Google The Pixel is here and it's taking over the Nexus line as Google's special phone!
Yet, Google is doing things a little differently with the Pixels than it did with the Nexii smartphones by adding a layer on top of stock Android, called a launcher, to add more features and update the overall look and feel of Android.
Check out the Pixel launcher, which is exclusive to Pixel smartphone owners:
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It's more polished and cleaner than the stock version of Android 7.0 you'd find on a Nexus. Google's app icons are also all round.
The Pixel launcher is on the left, stock Android 7.0 Nougat on the right. Google/Business Insider There's no more button for the app drawer. Instead, you swipe up from the mini arrow above the app dock.