some damn innovation on phone design. I’ll pass.

                                                                • Roman Shocker
                                                                  Roman Shocker  2 months back

                                                                  @Samuel Arenas nah, I don't even like pixel design but it look way better

                                                                • Samuel Arenas
                                                                  Samuel Arenas  2 months back

                                                                  @Roman Shocker looks worst

                                                                • Roman Shocker
                                                                  Roman Shocker  2 months back

                                                                  The pixel don't look like a stove handle 😂 it's just round

                                                              • `Randy Cuffaro
                                                                `Randy Cuffaro  2 months back

                                                                what are the over all dimensions of the 4 and 4XL? Is the 4XL getting things that are not on the smaller 4 ? camera and lenses the same on both phones?

                                                                • PMWaffle
                                                                  PMWaffle  2 months back

                                                                  `Randy Cuffaro only difference is battery and screen resolution and size, 4 xl is 6.3 x 2.9 and 4 is 5.7 x 2.7 I believe

                                                                • YouTube police
                                                                  YouTube police  2 months back

                                                                  All that info is available at the tech specs section of the Google store for the Pixel 4

                                                              • Nobab Shimul
                                                                Nobab Shimul  2 months back

                                                                At 1:48 Mr.Whoosetheboss is just casually walking around.

                                                                • Ace
                                                                  Ace  2 months back

                                                                  Ok then..

                                                              • Daily Dad
                                                                Daily Dad  2 months back

                                                                “Dead fast?” WTF?

                                                                • TheFlex youtuber
                                                                  TheFlex youtuber  2 months back

                                                                  Just saw the ad, then i look through my notifications and yep you're on it💪🏾

                                                                  • Mikey
                                                                    Mikey  2 months back

                                                                    Did you film with a phone camera? All your colors are off and this is so not professional.

                                                                    • Jiří Jankovec
                                                                      Jiří Jankovec  2 months back

                                                                      Ugly, pricey, no wide angle lens = disappointment

                                                                      • Malcom XXX
                                                                        Malcom XXX  2 months back

                                                                        That Google kid stepped in like “Wtf you just say about our batteries bro?”

                                                                      • Eye Dupppz
                                                                        Eye Dupppz  2 months back

                                                                        *Very weak year for Google*

                                                                        • Ace
                                                                          Ace  2 months back

                                                                          Tbh, they've been weak for years now. Sales numbers and distributions show it

                                                                        • zi9bin
                                                                          zi9bin  2 months back

                                                                          Feeling expert, ha ha