Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL; A deep review!
Google launched two flagship smartphones last year in November. Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2XL. Let’s have a detailed look at these devices.
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 was seemed to be a “neglected child” since the launch. But when we have a closer look, Pixel 2 can fix most of the immune issues through its software.
The device officially launched in November last year by Google company.
Physical and Technical features
Android v8.0 Oreo with octa-core processor and Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset powered in Pixel 2. A 4GB RAM with internal memory of 64GB sported in the device. There is no expandable memory and USB OTG support. Pixel 2 have the dimensions 145.7mm ×69.7mm ×7.8mm (height×width×thickness) with a weight of 143 gms. A rear fingerprint sensor along with other sensors like light, proximity, accelerometer, barometer, compass, and gyroscope included in the device. The build material is aluminum in the case and back which is water-resistant and dustproof and is available in colors like Kinda Blue, Just Black, and White. A magnificent display with 5.0 full HD screen with 1080×1920 pixels resolution having AMOLED Display along with Corning Gorilla Glass v5 protection. A perfect Li-ion 2700mAh non-replaceable battery with Quick charging feature is available. A single nano SIM with 4G/3G/2G support can insert.Connectivity options including Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth v5.0, and A-GPS used.
12.2MP primary camera is with CMOS image sensor and phase detection/dual pixel/laser autofocus. Dual LED flash and continuous shooting, HDR mode is there. 8MP secondary camera has fixed focus but no autofocus feature.
Pixel 2 might be a better choice than Pixel 2XL and costs a reasonable premium at Rs.61,000, putting its head on the Apple iPhone 8 and counterparts more like Samsung Galaxy S8.
Google Pixel 2 XL
Google company also launched a device just after Google Pixel 2 last year.
Physical and Technical features
Google Pixel 2XL also powered by Android v8.0 Oreo and Octa-core 2.45GHz processor along with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. It sported 4GB RAM and internal storage of 64GB without expandable memory and USB OTG support. The device is having the dimensions as 157.9mm × 76.7mm ×7.9mm (height × width × thickness) and weighing about 175g. Pixel XL 2 is having an aluminum case as build material with variants in colors like Black, Black, and White. This device has 6.0inches screen size with a resolution of 1440 × 2880 pixels and pixel density of 537ppi. P-OLED display type with Corning Gorilla Glass v5 Protection sported in the device. An excellent Li-ion 3520mAh non-replaceable battery with Quick and fast charging feature is available. A single nano SIM with 4G/3G/2G support can insert.
The camera specifications and the connectivity options along with the sensors included are the same as in Google Pixel 2. 12.2MP primary camera is with CMOS image sensor and phase detection/dual pixel/laser autofocus. Dual LED flash and continuous shooting, HDR mode is there. 8MP secondary camera has fixed focus but no autofocus feature.
The price rate starts from Rs.56,999 for Google Pixel 2XL.