Google launches the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL

Technology Giants,
Google today at the Google event launched it high-end ultra sleek smartphones
called the Google Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL. The phones which are upgrade
versions of the Google Pixel and the Pixel 2 XL, both released last year.

 The Google Pixel 2
sports a 5-inch fully OLED display while the Pixel 2 XL sports a 6-inch fully
OLED display with a bezel-less design. The fingerprint sensor is placed
perfectly at the back and according to Google, ” the fingerprint sensor is
faster than any other smartphones”. Both phones also sports the Always-On
feature found on the Samsung Galaxy S8+

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But phones are IP67 water and dust resistant and supports
5.0 Bluetooth.
The Pixel 2 comes with a 12MP rear camera with optical
image stabilization with a potrait mode ability even though it has just one
rear camera. Google also said its front-facing cameras on the Pixel 2 and Pixel
2 XL are capable of portrait modes, a first in the industry. Unlike Apple
iPhone, the Google Pixel gives you unlimited cloud storage for your HD pictures
The Pixel 2 come in three color: Kinder blue, black and
just white, while the Pixel 2 XL comes in black and white and both phones can
give you up to 7 hours of battery life in 15 minute charge.
The Pixel 2 starts at $649 for the 64GB while the Pixel 2
XL starts at $849. Both smartphones will be available in six countries
including Australia, India, Canada, Germany, UK and the US. See full spec
below:
Category
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
Operating System
Android 8.1 with Google UI
Android 8.1 with Google UI
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
RAM
4GB
4GB
Display
5-inch 1920×1080
AMOLED
Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D glass, 441ppi
95% DCI-P3 color space
6-inch 2880×1440
pOLED
Gorilla Glass 5
3D glass, 538ppi
100% DCI-P3 color space
Rear Camera
12.2MP f/1.8
1.4μm pixels
OIS, EIS
PDAF, LDAF
12.2MP f/1.8
1.4μm pixels
OIS, EIS
PDAF, LDAF
Front camera
8MP, 1.4μm pixels
f/2.4, fixed focus
8MP, 1.4μm pixels
f/2.4, fixed focus
Video capture
4K @30fps, 1080p @120fps, 720p @240fps
4K @30fps, 1080p @120fps, 720p @240fps
Battery
2700 mAh
Non-removable
3520 mAh
Non-removable
Charging
USB-PD, 18W rapid Charging
USB-PD, 18W rapid Charging
Connectivity
USB Type-C, Bluetooth 5.0
USB Type-C, Bluetooth 5.0
Fingerprint sensor
Yes, on rear
Yes, on rear
Additional features
Active Edge sides, eSIM
Active Edge sides, eSIM
Storage
64 / 128GB
64 / 128GB
Water resistance
Yes, IP67
Yes, IP67
Colors
Kinda Blue, Just Black, Clearly White
Black & White, Just Black
Security updates
3 years
3 years
Platform updates
3 years
3 years
Dimensions
145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm
157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm
Weight
143 g
175 g

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