The wait is over, Google has finally announced Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL at an event in San Francisco. Google Pixel 2 will be available in Kinda Blue, Just Black and Clearly White color options, while Pixel 2 XL comes in Just Black and Black and White color variants.
Both these handset comes in 64GB and 128GB storage variants. Pixel 2 will be priced at USD 649 for 64GB version and USD 749 for 128GB onboard storage variant. On the other hand Pixel 2 XL will be available at USD 849 for 64GB option and USD 949 for 128GB version.
Pixel 2 comes with 5 inch full HD AMOLED display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and Pixel 2 XL flaunts a 6 inch Quad HD+ pOLED display with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 layer on top.
Both these handsets come with 12.2 MP rear shooter with LED flash light, OIS, EIS, f/1.8 aperture and 4K video recording. There is also an 8 MP frontal sensor with f/2.4 aperture and 1.4μm pixel size. Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are water and dust resistant smartphones that come with a fingerprint sensor on rear panels.
These Android 8.0 Oreo based smartphones are powered by Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU clubbed with Adreno 540 GPU and 4GB of RAM. Pixel 2 houses a 2700mAh battery and Pixel 2 XL is handled by 3520mAh battery with fast charging support. These smartphones also sport microSD card slots that takes up to 256GB card.
Connectivity options of both these handsets include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2x2MIMO, Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, USB Type C and NFC.
Key Specifications of Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL:
|Model||Google Pixel 2||Google Pixel 2 XL|
|Display||5 inch full HD AMOLED display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection||6 inch Quad HD+ pOLED display with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Processor||Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor||Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor|
|Camera||12.2 MP rear and 8 MP front camera||12.2 MP rear and 8 MP front camera|
|ROM||64GB / 128GB||64GB / 128GB|
|Software||Android 8.0 Oreo OS||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Dimensions and Weight||145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm and 143 grams||157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9mm and 175 grams|
|Price||USD 649||USD 849|